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April 13, 2024 (FBC) – The 4th Round Winner of the Winners Final Competition of Fana Lamrot Music Contest is taking place in attendance of staff and leadership of Fana Broadcasting Corporation (FBC), prominent singers, families of contestants and invited guests.

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Addis Ababa, February 9, 2024 (FBC) – Ethiopian ambassadors across various countries emphasized that the Adwa Victory Memorial project is not only significant for Ethiopia, but it also represents a symbol of pride and triumph for the entire African continent.

The Adwa Victory Memorial Project, designed to showcase the grandeur and historical significance of Ethiopia, is set to be inaugurated soon. The museum is built in a manner befitting the nation’s greatness.

During a recent session at the House of Peoples Representatives, Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed elaborated on the Adwa Victory Memorial, emphasizing that it was constructed to reflect Ethiopia’s magnificence.

City mayors and administrative leaders have observed the progress of the project and have attributed its success to the tireless efforts of numerous individuals.

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Addis Ababa, January 29, 2024 (FBC) – The Ministry of Tourism confirmed that the quinquagenary of the discovery of Lucy’s remains in Hadar, Afar region, will be commemorated with events aimed at showcasing Ethiopia as the ‘land of origins’ to the rest of the world.

This story was disclosed by the Ministry subsequent to the meeting between the Minister of Tourism, Ambassador Nasise Chali, and the paleoanthropologist credited with the discovery of Lucy’s remains, Prof. Donald Johansson.

During their discussion, both dignitaries pondered upon contents that should be included at the 50th-anniversary commemoration event of the discovery of Lucy, aiming to bolster Ethiopia’s portrayal as the cradle of origins on a global scale.

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Addis Ababa, January 30, 2024 (FBC) – The Ethiopian News Agency (ENA), the sole national wire service in the country inaugurated its state-of-the-art media complex today.

High ranking government officials including Speaker of House of Federation, Teshager Agegnehu and Addis Ababa City Mayor Adanech Abiebie saw the inaugural ceremony of ENA’s cutting edge media facility that encompasses three TV and four radio studios outfitted with state-of-the-art editing and recording equipment vital to producing high-quality contents.

Alongside the inauguration, a visit of the media complex has also been held by the officials and invited guests.

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Addis Ababa, January 28, 2024 (FBC) – Fana Broadcasting Corporate (FBC) has inaugurated its newly built Fana Lamrot’s state of the art studio in attendance high ranking government officials and leadership of the media industry.

The new studio is tailored for Fana Lamrot Song Contest and other live and pre-recorded shows and programs to be entertained by the media organization.

Fana Lamrot is the most favored song contest among millions of Ethiopians which goes live every Saturday. The contest has been contributing its part in producing competent young singers for the Ethiopian music industry.

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Addis Ababa, July 20, 2023 (FBC) – Injibara University has conferred a honorary doctoral degree on the renowned Ethiopian singer and song writer Ejigayehu Shibabaw, popularly known as Gigi, during its graduation ceremony on Thursday.

The University attributes the bestowment of the honorary doctorate on the artist to her outstanding contribution in promoting the Ethiopian music and culture of Ethiopians as well as the Awi community where she hails from with exceptional capabilities.

Artist’s mother, Tenagne Seyoum, has received the honorary doctorate from the University on behalf of Gigi who is currently living in the United States of America.

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Addis Ababa, July 2, 2023 (FBC) – Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) today launched train mission for regional integration from Djibouti City to Addis Ababa.

Conforming to IGAD’s Vision 2050, this project aims to enhance the multifaceted ties between Ethiopia and Djibouti in the areas of migration and mobility, business and investment, tourism, people to people relationships, diaspora engagement, it is indicated.

Present among others at the launching ceremony were Berhanu Tsegaye, Ambassador of Ethiopia to Djibouti, Workneh Gebeyehu, the Executive Secretary of IGAD, and Mr. Sirag Omar Abdulkader, Secretary General at the Ministry of Interior of Djibouti.

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Addis Ababa, June 13, 2023 (FBC) – Kenyan legendary “Them Mushroom” band members stated that Ethiopia has always been their second home, according to the Ethiopian Embassy in Nairobi.

Bacha Debele Buta, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia to Kenya, met with Kenyan legendary “Them Mushroom” band members at his residence today.

Ambassador Bacha Debele commented during the discussion about the importance of the music played with Shimelis Ararso (Abu Jambo Ethiopia) in strengthening the cultural bonds between Ethiopia and Kenya.

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Addis Ababa, June 13, 2023 (FBC) – Axum Town Culture and Tourism Office announced that the Aksum tourist attraction areas have been reopened today for tourists.

According to the Head of the Culture and Tourism Office of Axum Town, Gebremedihn Fitsum Berhan announced that tangible and intangible heritages in Axum town and its suburbia have been reopened to tourists.

He also said that the local community’s concerted efforts were pivotal for the reopening of the tourist attractions to visitors in Axum.

Gebremedihn stated that routine training was delivered to photographers, interpreters, traditional jewelers and sculptors as well as hoteliers to restore the tourism sector and increase the services provided by the local community to tourists.

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Addis Ababa, December 22, 2022 (FBC) – The construction of Debub Global Bank-backed Kirkos Park has officially commenced earlier today in Addis Ababa.

The Park is reportedly projected to be built at a cost of 17 million Birr. It is stated that it will be situated on a surface of 3,000 square meters in Kirkos sub-city, woreda 04, near Addis Ababa Abattoirs Enterprise.

The construction was officially launched by the chairperson of the bank’s board, Bikila Hurisa and other officials, Addis Ababa city government communication service indicated.

Upon the completion of Kirkos Park’s construction, apart from its recreational function, it is expected to consist of reading spaces, children’s playgrounds, coffee and fast food services, and public lavatories.

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    Addis Ababacity has a  flourishing cultural life, with regular exhibitions and lectures. There are many opportunities to experience Ethiopian music, song and dance, to visit museums and to see the city sights.

    The Horticultural  Society and Ethiopian Wildlife and Natural History Society both organize visits to local gardens and trips out into the countryside. And after all that,  what better than to sample some of Ethiopia's culinary delights? Injera, a  large, soft, pancake-like crepe, forms the basis of most Ethiopian meals, served with a communal tray on which are a tempting array of spicy sauces. Also distinctive is the Ethiopian traditional drink, tej, a honey  wine, or mead. Traditional restaurants abound in Addis Ababa, and offer entertainment in the form of the ubiquitous massinko minstrels and  traditional dance troupes. There are also many other specialist restaurants in  the city, including Chinese, Italian, French, Indian, Armenian, Arabic and Greek.

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