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Ashenda (Girls carnival)
The thousand stars festival at Arba Minch
The great Ethiopia Run
Abebe Bikilla Marathon race

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Ashenda (Girls carnival) at Mekelle
One of the biggest towns in the Ethiopia next to Addis Ababa and it is treasured by another special occasion called ‘ASHENDA’ that takes place every year, between 22-24 August. It is an event most yearned by girls. Young girls dressed in beautiful traditional outfits and in small groups, go from house to house singing and dancing. These lovely girls putting on their best apparel and personality celebrate the occasion continuously for three days.