Abebayesh Woy

Ethiopian New Year/Ethiopian Calendar

Posted on Mon September 12, 2022.

Happy Ethiopian New Year (Enkutatash), 2015. A unique calendar system. Compared to the Gregorian Calendar, it is 7 years and 8 months late. Its New Year lies on September 11 and becomes 12 in a leap year. Bidens macroptera (locally called Adey Abeba) is native to Ethiopia - symbolizes not only the end of the rainy season and the start of summer but also indicates the end of a year and the beginning of a new one.

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