EUROPE/SPAIN - Integration, equality and respect: Ethiopian social circus changes the lives of the country’s children

Thursday, 10 August 2017


A Coruña (Agenzia Fides) – Circus, education and social assistance are the values of the Fekat Circus, an Ethiopian group which aims at improving the lives of the children in that country . The initiative is for social change to eliminate the poverty and lack of resources affecting millions in Ethiopia. A group of 8 young Ethiopians aged 18 - 32 years, started this circus which promote values such as integration, equality and respect. Fekat Circus first opened 2004 in Addis Abeba, when this group of youngsters living on the streets decided to work together to improve their own lives and those of other children.
The spectacle is powerful and intense, enriched with typical African music, Ethiopian melodies in particular. With a good hour of entertainment Fekat Circus sends its audience away in good spirits
(AP) (10/8/2017 Agenzia Fides)