Rastafarian Holidays

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There are several Rasta holidays, most of which center around events in the life of Emperor Haile Selassie. The most important celebrations are:

  • November 2 - the coronation of Haile Selassie
  • January 6 - ceremonial birthday of Haile Selassie
  • April 21 - Haile Selassie's visit to Jamaica
  • July 23 - Haile Selassie's personal birthday
  • August 1 - emancipation from slavery
  • August 17 - Marcus Garvey's birthday
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Title Rastafarian Holidays
Published
Last UpdatedJanuary 31, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/rastafarianism/holidays
Short URLrlft.co/3866
MLA Citation “Rastafarian Holidays.” ReligionFacts.com. 31 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 11 May. 2021. <religionfacts.com/rastafarianism/holidays>