Honorees of the Second Ethiopian Heritage Festival – EHSNA PR

For Immediate Release – July 18, 2012

Ethiopian Heritage Society of North America


Honorees of the Second Ethiopian Heritage Festival

Archbishop, Journalists to be honored:

  • Ethiopian Free press Journalist for reporting the truth, corruption, and the human rights condition in Ethiopia at great personal sacrifice and risk; and,
  • An Ethiopian Archbishop, Abune Melkesedek, who calls for Ethiopian Muslims and Christians to cooperate and stand shoulder to shoulder to stand against undue religious interference by the government of Ethiopia. The bishop also stood for the rights of women and girls to sing in the choirs of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church.

These are among those who will be primarily honored, celebrated, and remembered at the upcoming Ethiopian Heritage Second annual Festival to be held from Friday, July 27, through Sunday, July 29, 2012 at Georgetown University in Washington, D.C. Read More