N°10128
Element Gada system, an indigenous democratic socio-political system of the Oromo (Ethiopia)
Inscribed in 2016 (11.COM) on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity
Title EN: A marriage ceremony held during the Irrecha Festival presided by Abba Gada and other officials. In the Gada System, marriage ceremonies constitute a rite of passage from Kusa to Raba Dori grade for most of the members of the class.