38+ When Is The Ethiopian New Year Pictures. The country's unique calendar considers september, called meskerem in the local language of ethiopia, to be the first month of the year. The ethiopian new year's celebration is said to date back to the time when the queen of sheba returned from her visit to king solomon in jerusalem in 980 bc.
Happy ethiopian new year 2011. On september 11th of the gregorian calendar, and september 12th every four years because of the leap year. You can wear or give it as a gift or surprise for your beloved, kids or someone you are.
The ethiopian year consists of 12 months of 30 days, plus a thirteenth month (pagume) of five or six timekeeping days.
Here is a look at the history behind the new. Ethiopia rings in its new year, enkutatash, on 11 september, and not on 1 january, as the rest of the world does. It is 11 september (or, during a leap year, 12 september) according to the gregorian calendar. The ethiopian year consists of 12 months of 30 days, plus a thirteenth month (pagume) of five or six timekeeping days.