Oromo community in Uganda celebrate Irreecha festival

The Oromo community in Uganda celebrate Ireecha which is a thanksgiving festival.

The Oromo community in Uganda celebrated Irreecha, a festival of thanksgiving, on Sunday. The Oromo people are Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group.

Oromo communities spread out across the world on this day perform rituals around water sources to thank God for enduring the rainy season and ushering in the spring season. The Oromo Community in Uganda have held their celebrations at the Kabaka’s Lake in Lubaga.

– See more at: http://www.ntv.co.ug/news/local/06/oct/2014/ethiopias-oromo-community-uganda-celebrate-irreecha-festival#sthash.JZjOIcMT.dpuf



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The aim of Advocacy for Oromia-A4O is to advocate for the people’s causes to bring about beneficial outcomes in which the people able to resolve to their issues and concerns to control over their lives. Advocacy for Oromia may provide information and advice in order to assist people to take action to resolve their own concerns. It is engaged in promoting and advancing causes of disadvantaged people to ensure that their voice is heard and responded to. The organisation also committed to assist the integration of people with refugee background in the Australian society through the provision of culturally-sensitive services.

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