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Meskel (The founding of the true cross)

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The word actually means “Cross” and the feast commemorates the discovery of the true cross by the empress Helena, which Jesus Christ was crucified (the mother of Constantine the great). Actually the original event took place on 19 March, A.D. 326, but the feast is now celebrated on 28th September.

It also signifies the physical presence of the true Cross at the remote mountain monastery of Gishen Mariam located in the Welo region. During this time of year, vast bonfires are lit countrywide, the night before the celebration, and on the day itself there are dances and feasts for everyone. This festival also match with the mass blooming of the golden yellow meskel daisies called Adey Abeba in Amharic. People of all ages seen in the streets carrying fresh bunch of yellow flowers.

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