Ethiopian Artists to Feature at Spain’s Rototom Sunsplash Festival

Ethiopian Artists to Feature at Spain’s Rototom Sunsplash Festival Ethiopian Artists to Feature at Spain’s Rototom Sunsplash Festival

Ethnopia was created from a partnership between Walter Rizzi a music promoter and business man Haileluel Tamiru in order to promote Ethiopian culture.

Ethiopian music project Ethnopia is sponsoring 11 local acts to the Rototom Sunsplash reggae festival. With the theme ‘Celebrating Africa’, the festival will run from 12 – 19 August in Valencia, Spain.

Ethnopia was created from a partnership between Walter Rizzi a music promoter and business man Haileluel Tamiru in order to promote Ethiopian culture.

“Ethiopian music is isolated therefore such kinds of opportunities will allow us to introduce our country’s music and culture to the world,” said Rizzi.

Ethnopia has partnered with the Ethiopian Airlines, the Ethiopian Tourism Organization (ETO), Heineken Brewery, Garden of Coffee and the Embassy of Spain to Ethiopia.

“We partnered with Ethnopia because we wanted to show the organizers of the festival that we are capable of hosting the festival in Ethiopia in January 2018,” said Yohannes Tilahun, CEO of the ETO, an autonomous government body tasked with promoting Ethiopia’s culture and tourism.

The eleven Ethiopian artists representing Ethiopia at the festival are Hailemikael Getnet (Haile Roots), Henock Mehari, Yohannis Bekele (Jonny Ragga) Samuel Berhanu (Sami Dan) Tsedeniya Birhanu (Tsedi), Yohanna Ashenafi (Yo Yo), Yohannes Wubeshet (Ras Johny), Chelina Yeshiwondim and The Mehari Brothers band which will offer background vocals.

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