Ethiopia’s Honorary Consul for Scotland, Professor John Struthers, attended celebrations of Genna, Ethiopian Christmas, in early January, hosted by the Ethiopian Scottish Community Association in Glasgow.
12 Jan 2018
Ethiopian community in Scotland celebrates Genna
Over 350 Ethiopians representing many of the ethno-linguistic groups in the country, dressed in traditional outfits, and braved snow and sleet over the weekend (December 10) to celebrate the 12th annual Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Day (#NNPDay2017).
13 Dec 2017
12th Nations, Nationalities and Peoples Day celebrated colourfully in London
The Embassy took part in the annual Africa on the Square, which was colourfully celebrated in London’s iconic Trafalgar Square on 14th October. Present on the occasion was Mr Ababi Demissie, Deputy Head of Mission, and staff from the Public Diplomacy and Diaspora sections.
20 Oct 2017
London celebrates Africa on the Square
Ethiopians celebrated the country’s 10th National Flag Day on Monday (16th October), under the theme: “Inspired by a vision, we are determined to intensify our triumphs”. In London at the Embassy, celebrations were led by H.E. Ambassador Hailemichael Aberra Afework (PhD).
17 Oct 2017
Ethiopian National Flag Day Celebrated
Ethiopia started its New Year 2010, Enkutatash, on 11th September with celebrations across the country. Ethiopian New Year comes at a time when the heavy rainfall starts to cease, and the bright sun comes to shine over the green land covered with golden flowers known in Amharic as “Adey Abeba”, which appears in abundance this time of the year. Various…
12 Sep 2017
Ethiopians celebrate New Year…President Mulatu calls for ‘year of resplendance’
30 Aug 2017
Ethiopians contribute $460 million to Renaissance Dam
Ethiopians, both at home and abroad, have so far contributed around $460 million towards the construction of the Dam, through various schemes including bond sales, athletic events and lottery draws. Of the total, $4.9 million was from Ethiopians and foreign nationals of Ethiopian origin in the diaspora.
The Ethiopian and Eritrean community in Milton Keynes showcased their culture during the Africa Diaspora Day event, held as part of Milton Keynes' 50th anniversary celebrations.
8 Aug 2017
Ethiopians in Milton Keynes showcase culture
28 Jul 2017
Ethiopian Diaspora buy bonds worth over $4.9 million
During the current fiscal year, Ethiopians in the diaspora purchased bonds worth over $4.9 million to contribute towards the construction of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam.