Royal Wedding : Prince Joel Dawit Makonnen Haile Selassie To Marry Ms. Ariana Joy Lalita Austin
Fairfax, Virginia ( Little Ethiopia ) -The great grandson of Emperor Haile Selasisie I , Prince Joel ( Yoel) ) Dawit Makonnen Haile Selassie to marry Ms. Ariana Joy Lalita Austin according reliable sources. The prince was a presenter of wreath in the color of the Ethiopian flag of green, yellow and red in front of the African American Civil War Memorial on September 26, 2015 honoring African-Americans who fought for " FREEDOM " in the American Civil War and Ethiopian veterans who fought for " FREEDOM " in the Ethiopian wars of ADWA and the Italo-Abyssinian War of 1935-41. Abyssinia is the ancient name of Ethiopia. When placing the wreath he was escorted by 3 aide d'camps.
The special wreath laying ceremony was organized for Prince Makonnen in the week when his Holiness Pope Francis was visiting the United States in 2015. His website states that he attended the international school Collège du Léman in Geneva, Switzerland and currently admitted to practice law in Washington D.C., and pursuing his career within the in-house legal department at a major multinational company. He is engaged to Ms. Ariana Austin, and their wedding is set for September 2017.
Little Ethiopia didn't get any other details about his fiance and would release as it receives them from reliable sources.
( From Left to Right ) -A former Sergeant of the Ethiopian Imperial Body Guard Ashenafi Kebede, Prince Joel Dawit Makonnen Haile Selassie, Sergeant Milton Marquett & Sergeant Major Bennie Dancy ( U.S. Colored Troops re-enactors-photo--file