Gigi’s (Ejigayehu Shebabaw) timeless work – adwa

borkena
February 7, 2018

Ejigayehu Shebabaw, Gigi by her stage name, is one of Ethiopia’s successful musicians. History, culture, social relation and of course love, among other things, in her music. She writes her own songs.

In one of her most popular song, Adwa, she recounts the significance of Adwa victory over the invading Italian army. She goes to the extent of asserting that Adwa is an identity of freedom.




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