Finally an update! I guess this would count as a Christmas gift from you?
It's interesting and probably compares more to the Patron Saint day in European communities than Christmas in a modern sense. How are Ethiopians about fireworks?
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My thinking was that in my timeline, where Ethiopia developed a capitalist industrial economy, they would have had the same general trend toward secularizing and commercializing holidays as happened to the US in roughly the same time period. Thus a sacred religious procession eventually turns into an African Macy's Parade. Fireworks would be entirely likely I guess.
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