Daily Archives: October 5, 2015

Oromo celebrates “Irreechaa” the beginning of Spring

(A4O, 5 October 2015) Irreechaa festival in Oromia marks the beginning of spring, the communities get a chance to showcase their traditions.
Millions of people have flocked to central Oromia to celebrate one of the country’s largest cultural events.
The Irreechaa festival is a highlight in the life of the Gadaa-Oromo socio-political system.

And officials are hoping it will soon win global recognition. CCTV’s Girum Chala reports.

Oromo Celebrates Irreechaa for 6409 years

(A4O) For millions of Oromo in Oromia, October 4 was unique.

Wearing colorful dresses, they wore a big smile while taking a break from learning about their thanksgiving day, Irreechaa.

Irreechaa festival is certainly unique for new generation, but more importantly, it gives them a real understanding and appreciation of the Oromo culture.

This year, Oromo celebrates Irreechaa for 6409 years with unshakable determination and  resistance.

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MESSAGE FROM THE HON BILL SHORTEN MP- OROMO THANKSGIVING DAY

(Advocacy4Oromia, 5 October 2015) The Leader of the Australian Labor Party, Hon Bill Shorten MP, has  sent his best wishes to the Oromo community on the auspicious occasion of Irreechaa.

151001 MESSAGE FROM BILL SHORTEN - OROMO THANKSGIVING DAY

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