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Ethiopia's Oromo community in Uganda celebrate Irreecha festival.
The Oromo community in Uganda celebrate Ireecha which is a thanksgiving festival.

The Oromo community in Uganda celebrated Irreecha, a festival of thanksgiving, on Sunday. The Oromo people are Ethiopia’s largest ethnic group.

Oromo communities spread out across the world on this day perform rituals around water sources to thank God for enduring the rainy season and ushering in the spring season. The Oromo Community in Uganda have held their celebrations at the Kabaka’s Lake in Lubaga.