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Does Addis Ababa reflect Africa?

Addis Ababa, the capital and largest city of Ethiopia is the seat of African Union and is considered by many as the capital of Africa for its historical, diplomatic and political significance for the continent.

Bridging cultures through music

Girma Yifrashewa, a classical pianist, performed at skylight hotel his newest album on January 30. Girma asserted that art has the ability to bridge cultures especially music. “Even if you don’t speak the language, music can help bridge cultures.

Shedding light on museums

Museums are usually one of the best ways to understand a country’s culture and history and especially the progress of one’s country. Ethiopia is a country rich with culture and history. However, some museums show very little regarding its vast culture and history.

Holiday shopping spree

Christmas is a shopping holiday. There is no religious celebration that is mostly dedicated to exchanging gifts, and indulging in excessive decorations.

Through the eyes of art

There are many artists in Ethiopia; some well-known and others not so much. And there are very few galleries. One of these is Addis Fine Art, located in Addis Ababa for the past four years.

An altruistic gesture worthy of accolade

Gezahegn Wordofa left his humble beginnings in Dukem early. He left for his graduate level education more than two decades ago, completing a PhD in Moscow and proceeded to become an award winning advocate and humanitarian in Canada.

Donating Smiles

For a busy woman who has built a world class dental institution, a high end gym, a residential unit and a top tier spa, inside a landmark building of her own around Shola; she is accessible, excited and has stood ready to discuss the dire need of dental treatments interacting with those who had come to her clinic in hopes of resolving and restoring their dental and oral health on a Sunday morning.

Introducing brand lifestyle

For the first MAC Cosmetics store that opened in the heart of Bole, the first such brand in Ethiopia, a soft launch with top makeup artists and celebrities invited to take a glimpse of the new franchised landmark store late last month.