Rock Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia’s Jerusalem

Rock Churches of Lalibela, Ethiopia’s Jerusalem

Claire A Davies@dispatchesfrom1 November 18, 2019 On first impression Lalibela seems an unlikely place for the place Ethiopian’s call the Eighth Wonder of the world.  The road from the airport snakes through a patchwork of yellow and brown fields crisscrossed by dry rivulets, sandwiched between the huge escarpments of the Lasta Mountains.  This is the […]

Ethiopia celebrating Meskel Demera Holiday across the country

Ethiopia celebrating Meskel Demera Holiday across the country

Meskel Festival attracting millions of people in the capital Addis Ababa. Tourists, diplomats and high ranking government officials attend the celebration. borkenaSeptember 27, 2019 Meskel in one of the biggest yearly open air religious  festivals for the followers of Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Church ( also known as Ethiopian Church). It is also celebrated in Eritrea […]

Ethiopian skylight five star hotel inaugurated

Ethiopian skylight five star hotel inaugurated

borkena January 28,2019 Ethiopian Airlines inaugurated yesterday a five star hotel located in Addis Ababa. With its 373 ultramodern luxurious rooms, Ethiopian Skylight hotel is intended to provide ease to Ethiopian Airlines passengers who are either transiting through Ethiopia or visiting the country. Of course, it is open to provide service to the public as […]

Aksum Tsion Mariam celebration

Aksum Tsion Mariam celebration

Aksum Tsion church is in Tigray region, North Ethiopia, but Tsion Mariam is celebrated across Ethiopia Aksum Tsion, in northern Ethiopia, is one of the sacred places for the faithful of Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahdo Church, believed to be well over 40 million according to recent statistics. The church in Axum Tsion is as old as […]