Celebration of Timkat in Lalibela, Ethiopia. Timkat (also Timket or Timqat) is the Ethiopian Orthodox celebration of Epiphany. It is celebrated on January 19 (or 20 on Leap Year), following the Ethiopian calendar. Timkat celebrates the Baptism of Jesus in the Jordan River. This festival is best known for its ritual reenactment of baptism. During the ceremoni
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