Seminars and workshops during Selam Festival Addis . Seminars are aimed at highlighting the success and hurdles of the Inner Vision project, the empowerment of females in the cultural scene and the role of Festival as development tool.


Theory and practical Live Sound engineering workshop
January 13 -16, 2015
Place: Selam Ethiopia office & Tropical Garden

Theoretical and hands on practice during the actual festival event  for a number of particpating sound engineers.
Instructors: Henrik Sollien, Surafel Mulualem and Events Sound & Light (ESL) from Nairobi, Kenya.

All female workshop
January 16 2015
Place: Selam Ethiopia Office

Gnucci with Spoek Mathambo and Roxy Farhat along with 12 vocalists and participants in the project Music Leads the Way. A workshop giving practical tips and inspiration on how it is possible to put out music with simple means via social mediashared thoughts on self-confidence and courage to get around in an often difficult to navigate and male-dominated industry.


Seminar I: The Role and Concept of Festival and Event in the Creative Industry
January 16, 8:30am -12:30pm
Place: Ethiopia Intellectual Property/EIPO/ next to MOLSA

Panelists: Dr. Mulugeta Fesseha; Ato Ayalneh Mulatu , Ato Addis Gesses Manager of Jano Band, Thomas Gylling DJ, promotor and TV maker from Sweden, Amo Talwarfrom organization PUNCH in Birmingham & London, Luc Mayitoukou from Senegal , manager of Lexxus Legal and Peter Hvalkof, Roskilde Festival, from Denmark.

SFA- Seminar II: The Progress of Inner Vision
January 16, 2:00pm-5pm
Place: Ethiopia Intellectual Property/EIPO/ next to MOLSA

A seminar highlighting the Inner Vision project  to show the efforts exerted by Selam and NOVIB in the past 2 years and the methodologies, strategies and steps which have been taken by both parties will be shared. The inclusive music education program aligned with the music education program will be presented by Selam.

Panelists: Dr. Sewalem from AAU, Ato Nebiyou Baye, Dean at AAU-College of Performing art, Abebe Yehualwork from HPDO, Ato Getu Mulatu from NOVIB, Yeshumnesh Taye from Yared School of music, Helen Asfaw Program Director from Selam Ethiopia

Honorable Guest: Dr. Admassu Tsegaye, president at AAU

SFA- Seminar III: The Role of WOMEN in the Culture Sector
January 17, 8:30am :5:00pm
Place: Ethiopia Intellectual Property/EIPO/ next to MOLSA

What are the success and challenges of women in music sector? This seminar creates a platform for female musicians to present their professional journe and sets up a platform for exchanging skills, tool sets, and network,To creating a dialogue among female musicians from Ethiopia, Kenya and Sweden.

Panelists: Artist Tsedeneya Gebere Markos (ET), Fiker Shiferaw from MAE consulting firm, Mohammed Kassa Promotor and Event organiser, Azeb Worku, film producer and artist, artist Gnucci from Sweden, Angela Ndambuki from Kenya.


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