Tilahun (Amharic: ጥላሁን) is a male name of Ethiopian origin that may refer to:
Amharic is one of the Ethiopian Semitic languages, which are a subgrouping within the Semitic branch of the Afroasiatic languages. It is spoken as a first language by the Amharas and as a lingua franca by other populations residing in major cities and towns of Ethiopia. The language serves as the official working language of Ethiopia, and is also the official or working language of several of the states within the Ethiopian federal system. With 21,811,600 total speakers as of 2007, including around 4,000,000 L2 speakers, Amharic is the second-most commonly spoken Semitic language in the world, after Arabic.
Tilahun Gessesse was an Ethiopian singer regarded as the most popular of his country's "Golden Age" in the 1960s. During the 1960s, he became famous throughout the country, nicknamed "The Voice". He raised money for aid during the famines of the 1970s and 1980s and earned the affection of the nation, being awarded a doctorate degree by the University of Addis Ababa and also winning a lifetime achievement award from the Ethiopian Fine Art and Mass Media Prize Trust.
Tilahun Regassa Dabe is an Ethiopian long-distance runner who mainly competes in road running competitions. He has a half marathon best of 59:19 minutes and has won the Zayed International Half Marathon and Lille Half Marathon. He made his marathon debut at the 2012 Chicago Marathon and ran the third fastest ever debut of 2:05:27 hours.
Yohannes Tilahun is an Eritrean footballer. He currently plays for the Eritrea national football team.
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Éthiopiques is a series of compact discs featuring Ethiopian singers and musicians. Many of the CDs compile songs from various singles and albums that Amha Records, Kaifa Records and Philips-Ethiopia released during the 1960s and 1970s in Ethiopia. Prominent singers and musicians from this era appearing on Éthiopiques releases include Alemayehu Eshete, Asnaketch Worku, Mahmoud Ahmed, Mulatu Astatke and Tilahun Gessesse. However, some other releases contain new recordings.
Ethiopia, also known as the Derg, competed at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, USSR. The nation returned to the Olympic Games after boycotting the 1976 Summer Olympics in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. 41 competitors, 39 men and 2 women, took part in 26 events in 3 sports.
Hadiyya is the Afroasiatic language of the Hadiya people of Ethiopia. Most speakers live in the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and People's Region in the Hadiya Zone.
The United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) is a United Nations peacekeeping force in Abyei, which is contested between the Republic of Sudan and the newly independent Republic of South Sudan. UNISFA was approved on 27 June 2011 by the United Nations Security Council in United Nations Security Council Resolution 1990 after a flareup in the South Kordofan conflict earlier in June 2011. The Ethiopian Army is the largest contributor of personnel, and as of 2018, the only contributor of individual troops.
Walias Band were an Ethiopian jazz and funk band active from the early 1970s until the early 1990s. Formed by members of the Venus Band, Walias backed up many prominent singers with a hard polyrhythmic funk sound influenced by western artists like King Curtis, Junior Walker and Maceo Parker. In 1977 they recorded one of the few albums of Ethiopian instrumental music in collaboration with vibraphonist Mulatu Astatke, whose role as a bandleader and composer was also a major influence on Ethiopian popular music.
Major General Yohannes Gebremeskel Tesfamariam was the Head of Mission and Force Commander of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) from 2013-2014. He was appointed to this position by the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on 12 March 2013.
Regassa or Regasa is a male name of Ethiopian origin that may refer to:
Bethlehem Tilahun Alemu is an Ethiopian business woman, founder and executive director of soleRebels, Africa's "fastest growing footwear company". Alemu has received honors and accolades for her business acumen, as well as her efforts to shift the discourse on Africa away from poverty to the continent's entrepreneurial spirit, social capital, and economic potential. Alemu launched "The Republic of Leather", designing sustainable luxury leather goods, and "Garden of Coffee" retail outlets to promote Ethiopian coffees.
Abel Tilahun is an Ethiopian-born artist who works across traditional and emerging art forms. At the heart of his work is a concern for both the cutting edge and the long arc of history.
Haile Tilahun Gebremariam is an Ethiopian military officer. On January 28, 2015 he was appointed the Head of Mission for United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon.
Tilahun Woldesenbet is an Ethiopian former cyclist. He competed in the individual road race event at the 1980 Summer Olympics.
Tilahun Alemayehu is an Ethiopian former cyclist. He competed in the team time trial event at the 1980 Summer Olympics.
Betoch is an Ethiopian television family sitcom starring Tilahun Gugsa airs on EBC since 2013. The series airs every Saturday and focuses on a middle class family living in Addis Ababa.
Ada'ar is a district of Afar Region in Ethiopia.
Debub Ari is a district of Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples' Region in Ethiopia.
Major General Halefom Ejigu Moges is an Ethiopian major general who was acting Head of Mission of the United Nations Interim Security Force for Abyei (UNISFA) from 2014-2015. His assignment ended with the appointment of Haile Tilahun Gebremariam as Head of Mission on 28 January 2015.
Tilahun Gizaw was a student leader who played a significant role in the Ethiopian student movement that played a part in the Ethiopian Revolution.