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Breaking News: City of Alexandria Proclaims September 12th Enkutatash (Ethiopian New Year) Day

Post by Ethiopians4cm » 11 Sep 2019, 14:20

The City of Alexandria, at the behest of Mayor Justin Wilson and the City Council proclaimed Thursday, September 12th as “Enkutatash (Ethiopian New Year) Day. This is yet another milestone for the Ethiopians in America, one that marks our growing presence and influence in Virginia and America as a whole. Alexandria is home to the largest community of Ethiopians outside of our homeland, it is an honor to be recognized by Mayor Wilson for the contributions that we make to Alexandria, the Commonwealth of Virginia and to the United States of America.

Normally celebrated on the 11th of September, due to leap year in the Ethiopian calendar, our New Year will be celebrated on September 12th. Enkutatash is joyous occasion for all Ethiopians, a time where we commemorate the passing of a year and the arrival of a new day. Enkutatash is a biblical holiday, it is rooted in the story of Queen Makeda of Sheba and King Solomon. During Queen Makeda’s visit to Israel, she received both enku (diamond) and tata (trouble). After Solomon lured Makeda through [ deleted ], for her troubles she...continued...

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Re: Breaking News: City of Alexandria Proclaims September 12th Enkutatash (Ethiopian New Year) Day

Post by Za-Ilmaknun » 11 Sep 2019, 14:24

Now give it sometime and TPLF goons will go marching to the City council and request for the revocation of this gesture. Or better yet it will be reported in Tigrai media house as some kind of recognition give to the Tigreans but stolen by Amaras..lool

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Re: Breaking News: City of Alexandria Proclaims September 12th Enkutatash (Ethiopian New Year) Day

Post by Degnet » 11 Sep 2019, 14:26

Za-Ilmaknun wrote:
11 Sep 2019, 14:24
Now give it sometime and TPLF goons will go marching to the City council and request for the revocation of this gesture. Or better yet it will be reported in Tigrai media house as some kind of recognition give to the Tigreans but stolen by Amaras..lool
It was interesting to read feta bel ena awontawi hasab yenureh/enante yemetayut ke zer new egna degmo ke netsanet

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