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Ethiopia celebrates entry into a New Year, 2010 Share Tweet

Ethiopians today (September 11) usher in New Year with bright and colourful decorations in the capital, Addis Ababa and other cities and towns across the country.

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Nationals enter the year 2010 according to the Ethiopian Orthodox calendar, which is nearly seven years behind the Georgian calendar commonly used worldwide.

Locally known as Enkutatash, Amharic for gift of jewels, family and friends come together to spend time with one another. Social media is also buzzing with the people sending congratulatory messages.


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