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Meskel, Finding of the True Cross

Meskel, Finding of the True Cross

Meskel Festival, the finding of the True Cross is celebrated today in Ethiopia. A Unique Heritage  Few countries in the world possess such a wealth and variety of ancient legends… Read more »

Ethiopians Celebrate Annual ‘Demera’ Bonfire

Ethiopians Celebrate Annual ‘Demera’ Bonfire

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Tens of thousands of Ethiopians converged on downtown Addis Ababa on Friday to celebrate Demera, the annual bonfire lighting ceremony on the eve of the anniversary… Read more »

Proclamation aimed at boosting tourism income & preserving local heritages implemented

Proclamation aimed at boosting tourism income & preserving local heritages implemented

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia :(ENA) – Ministry of Culture and Tourism stated a new proclamation that is aimed at boosting tourism income and preserving heritages is being implemented. The country adopted a… Read more »

‘Tourist Hub’ Arba Minch Celebrates its Golden Jubilee

‘Tourist Hub’ Arba Minch Celebrates its Golden Jubilee

Arba Minch Town, located in the Southern Nations, Nationalities and People’s Regional State of Ethiopia, has celebrated the 50th year of its establishment. During the Golden Jubilee occasion, Prime Minister… Read more »

National Jubilee Palace to open doors for visitors

National Jubilee Palace to open doors for visitors

    Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – The Ethiopian government has decided to turn the residential house of Ethiopian presidents, the National Jubilee Palace, into a museum and move the Jubilee Palace… Read more »

Photo Exhibition: “Ethiopia, Spiritual Imprints” by Greek artist Lizy Manola

Photo Exhibition: “Ethiopia, Spiritual Imprints” by Greek artist Lizy Manola

Venice, Italy -The photographic exhibition ‘Ethiopia, Spiritual Imprints‘ by the Greek artist Lizy Manola will open on August 30, 2014 at 6 PM at the Officina dell’Arte Spirituale on Venice’s… Read more »

Ancient Ethiopian holy city keeps modern life at bay

Ancient Ethiopian holy city keeps modern life at bay

HARAR, Ethiopia ― Hyenas howl and feast on flesh every night outside the ancient walls of Harar ― one of Islam’s holiest cities that is holding out against the pressures of… Read more »

A Leap of Faith: 8 Religious Ceremonies from Around the World

A Leap of Faith: 8 Religious Ceremonies from Around the World

For many people religion provides a sense of belonging, a reason to dance and sing or even light a ship on fire.  That’s where these eight festivals come in. Their… Read more »

Ethiopia – Culture Smart!: The essential guide to customs & culture

Ethiopia – Culture Smart!: The essential guide to customs & culture

Sarah Howard, a botanical artist and writer, is the author of a guide book on Ethiopia, Culture Smart!, which offers illuminating insights into the culture and society of Ethiopia, providing… Read more »

Ras Tafari: The Majesty and The Movement Exhibition

Ras Tafari: The Majesty and The Movement Exhibition

  Addis Ababa, Ethiopia - With the idea of celebrating the ancestors and glorifying their work, there will be an exhibition entitled Ras Tafari; The Majesty and the Movement Exhibition from… Read more »

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