Addis Ababa Weekend Event Guide | Feb. 8-10, 2019 Friday, Feb. 8

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“BOB MARLEY BIRTHDAY BASH 2019” Reggae Night | 9 am
Bon Addis Bar and Restaurant (Bole Medhanialem, behind Sheger building)

Entrance : Free

“Ababa Janhoy Sound System” is hosting a night of reggae vibes in honour of reggae music great legend Bob Marley’s 74th birthday. Special guest appearance by Jah Dan from Cameron and Selecta Sanka Fyah from Switzerland with Mc | Timothy Green.
For more info, visit their Facebook event page.

Art College Exhibition | 5 pm
Laphto Mall (Old Air Port next to Bisrate Gebriel Church)

Enjoy the art works of Eight artists, presented by Laphto Art Gallery.

For more info, visit their Facebook event page.

Ethiopian Charities and Societies Forum (ECSF) Panel Discussion | 8:30 am-1:30 pm
Fana Broadcasting Corporation (Beherawi, Behind National Bank of Ethiopia)

Discussion on  CSO and its role in Democratization, Human Rights, and Development.

For more info, visit their Facebook event page.

Hasset Acoustics Live Performance |9 pm-2 am  Romina Lounge (Kazanchis, Nega City Mall)

Romina presents Hasset Acoustics band every Friday starting 9 PM at its brand new restaurant. Make sure to drop by and enjoy local and international foods with live music performance.

 For more info visit their Facebook event page.

“Ethiopia Hacks” Hackathon v2.0  | 9am
American Centre  (Wemezekir)

Allowed Ages Between 18 to 25

U.S Embassy presents Ethiopia Hacks v2.0 in collaboration with USID, GDG Addis and CAWEE. An amazing 48 hours experience while solving real world problems in Ethiopia and win valuable prizes.
For more info, visit their Facebook event page.

Saturday, Feb. 9

The Cabin Lounge | 8pm-2am
Monarch Hotel (Bole Medhanialem near Edna mall)

Enjoy Addis Music Collection-Jazz, Soul, and Latin. For more info, visit their Facebook event page.

Goethe Addis Facebook Book Club! | 9:30am-11:30am
Goethe Institute Addis Abeba (Compound of Faculty of Business and Economics AAU)

A program to share what we read. To attend this program read the short story posted on our Facebook page and comment that you want to attend. The first 20 comments will be selected.

For more info, please visit their Facebook event page

“Zoya 2.0” Open-Air Party | 10am
Greek Club Olympiakos (Greek School)

If you loved the first edition of Zoya party, well it’s back bigger and better with some of latest electronics music artists till February 11. Doors are open at 3pm the first 100 people will get free beer and LinkUp Addis sticker. For more info call 0911760603 or Visit their Facebook event page

Africa Talks Series | 8am
Hilton Hotel

Invitation only

Africa Talks series, entitled A New Leadership Code for the Africa We Want, will be held in Hilton Addis Ababa and the speaker will be Tewolde Gebremariam CEO of Ethiopian Airlines.

Strictly by Invitation (RSVP), and free with AU delegate pass.

For more info, visit their Facebook event page.

SUNDAY, Feb. 10

Book Launch “The Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian Economy” | 8:30am
Skylight Hotel (Bole Brass)

Invitation Only

The book by Arkebe Okubay “The Oxford Handbook of the Ethiopian Economy” will be launched. 

For more info, visit their Facebook event page.