Choir performing wereb: Picturing Canterbury

Choir performing wereb. In copyright. CCL-StGe-IMG-8307.

Timket (Epiphany) celebrated by members of the Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church at Hagley Park over two days. This is the youth choir (መዘምራን) group singing and performing wereb after the walk around Hagley Park with the Ark of the Covenant (tabot or ታቦት).

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