Stock Photo - Meskel Cerimony in Lalibela Meskal, Meskal, Maskal, Mescel, Mesquel, which is taking place every September For Meskel many pilgrims are coming to lalibela

Stock Photo: Meskel Cerimony in Lalibela Meskal, Meskal, Maskal, Mescel, Mesquel, which is taking place every September  For Meskel many pilgrims are coming to lalibela.

Stock Photo - Meskel Cerimony in Lalibela Meskal, Meskal, Maskal, Mescel, Mesquel, which is taking place every September For Meskel many pilgrims are coming to lalibela ... , to celebrate it at one of the holy palces in Ethiopia Children attending the meskel celebration Meskel is one of the important religious holidays of the Ethiopian orthodox church It is commemorating the finding of the true cross by the queen and saint Helena eleni in the year 326 It is said that Helena had a revelation during a dream how she can find the true cross She should make a fire and the smoke will show her the place, where she will find the cross Each year this is celebrated by having a huge bonfire called Demera The origins of this celebrations very likely date back to pre – Christian rites, which celebrate the end of the rainy season Africa, East Africa, Ethiopia, Lalibela, September 2010

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