Category Archives: Ethiopian Culture

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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Ezra Wube, past and present with an unique technique

Ezra Wube is an Ethiopian artist with an interesting art technique. He plays with notions of past and present in his stop action animation videos that draw from Ethiopian folklore.

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5 Ethiopian photographers

Ethiopia is a very popular place for photographers worldwide. As a guide, I have accompanied the work of some of them. However, the picture in Ethiopia also has its artists. In this post I approached five great Ethiopian photographers to convey … Continue reading

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