The drums play in the modern church of St Mary of Zion in the time in which a couple are about to marry. The dances and the guests vesturarios dazzle any visitor, especially to foreigners. The holiest shrine in Ethiopia is the Church of St. Mary of Zion in Axum town, there Ethiopians say that is the true Ark of the Covenant of the people of Israel, and is mentioned in the Old Testament. The Ethiopian Orthodox Church claims that are the repository of the Ark at St. Mary of Zion, but there are several alternative hypotheses about the whereabouts of the Ark mysterious.