A special event celebrating “The Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church Day” was held on Saturday and Sunday (Aug. 1 and 2) in Washington DC.
The event was organized by Ethiopian churches in the Washington DC Metro Area. Some 1,500 people attended the two-day celebration, which included a discussion on the history of Ethiopian Orthodox Church.
“The highlight of the event was to see the initiative young Ethiopian Americans who took part in explaining the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church’s history, sacred objects and its Abenet Schools (Kes Temeheret bet) to the non-Amharic speakers,” according to Wz. Amaretch Tademe, one of the organizers.