The Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) presents: Into the Light - An Ethiopian Cultural Day
Saturday 29 September 2018, 13.00 - 17.30
FREE | Sackler Centre | Event online

Into the Light - An Ethiopian Cultural Day. Image by Dan Kira Into the Light - An Ethiopian Cultural Day. Image by Dan Kira

Come for a day of Ethiopian music, dance, storytelling, hands-on crafts, gallery tours and talks.


  • The award winning Dan-Kira will perform their amazing hair waving, shoulder shaking and body popping dances, and lead storytelling and dance workshops 

  •  Amharic singer and Krar musician Haymanot Tesfa will share the beauty of her voice through traditional folk music 

  • Make your own keepsakes & amulets inspired by Ethiopian Jewellery 

  • Write your name in Amharic then decorate and wear it as a badge
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  • Create a greeting card by colouring and decorating an illuminated Ethiopic manuscript 

  • Discover the work of Ethiopian contemporary artists with a talk led by Rakeb Sile founder of the celebrated Addis Fine Arts Gallery 

  • Visit the Maqdala 1868 display with a museum curator 

  • Go on a search for Ethiopia across the museum with one of our gallery educators

Info: Into the light - Ethiopian Cultural Day takes place on 29 Sept 2018 at the Sackler Centre, Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL | More information on this event





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