Ethiopian festival

August 31, 2019 | Staff Writer

Ethiopian Festival Returns to Silver Spring

The Ethiopian Festival returns on Sunday, September 1 from 1 to 9 p.m. at Veterans Plaza, located at Fenton Street and Ellsworth Drive in downtown Silver Spring. The festival is an opportunity to share and celebrate the Ethiopian cultural heritage. There will be a full lineup of musical performances including traditional and modern Ethiopian music, a […]

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August 29, 2019 | Jordan Lindsay

Five Things to Know for Aug. 29 in Montgomery County

Today is Thursday, Aug. 29. Here are five things to know in Montgomery County. 1.Board of Education to Meet: This meeting will be held at the Carver Educational Services Center [850 Hungerford Drive] in Rockville and will begin at 9 a.m. – with public agenda items beginning at noon. The public portion of the meeting […]

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January 3, 2014 | Valerie Bonk

Local Ethiopian Spice Company Works to Empower Women

“Trade instead of charity” is the theme of one local Ethiopian business looking to make a difference. Qmem, a line of spices sold in Montgomery County stores and online, along with its sister company Think Smart Trade, is a privately help social enterprise with the vision of improving the living standards for socially disadvantaged single […]

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September 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

Harvest Moon Festival Sept. 22

The Harvest Moon Festival will take place on Sept. 22 from 1 to 9 p.m. at Veterans Plaza, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring. Enjoy music from around the world with Master of Ceremonies Bliss Ananda. Chopteeth Afro-Funk Big Band will appear at 7:30 p.m. Veterans Plaza is easily accessible from the Silver Spring Metro Station […]

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September 17, 2013 | Staff Writer

Ethiopian Cultural Festival (Photos & Video)

The Ethiopian Cultural Festival returned to Veterans Plaza in Silver Spring on September 15. The day included a fashion show, music and crafts as well as food from a variety of vendors.   Photos | Alan Bowser  

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September 14, 2013 | Staff Writer

Ethiopian Cultural Festival Sept. 15

The Ethiopian Festival returns on Sept. 15 from 12 noon to 9 p.m. at Veterans Plaza, One Veterans Place, Silver Spring. Enjoy fashion show, music and crafts. Food will be available from vendors. Blessed Coffee will be demonstrating the Ethiopian Coffee Ceremony. The Festival is expected to draw more than 20,000 and is easily accessible […]

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