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Here's a list of all of the Ethiopia related events that we know that are taking place up to the end of January 2022.
The AES is not holding an Ethiopian Christmas Lunch this year, because of the problems with Covid, but you'll see that there is an Azmari Bet taking place at the Jazz Cafe on Sunday 9 January for anyone who wants to celebrate Ethiopian Christmas.

Saturday 8 January - Saturday 5 February - "መጠን" The Balance of Things by Dawit Abebe - Art Exhibition at the Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London Bridge
Private View: Saturday the 8th of January from 12:00-18:00, Open Tuesday–Saturday: 11:00-18:00
Monumental figures stand clutching bulging sacks, some filled with wild animals, others with an entire city’s worth of buildings, while small groups of people appear at miniature scale gathered beneath their looming presence. Ethiopian artist Dawit Abebe’s artistic practice centres around an investigation of power structures. This latest series, entitled The Balance of Things (መጠን), presented in a solo exhibition at Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London, marks a new focus on the devastating impacts of disproportionate wealth and greed.

Sunday 9 January, 18:00-20:00 GMT - Virtual Panel: The War on Tigray's Healthcare & the Humanitarian Toll by Health Professionals Network for Tigray "HPN4TIGRAY"
HPN4Tigray is hosting a virtual panel on the devastating impact of war on Tigray's healthcare system and post-war reconstruction. With expert panelists Dr. Mukesh Kapila, Dr. Hayelom Kebede, and Dr. Tony Magaña.

Sunday 9 January, 19:00-24:00 GMT - Azmari Bet feat Krar Collective, Dahlak Band, Zewditu, Baby M & Sheba Sound by SelamLeEthiopia
Live at the Jazz Cafe, 5 Parkway, London NW1 7PG Tickets £16.50 + booking fee
Azmari Bet club and Kazum present an evening of the best Horn of Africa roots and rhythms to celebrate Ethiopian and Eritrean Orthodox Christmas.
The booking fee varies, depending on where you purchase the tickets:
SelamLeEthiopia - £1.50 fee so tickets cost £18.00
Eventbrite - £1.87 fee so tickets cost £18.37
Jazz Cafe - £2.50 fee so tickets cost £19.00 (but with an option to book an upstairs table for a meal)

Thursday 13 January, 14:00-15:30 GMT - Journalist Safety Outlook 2022 by RiskPal / HP Risk Management
The 2022 Journalist Safety Outlook will analyse trends and events which are likely to impact media security and editorial decisions in 2022.

Tuesday 18 January, 19:00-20:30 GMT - Online Book Club - The Scent of Eucalyptus by John Dillon by The Anglo-Ethiopian Society
Set in Ethiopia in the early 1960s, this is both a roguish coming of age novel and a snapshot of a world on the cusp of change.

Wednesday 19 January, 19:00-20:00 GMT - AHG Seminar - PhD/ECR Showcase by Animal History Group
January seminar with Carina Phillips, Wessel Broekhuis and Matthew Carter
The animal archive of W.C. Osman and Yvonne Hill: collecting the living and the dead in the 20th century by Carina Phillips
The Story of Jack: Life and Legacy of the First Elephant of Natura Artis Magistra by Wessel Broekhuis
A paradox bird: the history of Mansfield Parkyns’ shoebill by Matthew Carter
The mounted specimen of a shoebill (Balaeniceps rex), one of a pair collected by the Nottinghamshire-born explorer and amateur naturalist, Mansfield Parkyns (1823-1894), during his travels in Abyssinia and Sudan, has been a staple feature of Wollaton Hall’s natural history collection of taxidermy birds since 1927.

Thursday 20 January - Saturday 26 February - I Surrender My Body to Water and Fire by Daniela Yohannes - Art Exhibition at Addis Fine Art, London
21 Eastcastle Street, London W1W  8DD, Tuesday - Friday, 11:00-18:00, Saturday 12:00-18:00
Eritrean born Daniela Yohannes, now lives and works in Guadeloupe in the French Caribbean. Daniela's’ latest body of work is a response to contemporary migration discourse, rendered through a personal, emotive, and Diasporic lens.

Friday 21 January, 17:00-19:00 GMT - Ethiopia Diaspora Day Series by Africa Business Club | African Student Association
A Diaspora Day Series featuring Ethiopia, moderated by Rebkha Atnafou-Boyer.
What role can the diaspora play in improving the Ethiopia of tomorrow?

Wednesday 26 January, 19:00-21:00 GMT - Sing and Sing On by The Anglo-Ethiopian Society
Kay Kaufman Shelemay will give an overview of how her new book, Sing and Sing On, came about and a perspective of the musicians and how they contributed to building the Ethiopian American diaspora.

Thursday 27 January, 22:30-24:00 GMT - Livestream: Ethiopian & Eritrean Yebeg Tibs by City Market Classes & Events
Join Mulu Tewelde for a demo of her Yebeg Tibs, a sautéed lamb dish that's perfect for chilly winter nights!
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