Tradition and Culture in Ethiopia
Injera a soft bread made from Teff flour is the most common food in Ethiopia. Teff is now considered a super food by many, due to its high valuable mineral content. Doro Wot a chicken stew is also very popular and widely enjoyed, as is Tejj a wine made from honey.View Food & Drinks
Ethiopian paintings which are found mostly in churches and monastaries have a unique signature in the way they represent figures. Similarity among the paintings include the proportion of the size and shape of the eyes and nose to the whole face. Depictions mostly include saints, angels, and ordinary people. These paintings can be found in galleries all over the country, as well as in churches, monastaries, and shops.View Paintings
Ethiopian Architecture designs range from ancient historical marvels such as Axum, Lalibela and Fasiledes to modern day country side dwellings.View Architecture
The Kirar has between five to six strings. The basic structure has two bars which hold another horizontal bar from which the strings are tied up. Masinko is made up of only one thick string. The Masinko is used widley because of its ability to adapt to different types of music. One of the oldest instruments is the Begena which is made from wood, hide and a special string found in the intestinal walls of a goat or sheep. It produces a lound tone and has ten strings.View Traditional Instruments
The Inzirt is used to make thread from cotton which will then be sent over to the operator of the Shimena. The Shimena is used to make traditional Ethiopian clothes.View Weaving
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