Ethiopia is a country of great geographical diversity. Located within the tropics, its physical conditions and variations in altitude have resulted in great range of terrain, climate, soil, flora and fauna. Ethiopia has high and rugged mountains, flat-topped plateau called "Ambas," deep gorges, incised river valleys and vast rolling plains. Its altitude ranges from the highest peak at Ras Dashen (4620 meters above sea level) down to the Dalol (also known as the Danakil) depression, approximately 148 meters below sea level.
Addis Ababa, August 16, 2022 (FBC) – An Ethiopian cultural promotion and appreciation event was held at Machida, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
On the occasion, Ambassador Tefera Derbew commended the organizers, congratulated the participants on the successful third round of filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, and briefed them on the GERD electrification and its regional integration role.
He thanked all who contributed materially and morally to the completion of the third filling and the start of operation of the second turbine. Ethiopian food and drinks, including famous Ethiopian coffee, were served at the event.
The event was attended by former Japanese Ambassador to Ethiopia, Daisuke Matsunaga, former Member of the House of Representatives of Japan, Fukuyo Nakamuri, former Chairman of the Ethiopian Association of Japan, Eiji Abe, some Ethiopian residents of Japan, and Friends of Ethiopia.
The cultural and appreciation event was hosted by Frehiwot Birhane, an Ethiopian entrepreneur in Japan, and Naoyuki Tomoi, an Ethiopian product importer and member of the Ethiopian Association of Japan.