Author Archives: fitregetachew

One of my pictures selected by CNN

“8 things you didn’t know you could do with milk” by Thomas Page (October 2, 2015), for CNN is about milk and African uses. From beauty masques and aphrodisiacs, all the way to blood milkshakes, there are some weird and wonderful … Continue reading

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Ethiocolor, Africa´s first ever 360 VR panorama music video

The Ethiocolor band is a fusion of folklore music with a modern twist consisting of musicians and dancers. Founder of Ethiocolor Melaku Belay states ‘our vision is to see how we can bring our musical heritage in a very creative way without … Continue reading

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Ethiopia vintage

The 1st car in Ethiopia: Emperor Menelik II’s Phaeton, a gift from a German businessman, 1908

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Boghossian, the best of ethiopian contemporany painting

Alexander”Skunder”Boghossian (July 22, 1937 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – May 4, 2003 in Washington D.C.) is the best know African artist. Boghossian was born on July 22, 1937 in Addis Ababa, at the time the capital of the Italian colony Italian … Continue reading

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African photography: Addis Foto Fest 2014

This year, 90 photographers from 38 countries are taking part in the third Addis Foto Fest (AFF), curated by the photographer Aida Muluneh. Once again will be taking place in Addis Ababa from December 1-7, 2014.

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Smile…¡always!

The photographer Neville Hopwood has been again with me in Ethiopia this year. This is one picture of his wonderful work in Omo Valley. These children are Mursi. In Ethiopia, in general, and in Omo Valley, in particular, the colour green is a … Continue reading

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Hamer tribe, my own tribe

Hamer tribe is one of the most known tribes of the Omo Valley. They are very nice and hospitable and it is no wonder that tourists and travelers wanting to meet and photograph They inhabit the territory east of the Omo River … Continue reading

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