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The Festival of 1000 Stars

Cultural festivals can instill pride in traditional knowledge systems, provide a platform for the celebration of diversity and promote peace and understanding. For the Festival of 1000 Stars, many cultures of Ethiopia’s southern region gather together for three days of music and dance. This festival is a showcase of the diversity of the food, music and art of the many peoples of Ethiopia, providing an unprecedented platform to highlight multiple identities, landscapes and lifeways.