This exhibition showcases the result of the second stage of the Water in Ethiopia ) project 2022/2023

Mother by Abenzer Tefera
Water for all by Ashenafe Mestika
Inherited Journey by Bemnet Fekadu
Cildren of the great Rift by Carlo Ertola
10 Kilo by Dawit Teshome
Fishermen at Babogaya by Mekdes Ababu                             
Remote Journey by Mikiyas Alemayehu

Water in Ethiopia @ Andy Spyra

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You will find a selection of media in German language and in translation in the library: books, magazines, films, music, apps and games. Find out more about current topics and trends, and get to know Germany.


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In the library you'll find an up-to-date selection of printed and audiovisual media in German and partly in English to keep you informed about latest trends and current issues.


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We promote cultural exchange between Germany and Ethiopia. We initiate film series, exhibitions, concerts, seminars and festivals which involve bilateral artistic production, reception and reflection. 

Dialoge 20-13 - Kolkata von Sasha Waltz / Padmini Chettur / Mahler Chamber Orchestra Photo: Martin Wälde

Water in Ethiopia

Photographers based in Ethiopia participated in a photography workshop focusing on the theme of “Water” in relation to Ethiopia.

Water in Ethiopia © Andy Spyra


After the political change in Ethiopia that enabled new possibilities for the development of civil society, it is meaningful to look at the work of media, especially that of television, and to give it new incentives. 

INPUT © Goethe-Institut

The Wax and Gold of Hairstyles in Ethiopia

The Wax and Gold of Hairstyles in Ethiopia exhibition marks Goethe-Institut Äthiopien’s second collaboration with the Frobenius Institute since 2019.

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