Call for Applications for Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) Program

  The Public Affairs Section of the Embassy of the United States of America in Addis Ababa is pleased to announce the 2020-2021 Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA). The Fulbright Teaching Excellence and Achievement (Fulbright TEA) Program is a program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs …

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Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, February 6, 2020 – The U.S. Embassy sponsors a musical and cultural exchange workshop

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, February 6, 2020 – The U.S. Embassy in Addis Ababa was pleased to sponsor a musical and cultural exchange workshop between American and Ethiopian artists from January 27 to 31, 2020 at Yared Music School and February 3-6, 2020 at Mekelle American Corner. The workshop culminated in a grand finale performance by …

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Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor at Girma Yifrashewa’s “Bridging Cultures” Concert

Welcome Remarks by Michael Raynor U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at Girma Yifrashewa’s “Bridging Cultures” Concert Skylight Hotel, Addis Ababa January 30, 2020 As Prepared for Delivery Distinguished colleagues, Guests and friends, Good evening. It’s a great pleasure to join you for a wonderful night of music. Let me start by saying how pleased and grateful …

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U.S. Completes Cultural Preservation Project at Bete Golgotha Mikael in Lalibela

U.S. Ambassador Michael Raynor and State Minister of Culture and Tourism Bizunesh Meseret jointly inaugurated the completion of the preservation of Bete Golgotha Mikael Church in Lalibela today. Representatives of the Ethiopian Orthodox Church, the Lalibela government administration, members of the National Scientific Committee, and invited guests attended this special event. This project was funded …

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Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor at the Completion of Conservation Work at Bete Golgotha Mikael

Michael Raynor  U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at the Completion of Conservation Work at Bete Golgotha Mikael Addis Ababa, Ethiopia November 21, 2018 (As prepared for delivery)   Ladies and Gentlemen Good morning! In February, I visited Lalibela for the first time, and had the honor to launch the second U.S. Embassy cultural preservation project in Lalibela, …

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Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor at “Our Ethiopia” Video Challenge Awards Ceremony

Michael Raynor  U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at “Our Ethiopia” Video Challenge Awards Ceremony Ethiopian National Theatre, Addis Ababa July 23, 2018 (As prepared for delivery)   Hello, and thank you very much for joining us this evening. And particular thanks to Her Excellency Fozia Amin, the Minister of Culture and Tourism, for being an important part …

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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador Michael A. Raynor at the Crow and Canyon Music Performance

Michael Raynor  U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia at the Crow and Canon Music Performance U.S. Embassy, Addis Ababa March 20, 2018 (As prepared for delivery) Thank you very much! I’m really happy to join Ambassador Mary Beth in welcoming you all to tonight’s modern American bluegrass concert by Crow and the Canyon. And we’re very honored …

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U.S. Embassy Highlights Support for Cultural Preservation at Book Launch – “Ethiopia: The Living Churches of an Ancient Kingdom”

The Ambassador of the United States of America Michael A. Rayner hosted a reception for the launch of the book “Ethiopia: The Living Churches of an Ancient Kingdom.” Minister of Culture and Tourism Dr. Hirut Woldemariam and His Holiness Abune Matthias attended the launch along with Ambassadors, artists, photographers, scholars and journalists. The book has 544 pages …

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Remarks by Ambassador Michael Raynor Honoring President John F. Kennedy’s Legacy in Supporting Youth

Remarks by  Michael Raynor U.S. Ambassador to Ethiopia Honoring President John F. Kennedy’s Legacy in supporting Youth  Bahir Dar American Corner, Bahir Dar October 11, 2017 (As prepared for delivery) Good afternoon everyone. I’m so excited to be here with you in Bahir Dar, on my first visit outside of Addis Ababa. I’d like to …

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U.S.-Ethiopian University Linkage Seed Grant Competition

The Public Affairs Section of the U.S. Embassy to Ethiopia Grants Notice: U.S.-Ethiopian University Linkage Seed Grant Competition   The Public Affairs Section (PAS) of the U.S. Embassy to Ethiopia is pleased to announce a competition for U.S.-Ethiopian University Linkage Seed Grant projects through the Public Diplomacy Grants program.  The purpose of funding these projects …

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Workshop on Sustainable Cultural Heritage Preservation Opens

Addis Ababa, December 14, 2016:   The Embassy of the United States of America today opened a two-day workshop on “Sustainable Conservation and Cultural Heritage Preservation” in collaboration with the Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage (ARCCH) and the World Monuments Fund (WMF).  At the opening ceremony, workshop participants witnessed a grant signing between …

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