February is Black History Month, and the US Embassy in Addis Ababa is celebrating it across Ethiopia with cultural and educational events highlighting the contributions of African Americans,
Ethiopia is a country endowed with age-old tourism sites reflecting historical, religious, and cultural values. And nowadays the country has been engaged in various activities to spearhead the development of the sector.
The US Department of State has named Ethio-American artist Julie Mehretu, who is best known for her densely layered abstract paintings and prints, as a recipient of its 2015 Medal of Arts in recognition of her internationally acclaimed work and her impact in promoting cultural diplomacy.
Since the introduction of modern theater in Ethiopia in the 20th century by French-educated Bejrond Teklehawariat Teklemariam, dramatic genre and form shifts have largely been influenced by either religion, politics, or economic condition.
By Tibebeselassie Tigabu
Cairo, an artwork that embodies the dichotomy of the ancient, contemporary, social and political life of the capital of Egypt, received critical acclaim from the art world.