Ministry of foreign affairs response about the ambassadors who attended the course in Bishoftu Daily Ethiopian news Sept 15, 2020, Ministry of foreign affairs response about the ambassadors who attended the course in Bishoftu. Since the Ethiopian calendar is based on the Julian calendar Ethiopian year consist of 12 months each 30 days and an additional thirteenth month of 5 or 6 days of timekeeping marks the New Year approximately after the end of the rainy season, the beginning of the New Year celebration of springtime and renewed life. Ever since the holidays came Ethiopians have their own tradition to celebrate the festive. Usually, Preparation for the festive begins before one or two weeks, as shoppers begin their spree. Most of the time holiday market marks a rise in price and demand although a shortage in supply commodities. Demand and supply are heavily influenced by consumer habits connected to religious practices and festivities. The New Year market is also showing a slight increase in price. However, as most of the people suggests the price hick was starting from four and five months back. The price of household commodities usually rises during the rainy season but the current price is unpredictable with many rushing to get their last-minute shopping done, some were feeling the burden of seasonal expenses, others exhausted. Food items price spike continues to be a headache to the majority of the population who were suffering from the income decline ever since the current pandemic.