This is sample promotional video for a newly released children's DVD that teaches Ethiopic alphabets, carefully selected words, calligraphy, phrases and sentence construction, rhyming using words, word games (እንቆቅልሽ), words in Ethiopian parables and proverbs, introduction to puns in poetry, colors, days of the week, months of the year, seasons, introduction to the Blue Nile and much more.
“Inspire and be inspired” is the appellation of a composition that acclaimed Ethiopian artisan and author, Lemn Sissay, wrote to admire his accession endure year as Chancellor of the University of Manchester in England. On August 9, Lemn will be presenting his contempo works during a reside achievement in New York City at Ginny’s Supper Club in Harlem.
Last anniversary Lemn was featured on BBC Ten Pieces Proms 2016 at the Royal Albert Hall in London in foreground of a reside admirers of fifteen thousand that was aswell advertisement reside on BBC’s iPlayer on July 24. Lemn, who was built-in and aloft in Britain, was an official artisan for the London Olympics four years ago, and accustomed an MBE from the Queen for Services to Literature. His alarming activity story, which is depicted in the BBC documentary “Internal Flight”, includes growing up in England’s advance affliction system, yet ascent to become an internationally acclaimed columnist and columnist of several books of balladry alongside articles, records, accessible art, and plays. (Tadias Magazine)
The Weeknd is in the top 15 accomplished paid music stars
Abel Tesfaye a.k.a. The Weeknd is included in Frorbes’ anniversary baronial of the top paid entertainers account of 2016. The Weeknd is in the 15th rank of the accomplished paid music stars of 2016 with 55 actor dollars. The totals are based on balance from June 2015 to June 2016, with abstracts from Nielsen, Pollstar, Songkick, Box Office and added sources. In this account Taylor abrupt ranks amount one with 170 actor dollars, One Direction is additional with 110 actor dollars and Adele ranks 3rd with 80.5 actor dollars. On September 2015 The Weeknd became the aboriginal macho artisan in about seven years with two songs on the Hot 100 top three in the aforementioned week, with “Can’t Feel My Face” at amount 2 and “The Hills” at amount 3, both as a advance act.
Candy Crush 1 and Candy Crush 2, the better installations in Visual Diary, yield up the far-off bank of the arcade space. Small and bright ellipsoidal cutouts emblazoned with the Addis Ababa City-limits Administration allowance are advance on the bank These ID cards of Addis Ababa association are aggregate by blush into two ample boxes, based on political leanings and the advancing action over whothe city-limits belongs to.
The aboriginal box contains reds and yellows with few dejected cards on one ancillary and the green, red and atramentous interspersed with blue, advertence the blush emblems of political parties, on the additional box. Like the videogame Candy Crush or Tetris, the new colors are adverse with what is already there and the bold doesn’t assume winnable for either. “I admiration if history is repeating itself. Sometimes, it is acceptable to ask why we are fighting. Having a analytical angle is necessary,” Dariwos explains.
He explains that there is a assertive fatigue that comes from political assurance and avid account burning aural the accepted Ethiopian political climate; but it is harder for him to brainstorm getting uninterested. “Sometimes, there is annihilation you can do about it. But artists can comment, reflect the accuracy in their plan and maybe action advice.”
Some of his earlier pieces, aswell on affectation at Guramayne Art Center at the moment, are abate in admeasurement and added whimsical. ‘Waiting for Godot’, which takes its name from Samuel Beckett’s play, depicts a man with an ear for a face and added with an eye continuing in an arcadian pasture.
Obsession I and II action the angel of a woman, the aboriginal with her calmly sitting hardly out of frame, the additional with her arch leaned aback in ecstasy. We are larboard to body the anecdotal amid the two scenes.
Another piece, ‘Time Travel’ is a amusement of Diego Velasquez’s ‘Venus at Her Mirror/’. A nude woman is reassembled from shards of plastic, and Dariwos jokingly asks, “If he and I were to about-face places, would Velazquez use this average too?”