Category Archives: culture

Ketera: Ethiopian Epiphany Celebration In Gondar

In honoring Timket (Ethiopian Epiphany) Celebration, I present an excerpt from an article published on The global S.E.E Africa Magazine about Timket and a video showing the highlights of Ketera (The eve of Ethiopian Epiphany) in Gondar. ” Timket is … Continue reading

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Dräikinneksdag: The Day Of The Three Kings

On January 6th while I was celebrating Ethiopian Christmas eve in the Grand Duchy, my Ethiopian gastronomic journey here in Europe brings yet another traditional treat on my plate. Galette des rois is a pastry tart, which traditionally eaten here … Continue reading

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Christmas: Chocolate Yule Log With Ethiopian Coffee

It’s one of the eloquent details of interracial marriage, where two cultures come together, to create something unique. This traditional combination emanates from a home, where two Christmas celebrations are taking place on different days. Besides Dec 25th Christmas celebration, … Continue reading

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FLAMMLACHS: Flame Salmon At Christmas Market In Luxembourg

As the season suggests, my Ethiopian Gastronomic Journey took place at Christmas markets in Luxembourg City – from the traditional Place d’Armes to the historically vibrant Place De La Constitution. The Winterlights Festival of Luxembourg City creates a magical colorful … Continue reading

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Belgium: Christmas Market Bruges

Bruges, Christmas Market and Brussels Waffle. Happy Holiday!

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Hidar: Annual Feast of The Archangel St. Michael

Hidar is the third month of a yearly Ethiopian calendar which contains thirteen months.  It’s a month when the spirit of new beginning celebration gives away to the anticipation and preparation of the coming big events and celebrations – Genna … Continue reading

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Veurne: The Beautiful Market Square Of Belgium

It was lovey to discover one of the most beautiful market squares of Belgium in relaxed Veurne. The market square (Grote Markt in Flemish) is so captivating, as it is surrounded by impressive postcard like buildings. Here besides church bells, … Continue reading

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