Alfred Ilg Conservation Project

Heritage Watch Association wishes to thank wholeheartedly, Ambassador Daniel Hunn and his staff for the cocktail event ‘Alfred Ilg Conservation Project’ held on Saturday September 21st, at the Swiss Embassy. At the event, which was an introduction

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Recent Events


What’s new at HW?

Heritage Watch Association is about to launch its FIRST project ‘Surveying and Mapping Urban Heritage Buildings’. Made possible by funding from Embassy of Czech Republic in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia and the Czech Development Agency….

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Background of Addis Ababa

In 1886 during king Meneliek’s campaign to the southeastern part of Ethiopia, his wife Queen Taitu set camp on the plains of Finfinne and started to build a new settlement which she named Addis Ababa literally meaning “new flower” in Amharic.
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