Guzo Adwa is on its sixth year of commemoration for the 123rd anniversary of the Adwa Battle, making the weeks-long trek from Addis Ababa to Adwa, Tigray. Starting off their journey in early January in Harar with 4 people, this group grew to 46 in Addis Ababa and 54 by the time they reached Wukiro.
Brawls and isolated conflicts are common in music concerts but rare before entering concert venues. Last Saturday’s My Generation concert by the rising electronic musician Rophnan Nuri saw some concert-goers bruised and trampled while waiting in line to enter Ghion Hotel.
Addis Fine Art is hosting its annual Addis Calling group exhibition. This third installment of the series brought three artists that seem to represent the diversity of contemporary art making by Ethiopian artists. TizitaBerhanu,who has been drawing in audiences for several years with her emotionally chargedoil paintings, joins YohannesTesfayeand FrewKebede in Addis Calling III.
When one thinks about a job or employment, the first things one pictures is a regular office setting, may be a customary cubicle with a personal computer and stationaries. Or if one wants to go a bit fancier, a corner office with a view and perhaps a personal assistant bustling through the day’s calendar and answering phone calls.
Going out for a special dinner and getting second-rate food or an awful service can be a big disappointment. If you are eating out, you want to make sure the dining spot is worth your while. You do not have to waste your money and time on that stale chicken or watered down drink.
The week-long program, ‘Design Week Addis Ababa’, is set to showcase and highlight local and international works in architecture, urban planning, fashion and designs, in which its founder, Metasebia Yoseph describes as “development by design”.