Event celebrates Ethiopian culture, food

Emebet Alemu, City of Hillsboro welcome all for food, film and fun on June 9 at The Walters.

After moving to the Portland metro area in 2009, Emebet Alemu found herself searching for more culturally expressive events in the community. When she noticed little to no representation and celebration of her own home country of Ethiopia, Alemu decided she should get things started.

Years later, with help from the City of Hillsboro, Alemu is excited to welcome community members to the Ethiopian Cultural Festival from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 9, at the Walters Cultural Arts Center, 527 E. Main St., for a variety of culturally-rich activities. Continue reading…

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