FACS to Present 'The Emperor, the Nalbandians, and the Dawn of Western Music in Ethiopia' – Armenian Weekly

  BOSTON, Mass.—The Friends of Armenian Culture Society (FACS) will present a tribute concert to Ethiopian music icon Nerses Nalbandian, entitled “The Emperor, the Nalbandians and the Dawn of Western Music in... Read more »

Ethiopian music scheme loses UK aid funding after press criticism – The Guardian

An NGO that uses music and radio to spread awareness about girls’ rights in Ethiopia has lost its UK aid funding after a negative press campaign. Girl Effect, which created a five-piece... Read more »

Ethiopia: 'Music Needs Everyone, As Everyone Needs It' – AllAfrica.com

By Feysel Mohammed During the war of Adwa, soldiers used to be motivated by war cries – strong poetic music – in Amharic called “shilela”. Especially women were good at creating songs... Read more »

After leaving their home country, three women open Taste of Ethiopia – Quad City Times

The three women under this food tent each left Ethiopia at different times and for different reasons. Tigist Anberber’s husband got a better job in the United States in 2001. Genet Moraetes... Read more »

Notes from Ethiopia: the jazz revival in Addis Ababa – The Guardian

I’m submerged in a heaving, sweaty mass of bodies, all singing, dancing, clapping along to the mesmeric crooning of Alemayehu Eshete – the man known as the Ethiopian Elvis. It’s Saturday night... Read more »

Inside Intelligentsia’s Extraordinary Coffee Workshop In Ethiopia

This is the story of how our friends partners at Intelligentsia Coffee brought dozens of the world’s best coffee producers to Ethiopia, the birthplace of coffee.  Back in October 2011, we were... Read more »

Ethiopia: Burned to the ground, but the beat goes on… that’s Ethiopian jazz

Burned to the ground, but the beat goes on… that’s Ethiopian jazz – AFP ADDIS ABABA, March 8 — Heaps of twisted iron, piles of ash and a charred microphone are all... Read more »

Meklit Hadero

Born in Ethiopia Meklit Hadero was raised in the US. She holds a BA in Political Science from Yale University but she is globally known as a singer/song writer. Meklit has released... Read more »

Ethiopia and Thailand Celebrate Fifty Years of Diplomatic Relations

Commemoration of the 50th year of diplomatic relations between Ethiopia and Thailand was celebrated with Ethiopian music and Thai cultural performances at the Ethiopian National Theater on Monday (November 24). There were... Read more »

Taste of Ethiopia expanding to South Austin – Austin American

Woinee Mariam plans to open a South Austin location of her excellent Pflugerville restaurant, Taste of Ethiopia, next spring in the mixed-use development at 3801 Congress Ave. in Austin. Mariam says she... Read more »