Timket (Epiphany) was today celebrated across the nation in a colorful manner. Asmara, 20 January 2012- Timket (Epiphany) was today celebrated across the nation in a colorful manner.
During the celebrations here in the capital in which thousands of the faithful participated, prayers headed by His Holiness Abune Dioskoros, 4th Patriarch of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church, and Bishops were conducted.
The Patriarch and Bishops subsequently conducted prayers and benediction around the Holy Waters at the site where the religious event took place. Also on the occasion, Liqe Guba’e Beyene Eyasu outlined the historical origin of the religious holiday.
After the end of the ceremony the Ark Covenants went back to their respective Churches accompanied by the faithful.