The Ethiopian Orthodox Christmas was celebrated in Addis Ababa on monday (7. January) The Chaotic Christmas is celebrated according to the Julian calendar. A highlight of the Addis Ababa observance was christmas services in a number of the capitals churches. The emperor himself on the christmas eve attended in one of Addis Ababa church for services.
Invited children arrivals at Jubilee Palace, see the Christmas tree in the compound of Jubilee Palace, Emperor shock hands of the invited children and their mothers, Father of christmas arrival at Jubilee Palace with a donkey carrying a christmas fifth for the invited children. later the children show a christmas song for the Emperor.
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