Addis Ababa Weekend Event Guide | Mar. 30 – Apr. 1, 2018


FRIDAY, Mar.30

Cardano Blockchain Meetup | 5:30-8:30pm

Iceaddis (5th floor – Bole Medhanialem; same building as DC Lounge)

To register: Visit their page

Entrance: FREE


Interested in the latest cryptocurrency trends? IOHK is a leading blockchain engineering company that is behind two of the top-ten cryptocurrencies including Cardano (Ada). IOHK is looking to build and support applications in Ethiopia and would love to meet the community! This inaugural event is a simple meet and greet to discuss blockchain technology and how it can be used specifically in Ethiopia. Visit their page to learn more and register.



The Big Art Sale | 10am – 6pm

Hilton Addis Ababa   

Entrance: 50ETB, tickets are available at Hilton and Lime Tree branches


Are you an avid art collector or looking to buy a few decorative pieces? What’s Out! Addis, in partnership with Hilton Addis Ababa proudly presents “The Big Art Sale.” Over 100 local talented artists will have a variety of their fabulous works of art on display for sale – each piece will be an original and you will have the chance to also meet the artists themselves. Enjoy food, drinks, music, children’s activities, and more with family and friends. For more info, click here.


I’m a 90’s baby | 7pm – 4am

ViaVia Travellers Café (Bole Medhanialem)
Entrance: 50 ETB if you wear your favorite 90’s outfit; 100 ETB for normal dress 

Relive the glorious 90’s through your favorite jams, reminisce on all your favorite childhood memories and dance through the night in colorful, comfortable 90’s snap backs, overalls and all the other funky wear. Come through for a strictly 90’s playlist and if you are feeling extra frisky dress up in 90’s attire and you get a discount at the door. For more information visit, their Facebook event page.


Diplomatic African Dinner & Dance Easter Bash | 8pm 

ViaVia Travellers Café (Bole)

Join the café for the Easter Bash of African Diplomatic Dinner & Dance night with the one and only DJ PIUS! Expect African music and cuisine, and a new vibe that will blow you away. For more info visit, their Facebook event page.


The Monthly Show: “Move in | 6:30pm – 4:00pm

Fekat Circus (Piassa)

Entrance: Adults 150 ETB; Kids 100 ETB


“Move in” is a laborious, hopeful, and utopic journey of a migrant across a turbulent landscape. Following trajectories through empty spaces, vast deserts and deep darkness, this show represents both the physical and emotional voyage of a traveller caught in-between two worlds. Acrobatics, teeterboard, cyr wheel, juggling and object manipulation are techniques used to develop movements of the artists on stage. For more info, go online.

 SUNDAY, Apr. 1

41st Round Blood Donation Event

Red Cross Society Headquarters | 8:30am – 12:30pm

Entrance: FREE

This is the 41st Round Blood Donation organized by Rotaract Club of Abugida in partnership with National Blood Bank of Ethiopia. Due to the demand of safe blood, the Rotaract Club and National Blood Bank are working together to increase the number of volunteer donors. For more information, visit their Facebook page. 

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