Category: Art & Culture Journal

Ethiopia: Civil War to Blame for Surge in Online Sales of Ethiopian Artifacts

Ethiopia: Civil War to Blame for Surge in Online Sales of Ethiopian Artifacts

By Azeb-Tadesse Hahn/DW Experts have noticed a surge in online sales of Ethiopian artifacts. They fear these relics could have been looted during Ethiopia’s ongoing civil war. Many Ethiopians were shocked when the news spread

Haile Gerima On the Need For African Filmmakers to Reflect on a Continent That ‘Lost Its Mind’

Haile Gerima On the Need For African Filmmakers to Reflect on a Continent That ‘Lost Its Mind’

OkayAfrica's Crossroads [caption id="attachment_346841" align="alignnone" width="1024"] Photo Credit: Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images Film maker and professor Haile Gerima[/caption] When Haile Gerima's seminal work, Sankofa, first came out in 1993, it spoke to themes of

Ethiopian artefacts stolen by British soldiers returned after 150 years

Ethiopian artefacts stolen by British soldiers returned after 150 years

Ethiopia has hailed the return of precious artefacts looted by British soldiers more than 150 years ago, after a long campaign for their restitution. [caption id="attachment_345982" align="aligncenter" width="862"] The artefacts were taken by British troops

Are we snatching defeat out of the jaws of victory?

Are we snatching defeat out of the jaws of victory?

Belay Seyoum, Ph. D October 09, 2021 With the establishment of a new government, some people are suggesting the need for reconciliation or negotiation with the TPLF. There was even a suggestion by a prominent

Ethiopian Cotton, Handspinning and Handweaving Tradition Continues

Ethiopian Cotton, Handspinning and Handweaving Tradition Continues

The story of Ethiopian cotton is part of a greater cotton saga that covers the globe and reaches back into ancient times. A strong and vibrant cotton industry still exists in Ethiopia today on large

NEW VERSION documentary Ethiopian crown, with English subtitles.

NEW VERSION documentary Ethiopian crown, with English subtitles.

NEW VERSION documentary Ethiopian crown, with English subtitles. https://youtu.be/2EW77wYc-qU NEW VERSION documentary Ethiopian crown, with English subtitles.

Ethiopian arts festival Sigdiada endures online

By HANNAH BROWN NOVEMBER 23, 2020/Jerusalem Post Sigdiada started in 2012, and this year it marks its ninth edition. “I chose not to be a priest, I chose to be an actor,” said Shay Pardo,

New Ethiopian Cultural Garden first in Cleveland to represent an African nation (video)

New Ethiopian Cultural Garden first in Cleveland to represent an African nation (video)

Aug 26, 2019 By Hannah Drown, cleveland.com The Cleveland Cultural Gardens The Cleveland Cultural Gardens are one of Northeast Ohio’s oldest and most beautiful treasures. Some 33 dedicated gardens, designed and cultivated by distinct cultural or

Mogachoch part 59

https://youtu.be/ES6yBNArMkk Mogachoch part 59

Mogachoch Part 49 | Ethiopian Drama

https://youtu.be/CqOQbeioFeE   Mogachoch Part 49 | Ethiopian Drama

Ethiopian Drama| Dana Season 4 | Part 3

https://youtu.be/Rr40brD2uhE

Yebet Sira – Drama Part 8

https://youtu.be/lSn0o3UTW5Y   Yebet Sira - Drama Part 8

BREAKING NEWS: Maitre Artiste Afewerk Tekle dies at 80

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