Epiphany Celebrated Nationwide

Epiphany (Timket) was colorfully celebrated nationwide today. A number of religious leaders, Government officials as well as thousands of the faithful took part at the religious observance conducted at Bahti Meskerem Square, here in the capital

Asmara, 20 January 2020 - Epiphany (Timket) was colorfully celebrated nationwide today. A number of religious leaders, Government officials as well as thousands of the faithful took part at the religious observance conducted at Bahti Meskerem Square, here in the capital

The religious observance also witnessed a night long prayer in all churches, the report added.

Memhir Simon Beyene gave briefing on the background of the Timket Holiday and called on every citizen to enhance participation in safeguarding national sovereignty and development. Memhir Simon Beyene further wished early recovery for the sick and happy Epiphany to the people of Eritrea and members of the Defense forces.

Finally, a prayer service headed by His Holiness Abune Petros, Archbishop of the Eritrean Orthodox Tewahdo Church, as well as Abune Lukas, Secretary General of the Holy Synod, was conducted at the Epiphany Holy Water spot.