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Ethiopian Millennium
Tuesday, 4 November 2008
Lul Teatr
Topic: Ethiopia

fulbright profile-- plans for 2010...

Teatr Lul  -- http://filmplus.org/thr/lul.html

 Sept. 11, 2009 Addis Ababa, presentation

teatr.us : season & classes

classes.vtheatre.net -- acting/directing

logo [wisdom]

 American Theatre in Addis Ababa

School of Russian Theatre

 vtheatre.net/2009

Janhoy or/and Trinity

 ethio.wetpaint.com

 


Posted by afronord at 5:05 AM YST
Monday, 22 September 2008
New Title from sellassie.info
A Tribute to our Gr...
By Esther Sellassie ...
Three (3) formats -- Enjoy!

Posted by afronord at 1:13 PM YDT
Saturday, 30 August 2008
New Book from sellassie.info
2008 : august 30 -- For immediate release

Anatoly Antohin, publisher -- sellassie.info

anatolant@yahoo.com (907) 455 6149

Astewatso means Offering

This book is a product of an exhibition of Princess Wolete Israel Seyoum (1914-1988), considered one of the first female artist of 20th century Ethiopia. The year 2008, marks the twentieth anniversary of her death. This project was initiated as a commemoration of her lifework and of her spiritual and artistic contribution to Ethiopian arts. A collection of 21 paintings were displayed to the public for the first time at the Gallery of the institute of Ethiopian studies, Addis Ababa University on April 14, 2008. From this occasion sprung the idea to publish a catalog of her work, as well as a biography of this remarkable woman, in an effort to preserve and share her vision. A brief summary of this book follows.

This is the story of an extraordinary woman who lived in a world which has long disappeared. It is a rare and intimate portrayal beginning in 1914, one year after the death of Emperor Menelik and the year of her birth. The story unfolds in the span of seventy four years ending in 1988, amidst the turbulent period, the latter years of the Ethiopian revolution and military dictatorship of the Derg (1974 – 1991).

The reader enters a fascinating world of personages and significant events in Imperial Ethiopia. It is a story of a pioneer; as she is celebrated as one of the first women artist in Ethiopia. She dared to cultivate her God given talent during a time when such a vocation was neither encouraged nor appreciated. She fully devoted her art as a form of worship and for the purpose of her spiritual fulfillment. It is a powerful story of a woman and her unwavering struggle to live a life of purpose. Born into the aristocracy, she lived through two arranged marriages; endured countless personal tragedies including the death of her only daughter. In the end, her spirit soars . . .it is the power of her love and the awe-inspiring dedication that overrides all. Princess Wolete Israel is a remarkable model and truly a triumphant figure.

On the occasion of the twentieth year of her death, this book pays tribute to her remarkable contribution as an accomplished artist and an inspirational figure. It includes a catalog of the artist's collection of paintings. Told from a granddaughter's perspective, and based on accounts from close family members, this work attempts to reconstruct the personal life of Princess Wolete Israel Seyoum some thirty years later.

To place orders for the book, contact: Beta Sellassie Publishers
3292 Adams Dr. # 204B
Fairbanks AK 99709
Phone (907) 455-6149
e-mail: anatolant@yahoo.com

To arrange a book signing or interview, contact Esther Antohin


Posted by afronord at 3:06 AM YDT
Monday, 30 June 2008
Lalibela Project : Summer 2008
2008 --
From EM

call for webmasters -- http://ethio.wetpaint.com

http://sellassie.info -- new pix-book

Ethio updates @ http://sellassie.net

A


Posted by afronord at 11:01 PM YDT
Thursday, 24 April 2008
sellassie.info
Topic: new

sellassie.info

Art, History, Culture  -- to be open in May 2008.

Subscribe to our mailing list 

NEW : IMAGES http://picasaweb.google.com/anatoly.antohin/EM

info@sellassie.info


Posted by afronord at 4:37 PM YDT
Friday, 7 March 2008
Web 2008

Updates from webmaster -- http://filmplus.org/web

 

Esther is in Ethiopia

news later

http://anatoly.org


Posted by afronord at 5:50 AM YST
Saturday, 9 February 2008
Esther in Ethiopia
Topic: new

She leaves for Addis on Mon. -- updates :

http://afronord.tripod.com/him/esther.html

http://afronord.tripod.com/him/2008.html & 2009? (Projects "After")

http://afronord.tripod.com/him/ethioY2K.html

and http://ethio.wetpaint.com ?

Academic news --

http://sellassie.net 

 


Posted by afronord at 4:17 PM YST
Thursday, 3 January 2008
IMAGES for Ethio Y2K













Posted by afronord at 1:59 PM YST
Friday, 10 August 2007
Ethiopioan Millennium Calendar -- use it!
Topic: Millennium

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Addis Ababa is also known as Adis Abeba
Addis Ababa is the capital of Ethiopia
The native name of Ethiopia is Ityop'iya

from http://vtheatre.net/beta/calendar.html

 * new page with the digital Addis Time clock(s).

Also, see http://afronord.tripod.com/him/2007.html

 

 

google calendar = "Ethiopian Millennium" : instructions how to use it [to share and etc.] sellassie.net


Posted by afronord at 1:18 AM YDT
Updated: Thursday, 24 April 2008 9:24 PM YDT
Thursday, 2 August 2007
Tekul is open: Ethiopian Food in Alaska
Topic: web

tekul.sellassie.net -- http://beta.sellassie.net/tekul.html

FOOD page in Millennium directory must be updated.

... just spent several hours fixing MUSIC page, and it needs more work still!

M logo(s) and the film project...  


Posted by afronord at 1:46 AM YDT

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