Oromo Culture

A4Oromo History & Culture Aug 17, 2021


Oromo have a very rich culture defined by everything from Oromo language, religion, cuisine, social habits, music and arts. Today, the Oromo culture is influenced by the many factors of life and fostered by the size of the population and large land areas with diverse climatic conditions. One highly developed self-sufficient system which has influenced every aspect of Oromo life is the Gadaa system. It is a system that organises the Oromo society into groups or sets that assume different responsibilities in the society every eight years. It has guided the religious, social, political and economic life of Oromo for many years, and also their philosophy, art, history and method of time-keeping.The activities and life of each and every member of the society are guided by Gadaa. It is the law of the society, a system by which Oromo administer, defend their territory and rights, maintain and guard their economy and through which all their aspirations are fulfilled.

Related Stories
Card image cap

History & Culture

Oromo have a very rich culture defined by...

Card image cap

Nature & Map

Oromia is a regional state in Ethiopia and the homeland...

Card image cap

Sites & Attractions

Culture, Heritage, Wildlife, Nature, Entartainment Park...

Card image cap

Trips & Tours

If you want the highest Pleasure, Visit Oromia....

Card image cap

National Parks

Nowhere else in the world can you see a place like...

Card image cap

Oromo Dish

Butter is added to most porridge and soup dishes...

© 2022 MMG, Designed by Markos Mulat G