Meskel Holiday was today observed nationwide with zeal.
Asmara, 27 September 2013 – Meskel Holiday was today observed nationwide with zeal.
The ceremony conducted at Bahti Meskerem square in the presence of His Holiness Abune Dioskoros, 4th Patriarch of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church, High Priests, government officials, diplomats and numerous members of the Faithful witnessed hymns, holy dances and briefings.
The Head of the church’s clergy, Beyene Eyassu, made presentation on the historic aspect of the holiday, and wished peace and prosperity to the Eritrean people.
The Administrator of the Central region, Mr. Kahsai Gebrehiwet, lit the Damera, following the extending of a blessing by His Holiness Abune Dioskoros.