Timkat, Epiphany which means “baptism” in Amharic, is the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church’s celebration of Epiphany.

Posted: January 15, 2014 in Ethiopia - the Secret of Africa

Timkat, which means “baptism” in Amharic, is the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church’s celebration of Epiphany*, which represents the baptism of Jesus Christ in the Jordan River by John the Baptist. The Timkat celebration in Gondar is considered the most colorful, vibrant festival of the year. http://www.fest300.com/festivals/timkat

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  1. […] Timkat, which means “baptism” in Amharic, is the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church&#821… […]

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