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Noble moves

Fusion of traditional and contemporary Ethiopia is a melting pot of cultures and traditions. The traditional dance scene in Ethiopia speaks of this fact laud and clear.

Senegal meets Ethiopia in art, music

A few years ago one of the most celebrated Ethiopian artists, Lemma Guya drew portraits of African leaders who founded the then Organization of African Unity (OAU), now the African Union (AU). This pan-African exhibition can be interlinked to his most recent collection. 

The rising electronic dance music star

Following an upsurge of interest in nightclub culture, Electronic Dance Music (EDM) acquired mainstream popularity in Europe in the late 1980s and early 1990s and then to the United States.

Abandoned historical bridges

Gondar, the medieval capital, holds a unique place in Ethiopian history. More famous for its castles, the town does also boast other magnificent pieces of architecture, bridges among them.

The Peace Corps experience

When the Peace Corps was founded, the statement used to indorse the idea was that it was intended to promote world peace and friendship through volunteers, who would offer their services even through hardship.

Entertainment in various dimensions

For years, movie enthusiasts have put on 3D glasses for what has been known by many as the ultimate cinema experience. However, all that is about to change as Dayline Addis Fun Zone is poised to usher in a new age in cinema viewing—the 9D action cinema.

The TV series mania

As TV series are becoming popular in Ethiopia, in substitute of movies whose popularity has come to a sudden halt, Samuel Getachew discovers the faces that once populated local cinemas are now at internet cafes downloading the latest of TV series from aboard.

The deadly secret behind processed food: A new emergence in Ethiopia

With national borders melting and the world becoming one global village, cultural diffusion is happening at an alarming rate. With powerful tools like the Hollywood at its disposal, the western culture has disseminated into the rest of world in past decades. One very important cultural aspect is food; and an important component of Western dietary culture is processed food. At the receiving end of this diffusion are countries like Ethiopia, writes Lauren Wilson.