Untitled, ‘Patriot's Day Celebration’ Series

Aron Simeneh2015-05-05



Ethiopia is the only country in Africa that has never been colonized. During the ‘Scramble for Africa’, Ethiopia defeated Italy not only once but twice! Addis Ababa celebrates "Victory Day" every year on May 5th. This day commemorates fallen and still living Ethiopian soldiers who risked their lives for the sake of their country. This series depicts these patriots on taken on "Victory Day" 2015.


  • Title: Untitled, ‘Patriot's Day Celebration’ Series
  • Creator: Aron Simeneh
  • Date Created: 2015-05-05
  • Location: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Subject Keywords: 89plus Addis Ababa workshop 2015, Soldier, Veteran, Portaiture, Uniforms
  • Type: Documentary photography
  • Publisher: 89plus
  • Medium: Photograph
  • Place of Birth: Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Date of Birth: 1996
  • Artist Name: Aron Simeneh

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