The Ethio-Canadian music icon The Weeknd (Abel Tesfaye) has been nominated in seven categories for the 2016 Grammy Awards. The artist with more nominations is hip-hop artist Kendrick Lamar who tops with 11 nominations.
When the 10th Ethiopian International Film Festival (ETHIOIFF) was kicking off at the Oromo Cultural Center last Monday, a number of renowned directors and celebrities of the Ethiopian cinema made their appearance on the glamorous red carpet event.
The Pan-African Workshop for Professional Media Production, a joint initiative of UNESCO and the Blue Nile Film and Television Academy with the support of the African Union, was launched at the turn of the week at the Alliance Ethio-Française here in Addis Ababa.
Ethiopian music industry welcomed an acclaimed young singer Berry last week. According to Platinum Records, the new singer has been working hard over the past five years with the renowned music arranger, producer and song writer, Elias Melka of Begena Studio.
For the past nine months an organization called Beteseb Art has been hosting weekly Saturday painting and art sessions for amateur artists at a small rental space on 18th street in the Adams Morgan neighborhood of the US capital, Washington DC.