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    Timkat Festival 2011 Addis Ababa
    January 19 21 Ethiopia 11.20.2010 EVENTS
    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia [ Book Hostels in Addis Ababa ]
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    The Timkat Festival other wise known as the Feast of Epiphany, is the most important festival in the Ethiopian calendar. The Timkat-Feast of Epiphany commemorates the baptism of Jesus Christ, John the Baptist's blessing of Christ in the River Jordan, with this festival attracting many tourists to Addis Ababa.

    This old Christian ritual is celebrated with grandeur in Addis Ababa, with this grand celebration lasting for 3 days, usually falling two weeks after Christmas in the midd...