Category: Art

Ethiopian & Iranian artistes perform at Katara

The Peninsula Ethiopian and Iranian artistes enthralled the audience at Katara Amphitheatre when they performed on Sunday and yesterday at the ongoing ‘Cultural Diversity Festival’ organised by the Cultural Village Foundation- Katara in cooperation with the Unesco office in Doha. The Ethiopian troupe “Ethiocolor” staged folk dances as well played […]

These vintage photos capture the lives of young Ethiopians in Addis Ababa 50 years ago

Three years ago, Philipp Schütz, a Swiss publisher and photographer based in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, bought two books about Uganda by Dutch photographer, Andrea Stultiens. The photography, a selection of curated images taken by Ugandan photographers, shows people going about their lives under colonization, regime changes, and dictatorships. The project was meant to digitize […]

Daegu festival: South Korea’s body art show

Models are transformed into dazzling works of art at a body painting competition in Daegu. AFP Held over the weekend, the Daegu International Bodypainting Festival aims to showcase the world’s best body art skills. AFP Wearing nothing but underwear and strategically placed pieces of duct tape, models showed off flamboyant […]