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Ethiopian leap year

A leap year in the Ethiopian calendar occurs when an extra day is added to the last month of the year every 4 years.

Holy water is sprayed onto the crowd attending Timkat celebrations of Epiphany commemorating the baptism of Jesus on January 19 2014 in Addis Ababa.
Timkat is celebrated Ethiopian leap year.
Holy water is sprayed onto the crowd attending Timkat celebrations. They are celebrated on, or the day before, Ethiopian leap year.
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A leap day in the 13th month

The Ethiopian calendar consists of 13 months, where the first 12 months each have 30 days and the 13th month has 5 days in a standard year. During a leap year, the 13th month has 6 days.

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