TIMKAT IN GONDAR

EVE OF TIMKET/ KETERA
In the afternoon, you will attend the Timket eve ceremony called, Ketera. During Ketera, the priests take out the Tabots- replicas of the original Ark of the Covenant, from each church. After the ceremonies drive to hotel.

ATTEND TIMKAT FESTIVAL (EPIPHANY) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRfPzVTxOC4

This day you will have a chance to attend the Timket Festival. This involves a colorful procession of priests and followers singing and dancing. They carry the Tabots (replicas of the Holy Ark of the Covenant that sanctifies and sits on the altar of every Ethiopia Orthodox Churches inside the Holy of Holies) from their sanctuaries overnight. Celebrated on Epiphany January 19- Timkat is the most popular national holiday among Ethiopian Christians.

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Welcome to Ethiopia- an ancient wonderland with rich cultural traditions, architectural remains, natural beauty and enormously hospitable people. Ethiopia has a history of over 3,000 years, which has been preserved in a remarkable manner. Only in Ethiopia will you find yourself dramatically transported back in time through the participation in sacred rituals of an archaic faith.

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