Ethiopian orthodox Christians celebrated with candles, music and dancing on the eve of Easter on the roof of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem.
Easter (Fasika in Geez) is the most important religious festival in the Ethiopian Orthodox church. The main religious service takes place with the Paschal Vigil on Saturday night. Many Ethiopian pilgrims from all around the world come to Jerusalem to celebrate this festival on the roof of the Holy Sepulchre. The Vigil starts with the lightning of candles and continues with with music and dancing until the early hours of the morning.