5 Ethiopian Drama Series You Have To Watch

5 Ethiopian Drama Series You Have To Watch

Ethiopian television programs are growing in popularity among the majority of the population. As access to technology is steadily increasing, viewers are being exposed to more and more television shows and series.

These range from more native versions of Ethiopian Idol, to more serious drama series. Avenues in which viewers can watch these shows range from the internet, smartphones, and of course includes the television. Many episodes of popular shows can be seen on YouTube, and simply require an internet connection to view them. You can go to an internet cafe or coffee shop with a computer or phone and watch television while you relax.

If you are a fan of drama series, there are a few evergreen Ethiopian drama series we recommend that you watch and they include: Dana, Betoch, Mogachoch, Sew Le Sew, and Bekenat Mekakel.

Top 5 Captivating Ethiopian Drama Series

1. Dana

Dana is an Ethiopian drama series produced by East African Film Production for ETV (Ethiopian TV). It start Meron Getnet, Getnet Enyew, Tesfu Birhane, Fitsum Tsegaye, Selemon Alemu, Yohannes Tefera, Emebet Woldegebriel, Haregewoin Assefa, Michael Tamre, Tesfalem Tamirat, and Kiros Haileselassie. Dana premiered on Sunday April 7, 2013 and was an instant success among Ethiopian viewers. The show airs every Sunday, and contains strong elements of drama and some comedy to give it a lighter touch at times. All episodes of Dana are available online and can be seen on ETV’s website under the Drama section. They can also be seen on YouTube in their entirety.

2. Betoch

The next series that is highly recommended is Betoch. Betoch is a Tilahun Gugsa production for Ethiopian TV. Betoch airs every Saturday and is a comedy-drama. The show is gaining serious attention from viewers who tune in to see a show that is full of adventures, hilarious surprises, and episodes that will leave you laughing at the hysterical drama occurring

with the show’s main characters. The show’s Facebook page is covered with comments from viewers who express their love for this new drama. As of now there are over 15 episodes, all of which are available on ETV’s website as well as YouTube. All episodes are commercially free for your viewing pleasure!

3. Sew Le Sew

This must watched Ethiopian drama series is a much longer running series than the previous two and goes by the title Sew Le Sew. Sew Le Sew is another show on Ethiopian TV and can be watched live here. It is considered the hottest show currently on ETV, with hundreds of thousands of viewers tuning in each week to catch the latest episode.

4. Mogachoch

Mogachoch: is a drama series about a 30 years old doctor who lives with her mother and her 10 years old daughter, Dr. Kokeb has a plan to continue her education and specialize on diabetes in order to help those suffering from the disease. She is also looking for the father of her daughter at the same time she faces a love dilemma with her co- worker doctors. At the work place she faces a lot of problems because of the interference from her co- worker / best friend and her step sister……...in this serious every week will raise different medical problems and educate the society.

5. Bekenat Mekakel

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