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Rastafarian Holy Days and Holidays
Day
Description
Type
January 7th
Melkam Gena
Ethiopian Christmas
Rastafarians observe this as a holiday.
May 5th
(27 Miyaza)
Fasika (Passover)
This day represents a major Holy Day with service (e.g.,
from 10am to 11am.).  After service, family day
celebration starts with the playing of Rastafarian Music
(e.g., Reggae) with eating of Corn bread, vegetables, and
drinking of Wine, closing with a prayer from the Priest.
(e.g., around 3:30pm)
July 16th
Constitution Day
This day represents a holiday.  On this day in 1931
Ethiopia was given it's first written Constitution and the
holiday is observed annually.
July 23rd
(16 Hamle)
Birthday of Tafari
Makonnen
In the year of John 16th of Hamle 1885 = July 23rd 1892
the birth of ‘Tafari' in Harar, Ethiopia.  Rastalogy accepts
this day as the Second Advent of the Cosmic Christ,
fulfilling Isaiah Chapter 9v6:
“For unto us a Child is born,
unto us a Son is giving, Tafari.”.

This day represents a major Holy Day; celebrated as a
family day with a short prayer service giving thanks to
Yahweh, for the birth of His Son, Tafari.  Service starts
11am, followed by a celebration consisting of Rastafarian
music and food.
September 11th
Ethiopian New Year
(Melkam Addis Amet)
This day represents a holiday, which is, observed with a
short Prayer Service starting 11am. Enkutatash is the
name for the Ethiopian New Year, and means "gift of
jewels" in the Amharic language.  Happy Ethiopian New
year to all Rasta people!
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October 7th
(7 Maskaram)
Negus Day
(Divine Kingship of
Rastafari)
This day represents a Holy Day.  On this day in 1928,
Rastafari was acclaimed ‘Negus’, King of Ethiopia,
fulfilling Isaiah 43v15:
“I am the Lord Rastafari your Holy
One, Creator of Israel, your King.”.  

This day is celebrated quietly with short Prayer Service
starting at 11am.
November 2nd
(2 Tikimt)
Transfiguration Day
Sunday, November 2nd 1930 –  This day represents the
Holy Day, the Transfiguration Day of Negus Ras Tafari to
Emperor Haile Selassie I, ‘Might of the Trinity’; fulfilling
Revelation 5v5:

“And one of the elders saith unto me, Weep not: behold, the
Lion of the Tribe of Judah, the Root of David, hath prevailed
to open the book, and to loose the seven seals thereof."

This day is celebrated quietly with a short Prayer Service
starting 11am.  Then celebrate with Rasta music, rice and
peas, vegetables, fish, and closing with a short Prayer of
thanksgiving and blessing by the Priest in-charge.

We invite the Rastafarian Community and all those who
Love Justice and Hate Aggression!
 
 
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