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NEWS: FROM ORMO MACEDONIAN AND LITERATURE IS IS CONTINUING IN ADIDIS ABABA



Model walks the runway sporting a design with elements of traditional Oromo clothing.

Etienne Abera

Addis Ababa October 8, 2019 – At the Grand Eliana Hotel, Addis Ababa, the night of October 2, 2019, a fashion and literary night was held, a manifestation was organized as part of a celebration of the home coming to Ireicha by Jora Finefine and organized by Tokuma Promotion and Fun. modern designs of Oromo traditional clothing. The contemporary design twist has drawn praise from the audience and was the highlight of the night in which 6 designers presented their work. Solan Birkhanu, organizer, said Jerejaiah's return to Hora Finnifea 150 years ago inspired him to hold the event and that his plan is to show the collection to other cities in the country after this. Modern Design with Traditional Elements A piece by one of the designers was auctioned for 81,000 ETB at night.

The night also featured poetry by Afan Oromo from more than 5 poets. Accompanied by jazz music, the poets presented their works dealing with the culture, history and struggle of the Oromo people. The poets also told Addis Standard that they plan to hold these literary nights on a monthly basis from now on.


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