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.