Poetry and music brings Ethiopians together

by Befekir Kebede
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Recurrent shows dedicated only to poetry and music are the latest additions to the Ethiopian Australian cultural scene. Led by a group of local Ethiopian artists, the Ethiopian Poetry and Jazz Night was held for the sixth time last Sunday.

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Ethiopian Prince in Melbourne to honour his grandfather's visit 49 years ago

by Befekir Kebede
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His Imperial Highness Prince Ermias Sahle-Selassie of Ethiopia has met with members of the Ethiopian community in Melbourne while on a visit to Australia.

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Mahmoud and Ali held a beautiful concert in Melbourne

by Befekir Kebede
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Mahmoud Ahmed, 75, and Ali Birra, 69, are legendary Ethiopian singers who share something magical about the way they sound together. And what better way to experience their magic this past weekend than to be in the audience as they sang a duet of Mahmoud’s classic “Almaz” and one of Ali’s most favourite hit songs “Ammalele”.

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