Tuesday, June 28, 2016

The 14th Ethiopian Sport and Cultural Festival in Netherlands

This topic is most relevant to : Swedish and International people interested in Ethiopian cultureHabeshas born and raised outside EthiopiaHabeshas Studying and Working outside Ethiopia.




The 14th Ethiopian Sport and Cultural Festival is going to kick off July 27,2016 in Netherlands and will take place for four consecutive days, but where is the Ethio-Sweden Football Team? 

After a disappointing result last year in Frankfurt,Germany, the team had planned to prepare better for the next. However, no formal training sessions have been put to action even with a month left for the tournament. If you are interested to represent the Ethio-Sweden team and believe that you can contribute, you can use the contact form for additional information. Furthermore, if you want to participate at the event and want to go with the team as a fan, you can use this link.

Den 14:e Etiopiska Sport och kulturfestival i Nederländerna kommer att borja Juli 27,2016, men var finns Etiopisk- Sverige fotbollslag?

Efter en nedslående resultat förra året i Frankfurt, hade laget planerat att förbereda bättre för nästa år. Om du är intresserad att representera Ethio-Sverige laget och tror att du kan bidra, kan du kontakta arrangörerna. Om du vill delta i evenemanget och vill gå med laget, kan du använda denna länk.

Tuesday, June 21, 2016

Tickets to Jano Band Concert in Stockholm now Available Online

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Ticket to the upcoming Jano Band concert in Stockholm is now available online. The event is set to take place on Saturday the 25th of June at Globen Tele2 arena Ball Room. The address is situated six stations from the central station. You can take the train that goes towards Hagsätra from T-centralen.Doors open at 22.00. Book your ticket here


Biljetter till kommande Jano Band konsert i Stockholm finns nu på nätet. Händelsen är inställd på att äga rum Lördagen den 25 Juni i Globen Tele2 arena Ball Room. Adressen ligger sex stationer från centralstationen (T-centralen). Du bör ta tåget som går mot Hagsätra. Boka din biljett här

Sunday, June 12, 2016

Ethiopian Rock Band Set to Rock in Stockholm

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"The Future of Rock comes from a whole new place: Ethiopia!". A creative band that goes by the name Jano Band brings the culture of rock  music together with popular Ethiopian Songs and Melodies to the audience.




As part of their European tour, the band is ready to perform in Stockholm,Sweden on the 25th of June at Globen Tele2 arena Ball Room . The concert hall has three sections with the capacity to hold more than 1500 people. Previous rumors of them not performing in the capital have official been refuted by the band using a promotional video. Tickets to the concert will soon be available online at www.ticketmaster.com.

The young artists has so far published two albums of which the latest released last year. There is a high probability that they will play songs from both albums. The name of the first album is "Erta ale" named after a famous volcanic activity site in Afar, Ethiopia. So who are the members of Jano Band ? Currently, the band consist of the following members :-

Artists
  • Kirubel Tesfaye, (Band Leader and synthesizer) 
  • Michael Hailu, (Musical Director and Lead Guitar) 
  • Dibekulu Tafesse (vocals) 
  • Haleluya Tekletsadik (vocals) 
  • Hewan Gebrewold (vocals) 
  • Hailu Merga (vocals) 
  • Yohannes Mekonen (drums) 
  • Daniel Negash (bass)
Manager
  • Samuel Tefera
Jano Band was established with an idea and vision to see Ethiopian music grow up in the international stage as that of west African counterparts. Therefore, a group of young artists had gathered and started auditioning. Initially,ten artists have been picked and started working. The word "Jano" is used to denote a royalty cloth in Ethiopia.

Swedish Version

"Framtiden för Rock kommer från en helt ny plats: Etiopien". En kreativ bandet går under namnet Jano Band ger kulturen rockmusik tillsammans med populära Etiopiska sånger till publiken.

Som en del av sin Europaturné, är bandet redo att utföra i Stockholm, Sverige den 25 Juni på Globen Tele2 arena Ball Room. De unga konstnärerna har hittills publicerat två album. Den senaste släpptes förra året. Namnet på den första skivan är 'Erta ale', uppkallad efter en  vulkanisk aktivitet plats i Afar, Etiopien.

Så vem är medlemmar av Jano Band? närvarande, bandet består av följande medlemmar: -

konstnärer
  • Kirubel Tesfaye, (bandledare och synthesizer)
  • Michael Hailu, (musikalisk ledare och gitarr)
  • Dibekulu Tafesse (sång)
  • Haleluya Tekletsadik (sång)
  • Hewan Gebrewold (sång)
  • Hailu Merga (sång)
  • Yohannes Mekonen (trummor)
  • Daniel Negash (bas)
Chef
  • Samuel Tefera





Thursday, June 9, 2016

First Jano Band Promotional Video Released

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The following is a promotional video sent from the organizers.
Följande är en PR-video som skickat från arrangörerna.




Monday, June 6, 2016

Jano Band at Stockholm

This topic is most relevant to : Swedish and International people interested in Ethiopian cultureHabeshas born and raised outside EthiopiaHabeshas Studying and Working outside Ethiopia

Jano Band is an Ethiopian Rock band that was  established on May 9,2011. There are a total of eight artists and a general manager at the band.


Addis Gessesse was their manager until last year when  the band announced their split. According to their facebook page, the current manager is Samuel Tefera.

They are getting a lot of applause for their works in introducing rock-style music to popular Ethiopian Songs.

The performance they deliver on live concert is really entertaining.To mention one,the performance they had at Lafto Mall in Addis Ababa in the year 2013 was widely viewed and appreciated. The video is shown below.

Recently, in cooperation with Club Dance Dance, they were expected to perform at Stockholm on February 27,2016. However, they were not able to present their work due to promotional issues. 


Jano Band är en Etiopisk Rockband som bildades den Maj 9,2011. Det finns totalt av åtta artister och en chef på bandet.



ethiodailypost.com

Addis Gessesse var deras chef fram till förra året. Enligt deras Facebook-sida, är den nuvarande chefen Samuel Tefera. De får en hel del applåder för sina verk i införa Rock-stil musik till populära Etiopiska låtar. Föreställningen de levererar på konsert är riktigt underhållande. För att nämna en, är prestanda de hade på Lafto Mall i Addis Abeba i allmänhet betraktas och uppskattat


Nyligen, i samarbete med Club Dance Dance, var de förväntas uppträda på Stockholm Februari 27,2016. Men de var inte kunna presentera sitt arbete pga PR-frågor. 





Thursday, June 2, 2016

Emilia Mitiku

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Emilia is the daughter of a Swedish mother and a famous Ethiopian musician Teshome Mitiku. She was born in Stockholm on January 5,1978.



As stated in her biography," Emilia had a taste of that world in 1999 when she had a worldwide hit with the song Big Big World." More than 4.5 million records were sold and the song has enabled her to win an award for Swedish song of the year in 1998. After ten years,in 2009, she released an album entitled, "My world". The album has eleven songs and the lyrics were written by her. One of the song from this album,"You are my world" has featured on the Swedish song contest (Melodifestivalen) in 2009.

Emilia är dotter till en Svensk mor och en känd Etiopisk musiker Teshome Mitiku. Hon föddes i Stockholm Januari 5,1978
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source:express.co.uk

Som skrivna i hennes biografi, 'Emilia hade en smak av denna värld när 1999 när hon hade en världshit med låten 'Big Big World.' Mer än 4. 5 miljoner skivor såldes och låten har gjort det möjligt för henne att vinna en priset för Svenska sång av året 1998. Efter tio år, i 2009, släppte hon en skiva med titeln 'Min värld'. Albumet har elva låtar och texterna var skrivna av henne.