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Meskel Square celebrating the Meskel Festival in 2014

Ethiopia Celebrates a happy Meskel festival or in English a Cross festival.

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Meskel festival in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia in 2014 in Ethiopian Calendar

Addis Ababa, Meskel Square Ethiopia celebrates meskel a holiday that is of the finding of the cross. Meskel is celebrated since the 4th centaury when the Empress the mother of Emperor Constantine the Great of Rome discovered the cross on a hill on the same place where the pagan gods were located for pagan worship to make the Christian presence be forgotten for ever more. But later a couple decades afterwards the pagan temple was brought down and a cross was found underneath the temple and a great church was built in Jerusalem for Christian worships.

Meskel Square Celebration in 2014

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