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African Traditional Wedding Attires

Marriage ceremonies across Africa’s ethnic groups are not only deeply rooted in the continent’s respect and appreciation for family, but are also a celebratory affair with lots of food and beautiful African traditional wedding attire. (more…)

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Spotlight Wednesday | Zerihun Yetmgeta

Zerihun is an internationally acclaimed Ethiopian artist whose artistic talent was discovered at a very early age. He was nicknamed as the “scientist” while attending boarding school because he enjoyed working with his hands and making things. He won a national art competition, known as the “All Ethiopian School” competition at the age of fifteen, since then he knew his destiny was to pursue the life of an artist. He started painting classes at the Empress Menen Handicraft School soon after he completed high school. He proceeded to Alle School of Fine Arts, Addis Ababa a year later, where he studied from 1963 to 1968.

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