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The Ethiopian Cultural Festival at Virginia Avenue Park will take place on the Ethiopian New Year on Sept. 17.
Hosted by the Ethiopian Community in Santa Monica (ECOMISM), this festival will take place from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. to celebrate Ethiopian culture and the New Year through traditional music, a fashion show, authentic Ethiopian cuisine, a traditional coffee ceremony and activities for children. Attendees will receive yellow daisies, the traditional flower for Ethiopian New Year.
This event is open to the public and free of charge.