NYAHBINGHI CELEBRATIONS

NYAHBINGHI CELEBRATIONS

The Nyahbinghi Order in Jamaica celebration has 7 days and nights the following events:

    1. 7th January = Ethiopian Feast of the Nativity of Christ
    2. 21st April     = Visit of H.I.M. Emperor Haile Selassie I to Jamaica
    3. 25th May     = All Afrikan Liberation Day
    4. 23rd July     = Birth of Haile Selassie I
    5. 11th September  = Ethiopian New Year
    6.  2nd November  = Coronation Day

*These days are reserved as Hala days and are free from commercial activitions

Other celebrations honoured by the House will take the form of public programmes in Parka or Community Centres.  These includes:

The moth of February  = Black History Month
5th May                            = Ethiopian Liberation Day
17th August                     = Birth of Marcus Garvey

The Nyahbinghi Order also participates in lectures on Rastafari in Colleges, Schools, Universities, Television and Radio programmes in its aim of spreading the message to the four corners of the earth.  Participants in these Educational programmes are chosen by the House to ensure that the right information is disseminated.