Finalists compete in the regional finals on Wednesday, June 7 at Jammin Java www. The winner of the round and the top 5 co-winners go to the international finals of the Mountain Stage NewSong Contest on Saturday, Aug. One co-winner will be chosen to perform on a Mountain Stage show. Sat Aug 26 The NewSong Academy, three days of intensive workshops on songcraft and live performance, celebrates its 2nd year in hip, historic Shepherdstown, WV just 90 minutes from Washington, D.
You can learn more about the fund and contribute at ethiopiatrustfund. Join the conversation on Twitter and Facebook. Closed Addis Ababa was announced as the event's next host city in an exuberant handover ceremony at the conclusion of the Forum in Edinburgh.
This will be the 12th annual forum and will be the first time it is hosted by a lower income country.
Members of the social enterprise movement from all the other continents will be there too, learning from each other and sharing their experiences. Kibret Abebe, Chair of Social Enterprise Ethiopiaa social enterprise support body which was created at the end ofsaid he was delighted that Addis Ababa won the bid to host the forum.
However, Abebe pointed out that the songwriting association of washington of social enterprise was not yet widely recognised and saw an enormous opportunity to raise awareness of business with a social purpose: The British Council has played a key role in recent years in helping to support the development of social enterprise in Ethiopia and is co-hosting the forum in We are excited to have our first forum in a developing country, engaging with inspirational social enterprise leaders in Ethiopia and throughout Africa and collaborating for a sustainable legacy.
As the forum drew to a close, Abebe said that he and his colleagues would return home and continue their preparations. The state broadcaster ETV reported that Maj. Kinfe Dagnew, former head of the Metal and Engineering Corporation, was arrested near the Sudanese border where he was trying to flee.
Images of the former official in handcuffs arriving by helicopter in the capital, Addis Ababa, have been aired repeatedly by the state broadcaster.
We hope that he will get what he deserves. In addition, a further 36 individuals were apprehended for alleged human rights violation. The previous government of Ethiopia, a close security ally of the West, was often accused of rights violations by international groups and activists.
While other officials implicated in the plot have fled the country, the former intelligence chief is now residing in northern Ethiopia and should turn himself in to authorities, he said.
Attorney General Berhanu Tsegaye told local journalists on Monday, November 12th the detention comes after five months of investigation. Fana Broadcasting Yilikal Getnet, an opposition figure, told The Associated Press the public had demanded the arrests of the former officials.
Since Abiy, 42, came to power in April his new government has released several thousand political prisoners, permitted exiled opposition groups to return home, dropped terror charges against prominent opposition politicians and permitted the media to operate more freely.
Amnesty International welcomed the arrests. We urge the government of Prime Minister Abiy to take further steps to ensure justice and accountability for all past human rights violations and abuses, while at the same time ensuring all the individuals arrested receive fair trials.
Closed OkayAfrica caught up with Nebyu to discuss his new album and growing up uptown. The Ethiopian-American rapper hails from uptown Washington, D. He was raised in a Rastafarian household by an Ethiopian dad and African-American mother.
He preaches about belonging to his community, gentrification and the diaspora. His work serves as a strong soundboard, for not only his Ethiopian community but D.
Nebyu first ventured into making music as a producer, but soon found it frustrating getting artists to use his beats. OkayAfrica caught up with Nebyu to discuss the new album and growing up uptown.NSAI includes songwriters from all genres of music, professional and amateur, who are committed to protecting the rights and future of songwriting.
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Wisconsin Ave, NW PMB Washington, DC Songwriters Association of Washington. Paige Powell and Eileen Bernstein--two leaders in the songwriting community -- at SAW's Community Day on Saturday, McLean, VA.
Paige Powell is a SAW board member, and Eileen was there to represent NSAI, Nashville Songwriters' Association International. They both performed too! Tomy Wright, performing songwriter based in the National Capital area, is a member of the Frederick Acoustic Music Enterprise, FOCUS Music, the Songwriters Association of Washington, and the Washington Area Music Association.
Educational workshops, performance showcases, U.S. songwriter associations, international songwriter organizations. Songwriting contests and competitions for songwriters, lyricists, music composers, publishers and producers.
How to write songs and lyrics. Educational websites and . On Saturday, November 24, at approximately am Oregon State Police Troopers and emergency personnel responded to the report of a single vehicle crash on US near MP 40, which is approximately one half mile north of Kent in Sherman County, Oregon.