Alemu Aga – Abatachin – Begena Song

Today marks the beginning of one of the longest fasting seasons for followers of Ethiopian Orthodox Church. The season is known in other christian church traditions as Lent. But the Orthodox church is longer. In the local language Lent is know as ” Hudade ” or “Abiy Tsome”

During the fasting season, Begena spiritual songs are very common. Begena is a traditional instrument and much like the Harp of David.

Enjoy the captivating Alemu Aga. Video credit Josiekro

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