the evening and go on till around two am. Worshippers then return home and begin a feast of meat, injera (fermented bread) and tej (local honey beer). Traditionally Easter is a time for family re-unions, the sharing of gifts and a time of forgiveness.
Easter or Fasika (Celebrated in April)
Fasika or Easter is of special significance to worshippers as it is the culmination of fastidious fasting for the 56 days of Lent (hudade). No dairy or meat products are consumed during lent only vegetarian meals and the consumption of food is not permitted till the afternoon. On Easter Sunday the final church service will start around six in