Ethiopia holds state funeral for Dr. Tilahun Gessesse

Tilahun GessesseEMF (23 April 2009) [Watch Video of the funeral service] Hundreds of thousands  have attended the funeral service for Ethiopian music legend, Dr. Tilahun Gessesse today, sources said. State funeral processions is carried out Meskel square and the funeral was conducted at the cemetery of the Holy Trinity Cathedral.  It was the most powerful ceremony ever took place in Ethiopia, according to sources.  On Wednesday, a requiem service was held overnight at the Holy Trinity Cathedral. Candle light vigils have also been held in several places last night including at the Addis National Theatre and Woliso, a city where he was grown up.  [Watch Video].

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