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The Ethiopian World Federation, Incorporated in 1937, is a not-for-profit membership organization, incorporated in the State of New York.

Meskel the discovery of the “True Cross of Christ”

“Meskel” in Ge’ez translated means “cross”, Meskel is an annual religious holiday in the Ethiopian Orthodox and Eritrean Orthodox churches, which commemorates the discovery of the True Cross by the Roman Empress Helena (Saint Helena) in the fourth century. Meskel occurs … Continue reading

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Africa Day Celebrations

Africa Day (formerly African Freedom Day and African Liberation Day) is the annual commemoration of the 25th May 1963 foundation of the Organisation of African Unity (now known as the African Union). It is celebrated in various countries on the African … Continue reading

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Tribute to Dr Malaku E Beyen, founding member of the E.W.F Inc.

On 4th May 1940, the Ethiopian World Federation lost one of its brightest shining stars, and  founding member, Dr Malaku. E. Beyen to lobar pneumonia. His death came almost four years to the very day of the Italian entrance into Addis … Continue reading

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Ethiopia celebrates Timket

Timket is the Ethiopian Orthodox celebration of Epiphany. Timket celebrates the baptism of Christ in the Jordan River. This festival is best known for its ritual reenactment of baptism During the ceremonies of Timkat, the Tabot, a model of the … Continue reading

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Tribute to Martin Luther King Jr

April 4th marks the 45th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., who won the Nobel Peace Prize for his leadership of the non-violent civil rights movement in the United States. He was assassinated at the Lorraine … Continue reading

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