ADDIS ABABA (Press Release)―HOHE Literary Awards (HOHE Awards) will be holding its first annual award on August 28, 2017 at the National Theater in Addis Ababa.
HOHE Literary Awards is an annually organized award beginning from 2017, presented for an author of a distinguished Ethiopian book possessing notable literary merit and critical perspective as well as illuminating important contemporary issues. The HOHE Literary Awards highlights just some of the many good books with broad appeal published in Ethiopia during the past year.
HOHE Award is organized by Northeast Events in partnership with Addis Ababa University (AAU) and Ethiopian National Archives and Library Agency (NALA). According to the organizers, the aim of the Award is to put a spotlight on the creativity and diverse wealth of contemporary literature in the field of fiction (novel), non-fiction, biographic, historical, etc. to promote the circulation of literature within the country and encourage greater interest in literary works.
This year, HOHE Awards will be given in 9 categories. Books in three categories namely, fiction, poetry and children’s books are going to be awarded as best book of the year. The other six categories are personalities and organizations that have contributed a lot in facilitating reading.
HOHE Literary Awards 2017
Date: August 28, 2017, 6-8pm
Venue: The Ethiopian National Theater, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Source: HOHE Literary Awards
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