Sidama nation has its own New Year. Fiche Chambalala is New Year celebration and the Festival Chambalala called “Gudumelē” in Sidama language. This New Year celebration, Chambalala is celebrated annually for two weeks. In Sidama language it is called “Fiche”. The exact date (introduction of a new age) is determined by traditional astrologists named “Ayenitowoch”. Ayenitowoch followed by their disclosure to the community the long festival is celebrated preserving the traditional system. Fiche Chambalala registered as UNESCO World Intangible cultural heritage.