Getachew Berhanu keeps tradition alive

Getachew Berhanu Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Getachew Berhanu is well known for mirroring some aspects of Ethiopian traditions. Following in his famous father’s footsteps (Berhanu Yemenu) his work is one of the most familiar and renowned in the Ethiopian art scene. His work has been heavily influenced by his father who was a traditional church painter; his first […]

Painting fetches over 200,000 birr at auction

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Artist Lemma Guya‘s work depicting the first airplane that the Ethiopian Air Force used was sold for slightly over 200,000 birr in a bid at a fund raising dinner held at Sheraton Addis to support the Ethiopian Air Force Veteran Association (AFVA) complete the construction of a building and also publish […]

New Picture Book Portrays “The Amazing Rescue” of a Young Child

The Amazing Rescue Author Solomon G. Kitaw depicts a girl’s miraculous salvation from a kidnapping gang. (PRWEB) January 12, 2013 - In June 2005, a gang of kidnappers went into the homely Ethiopian town of Bita Genet and kidnapped an innocent girl, with the malicious purpose of forcing her to marry one of them. An unpredictable twist involving nature […]

A Gradual Rise in Art Appreciation, Pricing

Walmart Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - Ever since he was a child, Atkilt Assefa, 37, used to draw different pictures on pieces of papers on his own. However, his passion has grown over the years and has become a huge factor in shaping his future career. After completing 12th grade in 1997, he tried to develop his painting […]

The Negus: The Life and Death of the Last King of Kings

The Negus Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - The fascinating biography of Hayla-Sellase I, last Emperor of Ethiopia, who dominated the African and world stage for much of the twentieth century. A thorough and complete portrait, buttressed by rigorous documentary research, but written with the style and pacing of a novel. The author, who is the most respected and well-known […]

Silence’s colorful rhythm

Aby Yalew Assefa Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Aby Yalew Assefa combined music with paint to showcase his work at  Kabu Café and Restaurant on Tuesday April 17th 2012, with the famous Ethio-Jazz band Wudassie that gave a moving, live performance. “Fusing paint with music is different and creates a “Rhythm of Silence”, the theme of the show; even […]

Maitre Artiste Afewerk Tekle dies at 80

Afewerk Tekle Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Ethiopia’s renowned and acclaimed painter the most honorable Maitre Artiste World Laureate Afewerk Tekle has died late last night at the age of 80 at Kadisco Hospital, Capital learnt. The country’s much-admired artist died due to a severe illness after receiving treatment in the capital Addis Ababa, a close family, who didn’t want […]
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