Children's Theatre in Ethiopia

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Ashagrie, Aboneh;
  • Publisher: Universität Hamburg, Hiob Ludolf Centre for Ethiopian Studies
  • Journal: Aethiopica (issn: 2194-4024, eissn: 1430-1938)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.15460/aethiopica.15.1.662
  • Subject: Ethiopian Studies | Theatre; Art; Children; Literature; Amharic; History; | ddc:300 | ddc:490 | ddc:700 | ddc:792 | ddc:800 | ddc:890 | ddc:900

When theatre arts emerged in Ethiopia 90 years ago, all characters in the pioneering play were performed solely by children in front of the Crown Prince Täfäri Mäkwännǝn, and members of the aristocracy. The tradition of considering children as a main force of stage prod... View more