Leza, a radio show on Sheger FM 102.1 hosted by Berhanu Digaffe, has been organizing Leza Awards for seven years now. Recognizing talent by a selection of musicians and filmmakers, it has been one of the platforms where local artistic excellence is celebrated.
Organized by St Petersburg Music House and Rossotrudnichestvo, a concert dubbed "Embassy of Musical Mastery" by Alexei Morozov (flute), Vladimir Pinyalov (trumpet) and Nikolai Saratovsky (piano) was held in Addis Ababa on June 7 and 8.
The Spanish Embassy will be hosting, collaborating and performing with world renowned Spanish classical guitarist, Rafael Serrallet in a concert, which will be held on Monday June 29 at 7:00 PM at Villa Verde off Ethio-China Avenue.
Mulatu Astatke’s trailblazing album, Mulatu of Ethiopia, was officially rereleased on Friday May 19. Recorded in New York, the album from 1972 arrived at a time when Mulatu had begun to master the delicate fusion of styles needed to create Ethio jazz.