The past few years have seen a dramatic increase in the use as well as discussion of technology for the betterment of society, and at the center of it all has been Solomon Kassa.
It’s lunchtime and a couple of us are sitting in the newly renovated outdoor section of Dok, an Italian restaurant located on the busy streets of Bole..
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Furniture & Lifestyle
Name: NOR Furniture
Launched in October 2019 by partners Eskinder Getachew and Liz Moran, NOR is a modern, African-inspired furniture brand that identified a gap in the market for high quality, reasonably priced and well-designed furniture.
From Peacock print to Wax print, print patterns on print patters, it is amazing to see the array of bright, vivid colors and patterns used in the making of their handmade products: ‘Arada’ arm-chairs, ‘Dink’ Ottomans, ‘Selam’ chairs, ‘Desta’ throw cushions and much more exciting and beautiful products are in store. Needless to say, the fun colorful & creative styles make the furniture at NOR a necessity for a modern lifestyle.
Facebook: /NOR Furniture
Tel:+251 (0) 93 200 0697, +251 (0) 94 856 9013
Location: 22, around Awraris or St. Gabriel Hospital
On Google maps? Yes
Name: Zoya Electronic Music Party
Since its launch in December 2018, Zoya Electronic Music party has captured the attention of many party-lovers for the uniquely intimate and warm experience it creates. The monthly event which is hosted at the beautiful garden at the Greek Club has reached its 6th edition and is kicking. With hand-picked electronic music DJs, great food and a safe event venue, this 25+ event has become a must-go event for anyone in Addis for a weekend visit or a longer-term stay. The next edition of Zoya is on 07 December 2019.
Facebook: /LinkUp Addis
Tel: + 251 (0)91 176 0603
Location: Currently taking place at Greek Club Around Olympia
On Google maps? Yes
Entertainment & Recreation
Name: Kuriftu Water Park
Kuriftu Water Park is Ethiopia’s leading amusement destination. East Africa’s largest water amusement park, it opened adjacent to Kuriftu Ethiopian Cultural Village to create an ideal tourist destination. It aims to add value to Ethiopia’s growing hospitality industry and to create a unique entertainment experience just a few hours’ drive from Addis. The park covers 30,000 square meters and features a wide range of activities, such as two water houses, a boomerang slide, a spiral slide, a wave pool, and a performance center with Fekat circus Tent within the compound.
Tel: +251 (0) 91 109 1185
Location: Bishoftu, 60 kilometers (37 miles) southeast of Addis Ababa.
Google maps? Yes