Irreechaa, Biggest Out Door Annual Thanksgiving Festival

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Irreechaa, Biggest Out Door Annual Thanksgiving Festival  

Oromo women and girls celebrate Irreechaa dressed in the vibrant cultural attire of their people. Their brightly colored dresses are made of a lightweight cotton fabric. 

The dresses are intricately embellished with multicolored beadwork, showcasing the fine detail and artistry of Oromo craftsmanship. 


 

The beadwork follows traditional patterns and designs that have been passed down for generations. 

Tiny seed beads in shades of red, yellow, green, blue and white are sewn into geometric shapes and floral motifs, each pattern carrying its own significance. This intricate beadwork is a hallmark of Oromo culture. 

 

 

Ethiopian News Agency
2023