Ethiopian New Year. The Rastafarians believe that Ethiopia is their spiritual homeland and the place where they want to return.
For this reason Rastafarians recognise the
Fasika, or Easter, is celebrated after 55 days of severe Lent fasting.
Orthodox Tewahedo Christians in Ethiopia do not eat any meat and diary products for the whole 55 days. They eat only
Christianity has existed in Ethiopia since 330 AD, and Rastafarians regard blacks as the Jews of the Bible.
This event is marked by a large feast of vegetarian or vegan food, in keeping with Rastafari food laws. During the feast prophecy and