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Ethiopians Unite for Bob Marley


Revelers are gathering in Ethiopia for a massive celebration in honor of the late Jamaican reggae superstar Bob Marley.

Organizers say as many as 400,000 people are expected for the month-long festival, which kicks off Tuesday in Addis Ababa.

The festival, dubbed "Africa Unite," includes a peace parade, photographic and visual arts exhibits and performing artists. The highlight of the celebration will be Ethiopia's largest -ever concert on Marley's 60th birthday, February 6.

It is the first time the annual commemoration of Marley's birthday has been held outside of Jamaica.

Some information for this report provided by AP.

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