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Wondering what you may see of Ethiopia culture on your OverlandingAfrica.com trip?
There are many ancient traditions and pastimes dating back centuries, all blending in to a fascinating cultural heritage.
Ethiopia Food and Drink
Food and drink both play a key social role in Ethiopian culture. Food is eaten by hand, around a communal table and is a very social affair. Drink, especially coffee, is an ancient ritual and is taken very seriously.
The classical language of Ge'ez, which evolved into Amharic and Tigrean, is the only indigenous writing system in Africa that is still in use.
Ethiopia Graphic Art
Religious art plays an important role in Ethiopian culture, and wood carvings and stone work can also be found, especially in the southern lowlands.
Ethiopia Performance Art
Music and dance, especially religious music, is prevalent in Ethiopia culture. Traditional dances can also be found throughout the country.
From ancient stone churches to the medieval city of Gondar, Ethiopia is famous for its beautiful architecture which can be seen across the country.
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