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Ethiopian coffee

Saturday is New Year's Day in Ethiopia and most Ethiopians hold a traditional coffee ceremony. In our Geo Quiz, we want you to name the region in the eastern highlands of Ethiopia where the beans for Ethiopian New Year's coffee come from.

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Chef Marcus Samuelsson

Marcus Samuelsson is one of America's top chefs. He was born in Ethiopia. But, he was adopted by a couple from Sweden, where he grew up. The World's Alex Gallafent spoke to Samuelsson and asked the chef to share some of his musical influences.

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From Addis Ababa to Boston

Mulatu Astatke's mesmerizing soundtrack for the film "Broken Flowers" brought him a new generation of fans. But the Ethiopian musical icon has spent the last 50 years bridging western jazz with Ethiopia's indigenous sounds. Gideon D'Arcangelo first met up with him in Addis Ababa.