Fendika (Amharic: "Exult!")is an Ethiopian music group based in Addis Ababa. Led by Melaku Belay, they operate a venue, tour, record, and perform under the name Fendika. Born in 1980 in Ethiopia, Melaku Belay lived as an orphan on the streets of Addis Ababa. As a child Belay earned a living shining shoes and taught himself to dance through participation in folk traditions and religious festivals.
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Melaku Belay is a master of Eskista, a shoulder-popping Ethiopian dance style thought to have been inspired by the movement of snakes, as well as a student of the dance traditions of the approximately 80 tribal groups within his country.
|1||Yewolaya Weyo (Gurage)||4:22|
|5||Musica / Satenaw||7:09|
|6||Ere Gedaye Gedaye / Shellela / Lale Guma (Gonder)||8:03|