Timkat Feast of Epiphany

Timkat Feast of Epiphany, Ethiopia 🇪🇹: The Countdown Begins……

Last updated on September 11th, 2021 at 03:27 pm

Music, food, and processions mark Ethiopia’s biggest festival. The origin of the Feast of Epiphany dates back over 1000 years and once the ceremonials are over it’s time to shake your hips and join in the vigorous dancing. The best places to enjoy the festival are Gondar, Lalibela and Addis Ababa. It is worth joining a tour, just to make sure you get a hotel room reserved. It’s also good to have a guide who can tell you exactly what is going on during the processions.

Participants in awe of the Timkat Festival

Where: Ethiopia
When: January 19 (January 20 on a leap year)