The Patriarch of Ethiopia

Category: Travel Portraits


Photo and caption by Thiago Vidal

Timkat, or Epiphany, is perhaps the most important celebration in the Ethiopian Orthodox Church. In 2012, it was celebrated on January 20th when I was in Addis Ababa and had the opportunity of attending a ceremony presided by the current Patriarch of Ethiopia, Abuna Paulos, which is here portrayed.

Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


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