Ireecha

Ethiopia’s Oromo people prepare to mark Irreecha festival

Ethiopia’s Oromo people prepare to mark Irreecha festival

Members of the Oromo community, the largest ethnic group in Ethiopia are trooping to the capital, Addis Ababa, to mark the annual Irreecha festival, an ancient thanksgiving ceremony. This is the first time the festival has been held in the capital city in over a century. Crowds have been gathering in the city dressed in […]