A large crowd came to Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa when it organized for the first time in over a century the Thanksgiving Festival of Irrechi Oromo, the country's largest ethnic group.  In one Irrecha tradition, freshly cut grass and flowers are placed in the water to thank God for the end of the rainy season and the beginning of spring.
-Abbey, Mesquel Square. They chanted, sang and waved flags and flowers.
City officials have said they expect 10 million people to attend, although the final visit data is difficult to calculate.