Dr. Maritu Legesse has been appointed as the cultural ambassador of Wollo people.
In the two days of the Aholalo cultural game festival in Hayk town, the artist Maritu, who gave birth to the four elements and grew up wearing cultural clothes all year long and proud of her language, the body of Wolloye, the identity of being Wolloye to the world. After 23 years of staying in America, she came to her country and came to the Aholalo traditional game festival held in Hayk town. Legesse was appointed the cultural ambassador for the people of Wollo.
Artist Maritu Legesse, Artist Hanan Abdu and other artists, Amhara region culture and tourism bureau manager Mr. Sahir Mohammed, South Wollo zone prosperity party leader Mr. Ali Mekonen and other invited guests of zone and district leaders attended the program.
Mr. Mesfan Mekonen, the head of South Wollo Zone Culture and Tourism Department, stated that Aholalo is a cultural democratic event that is held according to the principle of accepting victory and defeat with balance of balance, tolerance, respect and acceptance is a cultural democratic state where the needs are celebrated with respect and applause.
The head of South Wollo zone prosperity party Mr. Ali Mekonen said that Ethiopia is the home of ancient cultural values, literature, architecture, music and other artistic works. This is why Ethiopia is named as a cultural museum by historians and cultural researchers. He said that the social, economic, political, administrative, ethical, psychological conditions, language, history, literature, home making, nutrition, art values and appreciation, jewellery, cultural and religious and other values will be taken as part of the culture of our people.
A one minute prayer to remember the artists of Wollo Lalibela group who sacrificed their work for the people and country, art and music.
At last the appointment of the cultural ambassador of the woredas, a recognition program for the honourable Dr. Martu Legesse and choosing the host of the next year’s Aholalo cultural game festival Abasel Woreda.
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