Priest and Pilgrims celebrate the fasika
priest and Pilgrims celebrate the fasika inside the rockhewn churches... News Photo 160840960Amhara,Celebration,Church,Ethiopia,Horizontal,Horn of Africa,Lalibela,Pilgrimage,Priest,ReligionPhotographer Anthony PapponeCollection: Moment anthony pappone[UNVERIFIED CONTENT] priest and Pilgrims celebrate the fasika(easter) inside the rock-hewn churches of Lalibela. Easter is one of the greatest festivals of the Ethiopian people, celebrated after 55 days of fasting. Devout followers of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church offer daily prayers at the Church and do not eat until 3 PM, except Saturday and Sunday when prayers are conducted early in the morning. Easter always takes place in glorious weather and enormous effort is put into making the occasion memorable.