Addis Ababa Weekend Event Guide | Feb. 22-24, 2019

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Friday, Feb. 22

23rd Addis Chamber International Trade Fair | 8 am – 2 pm

Addis Ababa Exhibition Centre

This is the most prominent international Business-to-Business trade fair whose primary focus is on the industry, agricultural, and service sectors. Purpose of this trade fair is to attract foreign direct investment, promote joint venture opportunities between Ethiopian citizen and foreign investors, stimulate a culture of entrepreneurship locally, promote exports of locally produced goods, and promote access to Ethiopian market for international exhibitors. It will be held from Feb 21 – 27. For more info, visit their Facebook event page.

Afro/Bmt Celebration PARTY | 8pm – 2am

Fana Bole Park 17/18 Hall

Admission: 150 ETB

Come out and celebrate with the new radio show from America, Bmt countdown it’s all about the Blues with Glynn Ghion. Hosted by Mr.Zik.

Jubilee Fridays | 7 pm – 4 am

Jubilee Lounge (Hayahulet)

Entrance: 100 ETB

Jubilee and Funk entertainment present the most epic and crazy Fridays with, afro, electro, and house music. If you are looking for a classy night then Jubilee is the perfect place come and spend your Friday here.

For more info, visit their Facebook event page.

Funky Fridays: FUNK Disciples | 8:30 pm

Villa Verde (Kirkos Behind St Yared Church)

Entrance: free

The Funk Disciples is a band featuring happy music also known as funk. The group is fun, energetic and pushes the limits on what can be done on any given instrument. It’s okay if you want to dance, sing along, shout, and Do what you want to! Join us on last Friday of the month for our funky Friday event.

For more info visit their Facebook event page

Addis Ababa Reggae Session | 9 pm

Bon Addis Bar and Restaurant ( Bole Medhanialem Behind Sheger Building)

Entrance: Free

Enjoy Special Reggae session this Friday. Don’t miss it!!

For more info visit their Facebook event page

The Tastiest Sale | 6 pm

Golden Tulip Hotel (Bole Medhanialem Area)

Enjoy a 30 percent discount at Grab and Go on all of our pastry items and whole round cakes! Daily starting from 6 pm. For more info call +251 11 617 0740 or visit their Facebook event page.

Case Conference | 9am- Feb 16 11pm

Aha psychological service centre

Monthly case conference (psychological cases) so that practitioners support each other professionally and also emotionally.

For more info, visit their Facebook event page.

Saturday, Feb. 23

Walk and Pick Trash to Cash | 8 am – 9 am

Meskel Square

Environmental awareness program by Environment First Charitable Society of Ethiopia in partnership with Green initiative for Africa volunteers family and friends.

Rophnan My Generation Live in Addis| 11am-10pm

Ghion Hotel-Addis Ababa

GET EXCITED! Ladies and Gentlemen Rophnan MY GENERATION live opening the massive Ethiopian tour. With the new stage design and other surprises. For more info, call 0944309888 or visit their Facebook event page.

Discussion on Hate Speech | 8:30am – 1:30pm

Capital Hotel & Spa (Haile G/Selassie road)

A discussion program on hate speech. Dr. Mesembet Asfa Assistant professor at Addis Ababa University and Birhan Taye head of Ask Now’s #keep_it worldwide campaign, are key speakers at the stage. For more info, visit their Facebook event page.

Hiking at Mount Entoto | 7 am – 4 pm

Shiro Meda

As we strongly believe that fun and intrinsic motivation is the key to success, we will be organizing a hiking event this Saturday to refresh our minds and enjoy nature together! We meet at Shiro Meda and then go hiking for Entoto. For more info, visit their Facebook event page

Rotaract Comedy Competition + Wodiyamado’s 9th Anniversary | 5pm – 8pm

Bole Fana Park

The final date and venue have been set for the Rotract comedy competition. Here is the best part, Rotract club of Wodiamado will also be celebrating its 9th anniversary. All Rotract clubs will participate. Come support your clubs and celebrate our special night with us!

Hour Of Code for Kids | 9am – 5pm

Yenneta Code Workshop (Dembel City Centre)

Hour of Code is an international movement that reaches tens of millions of students in more than 180 countries across the globe! Its goal is to show that anyone can learn the basics of coding. At the event, children will get the chance to learn the basics of programming in just one hour by coding a game and creating their own animations. Bring your little ones to see what they can actually achieve with coding.

For more info, visit their Facebook event page

Shega Talks | 3 pm – 5 pm

Khul Holistic Centre ( Retina Building on the road from Dembel to Bambis)

Shega talk is a monthly event dedicated to spreading powerful and inspirational ideas in the form of short speeches. The speaker walks the audience through their experience, growth, and contribution, motivating to grow and become the best version of themselves. Send your full name with #ST#13 via 0923480009. Invite others too. For more info visit their Facebook event page

AWEP’s Monthly Breakfast Meeting | 8:30 am – 11 am

Radisson Blue (Kazanchis)

In keeping with the vision of AWEP to empower women entrepreneurs, AWEP Ethiopia has brought to you two great presenters Abeba Teferi, Director of Women’s Financial Services & Marketing at Enat bank and Sara Mohamed, Fashion designer, for the February monthly breakfast meeting. For more info, visit their Facebook event page.

Art Exhibition | 3:30pm – 10pm

Maki Interior Design and art gallery (Bole Medhanialem, in front of Kebe bakery)

Come and enjoy the paintings of Tsega lidet.

SUNDAY, Feb. 24

VE Supporters Eat Out | 1pm-3pm

Taitu Hotel (Piassa)

The aim of the lunch out is to help build a sense of community with vegans and aspiring vegans in Addis Ababa and around the city. No specific topic for discussion or planned, just introducing with one another to encourage organic communication, hopefully, we will talk about animals and veganism. For more info visit their Facebook event page

Mirror Work|3pm-5pm

Caleb Hotel (Near Edna Mall)

We continue with the question ‘Are you willing to love and accept yourself just the way you are now?’

Khul Cinema #2 | 5pm-8:30pm

Khul Holistic Development Centre

Entrance: 50 ETB

Make sure not to miss this unique opportunity to watch and discuss a movie-adaptation of one of Kahlil Gibran’s timeless masterpieces “The Prophet”, while indulging yourself in our surprise assortment of healthy drinks and snacks. For more info, call 0923480009 or visit their Facebook event page.