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Ashenda/Ashendye/ solel/ is name of a tall grass that is used to add to the aesthetics of the gowns adorned by the beauties during the festival. Every girl wears a ‘tilfi’, a cotton dress embellished with embroidery right from the neckline to the hem of the dress. The girls wear braided styles that have been in existence through the years. They also add more jewelry together with the Ashenda grass to their

Lalibela prepares to observe the “Ring of Fire”. This year, the annular eclipse, where the moon almost fully covers the sun, leaving a bright ring of fire in the dark sky will be celebrated on June 21, 2020 in the town of Lalibela, Ethiopia. The day will be marked in the historic town of Lalibela as it is expected to be one of the places in the world that the

Want to go on a trek but need a companion? We have been thinking about linking solo trekkers who wish to have another person/people to join them to share costs, and be a companion on the trek. On this post we will note down solo trekkers who are looking for others to join them.

Ethiopia successfully hosted the eleventh session of the UNESCO’s Intergovernmental Committee for the Safeguarding of the Intangible Cultural Heritage, that took place in Addis Ababa from 28 November to 2 December 2016. Out of 37 nominations, the Committee inscribed 33 new elements on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Ethiopia’s Gada system, an indigenous democratic socio-political system used by the Oromo people, has been inscribed and becomes the third intangible