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On the Cover Fasil Gemb is the oldest and tallest palace within Gondar’s medieval Fasil Ghebbi castle compound.
Ethiopia’s Camelot The history of Gondar, complete with fairy-tale castles.
Debutantes prepare to dance during the Spanish Riding School’s Fête Impériale — one of Vienna’s more than 450 annual galas.
Shall We Dance? The 200th anniversary of Vienna’s ball culture celebrates a storied tradition.
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6 NEWS Exciting new destinations and awards, including “African Airline of the Year.”
Panorama 12 AROUND ADDIS Ethiopia’s top online marketplaces. 14 COMMERCE + CAPITAL Seeking sustainability. 16 DIPLOMACY + DEVELOPMENT Johannesburg’s Maboneng Precinct. 18 EVENTS + EXCURSIONS Featuring a literary festival in Beijing and a ballet competition in Toronto. 20 HOTELS + HOTSPOTS Our round-up of luxury overnight train trips.
64 NATURE How humans are challenging the future of the great wildebeest migrations.
68 1,000 WORDS Doha, Qatar.
Fly Ethiopian 71 TRAVEL TIPS In-flight exercises to keep you limber, helpful pointers for travel to Ethiopia, and a quick introduction to Amharic. 74 FLEET 76 ROUTE MAPS
53 DESTINATION A Ugandan lodge unites beauty and adventure.
85 MOVIES, TV, AUDIO
D U T Y - F R E E C ATA L O G JAN UARY - MARCH 2015
66 24 HOURS Toronto: Exploring the effervescent energy beyond Bay Street.
22 STYLE + SUBSTANCE Spotlighting the Addis Foto Fest 2014.
58 THE ARTS Johannesburg’s booming street-art scene. 4
62 CUISINE A Lalibela restaurant delivers authentic cuisine and nouveau design.
80 SALES AND AGENTS OFFICES
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Welcome Aboard የተከበራችሁ መንገደኞቻችን
ሳለፍነው 2014 የአውሮፓውያን ቀመር አለም አቀፍ አገልግሎታችን በተለያዩ ታላላቅ ተቋማትና ታዋቂ ሰዎች እውቅና በማግኘታችን በተለይም ደግሞ በአፍሪካ የአየር መንገዶች ህብረት እና በአሜሪካ በሚገኘው የጉዞ መፅሄት (Premier Travel Magazine) አሳታሚ ድርጅት የአመቱ ምርጥ አየር መንገድ ተብለን በመመረጣችን ኩራት ይሰማናል። ከሁሉ በላይ ደግሞ የአየርላንድ ሪፐብሊክ ፕሬዝዳንት የሆኑትን የተከበሩ Dr. Michael Higgins እና ባለቤታቸውን በአለም አቀፍና የሀገር ውስጥ በረራዎቻችን ላይ ተቀብለን በብቃት ማስተናገድ በመቻላችን ደስታችን ወደር የለውም። በፕሬዝዳንቱ ጉብኝት ወቅት አይርላንድና ኢትዮጵያ የሁለትዮሽ የአየር ትራንስፖርት ስምምነት የተፈራረሙ ሲሆን፣ ይህም ስምምነት እ.ኤ.አ በሰኔ ወር 2015 ወደ ደብሊን እና ሎሳንጀለስ በዘመናዊው ቦይንግ 787 አውሮፕላን ለምናደርገው በረራ ምቹ ሁኔታን ፈጥሮልናል። ይህ በረራ በአፍሪካ እና በአየርላንድ ሪፐብሊክ እንዲሁም በምዕራቡ የአሜሪካ ክፍል መካከል የሚደረግ የመጀመሪያው የቀጥታ የበረራ መስመር ነው። እ.ኤ.አ በሚያዝያ ወር 2015 ዓ.ም ወደ ቶክዮ ጃፓን በቦይንግ 787 ድሪምላይነር አውሮፕላን በመብረር ሌላ ትልቅ ታሪክ እናስመዘግባለን። ይህም በረራ በጃፓንና ከሰሃራ በታች ባሉ የአፍሪካ ሀገራት መካከል የመጀመሪያው የአየር በረራ በመሆኑ በአህጉሪቱና በጃፓን መካከል ያለውን የአየር ትራንስፖርት ግንኙነት ወደ አዲስ ምዕራፍ ያሸጋግረዋል። በቶክዮ ደብሊን እና ሎሳንጀለስ የምናደርጋቸው አዳዲስ በረራዎች ኢትዮጵያ ተፈጥሮአዊ፣ ታሪካዊና ባህላዊ ዕሴቶቿን እንዲሁም የቱሪዝም መስህቦቿን ጭምር ለአለም ለማስተዋወቅ ታላቅ የቱሪዝም ዘመቻ በጀመረችበት ወቅት በመሆኑ መልካም አጋጣሚ ይፈጥራል። የተሻለ አገልግሎት እና የበረራ አማራጮችን የማቅረብ ትጋታችንን በመቀጠል ካለፈው ታህሳስ ወር ጀምሮ በስልክ መልዕክት (SMS 8611) የመንገደኛ በረራና የዕቃ ጭነት በረራ መረጃ ማግኘት የምትችሉበትን አዲስ አሰራር ዘርግተናል። የቦሌ ዓለም አቀፍ አውሮፕላን ማረፊያ ተርሚናል የማስፋፊያ ግንባታም ሙሉ በሙሉ ተጀምሯል። ስራው ሲጠናቀቅም ኤርፖርቱ አሁን ያለውን አቅም ሶስት እጥፍ በመጨመር በዓመት 22 ሚሊዮን መንገደኞችን ማስተናገድ የሚችል ይሆናል። ከሁሉ በላይ ደግሞ በአለም ላይ በዘመናዊነታቸው የሚታወቁት ኤርፖርቶች ያላቸውን ዕሴቶች ያካተተ ስለሚሆን በተርሚናሉ የሚኖራችሁ ቆይታ ምቹና ተወዳጅ ይሆናል። በዕቃ ጭነት አገልግሎት ከአፍሪካ የቀዳሚነት ስፍራን እንደመያዛችን አዳዲስ አውሮፕላን በማስገባት፣ ዘመናዊ የካርጎ ተርሚናል በመገንባት፤ ተጨማሪ የካርጎ በረራ መስመሮችን በመክፈት እንዲሁም አገልግሎቱን በኢንፎርሜሽን ቴክኖሎጂ በማደራጀት አገልግሎታችንን የበለጠ ለማሻሻል እየተጋን እንገኛለን። በአንድ ወር ውስጥ ብቻ ሁለት ቦይንግ 777-200 freighters የተባሉ ትልልቅ የዕቃ ጭነት አውሮፕላኖችን ያስገባን ሲሆን፣ ይህም አጠቃላይ ያሉንን የዕቃ ጭነት አውሮፕላኖችን ቁጥር ወደ ዘጠኝ ከፍ እንዲል አድርጎታል። በተጨማሪም ለመካከለኛና ለረዥም ርቀት በረራዎቻችን በይበልጥ የሚጠቅመንን አስረኛውን ቦይንግ 787 ድሪምላይነር አውሮፕላን ተቀብለናል። ይህ የዘመናችን አዲስ ቴክኖሎጂ ውጤት የሆነው አውሮፕላን 60 በመቶ የድምፅ ብክለትን የሚቀንስ እና ከአድማስ ባሻገር ለመመልከት የሚያስችሉ ሰፋፊ መስኮቶች ያሉት በመሆኑ ለመንገደኞቻችን ተጨማሪ ምቾትን ይፈጥራል። በአዲሱ የአውሮፓውያን ዓመትም እናንተ ደንበኞቻችንን በተሻለ ሁኔታ ለማገልገል አዳዲስ አውሮፕላኖች እናስገባለን። አዳዲስ የበረራ መስመሮችንም እንከፍታለን፤ እንዲሁም የአገልግሎት ጥራት ማሻሻያዎችን እናደርጋለን። በአዲሱ ዓመት ፍላጎታችሁን የበለጠ ለማርካት በተሻለ ትጋት ጠንክረን እንሰራለን። ከእኛ ጋር መብረርን ስለመረጣችሁ እናመሰግናለን። መልካም በረራ! Tewolde GebreMariam Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Airlines
llow me to first wish you and your loved ones all the best for 2015. As we assess 2014, we’re proud of the ways our world-class service has been recognized: Ethiopian received “Airline of the Year” (its third year in a row) by the African Airlines Association and “Best Airline in Africa” by Premier Traveler magazine. Several prominent personalities also chose to fly with us. In particular, we were honored by the chance to serve Irish President Dr. Michael Higgins and the First Lady on board both international and domestic flights. During the president’s visit, Ethiopia and Ireland signed a bilateral air service agreement that will enable us to start three weekly flights to Dublin and Los Angeles in June. These flights will be the first direct-air connection between Africa and Ireland, as well as Africa and the U.S. West Coast. In April, we will also begin service to Tokyo — the first air connection between Japan and sub-Saharan Africa. All together, these new flights come at an opportune time when Ethiopia’s wealth of natural, historical and cultural sites are open for tourism. Our efforts to provide the best possible travel experience also go beyond our route expansion plans. Last month, we launched a mobile Short Message System to give you easy access to flight information and track your cargo shipment. And to enhance our main hub in Addis Ababa, expansion of the Bole International Airport Terminal is now in full swing. Once completed, the terminal will be able to accommodate 22 million passengers annually — three times its current capacity — and provide for a seamless, hassle-free on-ground experience. As the largest cargo operator in Africa, we are also working to enhance our freighter service by phasing in modern fleet, building state-of-the-art infrastructure, availing more freighter routes, and deploying the latest information-technology tools. We have also phased-in our 10th B787 Dreamliner, which has become our core fleet on mid- and long-range routes. Thanks to its unique features — the biggest windows in the sky, a high ceiling, humid cabin air and less noise — it has proven exceptionally popular among our customers. As we welcome 2015, we are excited about the great prospects ahead with new routes, new fleet, and new products and features, all with a view to serve you better. In the New Year, we pledge to work even harder to meet your high expectations and earn your business. Thank you for choosing to fly with us.
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest and most profitable airline in Africa, was recently awarded the title “African Airline of the Year” for the third year in a row by the African Airlines Association. “We are highly honored for this recognition by sisterly airlines in Africa,” said Ethiopian Group CEO Tewolde GebreMariam, who accepted the award recognizing the airline for its exceptional results, consistent profitability and sound business strategy in 2013. He attributed success to the more than 8,000 employees at Ethiopian, the airline’s valued customers, and the soundness of its Vision 2025 growth strategy. “Although Africa is registering rapid economic and travel growth, this growth is primarily benefiting nonAfrican carriers,” he said, adding that the times are challenging for African airlines, and that their survival rests on two things happening quickly: African airliners creating collaborative partnerships across the continent, and Africa becoming a single unified market without restriction for African airlines. “The continued fragmentation of our skies is only benefiting foreign carriers and will lead to our certain demise,” he noted, calling upon the African governments to “act now and fast to unify African skies, which would also give great impetus to the continent’s economic integration.” Ethiopian is a global Pan-African carrier currently serving five continents with over 200 daily flights. In August 2014, the airline also received its second award in a row for “Best in Africa” by the Passenger Choice Awards, the most comprehensive survey in the industry.
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AFRICAN AIRLINE OF THE YEAR, THIRD YEAR IN A ROW
FLYING TO DUBLIN AND LOS ANGELES Ethiopian is pleased to announce the commencement of flights to Dublin and Los Angeles, beginning June 2015. Ethiopian flights to both cities will be operated three times a week with the ultramodern Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which offers unparalleled onboard comfort to passengers. The flights will be the only direct service connecting Africa with Ireland and the West Coast of the United States. Travelers from Los Angeles and Ireland will be able to enjoy seamless and convenient NEW DESTINATIONS connectivity options, thanks to Ethiopian’s extensive network in Africa covering 49 desEthiopian also recently tinations. Similarly, as the flights will be announced the commencethe only direct service between Dublin and ment of three weekly flights Los Angeles, the Irish and U.S. public travelto Doha, Qatar — one of the ing between the two cities will greatly benefit most vibrant, fast-growing from the route’s opening. economic hubs of the Middle With the addition of Dublin, the airline’s East, and the airline’s 10th 11th European city, and Los Angeles, its fourth destination in the area. point in the Americas, Ethiopian’s international network will cover 85 destinations.
Received its 10th B787 Dreamliner and its fourth B777-200 LR Freighter in late 2014. As an aviation technology leader in Africa, Ethiopian was the first airline outside of Japan to receive and operate the Dreamliner and the first in Africa to receive and operate the B777-200 LR. Ethiopian continues to expand its fleet capacity and cargo terminal while also replacing its old aircraft with the latest and most environmentally friendly airplanes.
Had the honor of serving Irish President Dr. Michael F. Higgins as well as World Bank President Dr. Jim Yong Kim in late 2014. Ethiopian CEO Tewolde GebreMariam credited the airline’s domestic network for enabling “broad-based, decentralized and allinclusive socioeconomic development throughout the country by availing the necessary air connectivity for the flow of tourism, trade and investment.”
Celebrated its 10-year partnership with CFM, the world’s leading aircraft engine manufacturer. Today, the airline operates a fleet of CFM56-7B-powered Boeing Next-Generation 737 aircraft, and it recently ordered LEAP-1B engines for 20 15-option Boeing 737 MAX aircraft (scheduled to begin delivery in 2018).
GREAT ETHIOPIAN RUN Ethiopian Airlines wishes to congratulate Azmeraw Bekele and Wude Ayalew, the men’s and women’s victors of the 2014 Great Ethiopian Run — an international 10-kilometer road race held in Addis Ababa each November. Bekele won his second title, following his first win in 2010, and Ayalew became the first athlete in the race’s 14-year history to win three titles, having triumphed previously in 2007 and 2008. Roughly 36,000 participants took part in the race, which was established in 2001 by four Ethiopian Olympians (Haile Gebrselassie, Derartu Tulu, Kenenisa Bekele and Meseret Defar) together with Kenya’s world marathon champion, Edna Kiplagat. Ethiopian Airlines has sponsored the Great Ethiopian Run since 2006, displaying its affinity for the sport of running and its ongoing commitment to athletics.
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ANNE ACKERMANN is a documentary photogra-
pher originally from Germany. She splits her time between assignments for international magazines and NGOs and personal projects — the most recent being The Gulu Project, focusing on the aftermath of war in Northern Uganda. See her photos of Uganda’s Wildwaters Lodge on p. 53. Rooted in: Kampala, Uganda Dream castle to visit: “Heidelberg castle, which used to be the luxurious residence of the electors of the Palatinate — the region I stem from in Germany.”
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journalist who’s been writing for over a decade. Outside of Africa, she has worked in Australia and the U.K. for international media outlets. See “Amid Wild Waters” on p. 53. Rooted in: Kampala, Uganda Dream castle to visit: “Whenever I think of a castle, I think of an Australian movie The Castle, in which the lead character says ‘a man's home is my castle.’ So that would be my favorite, if only I could figure out where home is . . .”
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artist originally from Virginia (USA), although she has also called New Zealand, India and a cozy yurt in rural Canada home. She fell in love with Vienna during a recent trip, where she happily spent hours sketching the city’s famed coffeehouses and sipping Wiener melanges (Viennese café au laits). See her feature on the city’s historic ball culture on p. 42. Rooted in: A frequent traveler, Candace considers herself an artist-at-large. Dream castle to visit: “I’d love to take a river cruise along the Rhine, which would sail past several castles — from Strasbourg to Rüdesheim.”
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rapher who specializes in photojournalism and portrait photography. He believes that creativity is the result of lots of work and lots of love — the latter of which is essential. See his images of Vienna’s lavish galas on p. 42. Rooted in: Berlin, Germany Dream castle to visit: “I am the ‘home is where my heart is’ kind of guy, so my dream castle would be the one where my loved ones are. I wouldn't mind meeting them at Neuschwanstein Castle [in Bavaria, Germany] though . . .” 8
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ADDIS FOTO FEST 2014 For one week last December, Addis Ababa transformed into a gallery space for international photography.
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BUY OR SELL Ethiopia’s top online marketplaces.
Although e-commerce has been slow to catch on in Ethiopia, a number of online marketplaces allowing users to buy and sell from each other are steadily gaining popularity. Last year, two new websites backed by international e-commerce conglomerate Rocket Internet even entered Addis Ababa’s online classifieds market, confirming the potential of this sector within Ethiopia’s nascent digital economy.
Delala is an Amharic word meaning “broker,” and in Ethiopia one can find a delala for almost anything. True to its name, Delala.com features a wide range of goods for sale by individuals and small businesses, as well as tenders and job listings. Launched in 2013 by 28-year-old Mohammed Berkhdle, Delala.com has already become one of the most trafficked websites in Ethiopia.
A glance at the website or Facebook page of Mekina.net provides a real-time picture of the huge demand for secondhand cars in Addis Ababa. With over 67,000 Facebook fans and an active user base, this marketplace has become Ethiopia’s go-to destination to buy or sell vehicles online. World Startup Report also rated the site Ethiopia’s second most valuable Internet company.
Featuring hundreds of listings for commercial and residential real estate, Betoch.net provides a great starting point for anyone looking to buy, sell or rent property in Addis Ababa. All listings on the site feature photographs alongside pricing and location information, making it easy to survey the Addis property market from the comfort of a web browser.
Many Addis Ababa residents have hopped on the global trend of continually upgrading their mobile phones and computing devices. Sheger. net tapped into this reality by creating an online market for Addis residents to trade popular consumer electronics, including Apple, Samsung and Sony products.
Also check out: Kaymu.com — Rocket Internet’s Pan-African e-commerce brand that offers small-scale retailers an easy way to sell online. 12
Also check out: ShegerCars.com — Another online auto marketplace with a growing selection of luxury cars.
Also check out: Lamudi.com — Rocket Internet’s second Ethiopian venture is an extension of its global real estate website network, which is also available as a mobile app.
Also check out: Ethiosouq.com — This popular e-commerce site offers a wide selection of electronics, including the Ethiopian mobile and tablet brand Escape, as well as delivery within Addis Ababa.
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Below, our picks of the best Ethiopian sites for buying and selling goods online:
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OVERVIEW Despite a restrictive mandate as an advisory and consultative body, the PAP is continuing to play a key role in promoting democracy , good governance and the harmonisation of laws on the continent. This will lead to more direct investment, development and prosperity for the peoples of Africa. The objectives of the PAP are mainly to promote the principles of human rights, democracy, good governance, peace and security. The PAP is also expected to promote collective selfreliance, strengthen continental solidarity and build a sense of common destiny among the peoples of Africa. STRUCTURE The highest decision-making organ of the PAP is in the Plenary Session. However, the main work which results in the decisions is performed by the 10 Permanent Committees, which meet to oversee the work of the AU. The Bureau of the PAP, which is responsible for the management of the Parliament, is composed of the President and four Vice -Presidents, who represent the five regions of Africa. The current President of the PAP is Hon Bethel Nnaemeka Amadi, from Nigeria. The First Vice President is Hon Roger Nkodo Dang from Cameroon, The Second Vice President is Hon Suilma Hay Emhamed Saleh from Saharawi Arab Democratic Republic , the Third Vice President is Hon Loide Kasingo from Namibia and the Fourth Vice President is Hon Dr. Ashebir Woldegiorgis Gayo from Ethiopia .
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Heineken Supports Ethiopian Farmers
GE Launches African Sustainability Initiative
Intel Brings Tech Training to Kenyan Women
Since entering the Ethiopian market in 2011, global beer giant Heineken has sought ways to build strong links to the country’s economy. A key part of its strategy has been the company’s CREATE program, which supports local smallholder farmers in the production of malt barley. Because of this partnership, Heineken’s Ethiopian breweries — whose brands include Walia, Bedele and Harar — now source nearly half of their barley locally. After only two years in operation, the CREATE program already supports 6,000 Ethiopian farmers; by 2017, the company hopes to see that number increase to 20,000.
GE Africa, the Pan-African division of General Electric, recently launched a new sustainability initiative. Called “GE Kujenga,” (kujenga means “build” in Swahili), the program spans a wide range of projects , including charitable donations, leadership development programs, supplier development schemes, innovation competitions, research projects and investments in African firms. Through all of them, the company hopes to show its long-term commitment to the development of Africa — a continent that poses major growth potential for GE’s infrastructure, health care, energy and transportation businesses.
Although Intel is primarily known for producing microchips that power computers and mobile phones, the company has also taken a strong interest in helping people access the devices that use its products. In April of last year, the company launched the “Intel She Will Connect” program, with the intention of training thousands of young African women to use computers and software tools. The program was created in response to a study that found women in Africa are 45 percent less likely than men to have access to the Internet. By connecting 5 million women to its digital-literacy program by 2017, Intel hopes to help reduce this digital gender gap by 50 percent in sub-Saharan Africa.
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Multinational companies are increasingly seeking opportunities to invest in social, environmental and education projects alongside their primary business ventures. By helping to develop and sustain the communities that will produce future customers, suppliers and employees, such programs are being seen more and more as an essential part of global business strategy. Below are three examples from some of the world’s largest and most influential companies investing in Africa.
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PLACE OF Johannesburg's Maboneng Precinct boasts a story of urban revival.
ARTS ON MAIN Art continues to play a key role in transforming the Maboneng Precinct, and a great sample of it can be found in warehouse-turned-creative-hub Arts on Main — housing contemporary art galleries, event spaces, restaurants and boutique shops.
WHILE THERE: Enjoy bistro food amid surrounding olive and lemon trees at Canteen, or stroll the Sunday morning Market on Main. Shop up-and-coming fashion at Black Coffee, or browse socially conscious T-shirts at Love Jozi. dmire the work of local artists, whether by A visiting their on-premise studios or checking out galleries such as Studio23 and NIROXprojects. Turn to p.58 to catch a glimpse of the district’s celebrated street art. 16
In the 1990s, this industrial nook on Johannesburg’s east side saw its crime rates peak, its buildings fall into disrepair, and its reputation grow everfiercer. Fast-forward to 2008, though, and South African Jonathan Liebmann began to draw light back into the darkness. Spearheading Propertuity — a private urban development company with the vision to build lasting growth — Liebmann helped reshape the neighborhood, which today favors the arts, good eats and a thriving local economy. With over 30 buildings constructed so far, Maboneng’s growth curve will only continue to rise.
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SÓNAR STOCKHOLM Feb. 13-14, 2015 Electronic music lovers will flock to Stockholm for a blood-pumping dose of the latest beats from Sweden and beyond at this festival — one of the family of events that began in Barcelona in 1994. Today, the series has evolved into much more than music festivals, featuring gatherings that focus on audiovisual artwork as well as music technology, recording and publishing. Though the events range from Buenos Aires to New York and London, Stockholm’s version (with three stages and about 3,600 audiovores in the crowd) is a more intimate rendition. sonarstockholm.com
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Events + Excursions
THE BOOKWORM LITERARY FESTIVAL
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Beijing | March 7-21, 2015 Poetry, travel writing, short stories, character development — whatever the writer’s dilemma or curiosity, The Bookworm Literary Festival has an antidote. Offering workshops and lectures by authors from around the world, the event is a celebration of all things literary. Bonus: It’s hosted by The Bookworm, a bookshop that’s far more than a store, with a bar, library and restaurant that inspire lingering. bookwormfestival.com
THE 11TH INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR THE ERIK BRUHN PRIZE Toronto | March 24, 2015 Marvel at an evening of top-notch athleticism and grace as dancers from American Ballet Theatre, The Royal Ballet, The National Ballet of Canada and other companies take the stage in Toronto. The winner keeps alive the spirit of Erik Bruhn, former artistic director of The National Ballet of Canada and one of the 20th century’s great dancers, known for his presence and precision. national.ballet.ca
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HOTELS RAILS All aboard for this round-up of luxury overnight
THE BLUE TRAIN
Offering on-call butler service, fivecourse banquets and beds adorned with goose-down duvets, South Africa’s Blue Train ushers passengers along the 1,600-kilometer journey between Pretoria and Cape Town in style.
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T HE EASTERN & ORIENTAL EXPRESS
Winding through some of Southeast Asia’s most exotic landscapes, the Eastern & Oriental Express invites guests to sip on sundowners while speeding past paddy fields, tea plantations, colonial cities and more. belmond.com/ eastern-andoriental-express
With stops for clay pigeon shoots, distillery tours and castle visits along the way, the train’s journey from London to Edinborough keeps the convivial Scottish spirit high; gentlemen are even encouraged to don a traditional kilt when dining. belmond.com/royalscotsman-train
M AHARAJAS’ EXPRESS
Red carpets, high teas and tiger safaris — oh my! This train offers five routes throughout India, all of which aim to recreate the elegance of the maharajas’ (ruling princes) personal carriage journeys of a bygone era. maharajas-expressindia.com
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ADDIS 2014 FOTO FEST For the first week of December 2014, nearly 40 international photographers gathered in Addis Ababa, transforming the Ethiopian capital into a giant exhibition space for contemporary photography. The third edition of the Addis Foto Fest consisted of showcases, portfolio reviews, workshops, panel discussions and film screenings, all with an eye toward presenting the true and diverse images of Africa to the world. “Africa in its diversity, heritage and history has much to offer in terms of contemporary art and culture,” wrote photographer Aida Muluneh, who founded the biennial festival in 2010. By featuring the work of photographers from the Americas, Asia and the Middle East alongside those from 17 African countries, she says her main objective was to bring the world to Africa and Africa to the world through images — from photojournalism to fine art. addisfotofest.com 22
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The history of Gondar, complete with fairy-tale castles.
Grand castles, strangely reminiscent of medieval Europe, hide behind thick walls in Ethiopia’s northwestern region. At first glance, only shadows of a past culture linger in this section of the ancient city of Gondar. Yet the castle compound offers a curious, however quiet, addition to the otherwise lively town surrounding it. Transformed by many hands throughout its history, Gondar — nicknamed the “Camelot of Africa” — stands as a beacon of Ethiopia’s bygone age, from royal and religious roots to cultural crossings and clashes. Wedged between rich natural resources, access to the Red Sea, and powerful neighbors such as Sudan and Egypt, Gondar found its ideal location in the foothills of the Simien Mountains. This, paired with an elevation that repelled mosquitos and thus malaria, made it the perfect spot for a major city center. Yet founding a permanent city at this time was unusual for Ethiopian rulers, who tended to move their royal camps frequently; when King Fasiledes (in power
1632–1667) dubbed Gondar Ethiopia’s capital in 1636 and began constructing the first castle, he made the city something of a novelty. Each of the Ethiopian emperors who followed in the 17th and mid-18th centuries left his own structural signature, creating the royal compound known as Fasil Ghebbi. Stepping into the usually isolated complex gives pause to the urban sounds of the surrounding town. Only the echoes of daily prayers ring through the
The Fasil Ghebbiâ€™s boundary wall.
The Fasil Ghebbi compound covers nearly 70,000 square meters at the heart of Gondar and contains more than 20 structures, many of which have now partially collapsed.
Massive arched doorways frame the ground floor of the royal archive, built in the mid-1600s.
thick air, accompanying visitors as they meander along well-worn pathways and beneath looming arches. Banyan roots grip stone walls and watchtower windows offer panoramic views of dynamic mountains. But the town’s vibrant history rivals its landscape. Outside Fasil Ghebbi’s 900-meter-long wall, many ancient yet still active monasteries and churches testify to the city’s religious heritage, as do other subtle and often overlooked traces throughout the area. During Christianity’s peak in the 18th century,
44 churches are rumored to have existed in the city. Hiding above several doorways in King Fasiledes’ palace complex, for example, a Star of David tells visitors of the ruler’s claim to the line of King Solomon. Laden with symbolism, the entry gate resembles the Lion of Judah, and 12 rounded towers enfolding one church represent the Bible’s Twelve Apostles. One bath in the enclosure famously doubled as a Christian baptism site during celebrations of Timket, or Epiphany, and the tradition continues to this day. (Each year, thousands of people flock to the Fasiledes
Cement-plastered stairs reflect the variety of Ethiopian and European architectural styles that influenced the compound’s design.
Bath for a chance to plunge into the holy water.) Christianity was grafted into Gondarine architecture and life, and today, the city remains a central hub of the Ethiopian Orthodox Christian Church, as well as the homeland of many Ethiopian Jews. As Gondar offered sophisticated education and religious training, it thrived. Just in Fasiledes’ lifetime, Gondar’s population boomed to 65,000, making it the largest Ethiopian city for almost two centuries. Seated at the junction of caravan routes between north and south, Gondar watched as the flowing
trade of cross-cultural goods and ideas shaped its lifestyle — bringing various practices to the region. (Even today, the city’s most well-known artisans represent Jewish and Muslim minority groups.) Allegedly constructed by an Indian architect, Fasiledes’ first castle boasts Portuguese, Moorish and Ethiopia’s own Aksumite influences within the intricacies of its walls. Later castles mimic the baroque architectural style practiced by Portuguese Jesuit missionaries. Generations later, Ethiopian ruler Iyasu I adorned his decadent palace with Continued on p. 36
(Opposite) The sun peeks through a banyan tree, whose roots grip an ancient wall. (This page) The original floors and doors of Fasil Gemb have survived the centuries, but much of the plaster suffered shelling damage during the Italian invasion of 1941.
Banyan roots embrace the walls surrounding the Fasiledes Bath, into which thousands of people plunge each year during Timket celebrations.
A round guard tower sits quietly along the bath compound’s boundary wall.
gilded Venetian mirrors and chairs. Ethiopia is actually the only African nation with fairy-tale castles. But no matter how impressive they remain, these castles and their city have suffered their fair share of hardship and damage. In 1704, an earthquake nearly reduced Gondar to rubble. After bouts of internal warfare in the late 19th century, an Islamic group from Sudan called the Mahdist Dervishes burned all churches in Gondar but one. And during World War II, British attempts to expel
Italian invaders with bombs threatened the remaining buildings. Yet these incidents have become intrinsically valuable to the structure, and even to the folklore, of the city. Italy’s occupation during WWII, for example, changed the city’s layout: A piazza now functions as the center of town, just steps from the royal enclosure. And farther from the compound, a colorful mural of more than 120 angels enhances the ceiling of Debre Birhan Selassie — trumpeting a story of
The Fasiledes Bath, which is the site of the annual Timket baptismal ceremony.
Gondar’s endurance despite attack. According to legend, when the Mahdist Dervish invaders approached the church — the only one to survive — a swarm of bees descended on the compound and the Archangel Michael himself stood before the wooden gates, protecting the grounds from harm. In an effort to preserve the structures of Gondar, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization granted Fasil Ghebbi World Heritage status in 1979. Since then, UNESCO has
lobbied to protect Gondar’s worth, devising plans to restore the site. By preserving the castles, the core of Gondar’s narrative continues — a finely spun tapestry, flecked with the colors of turmoil and success. And while it has kept quiet for centuries, Gondar’s fortress now welcomes visitors, ready to tell its tale. —Hannah Jordan is a writer based in Charlottesville, Virginia, with a penchant for travel and good stories.
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At first glance, only shadows of a past culture linger in this section of the ancient city of Gondar.
An orphaned archway casts its shadow onto a covered walkway, designed for travel between the Castle of Emperor Iyasu (background) and Yohannesâ€™ library (not shown).
P H OTOS BY FA L KO S I E W E RT
The 200th anniversary of Viennaâ€™s ball culture celebrates a storied tradition. BY CANDACE ROSE RARDON
It is the second of October, 1814 — a Sunday evening in Vienna, Austria. In the expansive, gilded ballroom of the Hofburg Imperial Palace, some 8,000 candles burn brightly, along with countless crystal chandeliers. A profusion of flowers lines the central staircase, and swathes of gold and red velvet grace the galleries and balconies. At the sounding of trumpets, some 10,000 masked guests gathered at the palace turn their attention to the royalty now entering the room: emperors and princes, tsars and kings, their partners dressed in elegant gowns of satin and lace. And so with their arrival does the Grand Ball of the Congress of Vienna begin.
ROYAL ROOTS As author and historian David King writes in Vienna, 1814, “Vienna was the heart of Europe” both geographically and culturally. And thus it was only fitting that this city would host the Congress of Vienna — a historic peace conference. And only fitting that such a gathering would be celebrated with a ball. At the heart of Vienna itself, both then and now, is a love for the arts. Since the late 18th century — when classical composers such as Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven lived and worked in the city — Vienna has grown into a true capital of culture, giving rise to a vast array of art museums and opera houses,
The history of Vienna’s balls extends into the present; Fête Impériale guests arrive to the Hofburg Palace via horsedrawn carriage, and young debutantes grace the streets outside.
symphony orchestras and ballet companies, as well as the triple-time dance known today as the Viennese Waltz. But it is Vienna’s extravagant ball culture that could perhaps be considered the culmination of these various creative fields — a storied tradition that celebrated its 200th anniversary in 2014. In fact, history reveals that the tradition’s roots dig even deeper than that lavish affair at the Hofburg Palace. Joseph II, who served as Holy Roman Emperor and head of the Hapsburg Empire in the late 1700s, held an uncommon respect for the common man. He advocated for a range of reforms such as elementary education and the freedom of serfs; and in 1773, he even opened the ballrooms of the Hofburg Palace to the public.
A popular peasant dance in that period, the waltz had previously not been accepted among higher society and was even prohibited in places, given that it required participants to dance in partners and with close body contact. So it was the commoners themselves who introduced the waltz to the aristocrats and more elite classes. By the time Europe’s royalty, diplomats and an estimated 100,000 other visitors converged in Vienna for the 1814 peace conference, the waltz had risen to fashion and the ball culture was on its way to becoming a fixture of Austrian society — so much so that Emperor Francis I established a Festivals Committee to ensure proper entertainment for the Congress. The committee supplied a lively schedule of balls, banquets and masquerades, which no doubt slowed down the conference’s proceedings. (In fact,
at one point that November, an Austrian diplomat named Prince de Linge remarked in a letter, “Le congrès danse, mais il ne marche pas,” meaning, “The Congress dances much, but it doesn’t progress.”) From the mid-1800s onward, balls and the waltz were inextricably linked in Vienna. The Strauss family of composers rose to fame at this time with the now-iconic “By the Beautiful Blue Danube” as well as countless other waltzes, polkas and the like. And as Nicholas Parsons records in Vienna: A Cultural History, on any given night, “up to a quarter of [the city’s] three hundred thousand inhabitants might be found in establishments with music and dancing.”
MODERN-DAY MASQUERADES A number of political conflicts disrupted life during the 19th and 20th centuries, putting a pause on cultural events such as balls. The revolutions against the AustroHungarian Empire in 1848 and both World Wars, in particular, devastated the city. And yet the majority of balls still held today were officially founded during the 1920s and ’30s. Now more than 450 annual balls take place. Professional and trade groups organize a number of the events, giving their name to each — from the Pharmacist’s Ball and the Blumenball (Florist’s Ball) to the Ball of the Viennese Coffee House Owners. And with many guests often not arriving before midnight, these lavish affairs frequently last until dawn, when it’s customary to end the night with a bowl of spicy goulash soup at a nearby café. One of the oldest and most legendary events is the Vienna Opera Ball, held every February in the State Opera House. The Hofburg (A forerunner of the event occurred Palace’s gilded as early as 1877.) ballroom inspires On that one evening, nearly 5,000 gala guests perhaps as much today as during its first ball 200 years ago.
As the summer ball of Vienna’s Spanish Riding School, the Fête Impériale supports the future of Lipizzaner horses, for which the school is known.
guests adhere to a strict formal dress code — floorlength evening gowns for women, black tuxedo and tails for men. Even the president of Austria himself attends, to open the festivities. “Balls belong to Vienna like the Fashion Week to New York or the Carnival to Rio de Janeiro. The Viennese love their balls,” says Eva Dintsis, secretary general of the Opera Ball. Most of the other balls likewise occur in January and February during A couple revels the Carnival season (known regionally in the opening as Fasching), but a few events also keep dance of the Fête the city waltzing through the spring Impériale, held in and summer. the Spanish Riding The Fête Impériale (or the Summer School’s arena. Ball of the Spanish Riding School) takes place in June, with its 2,500 guests dancing in an open-aired courtyard of the Hofburg. The Life Ball, founded in 1993 and held every May, happens to be Europe’s biggest charity event for those with HIV and AIDS. Instead of ball gowns and black-tie dress, many of its 3,780 guests — including international celebrities — arrive in eclectic costumes relating to that year’s theme, ranging in the past from “Air” to “1,001 Arabian Nights” to “The Garden of Earthly Delights.” Altogether, from the classic to the contemporary, Vienna’s balls give the city the chance to dance for more than 2,000 hours each year.
COME ONE, COME ALL While much has changed about Viennese ball culture since that inaugural Sunday evening in 1814, one essential element has stayed very much the same: the spirit of inclusivity with which Joseph II first opened the doors of the Hofburg Palace. Anyone interested in purchasing a ticket may attend today’s extravaganzas, including foreign visitors. And taking part in the ball season remains an important tradition for Viennese locals. “It is a must for many young people here to go to as many balls as possible every season,” confirms Professor Thomas Schäfer-Elmayer, third-generation director of Tanzschule Elmayer, the city’s most distinguished dancing school. As the invitation to dance is officially announced during each opening ceremony — “Alles Walzer,” or, “Everyone waltz!” — elegant young couples swirl across the ballroom floor and history comes to life again. Two-hundred years and countless celebrations later, Vienna remains on its toes.
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he roar of the Nileâ€™s rapids is indeed loud and thunderous. But as I listen to the water crashing just meters away while lying in a clawfoot bathtub, part of me feels that I could easily drift off to sleep. The other part wants to stay awake to soak up the pure paradise that surrounds.
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“I love the noise in the same way that I revel in a good storm,” says Cam McLeay, owner of this little slice of heaven in the middle of nowhere: Uganda’s awardwinning Wildwaters Lodge. Fascinated by the Nile River from an early age, McLeay in 1996 led a team of adventurers in the first known descent of the river in Uganda, before co-founding
a commercial rafting company there. (He has since been described as one of the globe’s best whitewater rafters.) A decade later, McLeay led the first expedition to trace the Nile through five countries, from its mouth to its source in Rwanda’s Nyungwe rainforest. Having spent so much time on what’s considered to be the world’s longest river,
at some 6,650 kilometers, McLeay became passionate about preserving as much of it as possible while also supporting local Ugandans. He decided to build a lodge, aiming to employ workers from surrounding communities during construction and to run the resort long-term. It took three years to obtain approval from Uganda’s National Environment
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Everything at Wildwaters Lodge was crafted using local materials and traditional techniques — from the 10 guest suites to the restaurant (opposite page), situated dramatically along one of the Nile’s rapids.
“The restaurant’s setting is dramatic yet peaceful, inviting guests to gaze upon the rolling hills across the Nile while dining on a fivecourse meal.”
Management Authority and the World Bank to build on Munyanja Island, located roughly 90 minutes from the capital of Kampala. About 150 locals joined in the daunting work of constructing Wildwaters between two extreme rapids. Most of the materials, including gum poles up to 8 meters long, were ferried to Munyanja in wooden canoes that guests today use to reach the resort, opened in 2010. “We used very few drawings, and the design constantly evolved,” says Cam’s brother, Brad, who served as co-architect, engineer and project manager. “Despite the challenges, Cam and I thrived on the organic design and construction.”
Today, elevated wooden walkways link Wildwaters’ 10 suites, all given local names and boasting spacious beds and washbasins carved from Munyanja’s pink granite. As guests weave throughout the lush, acacia-strewn grounds, they can encounter African grey parrots, African fish eagles or crested cranes (Uganda’s national bird). More than 50 bird species have been identified, and a Whitethroated cormorant frequently surfs the rapids in front of the lodge’s restaurant. Situated near one of the two rapids, the restaurant’s setting is dramatic yet peaceful, inviting guests to gaze upon the rolling hills across the Nile while dining on a five-course meal. Dishes such as seared tilapia topped with lemongrass and ginger, as well as ravioli stuffed with potato, roasted red onion and thyme, entertain palates as much as the setting does the spirit. “You really feel as if you are deep in the wilderness,” says Sian Wynne, a Brit living in Uganda who recently took her parents to the resort. “Everywhere around you are birds and butterflies and, beyond the white waters, the beautifully lush green banks of the Nile. “The weekend was a complete escape.” Besides sipping sundowners in the lodge’s rock pool, guests might be pampered with a spa or facial, enjoy a guided walk around the island, or share a beer with locals back on the mainland. The more adventurous visitors can brave the rapids, january/february 2015
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Wildwaters guests cruise along the Nile aboard “The African Queen” — one of the original boats used in the 1951 Hollywood classic of the same name, starring Katharine Hepburn and Humphrey Bogart.
go for a jet-boat ride, or bungee jump over the source of the Nile. The highlight of my own Wildwaters weekend, though, was being given a turn at the tiller — in the manner of screen goddess Katharine Hepburn — on one of the original boats used in the 1951 Hollywood classic film The African Queen. In 2010, Cam discovered the old, diesel-powered boat languishing in a Nairobi garden trailer. He tracked it down, “took a punt on the investment”
and had it restored. Now, the boat’s skipper — dressed as Oscar-winning actor Humphrey Bogart — runs 45-minute tours of the river. Though my trip revealed no sign of the 2,000 cigarettes or tinned grub that Bogart boasts about onscreen, I was thrilled with the obligatory two cases of Gordon’s gin kept in stock. “It is quite magical, steaming into the sunset,” says Cam. “I find my thoughts wandering back a century when I am on board.”
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About half the visitors to Wildwaters are locals, according to Cam, although international tourists are increasingly being drawn to the lodge for its intimate, secluded nature and stylish appeal. “With hardly a dozen cabins it is never crowded, so you don’t get that ‘tourist-with-a-to-do-list’ feeling,” says Chris Luwaga, a Ugandan who lives in Kampala. In 2013, the lodge was presented with the TripAdvisor Excellence award, which recognizes certain accommodations, attractions and restaurants that consistently show a commitment to hospitality excellence. And of course there’s the sound of the water. Some guests have even remarked that a month after leaving, they can still hear the turbulent rapids, proving that although a stay at Wildwaters may fly by too quickly, it’s an experience that lingers for a long time to come. For more information about overnight or day trips to Wildwaters Lodge, please visit wild-uganda.com.
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Painting the City of Gold Johannesburg’s booming street-art scene. |
abu Fakude used to be regularly arrested for his graffiti, bright splashes of color spraypainted without permission on the walls of Johannesburg’s buildings. “In order to be a respected artist, you don’t ask permission,” he says, explaining the gist of graffiti culture. “The only way to be famous is to be notorious.” But recently, the 21-year-old street artist has watched his work become more and more welcome across Johannesburg, a city that’s developing an unusually positive attitude toward street art — the result of a combination of government acceptance and property developers who see it as an edgy attraction. Today, the mix of clandestine and commissioned work has made the city a place to see some of the world’s best graffiti. In Maboneng Precinct, a district on Johannesburg’s east side where graffiti is especially celebrated, commissioned works by South African masters run side by side with pieces completed by international graffiti stars. A King Kong–sized piece by Spanish artist Remed, a guardian with a spear, watches over the city. Fifty meters west, the signature wire-like animal paintings by DALeast, an artist based in Cape Town, appear to leap off the walls. These spirals of black, white and gray paint look like three-dimensional sculptures of jumping springbok — the bouncy, deer-like animal that also serves as the mascot for the country’s rugby team. From surrealist landscapes and Botticelli-esque figures to meter-high, neon-colored words, Johannesburg’s graffiti spans the full range of genres. “International visitors come because of
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Graffiti artist Jabu Fakude stands before his selfproclaimed masterpiece.
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Clandestine and commissioned works across the City of Gold have made Johannesburg a place to see some of the world’s best graffiti.
“The only way to be famous is to be notorious.”
the street art,” says Hannelie Coetzee, a 42-year-old artist living in Maboneng. “It’s a completely contemporary art attraction.” Graffiti in South Africa started in the Cape Flats in the mid-’80s, when the townships outside Cape Town embraced the music, lifestyle and spray paint of hip-hop culture. Over time, though, the conservative city thought graffiti distasteful and so implemented strict bylaws prohibiting it. Meanwhile, the hip-hop trend began to flourish in Johannesburg. The city’s lawmakers have even embraced the art, collaborating on citywide projects such as the Back to the City Festival, a government-subsidized day of “live music, street art and break dancing.” It helps, too, that the city appears as
a blank canvas, with its never-ending blocks of abandoned buildings — a side effect of the 1990s post-apartheid urban exodus, when thousands of people fled the cities in favor of gated suburbs. “If we paint something somewhere in Europe, the very next day our picture could be painted over,” says Rasty, a 31-year-old graffiti artist. “Here, if we paint, two years later it will still be there.” The permanence is a boon to Fakude, who also works as a graffiti tour guide, walking through downtown Johannesburg neighborhoods showing both illegal and commissioned graffiti. Fakude ends his tour in Newtown, an inner-city cultural hub with museums and music venues. “This is my masterpiece,” he says,
standing arms outstretched in front of a huge blue-and-red wall, where a oneeyed figure holding two white flags stares down a gun barrel. “I called him ‘the cloud man,’” Fakude says. “He stands for peace.” More and more companies are now approaching the artist to commission work for their external walls — yet another sign of graffiti’s evolution from a shady medium to one that’s widely accepted and even celebrated. For Fakude, that means less time in jail and more money for his art. But he’ll never forget his roots, he says. After all, to be famous is to be notorious. —Stephanie Findlay is a freelance journalist living in Johannesburg. She has a passion for new things, great art and even greater stories. january/february 2015
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Hill of Flowers
Ben Abeba restaurant pierces the Lalibelan sky.
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ike most tourists, my dad and I visited Lalibela, Ethiopia, with the intent of marveling at its roughly 900-year-old churches chiseled from stone. Just before arriving in the small town, though, I added another agenda item to our list: to eat at Ben Abeba, a hybrid restaurant popular for its remarkable design and food. When visiting other countries, my family makes a point to eat locally. So after reading about Ben Abeba in a guide book, I knew it would be the perfect place to experience Ethiopia’s cuisine: its traditional wat, a spicy stew with many different varieties; and injera, the flatbread made from a grain called teff. Walking on Lalibela’s small, rocky roads on our way to the restaurant, we felt a world away from the bustling and active capital of Addis Ababa. In the dry heat, we jaunted past some of the town’s vibrant 17,000-plus residents, as well as narrow, dusty side roads, hotels, and brightly painted souvenir shops
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A Lalibela restaurant delivers authentic cuisine and nouveau design. |
“It was calming and relaxing, knowing that you had the best location possible to sit, enjoy a cold beer and watch the sunset.”
and shoe repair stops, among other things. After traipsing for a good while, we caught a glimpse of a cone-like structure piercing the sky. Even in the distance, Ben Abeba’s modernity stands out from any other structure in the town. Shaped like a wizard’s hat, a spaceship or an Alice-inWonderland-esque building (take your pick of description), Ben Abeba perches on the edge of a picturesque valley. The restaurant is the brainchild of local Lalibelian Habtamu Baye and Scottish-born Susan Aitchison. Aitchison, 64, a former home-economics teacher, moved to Ethiopia from Scotland in September 2007 to teach at a newly built school roughly 35 kilometers from Lalibela. Soon after, she got to know one of her drivers, Habtamu, who owned a transport company. When 32-year-old Habtamu mentioned his dream of one day operating a small restaurant — “to do something special for Lalibela, for Ethiopia” — Aitchison decided to join him in making that dream a reality. In November 2009, they leased land from the Ethiopian government — chosen for its spectacular views of the surrounding hills — and spent the next couple of years obtaining permits and building the structure. The design stemmed from the imagination of young Ethiopian architects trained in their native Addis
Ababa. The team held the restaurant’s grand opening in October 2011. Since its debut, Ben Abeba (coined from Scottish and Amharic words to mean “Hill of Flowers”) has grown to include a full-time staff of 40 people. The diverse menu — described as traditional Ethiopian food as well as a selection of less-spicy foods for tamer palates — is created at the discretion of the chefettes, Aitchison’s affectionate name for the chefs. On any given day, patrons can enjoy anything from wat and injera, to banana crepes, to traditional British shepherd’s pie. More than 50,000 trees thrive on Ben Abeba’s property, which altogether grows coffee, bananas, papayas, guavas, avocados, mangos, pomegranates, cabbages, carrots and tomatoes. The restaurant also grows olives with trees originally from the south of France and Italy, donated by a Frenchman who was experimenting to
The restaurant perches on the edge of a picturesque valley, providing a peaceful vantage point for enjoying unique cuisine and views.
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Even in the distance, Ben Abeba’s modernity stands out from any other structure in the town. Shaped like a wizard’s hat, a spaceship or an Alice-in-Wonderlandesque building, Ben Abeba perches on the edge of a picturesque valley. 62
see if their fruits could be produced in the region. For food that isn’t grown on-site, the staff purchases products from two nearby villages and transports canned tuna and South African wine from Addis Ababa. Ben Hargreaves, 22, of Sydney, Australia, ate at the restaurant three times in the course of his three-day Lalibela visit and declared it the best food he’d enjoyed during his six-week stay in Ethiopia — not to mention the scenery and atmosphere. “It was calming and relaxing,” he says,
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Ben Abeba’s approach to cuisine is as unique as its architecture; all of the menu’s ingredients are either grown on the property or sourced from neighboring towns.
“knowing that you had the best location possible to sit, enjoy a cold beer and watch the sunset.” As of June 2014, Ben Abeba ranked as Lalibela’s top restaurant according to the travel site TripAdvisor.com and also received a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence, for consistently receiving positive reviews. But the customers aren’t the only ones giving the restaurant high marks. Many locals have found employment at Ben Abeba, and a scholarship fund has even
A Taste of the Menu:
Injera and Biyeynot
Ethiopian injera (a spongy flatbread made from a grain called teff) topped by a selection of vegetarian wats (curry or stew).
A British casserole of minced lamb with stewed onions and carrots, topped by mashed potatoes.
A traditionally Scottish cocktail that helps soothe an upset stomach, made from fresh lemon, local honey, whisky and boiled water.
Ethiopian coffee served in the traditional way is available each afternoon, accompanied by homemade scones and jam.
been created to help send locals and other Ethiopians to college. As for the future, Aitchison and Habtamu have already started work to build four individual bungalows for visiting guests, with the goal of completing construction sometime in 2015. Twelve more are planned to follow soon after, in addition to a meeting space and conference center. In all of these efforts, the pair says they hope to contribute something of lasting significance to Lalibela. And in-
deed, they seem well on their way. Tourists who flock to Lalibela expect to be astonished by the churches, but perhaps in the near-to-distant future, they’ll visit the town for yet another inspiring landmark to stand the test of time. —Laura-Claire Corson recently taught elementary-school English in Seoul, Korea. She and her dad enjoyed a leisurely lunch at Ben Abeba while traversing Ethiopia’s northern historical circuit in January 2013, which she remembers fondly. january/february 2015
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A Natural Spectacle No More? How humans are challenging the future of the great wildebeest migrations. |
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For as long as the history of mankind, vast stretches of the East African savannah have provided a stage for large-scale wildebeest migrations. In one of nature’s most iconic and surviving spectacles — that of the Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem migration — more than a million of these ungulates instinctively herd themselves into moving columns, all in search of water, lush short-grass plains and calving grounds.
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Due to their size and habits, wildebeests largely shape the ecosystems in which they live and move, making them one of what scientists consider a “keystone species.” But just as the vast herds of zebra and Thomson’s gazelle that once migrated between Kenya’s Lake NakuruElementaita region and Lake Baringo are no more, the wildebeests and their millennia-old migrations are under threat. The cause remains the same: humans. Falling numbers and increasing threats In 2009, conservation biologists Richard D. Estes and the late Rod East released a research paper confirming that wildebeest populations across East Africa are declining drastically. Recent corroborative studies by Kenyan researcher Joseph O. Ogutu and his colleagues found that all four of Kenya’s wildebeest populations are diminishing. The Athi-Kaputiei ecosystem has witnessed the most extreme change, as fewer than 2,000 migratory wildebeest moved between Nairobi National Park and the Athi-Kaputiei plains in 2011 — a sharp decline from the 30,000 recorded in 1978. In Tanzania, similar studies unearthed an 88-percent drop in the number of wildebeest migrating in the Tarangire-Simanjiro ecosystem between 1988 and 2007. In both cases, human activity — nota-
bly, settlements and agriculture — blocked or fragmented the migratory corridors and dispersal areas, preventing the animals from reaching water and grass during dry seasons. Additionally, an estimated 70,000129,000 wildebeest are killed for human consumption each year in the Serengeti National Park alone, according to research by Tanzania-based Dr. Dennis Rentsch, a technical advisor for the Frankfurt Zoological Society. Poaching for bush meat in the Maasai Mara National Reserve is likewise said to be at “high intensity” level. On top of it all, climate change — arguably caused by human activity — continues to deliver more woes to the East African plains, with a combination of severe flooding and droughts that threatens food availability. A threatened safe haven Stretching 25,000 square kilometers wide, the Serengeti-Mara Ecosystem is home to the “Great Migration” — the largest movement of wildebeest, once named the seventh New Wonder of the World. Its vastness and self-contained nature somewhat shield its migratory wildebeest from a number of threats that are quickly reducing herds elsewhere, but struggles nonetheless remain.
Five years ago, amid pressure from the global environmentalist community, the Tanzanian government put off plans to build a highway through Serengeti National Park’s northern area. Had these plans lived to materialize, a 600-page environmental impact assessment study estimated that 3,000 vehicles would use the road daily by 2035 — equating to more than a million vehicles per year. With the road, linear settlements would have become inevitable, further fragmenting the land while endangering the migrations. As of January 2014, work began to upgrade a number of often impassable roads used by villagers living in the communities surrounding the Serengeti. The government pledged that the section across the national park will remain a slower, gravel road, but environmentalists fear this will eventually pave the way for a tarmac highway. The battle between conservation and human development efforts continues. Humans reacting to human-made problems Thankfully, African governments and conservationists are beginning to take action to stem further decline and protect the migration spectacles for future generations. Kenya, for example, recently passed more severe anti-poaching laws. Tanzania is also stepping up its efforts, with the additional recognition that tourist dollars are too important to lose. For example, wildlife conservation programs (financed by donor aid, tour operators, and both Kenyan and Tanzanian governments) are paying landowners in several crucial ecosystems to keep their land open for the animals’ migratory corridors and dispersal areas. But unless even more is done, the story of the last large-scale animal migration will resemble other doomed migration tales: of the bison that once embellished the plains of North America, the Saiga antelope that once frolicked in Central Asia, and the zebra and gazelle that once moved between Kenya’s lakes. january/february 2015
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oronto pulses at the heart of the Golden Horseshoe, Canada’s most densely populated region. Home to the Toronto Stock Exchange and leading financial, banking and telecommunications sectors, the metropolis is the commercial capital of the nation. Stepping past the towering skyscrapers of Bay Street, though, yields diverse discoveries reflecting Canada’s multiculturalism and burgeoning local arts movement. Head to the trio of the Queen West, Kensington Market and Trinity Bellwoods neighborhoods, in particular, to explore an exceptionally vibrant side of the city. 9:00 a.m. Wake up at The Drake Hotel, the nucleus of the dynamic Queen West arts-and-design district downtown. The 19-room building, which dates back to 1890, has been lovingly restored into a boutique hotel and cultural center. Integrating elements of the original building’s architecture with oneof-a-kind pieces from local and global contemporary artists, The Drake’s atmosphere gives a nod to both the city’s history and the modern energy of Queen West. Breakfast at The Drake Café will have you rubbing shoulders with locals who flock for the blueberry scones and house-roasted coffee. The Southern-inspired chicken-and-waffles dish with macerated cherries is famous for its sweet-and-savory flavor combination. 10:30 a.m. Walk east on Queen Street West, taking in the restored heritage buildings and stylish
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Exploring the effervescent energy beyond Bay Street. |
Creativity abounds at The Drake Hotel in Toronto’s Queen West neighborhood, from the modern design and decor to the innovative dishes served.
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boutiques that characterize the neighborhood, until you reach Portland Street. Turn right on Portland, then take the next left onto Rush Lane. Rush Lane (aka Graffiti Alley) and its offshoots are the canvas for some of the most impressive street art in Canada. Take your time exploring the alley and its works, which are painted over regularly to create space for fresh pieces. 12:00 p.m. A 15-minute walk north on Spadina Street to St. Andrews Street will take you to Kensington Market — one of Canada’s most distinctive neighborhoods. It’s known for its legendary open-air market, overflowing with produce, bakeries, vintage and thrift clothing shops, and independent arts collectives. Try the yam burrito at the lively Big Fat Burrito for lunch, or just follow your nose to one of the market’s many ethnic eateries — such as Jumbo Empanadas for traditional Chilean empanadas (fried pastries) stuffed with chicken, beef or cheese. Next, wander the market to your heart’s content, being sure to check out Courage My Love
for a great selection of vintage clothing, Uprising Books for counterculture reads, and Bungalow for a mix of vintage and modern furniture and clothing. 3:30 p.m. Heading west on Dundas Street, you’ll leave the bustle of Kensington for a relaxed 10-minute walk toward Trinity Bellwoods Park. Turn left on Gore Vale and find yourself in the well-tended, 15-hectacre green space — a hub for sun seekers, picnickers and dog owners. Wander the park, heading south toward Nadège Patisserie on the corner of Gore Vale and Queen Street West. Grab a few of Nadège’s famed multicolored macarons and a coffee at White Squirrel Coffee Shop (so named for the park’s renowned albino squirrel), and enjoy both while people-watching in the park. Next, head to the nearby Type Books to
lose an hour or two discovering gems amid its thoughtfully curated collection. 6:00 p.m. Walk west on Queen Street West, stopping in at The Drake to drop off any treasures from your afternoon of exploring. Just past the hotel is Grand Electric, a legendary taqueria specializing in innovative tacos, bourbon cocktails and loud music. The baja fish tacos are something to write home about, and the unusual scrapple tacos (made from boiled pig’s head meat, sliced and fried to a crispy, salty goodness) are well worth a try. The wide selection of bourbons and mixed drinks (“Jesus Juice” is particularly popular) keeps the party going until late. Be warned: Arriving after 7:00 p.m. almost guarantees you’ll have to wait in line, as the taqueria doesn’t take reservations. 8:30 p.m. Return to your hotel and end the night with a cocktail on the yearround rooftop patio, Sky Yard, adorned with local graffiti murals and featuring a wintertime fire pit. Alternatively, you can venture to the basement, where The Drake’s Underground showcases live entertainment nearly every night. Then, retire to your crash pad at your leisure, knowing you’ve tasted one of Toronto’s most effervescent regions. —Rachel MacNeill is a freelance journalist and editor based in Montreal, Quebec (Canada). Whenever she visits Toronto, she tries to spend some time in Kensington Market searching for vintage fashion (and empanadas). january/february 2015
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SEATED EXERCISES These gentle exercises, which you can carry out easily during your flight, will help blood circulation and reduce any tiredness or stiffness that may result from sitting in one place for several hours. Check with your doctor first if you have any health conditions that might be adversely affected by exercise. SHOULDER ROLL
Hunch shoulders forward, then upward, then backward, then downward, using a gentle, circular motion.
Lift feet off the floor and draw a circle with the toes, simultaneously moving one foot clockwise and the other foot counterclockwise. Reverse circles. Do each direction for 15 seconds. Repeat if desired.
Start with arms held at a 90-degree angle: elbows down, hands out in front. Raise hands up to chest and back down, alternating hands. Do this exercise in 30-second intervals.
Start with both heels on the floor and point feet upward as high as you can. Then put both feet flat on the floor. Then lift heels high, keeping the balls of your feet on the floor. Continue cycle in 30-second intervals.
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With both feet on the floor and stomach held in, slowly bend forward and walk your hands down the front of your legs toward your ankles. Hold the stretch for 15 seconds and slowly sit back up.
Bend forward slightly. Clasp hands around the right knee and hug it to your chest. Hold stretch for 15 seconds. Keeping hands around knee, slowly let it down. Alternate legs. Repeat 10 times.
Raise both hands straight up over your head. With one hand, grasp the elbow of the opposite hand and gently pull to one side. Hold stretch for 15 seconds. Repeat on the other side.
Lift leg with knees bent while contracting your thigh muscles. Alternate legs. Repeat 20 to 30 times for each leg.
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Reach right hand over left shoulder. Place left hand behind right elbow and gently press elbow toward shoulder. Hold stretch for 15 seconds. Repeat on the other side.
> For your own comfort, try to travel light.
> Avoid heavy meals during the flight.
> Wear loose clothing and elasticated stockings made of natural fiber.
> Take short walks once every two hours to improve circulation.
> Increase your normal intake of water and only drink alcohol in moderation.
> Try to touch your toes when waiting in the aisle, to stretch your hamstrings.
> Use moisturizing cream to keep your skin from drying out.
> Upon arrival at your destination, take a quick jog, brisk walk or a vigorous scrub to help stimulate circulation. Then, take a hot shower or a relaxing bath.
With shoulders relaxed, drop ear to shoulder and gently roll neck forward and to the other side, holding each position for about five seconds. Repeat five times.
> Take off shoes while on the plane to prevent your feet from swelling up, or wear shoes that will cope with expanding ankles.
| Travel Tips
TRAVELING IN ETHIOPIA LAND » Ethiopia covers an area of 1,104,300 million square kilometers (approx. 426,372.61 square miles). CLIMATE » There are two seasons: The dry season, October–May, and the wet season, June–September. TOPOGRAPHY » Ethiopia has an elevated central plateau varying in height between 2,000 and 3,000 meters. In the north and center of the country, there are some 25 mountains whose peaks rise above 4,000 meters. The most famous Ethiopian river is the Blue Nile (or Abbay), which flows north a distance of 1,450 kilometers from its source in Lake Tana to join the White Nile at Khartoum, Sudan. PEOPLE » The population is estimated at 96,633,458 million. ECONOMY » About 90 percent of the population earns a living from the land, mainly as subsistence farmers. Agriculture is the backbone of the national economy, and the principal exports from this sector are coffee, oil seeds, pulses, flowers, vegetables, sugar and foodstuffs for animals. There is also a thriving livestock sector, exporting cattle, hides and skins. LANGUAGE » Ethiopia is a multiethnic state with 83 languages and 200 dialects. Amharic is the working language of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, while Oromiffa, Tigrigna and Guragina are widely spoken.
hours (noon–1 p.m.).
COURIER & MONEY TRANSFERS » Money transfers can be made through Western Union and MoneyGram. Both have representative branches in Addis Ababa and also make their services available from private and national banks. For courier services, DHL, Fedex, UPS, TNT and EMS have offices in Addis Ababa.
COMMUNICATIONS » Telephones, fax machines and Internet access are available in Addis Ababa in most hotels and at private Internet service centers around the city.
a) It is illegal to carry more than 200 birr when entering or departing Ethiopia. b) You must declare to customs officials at point of entry any cash in excess of US$3,000 (or the equivalent). If you have more than US$3,000 on departing, you must present a receipt from the purchasing bank.
IMMIGRATION REQUIREMENTS »
Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Luxembourg, Mexico, the Netherlands, New Zealand, North Korea, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russian Federation, Slovakia, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Thailand, United Kingdom and United States.
celebrated according to the Ethiopian (Julian) Calendar (see “Time”). The calendar is seven years behind the Western or Gregorian Calendar, with the New Year falling in the month of September. January 3: Birth of Prophet Mohammed PBUH (Mauwlid)* January 7: Ethiopian Christmas (Genna)
BOLE INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT »
January 20: Ethiopian Epiphany (Timket)
The airport is about 5 kilometers from Meskel Square and Addis Ababa’s central business district. Self-service kiosks are available for guests checking in, and free Wi-Fi is offered throughout the airport. Free luggage carts and paid porters are also available in the baggage hall. All bags must go through X-ray check before you exit. When flying out of Bole International Airport, please note: Terminal 1 — all domestic flights and flights to Burundi, Djibouti, Rwanda, Somaliland, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Terminal 2 — all other international flights. Taxis are readily available and may be ordered inside the terminal. Privately owned taxis are not metered, nor do they have fixed rates. Agree upon the fare in advance.
March 2: Victory of Adwa (1896) April 10: Ethiopian Orthodox Good Friday April 12: Ethiopian Orthodox Easter Sunday
May 28: Fall of the Dergue (1991) Day
When it comes to currency:
PUBLIC HOLIDAYS » Public holidays are
TIME » Ethiopia is in the GMT +3 time zone.
BANKING HOURS » Banking hours are usually 8 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday to Friday and 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Saturdays. Most banks work through lunchtime; however, foreign exchange services are closed during lunch
d) souvenirs (by visitors) with a value not exceeding 500 birr
WORKING HOURS » Government office hours are 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m. and 1:30–5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday. Working hours on Friday are 8:30–11:30 a.m. and 1:30– 5:30 p.m. Private and public businesses are often open on Saturdays.
May 1: International Labor Day
CURRENCY » The units of currency are the birr and cents. Notes are 100, 50, 10, 5 and 1 birr. The 1 birr coin is also in circulation. ATMs (Automatic Teller Machines) are found in major Addis Ababa hotels, shopping malls and at the Bole International Airport. It is important to retain currency exchange receipts.
c) half a liter of perfume
Visas are required for all foreign visitors to Ethiopia, with the exception of nationals of Kenya. Visa applications may be obtained at Ethiopia’s diplomatic missions overseas. Nationals of 37 countries are now allowed to receive their tourist visas on arrival in Ethiopia. The list includes: Argentina, Australia, Austria,
ELECTRIC SUPPLY » Ethiopia uses 220 volts 50 cycles AC. Plugs are European two-pin.
It follows the Julian calendar, which consists of 12 months of 30 days each and a 13th month of five or six days (on a leap year).
b) 2 liters of alcoholic beverages
May 5: Ethiopian Patriots (1941) Victory Day
September 12: Ethiopian New Year September 24: Id ul Ahda (Sacrifice)* September 28: The Finding of the True Cross (Meskel) *These holidays are subject to moon sighting.
HEALTH REQUIREMENTS » A yellow fever certificate is required for some African destinations. Vaccination against cholera is also required for any person who has visited or transited a cholera-infected area within six days prior to arrival in Ethiopia. CUSTOMS » Duty-free imports are permitted for up to: a) 200 cigarettes, 100 cigars or 250 grams of tobacco
SECURITY » Security at the airport is tight, and travelers need to produce their air ticket and passport to enter the terminal. All other visitors are required to pay a fee of 5 birr in the car park and may be required to show identification.
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LEARN AMHARIC ENGLISH-AMHARIC (PHONETIC) Learn some basic Amharic so that you can interact with the locals and enjoy your stay in Ethiopia by experiencing the rich culture of the Ethiopian people.
U SE F U L WO R DS Today Tomorrow Yesterday Now Quickly Slowly Mr Mrs Miss I
P RO N U N CIAT I O N G U I D E
You He, She We
a as the a in father e as the e in set i as the i in ship o as the o in go u as the oo in boot gn as the gn in compagne (French) (M) Masculine; (F) Feminine; (P) Plural
They What? Who? When? How? Why? Which? Yes (all right) No Excuse me I am sorry Good Bad
N U M B E RS Zare Nege Tilant Ahun Tolo Kes Ato Weyzero Weyzerit Ene Ersewo Essu, Essoa Egna Ennessu Min? Man? Metche? Endet? Lemin? Yetignaw? Eshi Aydelem /Ayhonem Yikirta Aznallehu Tiru / melkam Metfo
And shi â€ƒ
D I R E C T I O NS / E M E RG E N CI E S
M E E T I N G AN D G R E E T I N G Hello
Endemn adderu/ k(M)/sh(F)
Good afternoon Good evening
Endemn walu/k(M)/ sh(F)
CO M M E RCE
Where is it?
Where is the hotel?
Hotelu yet no?
Where are you going?
Yet iyehedu no? eh (M)/esh(F)
I am going to . . .
Wede... iyehedku no
Wede kegn yitatefu/ tatef(M)/tatefi(F)
Wede gra yitatefu tatef(M)/tatefi(F)
Ketita yihidu/hid(M)/ higi(F)
Please stop here
Ezih Yikumu/kum(M)/ kumi(F)
Endemn ameshu/ eh(M)/esh(F)
Dehna hunu/ hun(M)/ hugne(F)
How are you?
Tenayistillign / endemen not? eh(M)/ esh(F)
I am well, thank you (very much)
Dehna negn (Betam) amesegenallehu
Where is the toilet?
Metatebiya betu yet new?
Please come in
Where may I get something to drink?
Yemiteta neger yet agengalehu?
Please sit down
Yikemetu/ tekemet(M)/ tekemechi(F)
One (cup of) coffee
And (sini) buna
What is your name?
Simewo man no?h(M)/sh(F)
My name is . . .
Sime . . . no
Where do you come from?
Keyet Metu? ah(M)/ ash(F) Hagero yet no?eh(M)/esh(F)
I come from . . .
Ke . . . metahu
My country is . . .
Hagere . . . no
Can you speak Amharic?
Amaregna yenageralu? tenageraleh(M)/ tenageriyalesh(F)
Yebelete memar ifelegalehu
I want to learn more
How do you find Ethiopia?
Itiyopiyan endet agegnuat? hat(M)/ shat(F)
To sell Money
How much does this cost?
Wagaw sint no?
I like it here
That is quite expensive
Betam wood no
Only a little
DAYS O F T H E WE E K
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Boeing 777-300ER The B777-300ER is one of the largest and most-modern members of our fleet, with a 400-seat capacity. Its spacious cabin interior, high ceiling, advanced in-flight entertainment system, increased stowage capability and additional cargo uplift flexibility give our passengers the best possible travel experience. The aircraft also perfectly complements its predecessor in our fleet, the B777-200LR (Longer Range) airplane, by providing additional capacity and flexibility on popular routes such as Guangzhou, Washington, D.C., Lagos, Luanda and Dubai.
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GAMBELLA Tel: 251-47-5510099 (CTO) 251-91-1255677 (CELL)
GODE Tel: 251-25-7760015 (CTO) 251-25-7760030 (APT)
Tel: 251 - 34 4480556 251 - 911 255437
JIJIGA Tel: 251-25-7752030 (CTO) 251-25-7754300 (APT)
LALIBELA Tel: 251-33-3360046 (CTO) 251-91-1255679 (CELL) Email: LLITAM@ETHIOPIANAIRLINES.COM
Tel: 251-400055 (CTO) 251-34-4420437 (APT) 251-91-1255680 (CELL) Email: MQXTSM@ETHIOPIANAIRLINES.COM
SHIRE Tel: 251-34-4442224 (CTO) 251-91-1255681 (CELL)
JIMMA Tel: 251-47-1110030 (CTO) 251-47-1110207 (APT) 251-91-1255678 (CELL) Email: JIMTSM@ETHIOPIANAIRLINES.COM
CTO – City Ticket Office APT – Airport Office CGO – Cargo Office CELL – Cell phone
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| Sales Offices
SALES OFFICES ANGOLA Largo 4 De Fevereiro Hotel Meridien Presidente Luanda, Angola Tel: 2442 310328/310615, Fax: 2442 310328 APT Mobile: 914 526675 Benin Patte d’Oie, Lot No. 31, Rue 390 de la CNSS Ethiopian Airlines, Cotonou, Benin, P.O. Box 1051 Tel: 00229 21 31 07 18, Mob: 00229 64 06 66 06 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org BELGIUM Park Hill J. E. Mommaertslaan 16B 1831 Diegem Tel: 0032 2 712 05 86, Fax: 0032 2 725 83 92 Email: email@example.com BRAZIL Praça da Liberdade, 130 – Conj. 1709 CEP: 01503-010 São Paulo - Brazil CTO-Reservations : +55 11 4063 5199 CTO-Office : +55 11 3411 1874/5 APT: +55 11 2445 4103/ +5511 77 408 156 AREA Manager: 0055 11 9919 22337 SAOET@ethiopianairlines.com BURKINA FASO Avenue Kwame N`krumah mmb. Bati 01 BP 4883 Ouaga 01 Tel Office: 22650301024/25 Email: OUAAPT@ethiopianairlines.com AshenafiY@ethiopianairlines.com BURUNDI Avenue De La Victorie No. 09 PO Box 573, Bujumbura Tel : 257 226820/226038, APT: 257 229842 Mobile: 257 78841844, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org CAMEROON Rue Tobie Kuoh Bonanjo, B.P 1326 Douala Telephone – reservation desk: 00237 233 43 02 46; Area Manager direct line: 00237 233 43 02 64; Fax line: 00237 33 43 01 67; Mobile Area Manager for Cameroon: 002376 77 93 79 29; AIRPORT OFFICE Tel: 002372 33 43 37 30; Cell: 002376 77 11 77 29 CANADA City Ticket Office Suite 1912 - 365 Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada M4W 3L4 Tel: +1416 962 0005, Toll-free: 1 855 269 0362, Mobile: +416 996 3384, Fax: 1 416 962 0095 Airport Office T1 Level 2, Room No. EB 2035/36, Lester B. Pearson International Airport, Toronto, Ontario, Canada Tel: +1 905 405 0040, Toll-free:1 800 445 2733, Fax:+1 1 905 405 0005 CHAD Avenue Charles De Gaule PO Box 989, N’djamena CTO Tel: 235 2523143/2523027, Tel: 235 523143/523027, ATO Tel: 235 2522599 APT: 235 522599, Mobile: 235 6 6896226 Email: email@example.com CHINA Beijing Room 704, SK Tower, A6 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100022, China Office Tel.: 0086 010 65050315 Fax: 0086 010 65054120 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Reservation Tel.: 0086 010 65050315 Email : email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Call Center (China) Tel: 4008 071 787 Email: email@example.com Beijing Capital International Airport –Terminal 3 Tel: +86 150 1155 5744 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Cargo Tel.: +86 010 64556409/+86 010 64558536 Email: email@example.com Guangzhou Room 502, 5th Floor, Podium Building of Guangdong Int’l Hotel, 339 East Huanshi Zhong Road, GuangZhou, 510098, China 80
Office Tel: +86 020 87621101/87620836 Fax : +86 020 87620837, Email: liuy@ ethiopianairlines.com, Reservation Tel.: +86 020 87621101, Fax : +86 020 87620837, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, etcancto@ ethiopianairlines.com.cn Call Center (China) Tel: 4008 071 787, Email: callcenter@ ethiopianairlines.com.cn BaiYun International Airport Tel.: +86 020 36067405 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Cargo Tel.: +86 020 36066253, Fax: +86 020 36050345, Email: email@example.com Shanghai Room 2110, 21st Floor, Ciro’s Plaza, No.388 NanJing West Road, HuangPu District, ShangHai, 200003, China Office Tel: +86 021 60509685, Fax: +86 021 6089 9326, Email: girumtb@ethiopianairlines. com, firstname.lastname@example.org Reservation Tel.: +86 021 60509685, Email: email@example.com Call Center (China) Tel: 4008 071 787, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org PUDONG International Airport —Terminal 2 Room 2-A3-M02,International Arrival Corridors, Pudong Airport, Shanghai,China, Duty Mobile : +86 1811 731 5785, Fax: +86 021-60899326 Email: email@example.com, etshaapt@ ethiopianairlines.com.cn Cargo Tel. : +86 021 6835 4522, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org CONGO, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC Boulevard du 30 Juin No. 1525 Aforia Building-1st Floor Gombe, Kinshasa CTO Tel: 243 817 006 585/810 884 000 APT Mobile: 243 817 006 589, Email: fihres@ ethiopianairlines.com, email@example.com, YinnesuF@ethiopianairlines.com CONGO, REPUBLIC Avenue Foch, Brazzaville PO Box 14125 Tel: 242-22 281 0766, Email: Negaw@ethiopianairlines.com COTE D’IVOIRE Avenue Chardy Immeuble Le Paris PO Box 01 BP 5897 ABJ 01,Abidjan CTO Tel: 00 225 20219332, 20215538/20219430, Fax: 00 225 20219025 APT Tel: 225 21278819, CTO Email: Tsegayek@ ethiopianairlines.com, APT Email: abjapt@ ethiopianairlines.com DJIBOUTI Globe Travel, Angle de la Place du 27 Juin et de la rue Ras Makonen, PO BOX 1181, Republic de Djibouti Tel: 0025377804783, 0025377815479 Fax: 00253 21354848, Email: YohannesO@ ethiopianairlines.com EGYPT Concorde El Salam Hotel, 69 Abdelhamid Badawy Street, Heliopolis, Cairo Tel: 0800 0000 411(Reservations 24 hours) Tel: 202-2621 4934 (Admin), Fax: 202 2621 4934, APT: 202 2696 6620, Cargo: 20 10 6698255, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org APT: email@example.com Cargo: firstname.lastname@example.org EQUITORIAL GUINEA Equatorial Guinea, Malabo Independence Avenue Admin Tel: 00240222657390 Email: ssgadmin@Ethiopianairlines.com CTO Tel: 00240333090588 Fax: 00240333090593, Email: ssgcto@ ethiopianairlines.com Area Manager Email: TeshomeGb@ ethiopianairlines.com Airport Email: email@example.com ETHIOPIA Main City Ticket Office Churchill Road PO Box 1755, Addis Ababa Tel: 251 11 5517000/511931, 251 11 6656666 (Reservation), APT Tel: 251 11 5178320 Fax: 251 11 6611474
FRANCE Ethiopian Airlines area office 66 Avenue des champs-Elysées 75008 Paris - France Phone: 33 1 53 892102 and 0 825 826 135 (ticketing), Fax: 33 1 53 771303 Email: Ethiopianfirstname.lastname@example.org Ethiopian Airlines CDG Airport office Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport – Terminal 2 Phone: +33 1 74 37 04 80 MAS: +33 6 70 81 90 24 Email: email@example.com GABON Quartier London Rue Ogouarouwe Plaque No. 14 PO Box 12802, Libreville Tel: 241 760144/45, APT Tel: 05316666 Fax: 241 760146, CTO Tel: 241 741315 GERMANY Ethiopian Airlines, Kaiserstraße 77, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Sales & Marketing: Tel: 0049 (0) 69 770 673 053, Fax: 0049 (0) 69 770 673 235 Email: salesET.firstname.lastname@example.org Reservations: Tel: (0180-5) 355 600 Fax: 0049 (0) 69 770 673 028 Email: reservationsET.email@example.com GHANA Kwame Nkrumah Avenue, Cocoa House, Ground Floor PO Box 3600, Accra CTO: Tel 233 302 664856/57/58 Fax: 233 302 6739 68 Mobile: 233 20 2011132 Email: GenetWl@ethiopianairlines.com APT Tel: 233 302 775168/778993/ 233 302 776171 ext. 1322/1324 Mobile: 233 20 2013588 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org HONG KONG Ethiopian Airlines, Unit 1606,16/F, New East Ocean Center,9 Science Museum Road,Tsim Sha Tsui East ,Kowloon, Hong Kong Tel: (852)3968 9030/2117 1863, Cell: (852) 63485863, Fax: (852)2117 1811, Email : MariamawitA@ethiopianairlines.com INDIA Ticket Office 2-5 Chintamani Plaza, Andheri Kurla Road, Andheri East, Mumbai 400 099 Email: email@example.com Res: Toll-free 0008001007947 Mumbai Airport Office: E8 – 3060 Level 3, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport New Terminal 2B, Sahar Road, Andheri East, Mumbai 400 099 Tel: 66859410 or 66859411, Fax: 66859412 Tel: 28366700 Ext 3514 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mumbai Cargo Office: New Heavy Import Warehouse, 2nd Floor, Sahar Cargo Complex, Sahar, Andheri East, Mumbai 400 099 Tel: 26828415 or 26828416, Fax: 26828417 Email: email@example.com Delhi Airport Office Room no -7, Ground level-IV, Terminal III, IGI Airport, New Delhi 110 037 Tel: 49638656/657/658, Fax :49638656; Duty Manager -9811412414 Email: Delapt@ethiopianairlines.com Cargo: 25653739/40 Email: Delcgo@ethiopianairlines.com ISRAEL 1 Ben Yehuda Street Room 2016, Tel Aviv CTO Tel: 972 3 797 1405 Fax: 972 3 516 0574 Email: TLVRES@ETHIOPIANAIRLINES.COM APT Tel: 972 3 9754096 APT Fax: 972 3 9754097 Email: YonasN@ethiopianairlines.com CGO Tel: 972-3-9004600 Fax: 972-3-9731082 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ITALY Piazza Barberini 52 00187 Rome, Italy CTO Tel: 39 06 42011199 Call center access Tel : 06 45230459 Tel: 3906 4200 9220 Fax: 3906 481 9377 APT: 3906 6501 0621 APT Fax: 3906 6501 0621 CGO: 3906 65954113 Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
Milan Address Via Albricci, 9 20122 Milan Tel: +39 02 8056562 Fax: +39 02 72010638 Email: email@example.com KENYA Bruce House Muindi Mbingu Street PO Box 42901-00100, Nairobi Tel: Res: +254 20311507/544; +254 723786649/734 666066 APT: 254 20 822236/822311 Fax: 254 20 2219007 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Airport: firstname.lastname@example.org Cargo: Freight In Time JKIA Cargo village, 2nd Avenue Box 41852-00100 Nairobi, Kenya Tel: 254 20-827480/827044/827248 Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org TSS Tower, Nkrumah Road PO Box 94600-80115, Mombasa, Kenya Tel: Res: +254 41 2319977/78/79 APT: +254 41 2011199 Cel: +254 714 618989 Email: MBATSM@ethiopianairlines.com MBARES@ethiopianairlines.com MBAAPT@ethiopianairlines.com LEBANON Beirut Gefinor Center Bloc-B, Clemenceau St. Tel: 961 1 752846/7 Fax: 961 1 752846/7 Email: AmanuelY@ethiopianairlines.com APT Tel: 961 1 629814 Email: email@example.com MALAWI Kenyatta Drive, Mantion Filling Station,Near Food Worth Tel: CTO 00265 1772031 , ATO 00265 1700 782 Email: CTO: LLWCTO@ethiopianairlines.com ATO: LLWAPT@ethiopianairlines.com Cargo: William.Gondwe@Bollore.com MALI Square Patrice Lumumba PO Box 1841, Bamako Tel: 00 223 20 22 2088 Fax: 00 223 20 22 6036 APT Mobile: 00 223 66 799 208 Email: DagnewM@ethiopianairlines.com NIGER Ethiopian Airlines, NIAMEY – NIGER, 1st Floor Euro World Building, Chateau PO Box 11110 Tel: 00227-20727272 , 00227-20727373, Mob: 00227-91856720, Fax: 00227-20736934 Email : KassahunBiz@ethiopianairlines.com MOZAMBIQUE Avenida 25 De Setembro No. 270, Edificio Time Squre, Bloc 4, First floor No. 6 Tel: +258 21 314421 NIGERIA CVC Building 3, Idowu Taylor, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria PO Box 1602 Tel: 234 1 7744711/2 Fax: 234 1 4616297 APT: 234 1 7744710/7751921/3 Email: SolomonY@ethaiopianairlines.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Airport Office, Aviation House Murtala Mohammed International Airport, Ikeja Lagos Tel: 234 1 7744710 Fax: 234 1 2711655 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Ethiopian Airlines Silverbird Entertainment Center, Plot 1161, Memorial Drive, Central Business District. Shop N0. 30 Abuja. Nigeria Landlines: +234 (0)9 2906844, +234-(0)9 2904941 , Mobile: +234(0)8039759711, 08032418516 Email: email@example.com, MulugetaZw@ethiopianairlines.com Airport Office -ABV: Ethiopian Airlines, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja-Nigeria Tel: 234 92903852, 234 92902761 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
Sales Offices and General Sales Agents | Enugu CTO Polopark Mall, Polo Ground, Abakaliki Road, Enugu North, Enugu State, Nigeria Tel: 234 7033745716, Mobile: 234 8141543740 Ethiopian Cargo LOS-office Nahco Cargo Complex MMIA Ikeja Lagos Tel Mobile: 234 7034065669 OMAN Muscat, Ruwi, MBD Area, PO BOX 962, Muscat, Postal code 100 Sultanate of Oman Cell: +968 93891448 Tel: +968 24816565 Fax: +968 24815815 Email: email@example.com RWANDA Union trade center (UTC) building First floor, office No. 25 CTO Tel: 250252570440/42, 2502525755045, Fax: 252570441 Mobile: 250788562469 (Area Manager) Email: BrukE@ethiopianairlines.com firstname.lastname@example.org APT Tel: 2502525100000 Mobile: 250-788595536/788426164/ 788517905/788828865 Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org SAUDI ARABIA Medina Road, Adham Center PO Box 8913, Jeddah 21492 Tel: 9662 6512365/6614/9609 Fax: 9662 6516670 APT: 9662 6853064/196 APT Fax: 9662-685316 CGO Tel/Fax: 9662 6851041 Email: Jedcto@ethiopianairlines.com Jeddah Airport Fax: 966 2 6853196 Mobile: 966 504301358 Email: email@example.com Jeddah Cargo Office Tel: 966 2 6850756 / 6851041 Fax: 966 2 6851041 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Riyadh Ticket or Town Office Email: email@example.com Mobile: 966 505217168 Dammam, Silver Tower Building, King Abdul Aziz Street, Al Khobar Tel: 966 (3) 8984696, Fax: 966 (3) 8991539 Cell: 966 0559540076 Email: YohannesB@ethiopianairlines.com SENEGAL Immeuble La Rotonde, Rue Dr. Theze PO Box 50800, CP 18524 DKR RP Tel: 221 33 823 5552/54 Fax: 221 33 823 5541 Apt Tel: 221 33 820 9396/5077 Email: Dkrres@ethiopianairlines.com SOMALI LAND CI Maarat al Khayr Building Tel: 252 2 520681/528445 Mobile: 252 2 4427575 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org SOUTH AFRICA 156 BRAM FISCHER DRIVE 2nd Floor Holiday House – Randburg CTO Tel: 27 11 7815950 CTO Fax: 27 11 7816040 APT Tel: 27 11 3903819 APT Fax: 27 11 3943438 CTO Email: YohannesTK@ethiopianairlines. com, ATO email@example.com SOUTH KOREA #1004, Seoul Center Bldg, 116 Sogong-ro, Jung-gu, Seoul, Korea 100-070 CTO Tel: +82-2-733-0325 Sales: +82-2-7560316 CTO Fax: +82-2-771-1157 Email: ETSEL@ethiopianairlines.com / firstname.lastname@example.org Airport Tel: 8232743-5698, SWEDEN Kungsgatan 37, SE-11156 Stockholm Tel: 46 0 8 440 0060/ 46 0 8 440 2900 ATO: 46 8 59360170 CTO: 46 8 4402900/4400060 Fax: 46 0 8 206622
Cell: 0046 709556073 APT: 46 859360170 Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org SUDAN 2 Square 2b Khartoum east Parlaman street, El Sheikh Mustefa El Amin Bldg Khartoum, Sudan Tel: 249 1 83762063/88 Fax: 2491 83788428 APT: 2491 8790991 Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Juba South Sudan AirportMinistry Road, Panorama Building Cel: +211 956212301/ +211 955060355 Fax: 249 811 823600 Email: JUBCTO@ethiopianairlines.com JUBTSM@ethiopianairlines.com Malakal Ethiopian Airlines South Sudan Hotel Room No 02 Malkal Tel: 00249(0)955722506 Vivacell Fax: 00249(0)920698951 MTN TANZANIA T.D.F.L Building Ohio Street PO Box 3187, Dar-es-Salaam Tel: 255 22 2117063 65/2125443 Fax: 255 22 2115875 Mobile: 255 754 285 899 786 110 066 Area Manager: 255 786 285 899 Email: Milatm@ethiopianairlines.com email@example.com Dar APT Tel: 255-22 2844243 Mobile: 255 786285898 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Kilimanjaro Boma Road, PO Box 93 Arusha, Tanzania CTO: 255 27 2506167 - 2504231, 2509904 Manager mobile: 255-782-450224 Email: email@example.com, arkres@ ethiopianairlines.com Kilimanjaro Airport: 255 27 2554159 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Zanzibar Malindi (opposite Ijimaa Mosque) Tel: 255 774417070, 777667665 Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org THAILAND 140 One Pacific Bldg, Unit 1807 18th Floor, Sukhumvit Road Klongtoey, Bangkok CTO Tel: 66 0 26534366/7 Fax: 66 0 26534370 Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Suvarnabhumi Airport 2nd Flr, Unit Z2-016, Airlines Operation Bldg (Airport Office) APT Tel: 66 0 21343062/3/4 APT Fax: 66 0 21343060 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org General Sales Agent (Cargo Only) Tel: 66 0 22379207/8/9 Fax: 66 0 22379200 Email: email@example.com TOGO Hotel Palm Beach, 1 Rue Komore PO Box 12923 CTO Tel: 228 22 21 70 74/ 22 21 87 38 CTO Fax: 228 22 22 18 32 APT Tel: 228 22 26 30 39/22822361240 Ext. 4313/4517 Email: SeblewA@ethiopianairlines.com firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com UGANDA Kampala PLOT 1 Kimathi Avenue, UAP Insurance Building Tel : +256414254796/7, +256414345577/8 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, klacto@ ethiopianairlines.com, Entebbe Airport terminal, 1st floor Tel: +256414320570, +256752321130, Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Flat 202, Pearl Bldg, Beniyas Street PO Box 7140, Dubai Tel: 9714 2237963/87, Fax: 9714 2273306 APT: 9714 2166833/1833/2161833 APT Fax: 9714 2244841/2822655 CGO: 9714 2822880/2163813 CGO Fax: 9714 2822655 CTO Email: email@example.com APT Email: firstname.lastname@example.org CGO Email: email@example.com UNITED KINGDOM City office: 1 Dukes Gate, Acton Lane London, W4 5DX Tel: 44-208 987 9086 (admin) 44-0800 635 0644 (reservations) Fax: 44-208 747 9339 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Airport Office: Room 238, East Wing Terminal 3 London Heathrow, Airport Middlesex, TW6 1JT Tel 44-0208 745 4235 Fax: 44-208 745 7936 Email: email@example.com UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Airport Office Dulles International Airport PO Box 16855 Washington, DC 20041 Toll Free No: 800 4452733 Tel: 703 572 6809, 703 572 8740 Fax: 703 572 8738 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Reservation, Ticketing and Customer Relations 277 South Washington St. Suite 120 Alexandria, VA 22314 Toll Free No: 800 445 2733 Tel: 703 682 0569 Fax: 703 682 0573 Email: email@example.com ZAMBIA Lusaka CTO Address Indo Zambia Bank Building Off Cairo Road, Plot No. 6907, PO Box 38392, Lusaka Direct Tel: 260 211 236401/02/03 Fax: 260 211 235644 Mobile: 260 955 236401/260 979 821971 Email: SenaitN@ethiopianairlines.com LUNRES@ethiopianairlines.com LUNCTO@ethiopianairlines.com APT Address Lusaka International Airport PO Box 38392, Lusaka Zambia Tel: 260 211 271141 Email: LUNAPT@ethiopianairlines.com ZIMBABWE Cabs Center, 4th Floor CNR Jason Moyo Avenue 2nd St. PO Box 1332, Harare Tel: 263 4790705/6/700735 Fax: 263 4795216, APT: 263 4575191 Email: AlmazY@ethiopianairlines.com firstname.lastname@example.org COUNTRY/ CALL CENTER NUMBERS Bahrain 973-16199205 Belgium 32 28948303 Egypt 800 000 0411/202-21600-006 France 0800901031 Germany 8001818982 Hong Kong 800905629 India 000 800 100 7947 Israel 972 3763 1052 Italy 39-0645230459 Lebanon 00961 142 7627 code 6247 North China 108007141635/864001589689 Saudi Arabia 800 814 0018 South Africa 0800984023 South China 108001401619/86-4001589689 Sweden 46-850513549 Thailand 18001562069708 United Arab Emirates (UAE) 8 000 3570 2401 United Kingdom 0800 016 3449 United States of America 1800 445 2733
GENERAL SALES AGENTS
ANGOLA Reino Comercio Geral, Rue Marques Das Minas No.4, Luanda Angola Tel: 00244 222 445 713, Fax: 00244 222 335 713, Email: email@example.com ARGENTINA Praca da Liberdade, 130-10th F Suite 1001-1002, Liberdade, Sao Paulo-Brazil, CEP 01503-010, Sao Paulo, Brazil Tel: 551131063295/551186328697
Aviareps AG, Landsberg, Str. 155,80687 Munich, Germany Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73 , Fax: 49 89 54 50 68 42, Email: info@AVIAREPS.com AUSTRALIA & NEW ZEALAND World Aviation System Mezannine Level, 403 George Street, Sydney NSW 2000 Australia Tel: (02) 9244 2096, Fax: (02) 9290 3441 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Cargo: MCH Holding Australia Pty Ltd. Unit 6, MIAC Building, 1international Drive, Tullamarine, Vic. 3040. Fax: 03 9093 1377, Tel: 03 9093 1355 Email: email@example.com AUSTRIA & HUNGARY Aviareps AG, Josephspitalstr, 15, 80331 Munchen, Germany AVIAREPS Airline Management Ges. Mbh, Argentinier Strasse 2/4, a-1040,Vienna, Austria AVIAREPS Hungary Ltd., Borbely utca 5-7, 1/104, 1132, Budapest, Hungary Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73, Fax: 49 89 54 50 68 42 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Cargo: ATC Aviation ACC, Bldg. 262, Entr. 08, 3rd Fl, AT-1300 Vienna Tel: 43 1 7007 388 54, Fax: 43 1 7007 388 53 Email: email@example.com BAHRAIN Bahrain International, Chamber of Commerce Building Tel: 00973-17-224917 / +973-17223315 Fax: 973 17210175 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org BELGIUM, LUXEMBOURG & NETHERLANDS Brussels Kales Airline Services, Park Hill, J.E. Mommaertslaan 18A, B - 1831 Diegem Tel: +32 2 716.00.60, Fax: +32 2 716.0086, Email: email@example.com The Netherlands Kales Airline Services, Triport 1 Building, 6th floor, Evert Van de beekstraat 46, NL - 1118 CL Schiphol Tel: +31 20 655.36.36, Fax: +31 20 655.36.51, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org BENIN Vitesse Voyage M/S ABD Vitesse Voyages, Avenue Maro Militaire, Immeuble Toxi Labo Carre 404, Cotonou, Benin Tel: 22921320167/22964054232, Fax: 229 21320170, Email: email@example.com BRAZIL Praca da Liberdade, 130-10th F Suite 10011002, Liberdade, Sao Paulo-Brazil, CEP 01503010, Sao Paulo, Brazil Tel: 551131063295/551186328697
Aviareps AG, Landsberg Str. 155, 80687 Munich, Germany Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73 , Fax: 49 89 54 50 68 42, Email: info@AVIAREPS.com Heavyweight Express LLC (Cargo GSA), Vinicius Curbi, Country Manager, Heavyweight Air Express Brazil Tel/Fax: +55 11 3192 3838 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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BURKINA FASO EUROWORLD SARL, EURO WORLD (Burkina Faso), 01BP4883 OUAGADOUGOU, KWAME N’NKRUMAH, Ouagadougou-Burkina Faso Tel: 226 50 30 16 52/16 85, Fax: 226 50 30 18 86, Email: email@example.com CAIRO Cargo: Tiffany Cargo Systems, 79, El- Moltaka El- Araby District Sheraton Heliopolis, Cairo Tel: +2 02 22667820, +2 02 22674066, Fax: +2 02 22667821, +2 02 22692121, Email: Mohsen.Hussein@tiffanycargo.com CAMBODIA Cargo: LG International Aviation, G/F Hong Kong Center 108-112 St Sothearos, Sangkat Chaktomok Khan Daun Pneh, Kingdom of Cambodia Tel: +66 0 2 126 8026, Fax: +66 0 2 126 8080 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org CANADA Cargo: Airlines Service International (ASI), 5160 Explorer Drive, Unit 4, Suite F, Mississauga, Ontario 4W 4T7 Tel: 905629 4522, Fax: 905 629 4651 Email: email@example.com CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC Africa Discovery, Avenue B. Boganda, PO Box 1182, Bangui, Central African Republic Tel: 23675501260/70551136 Fax: 49-69-26952940 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org CHILE Praca da Liberdade, 130-10th F Suite 10011002, Liberdade, Sao Paulo-Brazil, CEP 01503010, Sao Paulo, Brazil Aviareps AG, Landsberg Str. 155, 80687 Munich, Germany Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73, Fax:49 89 54 50 68 42 info@AVIAREPS.com CHINA Beijing Megacap Logistics International Co. Ltd. Room 704, SK Tower, A6 Jianguomenwai Avenue, Chaoyang District, Beijing, 100022, China Reservation Tel.: +86 010 65050315 Email : email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org Call Center (China) Tel: 4008 071 787 Email: email@example.com Cargo Megacap Logistics International Co. Ltd F225 Complex Business Office Building, No. 56616 Shunping Road, Shunyi District, Beijing China Tel.: +86 010 64556409/+86 010 64558536 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Guangzhou Megacap Logistics International Co. Ltd Room 502, 5th Floor, Podium Building of Guangdong Int’l Hotel, 339 East Huanshi Zhong Road, GuangZhou, 510098, China Reservation Tel.: +86 020 87621101, Fax : +86 020 87620837, Email: email@example.com, canres@ethiopianairlines. com, firstname.lastname@example.org Call Center (China) Tel: 4008 071 787, Email: email@example.com Cargo Sino-Eth Logistics International Co. Ltd., Room 1615, Main Tower,Guangdong Int’l Bldg, No. 339, Huan Shi Road, East Gunagnzhou Tel.: 0086 020 36066253, Fax: 0086 020 36050345, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Shanghai Megacap Logistics International Co. Ltd. Room 2110, 21st Floor, Ciro’s Plaza, No.388 NanJing West Road, HuangPu District, ShangHai, 200003, China Reservation Tel.: +86 021 60509685, Email: email@example.com Call Center (China) Tel: 4008 071 787 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Megacap Logistics International Co. Ltd. Room 1809 Building 2, Qiangjiang Int’l Times Plaza, No. 111 Chengxing Road, Hangzhou, China Tel: +86 571 87960600 Fax +86 571 87960677 Email: Jeff.email@example.com Yiwu Cargo Megacap Logistics International Co. Ltd. 497-2, Chouzhou North Road, Yiwu, Zhejiang, 32200 Tel & Fax: +86 579 85336515, Mobile: +86 182 1777 9264, Email: Jeff.firstname.lastname@example.org COLOMBIA Praca da Liberdade, 130-10th F Suite 10011002, Liberdade, Sao Paulo-Brazil, CEP 01503010, Sao Paulo, Brazil Aviareps AG, Landsberg Str. 155,80687 Munich, Germany Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73, Fax:49 89 54 50 68 42 info@AVIAREPS.com COMOROS Matembezi Travel & Tourism, Itsambouni, Moroni Tel: 2697730422/330400, Fax: 2697730075 Email: email@example.com CONGO REPUBLIC Euro World Sarl, Immeuble Arc-En face chambre de Commerce, 1st floor-Centre Ville, Brazzaville Tel: 242 6712020/6713037 Cel: 971505589504, Fax: 31 020 655 3686 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org/ email@example.com CARGO: Bollore Africa Logistics Ltd. @ Congo BZV Tel: +242 05 115 0003, Email: Regis.OUEDRAOGO@bollore.com CARGO: Bollore Africa Logistic, Pointe Noire Tel: +242 05 675 08 87 (mobile) Email: Beni.KIAKOUAMA@bollore.com CONGO DRC Lubumbashi Alamdar Tour & Travels, PO Box: 2976 Lubumbashi Tel: 243 818113377, Fax : 243 1801751933 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Kinshasa Cargo: Bollore Africa Logistic, Kinshasa Mobile: (+) 243 995 901 899, (+) 243 991 004 890, (+) 243 995 901 859 Email: email@example.com, richard. firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com CYPRUS Orthodoxou Aviation Ltd., Orthodoxou Aviation Ltd, United Nations Street 44, 6042, Larmaca, Cyprus Tel: 357 24 841 150, Fax: 357 24 841 005 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org CZECH & SLOVAK REPUBLICS, POLAND Tal Aviation Poland, UL Ujazdowskie, 20 Street, 00478 Warsaw Tel: 48-22-6250467, Fax: 48-22-6253146 Email: rgrabski&tal.pl Tal Aviation Poland Ltd. Tel: 48 22 627 2259, Fax: 48 22 625 3146 Email: email@example.com DENMARK, NORWAY, LITHUANIA & LATVIA Khyber International, Vester Farimagsagade 3, DK-1606 Copenhagen V Denmark Tel: 45 33121188, Fax: 4533933799 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, SITA: CPHZZET Cargo: Kales Airline Services DK - 7190 Billund Denmark Tel: 45 75354511, Fax: 45 75354569 DJIBOUTI Globe Travel, Angle de la Place du 27 Juin et de la rue Ras Makonen, PO BOX 1181, Republic de Djibouti Tel: 0025377804783, Fax: 00253 21354848 Email: email@example.com ESTONIA, LATVIA & LITHUANIA Baltic GSA skolas iela 21-203a, LV -101, Riga Tel: 371- 6789 8830 / 371-6601 2055 firstname.lastname@example.org
Cargo Megacap Logistics International Co. Ltd. 325A No. 168 Suhang Road Pudong Int’l Airport, Shanghai, China Tel. : +86 021 6835 4523, Faz: +86 021 68356537, Email: email@example.com
FINLAND Tour Planner Tourplanners Ltd, Insinoorinkatu 715 00880, Helsinki, Finland 358 9 687 78911 firstname.lastname@example.org Cargo: Kales Airline Services oy Perintötie 2D, 01510 Vantaa, Finland Tel: 358 9 8700 350, Fax: 358 9 8700 3515
FRANCE Air promotion group (APG) 66 Avenue des
Champs-Elysées75008 Paris - France Tel: 33 153 771316, Fax: 33 1 53 77 13 05 Email: email@example.com Cargo: Paris Cargo World France SARL PO Box 69003, Roissy CDG Cedex France Tel: 33 1 49 38 90 57, Fax: 33 1 49.38 90 63 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, Jhon.email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org GERMANY Munchen Aviareps AG, Josephspitalstr, 15, 80331 Munchen, Germany Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73/ 49 89 54 50 68 42 Email: email@example.com Frankfurt Ethiopian Airlines, Kaiserstraße 77, 60329 Frankfurt am Main, Germany Sales & Marketing: Tel: 0049 (0) 69 770 673 053, Fax: 0049 (0) 69 770 673 235, Email: salesET.germany@ aviareps.com Reservations: Tel: (0180-5) 355 600 Fax: 0049 (0) 69 770 673 028 Email: reservationsET.firstname.lastname@example.org Cargo: ATC Aviation, Cargo City Süd, Geb.641, 60549 Frankfurt/Germany Tel: 49 0 69 698053 47, Fax: 49 0 69 698053 20 Email: email@example.com GREECE Gold Star Ltd., 3 Nikodimou & 33 Nikis Str. 10557, Athens, Greece Tel: 30 211 1002030, Fax: 30 210 3246723 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org GUINEA GUINEE-VOYAGES, EI CISSE Amacif Bldg Conakrey Guinea, P.O.Box 5842 Tel: 0022463260554/62650181/64260554 (Mobile: 00 224-60260554/ 60340144/60212320), Fax: 224-30478063/22430012611 Email: email@example.com EI CISSE Amacif Bldg Conakrey Guinea Tel: 22460212320/340144 Fax: 224-30478063/22430012611/ 0022430477734, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org HONG KONG Pacific Air (HK) Limited 1608 New East Ocean Center, 9 Science Museum Road, Tsim, Sha Tsui East, Kowloon, Hong Kong Tel: 852 39689088, Fax: 852 23012127 Email: email@example.com Cargo: Pacific Air (HK) Limited Tel: 852 2759 4578, Fax: 852 2759 4316 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org INDIA STIC TRAVELS PVT. LTD., Alps Building, 1st floor, 56 Janpath, New Delhi – 110001 Tel: (011) 23312304 / 23320845, Fax: (011) 23329235, Contact: Ms. Kalpana Ganju, email@example.com STIC TRAVELS PVT. LTD., No 3-5-874/A, Ground floor, Vipanchi Estate, Hyderguda, Hyderabad – 500029, Andhra Pradesh Contact: Mr. Unni Ashok Kumar Tel: (040) 66618755 / 23231451 / 23210131 Fax: (040) 66612966, Email: ashok.kumar@ sticgroup.com, firstname.lastname@example.org STIC TRAVELS PVT. LTD., G-5, Imperial Court, 33/1 Cunningham Road, Bangalore – 560052, Karnataka Contact: Mr.Vinod / Mr. Shankar, Tel: (080) 22267613/22202408/22256194 Fax: (080) 22202409, Email: email@example.com STIC TRAVELS PVT. LTD., Room No 53, 5th floor, Chitrakoot Building, 230A, A.J.C. Bose Road, Kolkata – 700020, West Bengal Contact: Ms. Sudeshna, Tel: (033) 22890440, 22890441, 22890442 Fax: (033) 22890443, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org STIC TRAVELS PVT. LTD., Temple Tower, 672, Anna Salai Nandanam, Mount Road, Chennai – 600035 Contact: Mr. Rajesh Pandian, Email: email@example.com, Mobile: 9840105460 Tel: (044) 24330211/24351829/24330659/ 24330098, Fax: (044) 24330170 BENZY HOLIDAYS PVT LTD, 101 Crystal Arcade, C. G. Road, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad 380 006 Tel: (079) 26403525, 30013430/32
Fax: 26403414, Email: rajesh@benzyethiopian. com, Rajesh Bhatia, Sales Manager Explore Himalaya Travel Inc., Amrit Marg, Bhagawan Bahal, Thamel Kathmandu, Nepal Tel: 00977 1 4423370 (Direct), Mobile: 00977 9851074314, Mr. Rajendra Adhikari LEONARD TRAVELS PVT LTD, Tej House, 5 Mahatma Gandhi Road, Pune 411 001 Tel: (020) 26056451, 26131647 Fax: (020) 2613782 Manager: Vandana Hasabnis 9960231082 or 9623346382, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org MAAS TRAVELS & TOURS LTD, 101 R. M. Center, 5th Floor, Gulshan Avenue, Gulshan 2, Dhaka 1212, Bangladesh Tel: (8802) 8835802, 03, 8835460, 8837484 Fax: (8802) 8826678, Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, amin.maas@ gmail.com, 88028837474 Resi: Azad: 8821569, Mobile: 0171524097 Azad Direct: (8802) 9887711 Resi: Amin: (8802) 9338548 (mobile), +8801819257221 VMS AVIATION AIR SERVICES PVT LTD, 48 A Sir Lester James Peiries Mawatha, Colombo 5, Srilanka Tel: 0094112502149, 011252209 Fax: 0112580737, Email: email@example.com Mobile: 0094777752328 SHARAF CARGO PVT LTD (Cargo), Acme Centre, 2nd Floor, Opp Vadilal House, Mithakali Six Roads, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad 380 009 Tel: 079 65454080, 65454081/82/83 Fax: 079 66133503 INDONESIA (M/S PT. Ayuberga) Menara Imperium, JI.H.R.Rasima Saidn Kav.1, Jakarta 12980, Indonesia Tel: 62 021 8356214, Fax: 62 021 8363937 Email: Ayubjkt@ayaberga.co.id Cargo: PT global Sarana Angkasa Wisma Soewarna Suit 2k, Soewarna Business Park, Soekarno Hatta International Airport, Jakarta 19110 Indonesia Tel: 62 21 5591 1428, Fax: 62 21 5591 1427 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org IRELAND PremAir Marketing Services Ltd, 7 Herbert Street, Dublin 2, Dublin, Ireland Tel: 00353-1-663 3933, Fax: 353-1-661-0752 Email: email@example.com/eamon.flanagan@ premair.ie Cargo: Heavyweight Air Express Ltd Tel: 353 -1-811-8693, Fax: 353-1-811-8901 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ISRAEL Opensky Cargo Ltd Tel: 972 3 972 4338, CTO Tel: 972 3 7971405 Central Reservation Office Tel: 972 3 7971400/1403/1404 Reservation Agent Tel: 972 3 7971407, ShebaMiles & Group desk Email: email@example.com ITALY Cargo: ATC Tel: 39 02 506791, Fax: 39 02 55400116 Email: INFO@ATCMIL.IT, SITA: MILGSET/ CRT/CMIZZET, Tel: 39 06 65010715, Fax: 39 06 65010242, Email: INFO@ATCFCO.IT, SITA: ROMGSET JAPAN Global Service Agency Co., Ltd., 8F,SANK Shiba Kanasugibashi Bldg., Shiba 1-4-3, Minato-Ku, Tokyo 105-0014, Japan Tel: 81-3-6435-3014, 81-3-6435-2141 Email: Uchihara@gsa.co.jp JORDAN Passenger & Cargo: Al Karmel Travel & Tourism Trading, Jabal Ei Hussin Khaleed Bin Waleed St. PO Box 926497 Tel: 962 6 5688301, Fax: 962 6 5688302 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org KENYA Cargo: Freight In Time PO Box 41852-00100, Nairobi, Kenya Email: email@example.com Tel: 254 020-827044/827248 Fax: 254 020-822709, Cell: 254 721 217141
General Sales Agents | KUWAIT M/S Al-Sawan Company W.L.L Kuwait City, Thunayan Alghanim Building, Fahad Al Salem Street, Sheraton Round-About, P.O. Box 576, 13006, Safat, Kuwait Tel: 00965- 22270600, 00965- 22270610 Email: Xavier@ethiopianairlines.com, Hussamf@ethiopianairlines.com, kwiapt@ ethiopianairlines.com MALAYSIA Abadi Aviation Services S/B, Suite 1603, Level 16 Central Plaza, Jalan Sultan Ismail, 50250 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Tel: (+603) 21412190/21420581/8, Fax : (+603) 21410429, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Cargo: Abadi Aviation Services S/B, Lot GFM-5D Malaysia Airlines Advanced Cargo Centre, Free Commercial Zone, Kuala Lumpur International Airport, 64000 Sepang, Selangor, Malaysia. Tel: (+603) 87871198/1179, Fax: (+603) 87871108, Email: email@example.com MALTA Discover Momentum, L.L.C, 14350 North 87th Street Suite 265, Scottsdale, Arizona, 85260 USA Tel: 480 707 5566, Fax: 480 707 5575 Email: Jenny-Adams@discovertheworld.com MAURITIUS & MADAGASCAR IRELAND BLYTH LTD, Aviation Pole, 5th floor, IBL House, Caudan, Port Louis Mauritius Tel: 230-203-2000/2082, Fax: 230-2124050, Email: Ivedwards@iblgroup.com MEXICO Praca da Liberdade, 130-10th F Suite 10011002, Liberdade, Sao Paulo-Brazil, CEP 01503010, Sao Paulo, Brazil Tel: 551131063295/551186328697
PAKISTAN Trade Winds Associates Pvt. Ltd., 33-Hotel Metropole, MerewetherRoad, Islamabad Tel: 009221-5661712-14, Fax: 009221-5661715 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Karachi Tel: 9221 3566 1712-13-14 & 16 Fax: 9221 3566 1715 Lahore Tel: 9242-3630-5229, 9242-3636-5165 Fax: 9242-3631-4051, Tel:2823040/2823350, Fax: 2824030 Tel: 6305229/6365165, Fax: 6314051 Cargo: Inter-Fret Consolidators (Pvt.) Ltd. (Pakistan), Suite No. 814-815, 8th floor, Park Avenue, Shahra-e-Faisal, PECHS, Karachi-74500, Pakistan Tel: +92 21 111 111 432, +92 21 3432 6658 Fax: +92 21 345 405 94 Email: email@example.com
Aviareps AG, Landsberg Str.155, 80687 Munich, Germany Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73, Fax: 49 89 54 50 68 42, Email: info@AVIAREPS.com
156 Bram Fischer Drive, Randburg, 2194, South Africa Tel: 27112898264, Fax: 27112898164 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PHILIPPINES Travel Wide Assoc. Sales Phils., Inc 8/F, Unit 817 Peninsula Court Bldg, 8735 Paseo de Roxas Ave, Makati City 1226, Philippines Tel: 63-2-5195014, Fax: 63-2-5198789 Web: www.twasp.com
SOUTH KOREA Sharp Aviation K Inc 8th floor, Injo Building, 111-1 Seorin-dong, Jongno-gu Seoul, 110-110, Korea Tel: 82-2-722-1567, Fax: 82 2 7342813 Email: email@example.com/www.co.kr
QATAR Fahd Travels, Doha, Qatar Tel: 00974-4432233, Fax: 00974-4432266 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
MOZAMBIQUE Lusoglobo Tours, GSA Ethiopian Airlines, Av. 25 De Setembro nº 270 Edificio Time Square Bloc 4, first floor office no. 6 Tel: 21 314421, Mobile: 82 3144211 /84507 2366, Email: Lusoglobotours@tvcabo.co.mz
RUSSIA Aviareps, Olympic Plaza, 39, Prospect Mira Bldg. 2, 129110 Moscow, Russia Tel: 7 495 937 59 50, 07 812 740 3820 Fax: 7 495 937 59 51, 07 812 740 3821 Email: email@example.com
MAYNAMAR Cargo ILG International Aviation, No 126 1st Floor, Bogalayzay Road, Botataung Tsp, Yangon, Myanmar Tel: +66 0 2 126 8026, Fax: +66 0 2126 8080 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cargo: GSA Russia Global Services Ltd. Amathuntos Avenue 8, Marina Complex Block A, No. 2, 4531 Limassol Cyprus Tel: 7 495 7953838, Mobile: 7 905 7801893 Email: Olga.Polyanskaya@aircargopro.com
NIGER Horizon Distribution (Satguru Travel and Tourism) BP 1114, Rond Point Maourey RCCM: NIA-NI2008-B-1889, Niamey, Niger Tel: 20735255, Fax: 20736934, Email: ssoni@ satguruun.com NIGERIA Cargo: Bollore Africa Logistics Ltd., 2nd Floor NAHCO Building, Muritala Mohammed Int’l. Airport, Ikeja, Lagos Tel: +2348099914944, Mobile: 234 809 555 7905, Email: email@example.com NORWAY Fly Services Karenslyst Alle 49 0279 Oslo, Norway Tel: 47 22 92 55 60 / 47 22 9255 51 Michael@flyservice.no OMAN National Travel & Tourism, Postal Code 100 Sultanate of Oman Tel: 00968-246 60300, Fax: 968 24566125 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
SOMALILAND Nobel Travel Agency, 26 Jun Main Road, Emarat Alkhayrm Building, 1st floor office No. 14, Hargiessa, Somaliland Tel: 252 2 528445/4 427575 Email: email@example.com SOUTH AFRICA Cargo: Aero-Link Consulting Warehouse 34, Cargo, Section, P.O Box 1307, O.R. Tambo International Airport, Gauteng, 1627 Tel: +27 11 390 3132/3366, Fax: +27 11 390 3139/3149 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cargo: Fahd Cargo Dar Al kotob area, Diamond Hotel Bldg, Doha, Qatar Fax: 00974 4431 1010, Tel: 00974 4441 4928 Email: email@example.com
NEPAL Explore Himalaya Travel Inc., 745 Amnt March, Bhagbanbahal Thamel, Kathmandu Nepal Tel: 977 1 4418100
SOMALIA Safeway Travel, Tourism and Cargo Agency, Maka Al-Mukarama street, Area number 4, Mogadishu Tel: 618304444 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PERU Praca da Liberdade, 130-10th F Suite 10011002, Liberdade, Sao Paulo-Brazil, CEP 01503010, Sao Paulo, Brazil Tel: 551131063295/551186328697
Aviareps AG, Landsberg Str.155,80687 Munich, Germany Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73, Fax: 49 89 54 50 68 42, Email: info@AVIAREPS.com
NETHERLANDS Cargo: Global Airlines Services BV Amsterdam Airport Columbus Gebouw 1 Folkstoneweg 34 NL-1118 LM Amsterdam Airport Tel: 0031 20 653 71 00, Fax: 0031 20 653 55 04 Email: email@example.com
Orient Air Pte. Ltd, 05-22,Cargo Agt Bldg D 9 Airline road, Changi Airfreight Center Singapore 819827 Tel: 65 6214 2193/6 or 65 6214 2192, Fax: 65 6214 2199
RWANDA Euro World Sarl, Kigali, Satguru International Tel: 250 570440/570442, Fax: 250 570441 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Cargo: Cathy Kayitesi Tel: +250 788 46 8120 Email: Cathy.email@example.com www.bollore-africa-logistics.com SAUDI ARABIA Al Zouman Aviation, Jeddah Tel: 966 2 6531222, Fax: 966 2 6517501 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Alkhobar Tel: 966 3 8649000, Fax: 966 3 8941205 SERBIA, SLOVENIA, CROATIA CAT Aviation, Knez Mihajlova 30 Tel: 381 641135735, Email: email@example.com SEYCHELLES Mason’s Travel Pty. Ltd. Revolutgion Avenue PO Box 459 Victoria Mahe Seychelles Tel: 0024 4288888 Fax: 248 4225273/248 4288820 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org SIERRA LEONE IPC Tours, 22 Siaka Stevens Street, P.O. Box 1434, Freetown, Sierra Leone Tel: 00 232-221481, Fax: 232 22 227 470 Email: email@example.com, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org SINGAPORE Maple Aviation Pte.Ltd 133 New Bridge Road #14-05 China Town Point, Singapore 059413 Tel: (65) 6538 6860/ 3787/ 2678, Fax: (65) 6538 3183, Email: email@example.com
Cargo: Sharp Inc Tel: 82 2 7221567, Fax: 82 2 7342813 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org SPAIN & PORTUGAL AirTravel Management: Calle Diego de leone, 69 40A-28006, Madrid, Spain Tel: 34 91 4022718, Fax: 34 91 4015239 Email: email@example.com Cargo: CRS Airline’s Representatives Conchita Supervia, 15–Local 08028 BARCELONA (SPAIN) Tel: 34 931888690, Fax: 34 93409251 SRI LANKA VMS Aviation Air Services PVT LTD 07-3 81183 (HO) RG, Galadari Hotel 64 Lotus Road, Colombo 1, Sri Lanka Hussien: 0094 777590100, Tel: 94 1 447370 / Fax: 94 1 437249, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com SWEDEN Cargo: Kales Airline Services Tel: 46 40 36 38 10, Fax 46 40 36 38 19 Cargo: Kales Airline Services Tel: 46 8 594 411 90, Fax: 46 8 594 42244 SWITZERLAND Airline center/AVIAREPS, AIRLINECENTER, Badenerstresse, Zurich,Switzerland Tel: 4122 91 98999, Fax: 4122 91 98900 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org AIRNAUTIC AG, Peter Merian Str.2 CH-4002, Cargo: Basel Switzerland Basel Tel: 41 61 227 9797 Fax: 41 61 227 9780 Email: email@example.com SYRIA Passenger & Cargo: Al Tarek Travel & Tourism Fardous St, PO Box 30185 Tel: 963 11 2235225, Fax: 963 11 2211941 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org TAIWAN Apex Travel Services Ltd., 6F-3 No. 57, Fi Shin N. Rd Taipei, Taiwan Tel: 886 2 2740 7722, Fax: 886 2 2740 5570 Email: email@example.com Cargo: Global Aviation Service (Taiwan) Inc. Tel: 886 2 2658 0255, Fax: 886 2 2659 7610 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com TANZANIA Cargo: Bollore Africa Logistic PO Box 1683, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania Tel: +(255) 22 2842 850, Mobile: +(255) 784 784 144, Fax: +(255) 22 2 842 181 THAILAND Cargo: Oriole Travel & Tour
Tel: 662 2379201 9, Fax: 662 2379200 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org TOGO Cargo: Bollore Africa Logistic” @ Togo, Zone Portuaire, Bp 34, Lome Evelyne AGOUDAVI Tel: +228 90054603 Fax: 228 22 27 5878 Email: Evelyne.email@example.com TUNISIA Atlantis International LTD, S.A., 29, Ave Du Japon, Immueble Fatma, 1073 Montplaisir, Tunis, Tunisia Tel: 216 71 908 999/216 906 000, Fax: 216 71 904 110, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org TURKEY Panorama Havacilik Ve Turizm Ltd., Cumhuriyet Cad. Apt. 185/1, Harbiye 34373, Istanbul, Turkey Tel: 90 212 2315919, Fax: 90 212 2344999 Email: Ethiopian@arartur.com.tr, mdogan@ email@example.com Cargo: Airmark GSA Tas. Ltd. Sti.Omar Avni mah, Dumen Sok., No: 11/4 34437, Taksim, Istanbul, Turkey Tel: 90 212 444 1 472, Fax: 90 212 249 474 8 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org UGANDA Cargo: Freight In Time Ltd., PO Box 70942 Kampala, Uganda Tel: 256 0774 898075, Fax: 256 414 223996 Email: email@example.com UNITED KINGDOM Cargo: Air Liaison Ltd - Heavyweight Air Express Group Tel: 44-1753 210 008, Fax: 44-208 831 9309, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org UNITED ARAB EMIRATES ABU DHABI Salem Travel Agency, bun Dhabi, UAE Tel: 97126273333/6218000, Fax: 009712-6211155, Email: email@example.com DUBAI Passenger & Cargo: Asian Air Travel & Tour Agency, N.R.L Group bldg.AlGharhoud, Dubai, UAE Tel: 009714 2826322, Fax: 009714 2825727, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org UNITED STATES OF AMERICA Cargo: Heavy Weight Air Express (HW) Toll Free No: 800 445 2733, Tel: 630 595 2323/571 480 5200, Fax: 630 595 3232, Email: email@example.com VENEZUELA Praca da Liberdade, 130-10th F Suite 10011002, Liberdade, Sao Paulo-Brazil, CEP 01503010, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Aviareps AG, Landsberg Str.155,80687 Munich, Germany Tel: 49 89 55 25 33 73, Fax: 49 89 54 50 68 42, Email: info@AVIAREPS.com VIETNAM Vector Aviation Co. Ltd Hai Au Building (11th Floor) 39b Truong Son Str., Tan Banh Dist Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Tel: 84835472481-86, Fax: 84835472487 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Vector Aviation Co. Ltd Hai Au Building (11th Floor), 39B Truong Son Str.,Tan Binh Dist,HO CHI MINH City,Veitnam Tel: 848 3547 2487, Fax: 848 3547 2481-86 YEMEN Marib Travel & Tourism, Beirut Street (Next to Sudanese Embassy Sanaa, Yemen) Tel: 00971-426833, Fax: 009671-426836 Email: email@example.com ZAMBIA Cargo: EAS Zambia Ltd Bid Air Cargo, Kenneth Kaunda International Airport, PO Box 37287 Lusaka Tel: 27 11230460021, Fax: 27865910066 ZANZIBAR Passenger & Cargo: Marhaba Hotels Travels & Tours Ltd Tel: 255 24 2231527-28, Fax: Fax: 255 24 2231526, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
On board. Online. On the go. From your seat back to your smartphone, Selamta goes where you go. Selamta and Ethiopian Airlines: travel companions for lifeâ€™s journey.
ENTERTAINMENT O N - D E MAN D M OVI E S / T V 86 | MAI NSCR E E N M OVI E S / T V 87 | M OVI E S U M MAR I E S 88 | T V S U M MAR I E S 90 | AU D I O 93
THE MAZE RUNNER
hen Thomas wakes up trapped in a maze with a group of other boys — with no memory and no idea how he got there — he must piece together his past to find a way out.
114 minutes / Action / PG-13 / Dylan O’Brien, Kaya Scodelario, Will Poulter
Am I using Video On Demand? Is the screen in front of you a touch screen? Then, yes.
| VIDEO ON DEMAND
JANUARY-FEBRUARY MOVIES See descriptions on pages 88-89.
BLOCKBUSTERS TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ADVENTURE PG / 99 mins ONE CHANCE COMEDY PG / 103 mins THE GOOD LIE DRAMA PG-13 / 110 mins DOLPHIN TALE 2 FAMILY PG / 107 mins THE MAZE RUNNER ACTION PG-13 / 114 mins THE EQUALIZER ACTION R / 132 mins THE DROP DRAMA R / 145 mins LUCY THRILLER R / 89 mins THE BOOK OF LIFE FAMILY PG / 95 mins THE LONGEST WEEK COMEDY PG-13 / 86 mins STEP UP ALL IN DRAMA PG-13 / 112 mins
THE EXPENDABLES 3 ACTION PG-13 / 126 mins HOLLYWOOD CLASSICS 27 DRESSES COMEDY PG - 13 / 111 mins (500) DAYS OF SUMMER COMEDY PG - 13 / 95 mins AVATAR ACTION PG - 13 / 162 mins THE ARTIST DRAMA PG - 13 / 100 mins MARLEY & ME COMEDY PG / 115 mins WALK THE LINE DRAMA PG - 13 / 136 mins THE KING’S SPEECH DRAMA R / 118 mins X-MEN ACTION PG-1 3 / 104 mins ROCKY DRAMA PG / 119 mins GOLDENEYE ACTION PG-13 / 130 mins
ROMANCING THE STONE ACTION PG / 106 mins
ONE FINE DAY DRAMA PG / 108 mins
FOOLISH ME DRAMA PG-13 / 77 mins
EDWARD SCISSORHANDS DRAMA PG-13 / 105 mins
A STING IN A TALE DRAMA PG-13 / 117 mins
BIG COMEDY PG / 104 mins
PRINCESS ASHANTI ADVENTURE NR / 65 mins
THE SOUND OF MUSIC DRAMA G / 174 mins
THE PERFECT PICTURE COMEDY PG-13 / 80 mins
KIDS CLASSICS DIARY OF A WIMPY KID COMEDY PG / 94 mins WILLY WONKA & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY FAMILY G / 100 mins HAPPY FEET 2 COMEDY PG / 100 mins SPACE JAM FAMILY PG / 88 mins TMNT FAMILY PG / 87 mins
MAVERICK ACTION PG / 127 mins
NEKE TEWELED DRAMA PG-13 / 147 mins TIKUR ENGEDA DRAMA PG-13
HASEE TOH PHASEE COMEDY PG-13 / 141 mins HIGHWAY DRAMA PG-13 / 133 mins ASIAN MOVIES THE TRUTH ABOUT BEAUTY COMEDY PG-13 / 86 mins BREAK UP 100 COMEDY PG-13 / 105 mins THE FOUR 3 ACTION PG-13 / 110 mins EX-FILES COMEDY PG-13 / 108 mins
ARABIC MOVIES EUROPEAN MOVIES ALA GOSETY COMEDY NR / 111 mins EL ANESA MAMI DRAMA NR / 90 mins HINDI MOVIES QUEEN DRAMA PG-13 / 146 mins THE XPOSE THRILLER PG-13 / 113 mins
ON A MARCHÉ SUR BANGKOK COMEDY PG-13 / 93 mins LES VACANCES DU PETIT NICHOLAS COMEDY PG-13 / 97 mins UNE RECONTRE ROMANCE PG-13 / 81 mins BABYSITTING COMEDY NR / 99 mins
JANUARY-FEBRUARY TELEVISION See descriptions on pages 90-92.
KIDS GOOD LUCK CHARLIE Teddy’s Little Helper / 30 mins THE A.N.T FARM / ballet dANTser / 30 mins
LONGMEN EXPRESS / Season 1, Episode 3 / 50 mins FRIENDS / The One Where Phoebe Hates PBS / 30 mins DRAMA
SHAKE IT UP / Kick It Up / 30 mins
GREY’S ANATOMY / Haunt You
DOC MCSTUFFINS / Blame It on the Rain/Busted Boomer / 30 mins
Every Day, Kung Fu Fighting / 60 mins
PHINEAS AND FERB / Attack of the 50 Foot Sister / Backyard Aquarium / 30 mins
THE MENTALIST / Rose-Colored Glasses, Bleeding Heart / 60 mins
FISH HOOKS / Hooray For Hamsterwood/ Tale Of Sir Oscar Fish / 30 mins COMEDY HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER / The Bro Mitzvah, Something Old, Something New / 30 mins NEW GIRL / The Captain, The Box, Keaton / 30 mins DADS / Heckuva Job, Brownie / 30 mins PLANET HOMEBUDDIES / Season 1, Episode 3 / 30 mins THE BIG BANG THEORY / The Large Hadron Collision, The Excelsior Acquisition, The Precious Fragmentation / 30 mins
WHITE COLLAR / Book of Hours, Flip the Coin / 60 mins THE CLOSER / The Big Picture, Show Yourself / 60 mins BONES / The Blackout in the Blizzard, The Feet on the Beach, The Truth in the Myth / 60 mins HOUSE OF CARDS / Chapter 01, Chapter 02, Chapter 03 / 60 mins TOUCH / Fight or Flight, Leviathan / 60 mins DOCUMENTARY LE MARATHON DES SABLES / Le Marathon des Sables / 30 mins FOOTBALL’S GREATEST INTERNATIONAL TEAMS / Brazil 1970 / 30 mins
YOUNG HOLLYWOOD’S GREATEST / Action Stars / 30 mins BRAIN GAMES 3 / n Living Color / 30 mins CHINA’S MEGA PROJECTS / Episode 02 / 60 mins NATIONAL CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS / Episode 01 / 60 mins STAN LEE’S SUPERHUMANS / Yo Yo Ninja / 60 mins FANTASTIC FESTIVALS OF THE WORLD / “Chinese Lunar New Years” -Hong Kong / 60 mins THE WINDOWS OF CHRISTMAS / The Windows Of Christmas / 60 mins GRAND DESIGNS / Episode 09 / 60 mins IT’S CHRISTMAS IN THE SAVANNAH / It’s Christmas In The Savannah / 60 mins JOBS THAT BITE! /The Lion Dentist / 60 mins LIFESTYLE HOW DOES THAT WORK / Episode 1 / 30 mins
AWESOME ADVENTURES / Episode 1 / 30 mins THE MIND OF A CHEF / Senegal / 30 mins AFTER PHOTOGRAPHY? / After Photography? / 30 mins ELEMENTS OF STYLE / Fibers of Fashion / 30 mins INSIDE LYNDEY’S KITCHEN / Celebrating Christmas / 30 mins SAVE WITH JAMIE / Episode 01 / 30 mins NEVER EVER DO THIS AT HOME — CANADA / Episode 2 / 30 mins A TASTE OF TAIWAN / N/A / 30 mins BEAUTY OF CHINA / Episode 02 / 30 mins HAPPINESS IS ON THE PLATE / Benin: Godfrey Nzamujo Flavours Of An Elevated Africa / 30 mins TECH TOYS 360 / Transportation 2.0 / 30 mins WILD RACERS / Episode 01 / 30 mins DESIGN TOUCH / Episode 01 / 30 mins CAKE BOSS / Sugary Slopes /30 mins
EXTREME JOBS / Stuntman, Parapsychologist, Wetland Cowboy / 30 mins SHORTS MACROPOLIS / 9 mins RONALDO / 6 mins LAUREL & HARDY / 6 mins THE GALLANT CAPTAIN / 9 mins GLUMPERS / 11 mins FARMER JACK / 13 mins SUNDAY / 9 mins HORN OK PLEASE / 9 mins HARD BOILED CHICKEN / 5 mins HEAD OVER HEELS / 10 mins DESTINATION GUIDES NIGERIA / 30 mins VIENNA / 30 mins CAPE TOWN / 6 mins DUBAI / 3 mins HONG KONG / 3 mins ADDIS ABABA / 30 mins
Am I using Mainscreen? Is there a shared screen mounted to the ceiling? Then, yes.
OUTBOUND FLIGHTS See descriptions on pages 88-92.
ADDIS to AFRICA/WEST ASIA
JAN/FEB MOVIES BLOCKBUSTERS THE GOOD LIE DRAMA PG-13 / 110 mins AFRICAN MOVIES FOOLISH ME * DRAMA PG-13 / 77 mins
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JAN/FEB MOVIES BLOCKBUSTERS TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ADVENTURE PG / 99 mins EUROPEAN MOVIES ON A MARCHÉ SUR BANGKOK* COMEDY PG-13 / 93 mins
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JAN/FEB MOVIES BLOCKBUSTERS TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ADVENTURE PG / 99 mins HINDI MOVIES QUEEN* DRAMA PG-13 / 146 mins
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JAN/FEB MOVIES BLOCKBUSTERS
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ADVENTURE PG / 99 mins
TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES ADVENTURE PG / 99 mins
THE GOOD LIE DRAMA PG-13 / 110 mins
THE GOOD LIE DRAMA PG-13 / 110 mins
ASIAN MOVIES THE TRUTH ABOUT BEAUTY* COMEDY PG-13 / 86 mins
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HOLLYWOOD CLASSICS DIARY OF A WIMPY KID* DRAMA PG - 13 / 100 mins
THE BIG BANG THEORY / 30 mins
THE BIG BANG THEORY / 30 mins
THE BIG BANG THEORY / 30 mins
THE BIG BANG THEORY / 30 mins
FUTURE OF / 30 mins
LE MARATHON DE SABLES / 30 mins
LE MARATHON DE SABLES / 30 mins
LE MARATHON DE SABLES / 30 mins
LE MARATHON DE SABLES / 30 mins
IT’S CHRISTMAS IN THE SAVANNAH / 60 mins
THE WINDOWS OF CHRISTMAS / 60 mins
THE WINDOWS OF CHRISTMAS / 60 mins
THE WINDOWS OF CHRISTMAS / 60 mins
THE WINDOWS OF CHRISTMAS / 60 mins
HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER / 30 mins
*Not available on B737 aircrafts
INBOUND FLIGHTS See descriptions on pages 88-92.
AFRICA/WEST ASIA to ADDIS
EUROPE to ADDIS
INDIA to ADDIS
EAST ASIA to ADDIS
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DOLPHIN TALE 2 FAMILY PG / 107 mins
ONE CHANCE COMEDY PG / 103 mins
ONE CHANCE COMEDY PG / 103 mins
ONE CHANCE COMEDY PG / 103 mins
ONE CHANCE COMEDY PG / 103 mins
DOLPHIN TALE 2 FAMILY PG / 107 mins
DOLPHIN TALE 2 FAMILY PG / 107 mins
A STING IN A TALE* DRAMA PG-13 / 117 mins
LES VACANCES DU PETIT NICHOLAS* THRILLER PG-13 / 113 mins
HINDI MOVIES THE XPOSE* THRILLER PG-13 / 113 mins
BREAK UP 100* COMEDY PG-13 / 105 mins
MARLEY AND ME* COMEDY PG / 115 mins
NEW GIRL / 30 mins
DADS / 30 mins
DADS / 30 mins
DADS / 30 mins
DADS / 30 mins
SAVE WITH JAMIE / 30 mins
AFTER PHOTOGRAPHY? / 30 mins
AFTER PHOTOGRAPHY? / 30 mins
AFTER PHOTOGRAPHY? / 30 mins
AFTER PHOTOGRAPHY? / 30 mins
FANTASTIC FESTIVALS OF THE WORLD / 60 mins
FANTASTIC FESTIVALS OF THE WORLD / 60 mins
FANTASTIC FESTIVALS OF THE WORLD / 60 mins
FANTASTIC FESTIVALS OF THE WORLD / 60 mins
GRAND DESIGNS / 60 mins
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BLOCKBUSTERS Dolphin Tale 2 The team of people who saved Winter’s life reassemble in the wake of her surrogate mother’s passing, in order to find her a companion so she can remain at the Clearwater Marine Hospital. Lucy A woman accidentally caught in a dark deal turns the tables on her captors and transforms into a merciless warrior. One Chance Paul Potts is a shy, bullied shop assistant by day and an amateur opera singer by night. But after years of dreaming and struggling, Paul became an instant YouTube phenomenon after being chosen by Simon Cowell for “Britain’s Got Talent.” Step Up All In All-stars from the previous Step Up installments come together in glittering Las Vegas, battling for a victory that could define their dreams and their careers. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Darkness has settled over New York City as Shredder and his evil Foot Clan have an iron grip on everything from the police to the politicians. The future is grim until four unlikely outcast brothers rise from the sewers and discover their destiny as Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. The Book of Life Manolo, a young man torn between fulfilling family expectations and following his heart, embarks on an adventure that spans three fantastic worlds, where he must face his greatest fears. The Drop Bob Saginowski finds himself at the center of a robbery gone awry and entwined in an investigation that
digs deep into a neighborhood’s past, where friends, families and foes all work together to make a living — no matter the cost. The Equalizer A man believes he has put his mysterious past behind him and has dedicated himself to beginning a new, quiet life. But when he meets a young girl under the control of ultraviolent Russian gangsters, he can’t stand idly by — he has to help her. The Expendables 3 Barney, Christmas and the rest of the Expendables team come faceto-face with Conrad Stonebanks, Barney’s former partner — a ruthless arms trader whom Barney was eventually forced to kill . . . or so Barney thought. The Good Lie A group of Sudanese refugees given the opportunity to resettle in America arrive in Kansas, where their encounter with an employment agency counselor changes all of their lives forever. The Longest Week Affluent and aimless, Conrad Valmont lives a life of leisure in his parents’ prestigious Manhattan Hotel. In the span of one week, though, he finds himself evicted, disinherited and . . . in love. The Maze Runner When Thomas wakes up trapped in a maze with a group of other boys — with no memory and no idea how he got there — he must piece together his past to find a way out. CLASSIC MOVIES 27 Dresses After serving as a bridesmaid 27 times, a young woman wrestles with the idea of standing by her sister’s side as her sibling marries the man she’s secretly in love with.
(500) Days of Summer An offbeat romantic comedy about a woman who doesn’t believe true love exists and the young man who falls for her.
Goldeneye James Bond teams up with the lone survivor of a destroyed Russian research center to stop the hijacking of a nuclear space weapon.
Avatar A paraplegic Marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.
Marley & Me A family learns important life lessons from their adorable but naughty and neurotic dog.
Big When a boy wishes to be big at a magic wish machine, he wakes up the next morning and finds himself in an adult body. Edward Scissorhands An uncommonly gentle young man, who happens to have scissors for hands, falls in love with a beautiful adolescent girl.
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Maverick Bret Maverick, needing money for a poker tournament, faces various comic mishaps and challenges, including a charming woman thief. One Fine Day Melanie Parker, an architect and mother, and Jack Taylor, a newspaper columnist and father, are both divorced. They meet one morning when overwhelmed Jack is left unexpectedly with his daughter and forgets that Melanie was to take her to school. As a result, both children miss their school field trip and are stuck with the parents. Rocky Rocky Balboa, a small-time boxer, gets a supremely rare chance to fight the heavyweight champion, Apollo Creed, in a bout in which he strives to go the distance for his self-respect. Romancing the Stone A romance writer sets off to Colombia to ransom her kidnapped sister and soon finds herself in the middle of a dangerous adventure. The Artist A silent movie star meets a young dancer, but the arrival of talking pictures sends their careers in opposite directions. The King’s Speech The story of King George VI of the U.K., his impromptu ascension to the throne and the speech therapist who helped the unsure monarch become worthy of it.
The Sound of Music A woman leaves an Austrian convent to become a governess to the children of a Naval officer widow. Walk the Line A chronicle of country-music legend Johnny Cash’s life, from his early days on an Arkansas cotton farm to his rise to fame with Sun Records in Memphis, where he recorded alongside Elvis Presley, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins. X-Men Two mutants come to a private academy for their kind, whose resident superhero team must oppose a terrorist organization with similar powers. KIDS CLASSICS Diary Of A Wimpy Kid The adventures of a teenager who is fresh out and in Middle School, where he has to learn the consequences and responsibility to survive the year. Happy Feet 2 Mumble’s son, Erik, is struggling to realize his talents in the Emperor Penguin world. Meanwhile, Mumble and his family and friends discover a new threat their home -- one that will take everyone working together to save them. Space Jam Michael Jordan agrees to help the Looney Toons play a basketball game vs. alien slavers to determine their freedom. TMNT The continued adventures of the four adolescent mutated turtles gifted in the art of the ninja, as they attempt to stop a mysterious evil that threatens to end the world. Willie Wonka & The Chocolate Factory A poor boy wins the opportunity to
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EUROPEAN MOVIES Babysitting Stuck without a babysitter for the weekend, Marc leaves his son Rémy and home in an employee’s hands before heading off to join his wife elsewhere. Unfortunately for Marc, it seems the employee isn’t as trustworthy as he seems. Les Vacances du Petit Nicholas Little Nicolas spends his vacation at the beach, accompanied by his quarreling parents and his unbearable grandmother.
tour the most eccentric and wonderful candy factory of all. AFRICAN MOVIES A Sting in a Tale A twisted tale of two unemployed graduates who embark on a journey to make it in a world where you need more than what you have to get what you want. Foolish Me Luka is struggling to cope financially, and his situation is made worse when his pregnant girlfriend is kicked out of her house. Although he acts honorably, Luka’s life quickly turns upside down as he is tempted into a life of debauchery. Neke Teweled When her husband is charged with murder and sentenced to death, a wife engages a lawyer to defend him. However, things get complicated when it seems the defense counsel has a romantic history with the wife. Princess Ashanti In the Ashane Kingdom, Princess Pokou serves as a counselor with great influence on the king. However, the power-hungry Kongouê Bian provides a willing adversary, as he strives to usurp the current king and take the throne himself. The Perfect Picture The Perfect Picture tells the story of three young women, all close friends, with a variety of romantic problems dominating their personal lives — from issues within their marriages to the trouble of being single. Tikur Engeda The story of Sara, a successful journalist who was adopted at a very young age from Ethiopia. Twentyfive years later, Sara embarks on a journey back to her homeland to find her biological parents.
ARABIC MOVIES Ala Gosety After Rauf dies, his spirit remains stuck in limbo. He still wants to know what his friends and family think of him after his death. Unfortunately he discovers too late that they have a few hard truths to tell about the way he lived his life. El Anesa Mami A shining star at the top of her advertising profession wakes up to find herself a wife and a stay-at-home mom for a family of three children. HINDI MOVIES Queen A Delhi girl from a traditional family sets out on a solo honeymoon after her wedding gets canceled. The Xpose This is a dramatic chain of events in the most glamorous, swinging era of Hindi films: the 1960s. It was a decade when film stars tasted success and carried their larger-thanlife screen images on to real life with unbridled pomp and splendor. Hasee Toh Phasee Nikhil is reintroduced to Meeta nearly 10 years after their first meeting. Now, as Nikhil has one week to prove himself worthy enough to marry Meeta’s sister, the old acquaintances become quite close to each other.
to-face without realizing their love for each other; it is when they are deeply in love but waiting for the other person to end the relationship first. Ex-Files After being embarrassed at his exgirlfriend’s wedding, young advertising agency owner Meng Yun meets Xia Lu, whom the groom had a crush on in university. After a whirlwind romance, real life sets in as Meng Yun’s ex-girlfriends begin to intrude on their lives. The Four 3 In the final installment of the series, superhero quartet The Four Great Constables — Heartless, Iron Fist, Hunter and Cold Blood — band together to fight crime and defend the innocent. The Truth About Beauty An ordinary girl embarks on an incredible cosmetic-surgical journey toward beauty, self-discovery and, most importantly, finding her Mr. Right.
On a Marché sur Bangkok A washed-up TV journalist and a war reporter find themselves tossed together in an investigation to unravel one of the most closely guarded secrets: What really happened during the TV broadcast of the Apollo 11 mission, when man first walked on the moon. Une Recontre Pierre has been married for 15 years and has two kids. He still loves his wife and is fulfilled in his role as a father. He’s a content man until one evening, when he meets Elsa. BELLE ET SEBASTIEN SHORT MOVIES Farmer Jack Jack Jensen is living a happy farmer’s life with his animals, until prices drop and the money runs out. A pharmacist offers him a mysterious pill, which can supposedly triple production. However, Jack soon learns that the cure is worse than the disease as things at the farm spiral out of control. Glumpers The Glumpers are a gang, a group of friends living together whose opposite and extremely stereotyped features will interact continuously. Hard Boiled Chicken In true hard-boiled detective style, a rooster tries to find the thief of the egg that was stolen from his chicken. Soon all traces point towards the farmer. But before the egg can be
saved from becoming hard-boiled itself, the rooster and his chicken have to fight the farmer’s cat for it. Head Over Heels After many years of marriage, Walter and Madge have grown apart: he lives on the floor and she lives on the ceiling. When Walter tries to reignite their old romance, their equilibrium comes crashing down, and the couple that can’t agree which way is up must find a way put their marriage back together. Horn Ok Please A taxi driver meanders through the city looking for a fare. Along the way he endures a host of colourful characters, struggles to keep his battered car running and even meets a new friend along the way. Laurel & Hardy Fly back in time with Laurel & Hardy, in this classic sequence from You’re Darn Tootin’. The duo perform as street musicians, but Ollie’s horn is run over! Macropolis Macropolis is the story of two reject toys who escape from the factory. Determined to rejoin the other toys, they lose themselves in the big city. Ronaldo A boy dreams of being a great soccer star. One morning he leaves the anonymity of his grey subarbs to enter the glaring light of the stadium. There he meets an unexpected opponent who puts him to the test. Sunday In keeping with their tradition, after mass a family flocks to grandma and grandpa’s house. On this particular grey Sunday, a young boy drops a coin on some nearby train tracks out of sheer boredom. Picking the coin up after a train has run over it, he discovers to his astonishment that an amazing transformation has taken place. The Gallant Captain A boy and his cat journey into unknown waters with a bottle, a boat and a vivid imagination.
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Highway Right before her wedding, a young woman finds herself abducted and held for ransom. As the initial days pass, she begins to develop a strange bond with her kidnapper. ASIAN MOVIES Break Up 100 The distance between two people is the farthest not when they are face-
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KIDS Doc McStuffins Blame It on the Rain/Busted Boomer Alma accidentally leaves her stuffed cow Moo Moo outside during a downpour. Doc fixes her, but she refuses to go home when she believes her owner doesn’t like her. Fish Hooks Hooray For Hamsterwood/ Tale Of Sir Oscar Fish Milo surprises Bea by getting her a role on Hamster TV! Good Luck Charlie Teddy’s Little Helper Teddy tries warming up to her English teacher Mr. Dingwall by having Charlie participate in her oral presentation on the book Animal Farm. But when Charlie accidentally vomits on him, the plan goes downhill. Phineas and Ferb Attack of the 50 Foot Sister / Backyard Aquarium Candace drinks a growth elixir that Phineas and Ferb created to become tall enough to audition for a modeling job. Candace becomes extremely large, causing an argument between the modeling audition lady and an eccentric oddball show owner. Shake It Up Kick It Up After CeCe ruins Deuce’s and Rocky’s dates at the movie theater, Deuce points out that CeCe and Rocky are joined together like Gunther and Tinka. The A.N.T Farm ballet dANTser Violet (Claire Engler), a sports prodigy with slight anger issues, joins the A.N.T. Program. Violet is not afraid of the older kids, including Lexi, who orders Chyna to keep the girl far away from her.
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COMEDY Dads Heckuva Job, Brownie When Ghost Child Games needs a new idea for a video game, Warner and Veronica encourage Eli to get stoned on pot brownies. The guys end up using the treats to get along better with their dads. Friends The One Where Phoebe Hates PBS Joey gets a job at a PBS telethon, which prompts Phoebe to reveal
that she hates PBS. He tells her that there is no such thing as a selfless good deed and she tries to find one to prove him wrong. How I Met Your Mother The Bro Mitzvah The gang brainstorms to plan the ultimate bachelor party for Barney. How I Met Your Mother Something Old Robin desperately tries to locate the antique locket that she buried in Central Park as a teen to wear as her “Something Old” for the wedding. Meanwhile, Marshall and Lily ask Ted to help them pack for Italy. How I Met Your Mother Something New As the gang prepares to go to Robin and Barney’s wedding, Ted invites Lily to see the final renovations he made on his house in Westchester. Meanwhile, Robin and Barney’s night of relaxation is ruined by an obnoxious couple. Longmen Express Season 1, Episode 3 Longman Express is a kung fu comedy. Watch as owner Lu San Jin overcomes the hilarious dayto-day problems of running his express business. New Girl The Captain Schmidt plots to break up Jess and Nick, just as they are about to celebrate dating for a whole month. Winston tries to get Furguson to have cat sex with another cat named Fatty owned by Kylie New Girl The Box
Nick becomes irresponsible with the money from his late father’s estate, with Jess using the money to pay for Nick’s unpaid bills, behind his back. With Nick’s new fortune, Winston feels it’s finally time to ask Nick for the money he owes him. New Girl Keaton Schmidt gets a series of recent emails from his favorite actor Michael Keaton, who has sent letters ever since he was a kid. However, it turns out those letters and emails were not from the actor himself but from Schmidt’s mother and Nick. Planet Homebuddies Season 01 Episode 03 “Planet Homebuddies” follows the lives of six, twenty/thirty somethings, three guys and three girls, who because of various circumstances gather together in a large loft. This group of young men and women share every moment together. The Big Bang Theory The Large Hadron Collision Leonard announces to the guys that a professor is unable to attend a conference in Switzerland, and he has been designated to be his replacement. He gets to take one guest with him. The Big Bang Theory The Excelsior Acquisition Stuart announces that Stan Lee is coming to the comic book store on Thursday to sign comic books, and the guys are very excited about the news. However on the same day, Sheldon has to appear in court for running a red light when he was driving Penny to the hospital.
The Big Bang Theory The Precious Fragmentation The guys return to the apartment with a large box of random TV and movie collectibles from a garage sale, including a prop version of the One Ring. This turns out to be a prop made for The Lord of the Rings film trilogy, with high value to collectors, and the four promptly argue over who gets to keep it. DRAMA Bones The Blackout in the Blizzard After a blizzard causes a citywide blackout, the team must think of creative ways to solve a murder case that could be connected to a possible viral outbreak of CrimeanCongo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF). Bones The Feet on the Beach After a flood on the U.S.-Canada border, eight pairs of dismembered feet are discovered, and seven are identified as research corpses from a nearby university body farm. Bones The Truth in the Myth The remains of a mythbuster television show host are found in the wilderness and it appears as though he was killed by the mythic reptile-mammal hybrid known as the Chupacabra. Grey’s Anatomy Haunt You Every Day A nightmare brings Meredith to remove her mother’s ashes from her closet. She ends up putting her mother at rest in the sink at the hospital. Meredith also forms an alliance
with a little boy to grant him the ears he needs via pro-bono surgery. Grey’s Anatomy Kung Fu Fighting The Chief organizes a gentleman’s evening, leaving Derek and Sloan dumbfounded and curious to determine what it really is. Two soon-tobe brides fight over a dress from a bridal store competition. House Of Cards Chapter 01 Francis “Frank” Underwood is an ambitious Democratic congressman and the House Majority Whip. Frank helped ensure the election of President Garrett Walker, who promised to appoint Frank as Secretary of State. House Of Cards Chapter 02 In the aftermath of the leak of the education bill draft, Frank manages to secure full control of the legislative course from the president and promptly removes Donald, who graciously takes the fall for the controversy in the press for Frank’s sake. House Of Cards Chapter 03 When his main rival stirs trouble, Frank is forced to return to his hometown of Gaffney, South Carolina, in the midst of negotiating the education bill’s reforms to the teachers’ unions. The Closer The Big Picture The murder of a Russian call girl becomes a case for the Priority Homicide Division when it’s discovered that her clients include some of Los Angeles’ most high-profile VIPs. The Closer Show Yourself When three members of a notorious Latino gang are gunned down in MacArthur Park, the Los Angeles Priority Homicide Division is brought in to investigate.
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The Mentalist Rose-Colored Glasses The CBI team investigate the double homicide of Selby and Jana Vickers, a couple murdered on their way to Selby’s 15th high school reunion. The CBI team attends the reunion to gather information. The Mentalist Bleeding Heart Patrick and the CBI team are assigned to investigate the murder of a mayor’s aide and media liaison, a case that draws the attention of the media and local eco-terrorists. Touch Fight or Flight Dr. McCormick, in view of Martin and Trevor, suffers a seizure and dies. Calvin discovers that the sleep “treatments” are burning up the patients’ frontal lobes. Touch Leviathan Jake and Amelia are taken to a ship and are greeted by Farington. At the hospital, Martin wakes to discover that Jake and Amelia were not in the car with him when the paramedics arrived.
White Collar Book of Hours A New York mobster enlists the help of the FBI to recover a precious stolen Bible — a mission that tests Neal’s loyalties with the FBI. White Collar Flip The Coin Peter and Neal try to locate smuggled Iraqi artifacts. The lead suspect is a US soldier and an acquaintance of Peter, but anomalies in the evidence suggest other forces at work. DOCUMENTARY Brain Games 3 Brain Games: In Living Color “Brain Games” returns with twenty new episodes, each chock-full of interactive games and experiments designed to mess with your mind and reveal the inner-workings of your brain. China’s Mega Projects Episode 02 At an incredible pace and scale, China is developing megaprojects that could shape the country’s future.This series takes a look at tomorrow’s marvels today.
Fantastic Festivals of the World “Chinese Lunar New Years” - Hong Kong Chinese festivals occur according to the Lunar calendar. The first and the ‘mother of all celebrations’ is the Chinese New year.
Stan Lee’s Superhumans Yo Yo Ninja In his quest to find people with real superpowers, Daniel Browning Smith meets some extraordinary individuals, including the man with the strongest neck on earth.
Football’s Greatest International Teams Brazil 1970 International football has been graced by some wonderful teams throughout its history. To this day, with opinions becoming increasingly divided, debate continues over which team is the very best. In this episode, we look at Brazil 1970.
The Windows Of Christmas The Windows Of Christmas Every year in December, crowds of children and their parents flock to Paris department stores to admire spectacular Christmas window displays. Over a period of one year, we took our cameras behind the scenes to follow the design, construction and installation of the new displays.
Grand Designs Episode 09 Kevin McCloud revisits an archshaped home made of clay tiles in the Weald of Kent, built by Richard Hawkes, who designed the property, and his wife Sophie. It’s Christmas In The Savannah It’s Christmas In The Savannah Christmas balls, tinsels in trees and some improbable snow on the ground: this is the unexpected setting for this wildlife film shot in southern Africa during the Christmas period. Jobs that Bite! The Lion Dentist Actor and outdoor enthusiast Jeremy Brandt travels across the US in search of jobs that bite. Watch as he learns the ropes from the unsung folks whose hard work makes life better for animals. Le Marathon des Sables Le Marathon des Sables The Marathon des Sables is a 6 day, 151 mile (243km) grueling endurance race across the Sahara Desert in Morocco. The program covers the race from start to finish, featuring interviews with the athletes, race action and amazing scenery. National Centre For The Performing Arts Episode 01 Five years after its opening, this documentary traces how The National Center for The Performing Arts has become and important center for Asian and global arts.
Young Hollywood’s Greatest Action Stars Follow seven A-list actors who will get your blood pumping on the big screen, including Matt Damon, Jason Statham, Chris Evans, Channing Tatum and more. LIFESTYLE A Taste Of Taiwan N/A After Photography? After Photography? Will photography survive the 21st century? With the progressive but inevitable disappearance of traditional photography, the question has been asked since the 1980s. Awesome Adventures Episode 01 “Awesome Adventures” takes the young enthusiasts on amazing adventures — from snowboarding in the Alps to travelling deep into the rainforests of Costa Rica. Beauty Of China Episode 02 Whether ancient temples, modern cities, expansive forests or calming lakes, “Beauty of China” reveals this vast country’s wealth of distinctive culture and stunning scenery Cake Boss Sugary Slopes Buddy must create a massive ski mountain cake with a working january/february 2015
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chairlift and have it delivered to the top of a mountain. Ashley’s nemesis Paul returns after he loses everything in Hurricane Sandy. Design Touch Episode 01 Designers, architects and fashion designers show you around their exclusive lofts, castles or country houses. We visit Morten Jensen in his danish apartment — a gem of simplicity and organization. Elements of Style Fibers of Fashion The creation of luxury textiles is explored, including Ballantyne cashmere; wovens by Anne Corbiere and Luigi Bevilacqua; pleating by Gérard Lognon; and handcrafted lace from Mylène. Extreme Jobs Stuntman, Parapsychologist, Wetland Cowboy Most of us can get away with not always being perfect, but mistakes are just too risky when it’s your job to be run over, when your reputation relies on gadgets and ghosts, or when it’s up to you to get 1,000 cattle across a deadly swamp. Happiness Is On The Plate Benin: Godfrey Nzamujo Flavours Of An Elevated Africa The charismatic Father Nzamujo demonstrates his work and various aspects of Beninese agriculture and cooking. How Does That Work Episode 01 This entertaining and informative series is about how everyday technology works and looks at the gadgets being used now and the advances that can be expected in the future. Topics covered include the challenge of virtual autopsies and the development of giant robotic arms. Inside Lyndey’s Kitchen Celebrating Christmas
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Celebrate Christmas with food and wine luminary Lyndey Milan. Lyndey will explore traditional Christmas fare and put a contemporary spin on the festive table. Never Ever Do This At Home Canada Episode 02 Wilson and Sousa ignore the “never play with your food” warning and test which foods are most flammable.
Save with Jamie Episode 01 Beginning with recipes that work out at less than £1.80 a portion, Jamie Oliver cooks up a roast brisket of beef with all the trimmings, Korean stir-fried rice, and sweet pea fish pie. Tech Toys 360 Transportation 2.0 The turbo-charged BAC Mono demonstrates its racing prowess while the next generation e-bike
pedals about the urban streets. Project Zero rethinks and redesigns the helicopter. Tech Toys 360 Season 2, Episode 4 This jam-packed episode of Tech Toys 360 features a selection of technological mastery and adventure, including Confederate Motorcycles X132 Hellcat, Bruichladdich Whisky, Roding Roadster and HD Golf. The Mind of a Chef Senegal It’s gluttonous goodness in this episode with Joe Beef chefs Federic Morin and David McMillian and their fois gras sandwich. Wild Racers Episode 01 This high-adrenaline series visits New Zealand, Tasmania, Costa Rica, Ecuador, South Africa and Switzerland. In this level of adventure racing there are no second chances, no support crews, and nowhere to go but the finish line — only thousands of miles of hard-core mountain biking, kayaking, hiking, running and logistical challenges. DESTINATION GUIDES Addis Ababa Welcome to Ethiopia’s stunning capital city. With a population of more than 2 million, Addis Ababa is the cosmopolitan center of this beautiful country.
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Cape Town Welcome to Cape Town, South Africa’s stunning capital city, famous for its sunny harbour and natural landscape. Dubai Cascade around the breathtaking city of Dubai, famous for its aweinspiring buildings and the most populous city in the UAE. Hong Kong Hong Kong is a city of cultural and historical diversity. With an ever growing urban landscape and a beautiful host of parks, Hong Kong is one of the fastest growing regions in the world. Nigeria The most populous country in the African Nation, Nigeria is the largest oil producer on the continent and boasts some of the most beautiful landscapes in the Southern Equator. Vienna Austria’s capital city and former home to the Habsburg Court, with imperial architecture and historical history that make it a must-see for any travel enthusiast.
JAN-FEB BROADCAST CHANNELS MUSIC FROM ETHIOPIA Enjoy a channel alive with only the best songs from Ethiopia. Artists such as Haile Roots, Nati Haile and Reshad Kedir perform a collection of satisfying sounds epitomizing the harmonious talents of Ethiopia today.
JAN-FEB ALBUM COMPILATIONS ETHIOPIAN AFRICAN Enjoy a selection of albums brimming with sounds from the heart of Africa. Listen to collections from Yabba Funk, Victor Deme, Angelique Kidjo and many more.
ETHIOPIAN TRADITIONAL MUSIC (MUSIC FROM ETHIOPIA)
ETHIOPIAN INSTRUMENTAL Ethiopian Instrumental is an elaborate and expressive collection of instrumental pieces. Theodros Mitiku, Tilaye Gebre and The Express Band, among others, will soothe you completely through a mixture of their delicate and energetic sounds.
ALL THAT JAZZ All That Jazz is a concoction of every character within jazz. A handful of artists, such as Louis Armstrong, Nat King Cole and Donald Byrd, give warming performances in this mix. From old classics to smooth contemporary, All That Jazz is sure to cover all corners of this nonchalant musical style. EASY LISTENING Easy Listening allows you to switch off and recline, as a very laid-back medley of tunes sing you into total serenity. Coldplay, Ed Sheeran and Lisa Hannigan perform their most soothing songs to help you completely repose.
Enjoy collections from some of the greatest artists in Ethiopia today. Artist like Jamboo Joote, Tikue Weldu and Mohammed Tawil. Sit back and appreciate.
ETHIOPIAN CLASSIC Here, enjoy albums full of world-renowned performers, orchestras and soloists, performing major works from some of history’s greatest composers: Bach, Tchaikovsky, Beethoven and many more.
ETHIOPIAN COUNTRY Here, a fusion of Country albums for you to enjoy. A range of artists, from Buddy Miller to Sara Evans, are here to share a collection of their hits with you.
ETHIOPIAN HIP HOP/R&B A melodic mix of Hip-Hop tunes and R&B hits, with a large selection of albums for you to listen to. This includes artists such as Snoop Dogg, Tinie Tempah and Jennifer Hudson.
CHART HITS Chart Hits is a channel solely dedicated to the latest chart-toppers in pop and rock. If you want to be up-to-speed with the most current hits in music today, then tune into Chart Hits, where Gotye, Lana Del Rey and Beyoncé will definitely activate your musical taste buds. COUNTRY This channel offers a blend of cooling Country sounds. With hits from both classic and modern artists, you are sure to experience the refreshing flavors of authentic country music. Jeff Bridges, Emmylou Harris and Lady Antebellum perform some of their best works for you today.
ETHIOPIAN INSTRUMENTAL Here, we offer an expressive and inspiring collection of Instrumental albums for you to enjoy.
ETHIOPIAN JAZZ From old classics to smooth contemporary, here you will find an excellent collection of Jazz albums. You’ll find every great Jazz musician, from Miles Davis to Billie Holiday to Louis Armstrong.
ETHIOPIAN KIDS WORLD HITS World Hits is an eclectic collection of music from all over the globe. This channel allows you to experience all ranges of talent in all ranges of music. Artists such as Salah Al Zadjali, Destra and Axelle Red take this opportunity to introduce you to their own personal worlds, through the medium of music. CLASSICAL COLLECTION Classical Collection showcases world-renowned performers, orchestras and soloists, performing major works from some of the best composers in history. The London Symphony Orchestra with Josef Krips, Walter Klien and the Württemberg Chamber Orchestra provide a classical assortment. CLASSIC ROCK Rife with roaring riffs and smooth bass lines, Classic Rock is a channel wholly dedicated to true rock n’ roll. Here, Pink Floyd, T. Rex and Jimi Hendrix play a handful of the greatest rock songs in history.
Here, a cheerful compilation of albums, full of upbeat songs for all your little ones to enjoy.
ETHIOPIAN OLDIES Enjoy taking a trip down memory lane through this extensive collection of nostalgic albums. This includes some of the greats, such as Al Green, Elvis Presley and Fleetwood Mac.
ETHIOPIAN POP If you’re looking for the latest hits, then enjoy this medley of the most current Pop albums out now. This includes albums from Beyonce, Lady Gaga and David Guetta.
ETHIOPIAN ROCK Relish in a sea of Rock, with albums from legendary rock n’ rollers to the latest stars — Bob Dylan, The Strokes and The Black Keys.
GOLDEN OLDIES Take a walk down memory lane with a compilation of nostalgic hits. Golden Oldies presents R.E.M., Tina Turner and Duran Duran, who lead the way with a string of classics, taking you right back to when they were No. 1.
ETHIOPIAN WORLD Here, enjoy a diverse collection of hit albums from all over the globe! Amplify your cultural consciousness through sounds from Ely Guerra, Ocean Hai and Oliver Haidt.
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