London will be celebrating the centenary of Adwa from March 1-3.
For those of you who are living in UK I hope you will find the
following program valuable. It is rare and unmissable opportunity.
There is Music, Symposium, Exhibition and out door and Indoor
Prof. Mesfin Woldemariam will be giving speech on Adwa & Anti-
Colonial Development, Dr.Teshay BS, and Dr. Aleme Eshete are
among the few. Friday night cultural and Music extravaganza and
many more. Don't miss it!!!
CENTENARY CELEBRATION OF THE BATTLE OF ADWA.
PROGRAM: Saturday 2 March 1996 (Islington Tower Hall
Upper ST N1
1. General Theme: Reflection on the History and Politics that
precipitated the Battle of Adwa.
9:30 - 10:00 - Registration
10:00 -10:15 - Opening remarks: Cdr..Asefa Seifu (Chair of ECB)
10:15 - 11:00 Key note Speech (Adwa & Anti-Colonial
Prof. Mesfin W/ Mariam (Chairman of EHRCO)
11:30 - 11:45 Poetry -" Mczekre Adwa " L.M Abebaw Yegzaw
11:45 - 12:15 The Ethiopian campaign Adwa
Ezra Tsegaye .
12:15 - 12:45 The Ethiopian Military, Cultural and Political
Leadership at Adwa.
General Nega Tegegn.
12:45 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 14:00 Panel Discussion on the teams of the morning
Panelists Prof: Mesfin, Dr. Aleme Ezra, Gen Nega and Dr. Aklilu)
14:00 -14:15 Poetry "Adwa Lay Kere " by Abele Haile
4:15 -14:30 Coffee Break
Moderator Dr. Mammo Muche
2 General Theme: Major Cultural forces acting in the Battle of
14:30 -15:00 - "Women in the Battle of Adwa".
Dr. Tsehaye Berhane Selasse
15:00 - 15:30 The Role of The Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Mr. Tewodros Ethopiawi
15:30 - 16:00 Contemporary relevance of the Battle of Adwa to
the 20th Century.
Mr. Worku Gebeyehu
16:00 -16:15 Coffee Break
16:15 -16:30 Poetry "ADWA" Mentesenot Mengesh
16:30- 17:00 Panel Discussion. (Dr Teshay B. Selasse Tewodros,
Worku and L.M. Abebaw Yegzaw
Moderator: Dr. Tadesse Wale
Friday March 1, 1996 Traditional and Contemporary Live Music
and Dance - Drama Based on the Battle of Adwa
Venue: The Rocket Hall, Holoway Road, University Of North
Tickets: 12.50 pound in advance, 15 at the door
Available from ECB office 0171 388 4944
1. Abbyssinia NW2 0181 208 0110
2. Addis Abba NW2 0171 209 3501
3. Ethio-Restaurant N8 0181 880 2889
4. Fasika N7 0171 272 7572
5. Lalibela NW5 0171 284 0600
6. Menelik N1 0171 700 7774
7. Senke N7 0171 359 7687
Football 5 aside indoor (6 weeks)
Date: 18 February 1996
Time: 2pm -4pm
Venue: Michael Sobel Lesiure Center
Sport type: Volleyball, Ground tennis Table Tennis and Basketball
Starts: 17 February , Every Saturday 11:30 am _2:30pm
Venue Working Men Collage, 44 Crowdale Road NW1
And many more activities. Come and enjoy the celebration
For further Information contact The Ethiopian Community in
Britannia or Dr. Mammo Muche e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
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