The Ethiopian New Year falls in September close to the completion of the huge deluges. The sun ends up sparkling for the duration of the day making a demeanor of shocking clearness and new clean air. The great nations go to gold as the Meskel daisies burst out in the aggregate of their quality. Ethiopian children clad in perfect pieces of clothing travel through the towns giving pack of roses and painted pictures to each nuclear family.
September eleventh is both New Year’s Day and the Feast of St. John the Baptist. The day is called Enkutatash meaning the “enrichment of pearls.” When the notable Queen of Sheba returned from her exorbitant side outing to visit King Solomon in Jerusalem, her manager regarded her back by reviving her treasury with enku or jewels. The spring festivity has been applauded since these early events and as the deluges land at their abrupt end, moving and singing can be heard at every town in the green field.
The essential strict celebration occurs at the fourteenth century Kostete Yohannes church in the city of Gaynt inside the Gondar Region. Three days of petitions, melodies, and hymns, messages and gigantic splendid motorcades mark the methodology of the New Year. Closer to Addis Ababa, the Raguel Church, over the Entoto Mountain north of the city, has the greatest and most magnificent strict celebration. Be that as it may, Enkutatash isn’t just a strict event, and the youngsters singing and moving in extremely new dresses among the sprouts in the fields pass on the message of springtime and energized life. The present Enkutatash is in like manner the season for exchanging formal New Year welcome and cards among the urban complex in lieu of the ordinary pack of roses.