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KPJ NETWORK OF HOSPIT ALS • KPJ Johor Specialist Hospital (JSH) • KPJ Ipoh Specialist Hospital (ISH) • KPJ Ampang Puteri Specialist Hospital (APSH) • KPJ Damansara Specialist Hospital (DSH) • KPJ Selangor Specialist Hospital (SgorSH) • KPJ Seremban Specialist Hospital (SSH)
• KPJ Perdana Specialist Hospital (PdSH) • KPJ Kajang Specialist Hospital (KjgSH) • KPJ Penang Specialist Hospital (PngSH) • Kedah Medical Centre (KMC) • KPJ Tawakkal Specialist Hospital (TSH) • KPJ Puteri Specialist Hospital (PSH)
KPJ INTERNATIONAL NETWORK • Kuantan Specialist Hospital (KSH) • Taiping Medical Centre (TMC) • Damai Specialist Hospital (DmSH) • Kuching Specialist Hospital (KcSH) • Sentosa Medical Centre (Sentosa KL) • Kluang Utama Specialist Hospital (KUSH) • KPJ Sabah Specialist Hospital (SbSH) • Sibu Specialist Medical Centre (SSMC)
INDONESIA • Rumah Sakit Medika Permata Hijau, Jakarta • Rumah Sakit Bumi Serpong Damai, Jakarta AUSTRALIA • JETA GARDENS, Brisbane (Retirement and Aged-Care Resort)
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Features On the Cover SH I H I NA / G E T T Y
Japanâ€™s famed Mount Fuji became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in mid-2013, receiving the honor for its role inspiring artists, poets and pilgrims throughout the centuries.
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A Catalog of Treasures
How UNESCO helps guard our world heritage.
Finding Tranquility in Japan Scenic spots surrounding Tokyo.
The first runner to win an ultramarathon on all seven continents, Ryan Sandes makes the worldâ€™s most rugged and remote environments his playground.
The Running Man South African trail legend Ryan Sandes discovers the world by foot.
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Panorama 12 AROUND ADDIS A compilation of Ethiopian history books. 14 COMMERCE + CAPITAL The traveler’s guide to bike-sharing. 16 DIPLOMACY + DEVELOPMENT A boon for Ethiopian exports. 18 EVENTS + EXCURSIONS To Belgium, for beer. 20 HOTELS + HOTSPOTS Atypical accommodations across the globe. 22 STYLE + SUBSTANCE Afripedia spotlights Africa’s creatives.
Spotlight 59 DESTINATION Glamorous camping at the Lalibela Hudad ecolodge. 4
62 BUSINESS Sishu restaurant serves classic burgers, alongside a model for Ethiopian business. D U T Y - F R E E C ATA L O G
64 CUISINE African pop-up restaurants burst onto London’s food scene.
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68 TAKE 5 Arts-and-culture picks in 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 80 SALES AND AGENTS OFFICES
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5 FROM THE CEO
From the CEO |
Welcome Aboard Esteemed Customers,
e are working hard to provide the best possible travel experience and to be your airline of choice for international travel. In recognition of our continuous efforts, Air Transport World — the leading global travel publication — chose Ethiopian as the “2015 Regional Airline of the Year.” This award is above all a testimony to your confidence in us, and it encourages us to work even harder to meet your high expectations. In February, we phased in our 11th B-787 Dreamliner — the aircraft used as our core fleet on mid- and longrange routes. The Dreamliner is equipped with 180-degree flat-bed seats in our Cloud 9 Business Class and the latest in-flight entertainment system, in addition to features like the highest ceiling, greatly reduced noise, higher cabin humidity, adaptable lighting system and the biggest windows in the sky. Similarly, we are retrofitting the Cloud 9 Business Class seats on all of our B-777s to make them 180-degree fully flat-bed, so that you can enjoy maximum comfort on our ever-growing long-haul routes. In April 2015, we will achieve yet another milestone with the start of our flights to Tokyo, our 85th international destination. By providing the only direct connection between Africa and Japan, these flights will play an important role in facilitating greater economic and tourism ties between the continent — the second-fastest-growing region in the world — and a highly industrialized Japan. Back in August 2012, we became the first airline in the world outside of Japan to own and operate the B-787 aircraft. Continuing with our technology leadership, in March 2015 we became the first African airline to own and operate the B-787 Dreamliner full flight simulator. The simulator will be used to train pilots across the continent who will determine the future of African aviation. Lastly, I want to invite you to come and visit Ethiopia in April for our unique Easter celebrations. In particular, the colorful procession for Palm Sunday, known as Hosanna, in the historical city of Aksum is a must-see. You will be truly amazed at the historical, cultural and natural riches of our country. As always, our in-house tour operation, Ethiopian Holidays, is ready to cater to all of your leisuretravel needs. Thank you for choosing to fly with us. We will continue to work hard to earn your business.
ኢትዮዽያ አየር መንገድ ከምንጊዜውም በበለጠ የበረራ አገልግሎት በማቅረብ በደንበኞቻችን የዓለም አቀፍ የበረራ ዕቅድ ተመራጭ አየር መንገድ ሆኖ ለመገኘት በከፍተኛ ደረጃ እየሰራ ይገኛል። ይህንን ሥራችንን በመገንዘብ Air Transport World (ATW) የተባለው ታዋቂ የሚዲያ ተቋም የኢትዮዽያ አየር መንገድን የ 2015 የቀጠናው ምርጥ አየር መንገድ አድርጎ መርጧል። ይህ ሽልማት ከሁሉ በላይ የእናንተ የተከበራችሁ መንገደኞቻችን በእኛ ላይ ያላችሁ መተማመን የሚያሣይ ውጤት በመሆኑ ይበልጥ የሚያኮራና የበለጠ ፍላጎታችሁን ለሟሟላት ጠንክረን እንድንሰራ የሚያበረታታን ነው። በጥር ወር 2007ዓ.ም. ለመካከለኛና ረጅም ርቀት የምንጠቀምበትን አስራ አንደኛ ቦይንግ 787 ተረክበን በበረራ ስምሪታችን ውስጥ አስገብተናል። ይህ አውሮፕላን ቀደም ሲል ከሚታወቅበት ልዩ የጣሪያ ከፍታ፣ የተመጠነ ድምፅ፣ የተሻለ እርጥበት አዘል አየር፣ ለእይታ ተስማሚ ብርሃንና ሰፋፊ መስኮቶች በተጨማሪ 180 ዲግሪ እንደ አልጋ የሚዘረጋ የቢዝነስ ክላስ ወንበርና እጅግ ዘመናዊ የመንገደኞች መዝናኛ መሳሪያ የተገጠመለት ነው። በተመሳሳይም ያሉንን የቦይንግ 777 አውሮፕላኖቻችንን የቢዝነስ ክላስ መቀመጫዎች 180 ዲግሪ እንደአልጋ እንዲዘረጉ እያደረግን ሲሆን፣ይህም የረጅም በረራዎቻችንን ምቾት በቅርቡ ወደ ላቀ ደረጃ ያሸጋግራል። በሚያዝያ ወር 2007 ዓ.ም. ወደ ቶኪዮ ጃፓን የበረራ አገልግሎት በቦይንግ 787 በመጀመር ወደ ላቀ የእድገት እርከን እንሸጋገራለን። ይህ በረራ 85ኛ አለም አቀፍ መዳረሻችን ሲሆን፣ አፍሪካንና ጃፓንን በቀጥታ የሚያገናኘው ብቸኛ በረራ ይሆናል። ይህ የበረራ አገልግሎት በአለም ሁለተኛ ፈጣን እድገት ባለው የአፍሪካ ቀጠናና የዓለማችን ሶስተኛ ትልቁን ኢኮኖሚ በያዘችው ጃፓን መካከል የኢኮኖሚና የቱሪዝም ፍሰትን በማሳደግ ረገድ ጉልህ ሚና ይጫወታል። ባለፈው ነሐሴ ወር 2004 ዓ.ም. ከጃፓን ውጪ በአለም አንደኛ በመሆን ቦይንግ 787 ባለቤትና ተጠቃሚ አየር መንገድ የነበርን ሲሆን፣ በመቀጠልም በቴክኖሎጂው ዘርፍ መሪነታችንን በማስጠበቅ በመጋቢት ወር 2007 ዓ.ም. የቦይንግ 787 ድሪም ላይነር ምስለ በረራ ማሽን ባለቤትነታችንንና ተጠቃሚነታችንን እውን አድርገናል። ይህ የምስለ በረራ ማሽን የአፍሪካ አብራሪዎችን ለማሰልጠን የምንጠቀምበት በመሆኑ ለአፍሪካ አቪዬሽን የወደፊት ዕድገት ወሳኝ ሚና ይኖረዋል። በመጨረሻም በሚያዝያ ወር በልዩ ሁኔታ በሀገራችን በሚከበረው የፋሲካ በዓል ላይ ተሳታፊ ለመሆን የመላው አለም ጎብኚዎችን እንጋብዛለን። በተለይ በደማቅ ሁኔታ በታሪካዊቷ በአክሱም ከተማ የሚከናወነው የሆሳዕና ክብረ በዓል መታየት ያለበት ነው። በእርግጥ የአገራችን ልዩና ታሪካዊ፣ ባህላዊና ተፈጥሮአዊ እምቅ ሀብት ለእይታ አስደናቂ ነው። ለመዝናናት ወይም ለጉብኝት የሚያደርጉትን የጉዞ እቅድ ለማሳካት በኢትዮዽያ አየር መንገድ የአገር ውስጥ የጉዞና ማስጎብኘት ክፍል ሆኖ የሚሠራው ‘ኢትዮዽያን ሆሊዴይስ’ ተዘጋጅቶ ይጠብቃችኋል። የኢትዮጵያ አየር መንገድን የመጀመሪያ ምርጫችሁ በማድረግ ከእኛ ጋር ስለበረራችሁ በማክበር እናመሰግናለን። የኢትዮጵያ አየር መንገድ የዘውትር ምርጫችሁ ሆኖ እንዲቀጥል ፍላጎታችሁን ምንጊዜም ለሟሟላት በበለጠ ጠንክረን እንሰራለን። መልካም በረራ!
Chief Executive Officer, Ethiopian Airlines march/april 2015
FLIGHTS TO TOKYO enabling greater people-to-people, investment, trade and tourism ties between Africa and Japan”
Ethiopian to provide the only service between Africa and Japan.
Ethiopian Airlines, the largest airline in Africa, is pleased to announce the finalization of preparations to start service to Tokyo Narita International Airport, beginning in April. The thrice-weekly flight will operate in codeshare partnership with fellow Star Alliance member All Nippon Airways — Japan’s leading airline. Providing the only direct connection between Africa and Japan, the flight will operate through Hong Kong using the ultramodern Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft. “Our flights to Narita,” says Ethiopian Airlines CEO Tewolde GebreMariam, will play a “critical role in enabling greater people-to-people, investment, trade and tourism ties between a rising Africa, the second-fastest growing region in the world, and a highly industrialized Japan, the third-largest economy in the world.” Ethiopian is a Pan-African global carrier operating the youngest fleet in Africa. It currently serves 84 international destinations across five continents with over 200 daily departures.
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THE HANNAH GODEFA PROJECT
NOTEWORTHY Recent accomplishments for Ethiopian Airlines:
Empowering young women across the globe.
Ethiopian Airlines first began supporting Hannah Godefa’s work in 2011, when the then14-year-old Ethiopian-Canadian student started transporting school supplies to Ethiopia. Over the few years since, the Hannah Godefa Project has distributed over half a million educational resources for students in the country, including wheelchairs for students with disabilities and university textbooks. More recently, though, Hannah has transformed her grassroots initiative into a global platform to raise awareness about important issues for girls around the world — from lack of education to female genital mutilation and child marriage. Her many highlights in 2014 include: being appointed Ethiopian Ambassador to UNICEF; hosting an interactive discussion about girl empowerment at the World DOING GOOD
Economic Forum, with U.N. SecretaryGeneral Ban Ki-moon, Rwandan President Paul Kagame and Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg; serving as an education for Africa panelist at the Global Education and Skills Forum in Dubai; working with the U.N.’s human-rights committee on eliminating all forms of violence against women; and speaking at the Girl Summit in London on eradicating female genital mutilation and child marriage. As for the Hannah Godefa Project, Hannah has been fundraising for the construction of a vocational training and education youth center, with a focus on equipping girls with valuable skills such as sewing and midwifery. She has raised US$11,000 to date for the project. Ethiopian is proud to support Hannah’s efforts, positioning her at the forefront of a global movement to empower and educate young women and girls.
Ethiopian Airlines recently accepted the following awards with pride: “Best Foreign Airline of the Year From Africa” at Kuala Lumpur International Airport’s 9th Annual Awards. “Best Airline to Africa” by one of the most prominent travel magazines in the United States, Premier Traveler. “Best Airline in Africa” by the Passenger Choice Awards, the most extensive survey of passengers in the industry. “Best in Africa” by the African Airlines Association.
Became the first African airline to own and operate the B-787 full flight simulator. Ethiopian was also the first airline in the world outside of Japan to operate the B-787 Dreamliner, and it remains the largest operator of the aircraft in Africa. With the installation of the flight simulator, Ethiopian will be the first in Africa to give full flight simulator training for pilots on the B-787 aircraft.
Expanded codeshare with Air India, offering unparalleled air connectivity options between India and Africa. The two Star Alliance member carriers, which already have a codeshare in place for the Mumbai and New Delhi routes, have expanded their agreement through Ethiopian’s main hub in Addis Ababa — such as Kigali, Entebbe, Dar es Salaam, Harare and Nairobi — and on Air India’s domestic routes, with the inclusion of Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Bangalore.
Contributors VOLUME 32 | NUMBER 2
Selamta — meaning “Greetings” in Amharic — is published bimonthly on behalf of Ethiopian Airlines by JourneyGroup+C62, LLC.
KEITH BAIN is a South African writer whose first writing gig was to co-author a guidebook to India; he’s since worked on guides to South Africa, Eastern Europe, East Africa, Italy and Ireland. When not obsessing over words, he’s either overdosing on culture, lying on the beach or trail running. Read his profile on running man Ryan Sandes on p. 44. Rooted in: Cape Town Favorite UNESCO site: Australia’s Tasmanian Wilderness or the Italian city of Venice.
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NANA OCRAN is a writer with a wide interest in nuanced, contemporary African stories. She is also a Pan-African trends-watcher for Pernod-Ricard, Paris, as well as a lecturer on trends in and beyond contemporary African culture. Read her piece about London’s pop-up food scene on p. 64. Rooted in: London Favorite UNESCO site: Iran’s Persian Garden. “I’d stroll through each of the nine sections and absorb the aromas, sites and designs that date back to the sixth century B.C.” 8
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REBECCA FISSEHA (@rebsee) is a writer and sometimes nomad currently based in Toronto. She actively documents the Ethiopian diaspora experience on rebeccafisseha.com. Her short fiction appears in The Maple Tree Literary Supplement and Room, and her piece on Addis Ababa’s Sishu restaurant can be found on p. 62.
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Diplomacy + Development
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A BOON FOR ETHIOPIAN EXPORTS From producing wild forest coffee to championing Ethiopian products, the Japan International Cooperation Agency is helping to boost Ethiopia’s socioeconomic development. To read about two of its current projects, turn to p. 16.
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HISTORY IN HARDBACK We know that no collection of books can fully portray the complex historical narratives of any country. Yet for those interested in Ethiopian history, we’ve done our best to choose a sampling of titles that together present some of the cultures, conflicts and characters that have shaped the country’s story.
The Barefoot Emperor
Pioneers of Change in Ethiopia
An Ethiopian boyhood
An Ethiopian tragedy
Reformist intellectuals of early twentieth century
This biographical tale by an Ethiopian-Canadian author won the Governor General’s Award — Canada’s top literary prize — in 2000. Set during the dark Derg era, Ato Nega’s memoir describes what it was like to grow up during and after the infamous communist revolution. Punctuated by many funny and poignant scenes, Notes From the Hyena’s Belly makes a difficult period in Ethiopian history more understandable.
Though based on firsthand accounts of the life of Emperor Tewodros, this book is written in the form of a political thriller novel. From his rise to power to his confrontation with the British Empire, The Barefoot Emperor chronicles the leader’s complex and controversial legacy, with an engaging style. Readers interested in British history will particularly enjoy the book’s coverage of one of the strangest military expeditions in British imperial history.
Focusing on the first and second generation of Ethiopians to be educated abroad during the late 19th and early 20th centuries, Pioneers of Change reveals a determined group of young people who sought to modernize Ethiopia socially, culturally and economically. While opposition from the imperial government, the brutality of the Italian occupation and other factors undid much of their efforts, the story is both fascinating and inspiring.
Greater Ethiopia The evolution of a multiethnic society Don Levine
Although first published nearly four decades ago, Greater Ethiopia remains a go-to book for many scholars seeking a comprehensive overview of modern Ethiopia’s social and anthropological roots. Written by a University of Chicago professor who first visited Ethiopia in the 1950s, the book weaves a compelling narrative of how the country has evolved as a complex, multiethnic society.
Beyond the Throne The enduring legacy of Emperor Haile Selassie I Indrias Getachew
Any collection of Ethiopian history would be incomplete without a book focusing on the life of the country’s most famous emperor, Haile Selassie. Though much has been written about the last man to rule imperial Ethiopia, Beyond the Throne stands apart for its large selection of previously unpublished photographs of the late emperor and the royal family.
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Notes From the Hyena’s Belly
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THE TRAVELER'S GUIDE TO
BIKE SHARING How three networks stack up.
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*For access: US$7 for one day. For usage: The first 30 minutes is free; additional 30-minute segments start at $2. You can check out a bike as many times as you like within a single day; stations are solar-powered. Bikes disappear quickly during morning hours at popular stations such as Columbia Heights. The operation began in 2010 with one van moving 300 bikes per day between 100 stations; within three years, the number of stations doubled — and continues to grow. capitalbikeshare.com
20,000 bikes across 1,800 stations *For access: 1.70 Euro (roughly US$2.35) for one day. For usage: The first 30 minutes is free; additional 30-minute segments start at 1 Euro. Stations are densely located (apparently found every 300 meters); bikes include front baskets and built-in cable locks. The bike theft rate is high, especially in outlying areas (around 9,000 bikes were stolen in 2012); bikes are reportedly heavy and not so handsome.
2,200 bikes across 170 stations *For access: 17 ILS (about US$5) for one day, or 23 ILS on Saturdays and public holidays. For usage: The first 30 minutes is free; additional 30-minute segments start at 5 ILS. Station screens offer prompts in French, Russian, Hebrew, English and Arabic. In order to register and rent a bike, you must be at least 18 years old and have a credit card.
The network is the largest outside China (yet it’s still dwarfed by Hangzhou’s 50,000-bike system).
Word on the street is that hardly anyone wears a helmet and local bicyclists roam freely — on sidewalks, in the street — so ride at your own risk.
*Travelers pay a flat access fee to rent the wheels, plus usage fees depending on how long they borrow the bike.
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Diplomacy + Development
A BOON FOR ETHIOPIAN EXPORTS
The Japan International Cooperation Agency seeks to help set Ethiopia's products apart.
WILD FOREST COFFEE The Certified Forest Coffee Production and Promotion Project promotes sustainable rural development and incentivizes forest conservation in Ethiopia’s Oromia Region. Before the project’s inception, coffee was considered only a secondary source of income for forest inhabitants, whose livelihoods depended on the sale of lumber. Thanks in part to its partnership with the Oromia Forest and Wildlife Enterprise, JICA has since organized farmers into “cooperatives” trained to preserve the forest and process coffee beans efficiently, increasing quality and yield. The wild forest coffee produced is already being exported, and big companies — including Japanese coffee giant UCC — have started taking notice.
Though JICA’s Champion Product Approach first focused on mentoring and training select Ethiopian industry leaders, the project's second phase has shifted to solely promoting Ethiopian sheep leather. The CPA team has partnered with Japanese creative firm Dentsu to brand Ethiopia’s product, communicating its airy, soft feel to the masses. In the future, this brand will be used to certify high-quality Ethiopian sheep leather and set it apart from products made elsewhere.
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Ethiopia and Japan have enjoyed nearly a century of positive diplomatic relations. During the early 20th century, Ethiopian leaders looked to Japan as a model for balancing modernization and economic growth with independence from the West and preservation of traditional culture. More recently, Japan has become an important technical partner, assisting in some areas critical to Ethiopia’s socioeconomic development. The Japan International Cooperation Agency, in particular, is involved in numerous projects across Ethiopia. Its activities cross multiple sectors, from agriculture to manufacturing to tourism, but two of JICA’s projects currently underway focus on helping Ethiopian producers increase the quality of exports. Given Japan’s ability to become a major destination for such goods, these projects carry weighty potential for Ethiopia’s economy in the years to come.
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Events + Excursions
TO BELGIUM FOR BEER
St. Sixtus Abbey
Claiming over a century in business, Cantillon sticks to tradition when it comes to brewing and bottling. Today’s fourth-generation brewer upholds his family’s spontaneous-fermentation process to produce lambic beers — with a critical open-air exposure phase before transferring to closed vessels. Tour the brewery to see how it’s all done, and to sample the signature tart beers.
Enjoy worldfamous lagers in the self-declared beer capital of Belgium. Set just outside Brussels, Leuven houses the headquarters of the largest brewery group in the world: Anheuser-Busch InBev. Participate in a classic tour of the brewery, complete with a housemade beverage, or sign up for a more extensive city tour (seasonal).
Encounter traditional monastic beer culture at Maison Leffe, located a little more than an hour outside Brussels. Offering nine abbey beer varieties, Leffe invites you to step into eight centuries of beermaking history and to taste a beer recipe that has stayed the same since 1240.
Rumored to be the the best beer in the world, a rare bottle of Westvleteren XII leaves its mark with twice the alcohol content of most beers and a strong finish. Taste the exclusive brew at St. Sixtus Abbey’s Westvleteren Brewery — founded in 1838 and run by Trappist monks — or across the street at the In De Vrede Café.
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From tours to tastes, our short list for sipping around the country famous for its brews.
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Hotels + Hotspots
P Y AT ACCOMMODATIONS
There might be no place like home. But when you’re away and looking for lodging, there’s no place that compares to these unusual finds.
Cape Town, South Africa Originally built in 1859 as a prison for British convicts, Breakwater Lodge now pampers guests in its turreted towers. The 191-room hotel boasts affordable accommodations, modern decor, and panoramas of the V&A Waterfront and Table Mountain — all far from punishing. breakwaterlodge.co.za
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Nakagin Capsule Tower
Architecture aficionados will relish the chance to stay in this private apartment, offering a small (2.3 m × 3.8 m × 2.1 m) but historically significant experience inside Tokyo’s Nakagin Capsule Tower. Built in 1972, the building became the world’s first example of capsule architecture built for actual use. Today, only about 30 of the original 140 capsules remain in service as apartments. airbnb.com/rooms/1305889
Touch down for the night at Jumbo Stay, a decommissionedjet-turned-hotel planted outside Stockholm’s Arlanda Airport. The converted Boeing 747-200 was first built in 1976 and served many different airlines (the legendary Pan Am among them), but it now welcomes guests to 27 bedrooms — including a luxury suite in the plane’s cockpit. jumbostay.com
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CREATIVITY WITHOUT BORDERS Afripedia spotlights Africa’s independent artists.
For a Swedish film collective called Stocktown, inspiration lately has come from a seemingly unlikely source: the young, hip artist generation spanning the African continent. It all started in 2008, when Stocktown founder Teddy Goitom began to note a lack of information surrounding Africa’s independent creative scene. Seeking to convey the idea that creativity knows no borders, he and his colleagues launched a short documentary featuring South African creatives — from those involved in the heavy metal scene to the street fashion of Soweto. The show’s success then sparked the creation of Afripedia, a five-part documentary series spotlighting the life and work of artists in not only South Africa but also Angola, Ghana, Kenya and Senegal. While the individuals featured in the series differ greatly in their crafts, they each exemplify their home culture in a unique way. Take, for example, Ghanaian performance artist Serge Attukwei Clottey, whose “Afrogallonism” project raises awareness about the water crises in Ghana. Goitom and his colleagues hope that the the series reflects how individuals are challenging and changing the perceptions of Africa. The team is currently in the process of producing a spin-off feature film, as well as an online platform — a visual guide to art, film, music, fashion and contemporary culture from African creatives worldwide. For more details, visit afripedia.com.
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Style + Substance
A Catalogue of Treasures How UNESCO helps guard our world heritage.
BY HANNAH JOR DAN
Behind the golden peaks of Giza’s pyramids and along the sinuous stretch of China’s Great Wall stands an agency devoted to protecting these giants of history. A subgroup of the United Nations known as UNESCO — short for the U.N. Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization — drives the preservation of more than 1,000 such sites throughout the world.
Created in 1945, UNESCO grew out of the rather bold hope that global peace might be fostered through moral and intellectual means. By 1972, UNESCO had created its World Heritage Program to move toward such peace through significant national landmarks. UNESCO hoped to promote dialogue between different countries as they shared a common goal: to care for their own country’s historic legacies. The World Heritage List, referred to as a catalogue of world treasures, boasts 1,007 sites around the world — including natural sites such as the Great Barrier Reef (Australia) and The Wadden Sea (Germany), and cultural sites such as Paphos (Cyprus) and the Maya Site of Copan (Honduras). Once on the list, these sites serve as landmarks to capture the imagination and attention of travelers throughout the globe. Among the list’s first 12 sites (all added in 1978) are Ecuador’s
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Galápagos Islands, Germany’s Aachen Cathedral, Ethiopia’s Simien National Park and Poland’s Wieliczka Salt Mine. The Galapagos Islands were chosen for their foundational role in Darwin’s theory of natural selection, as well as for their unique ecosystem and endangered species. On average, 25 to 30 sites are added to the list annually, each newcomer contributing a unique dimension of history. The process to become a World Heritage site, though, doesn’t begin with the historical spot itself but with its homeland. Only a country that has signed the World Heritage Convention — pledging to protect its natural and cultural heritage — can submit proposals to nominate properties within its territory. To move a site through the lengthy nomination process requires diligence and patience. The last step is to pass the Criteria for Selection test. UNESCO’s 10 criteria champion accomplishments that range from significant
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habitats of biodiversity to a display of man’s creativity (i.e., a masterpiece, such as the Italian church that houses Leonardo da Vinci’s “The Last Supper”). Unfortunately, 46 sites currently land on an in-danger list. While threats vary from civil wars to nature’s whims, UNESCO is committed to finding solutions for each site’s restoration and protection. In fact, Egypt’s Giza Pyramids stand out as one of the organization’s greatest success stories: The World Heritage Committee’s 1995 negotiations with the Egyptian government rerouted a threatening highway project near Cairo, keeping the limestone giants well intact. But no matter where they find their place on the organization’s long list, sites as majestic as India’s Taj Mahal, as dramatic as Italy’s Amalfi Coast or as intricate as Jordan’s Petra vie for our attention as travelers — demanding our commitment to keep them alive and waiting to fold us into the stories of their past.
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Iguaçu National Park
The Pyramid Fields
Cliff of Bandiagara
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Seychelles Zimbabwe Vallée de Mai
Mana Pools National Park
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Wedged between the Eastern Alps and the HallstĂ¤tter See lake, this town offers a glimpse into the past, maintaining its 18th-century baroque architecture. Today, Hallstatt is celebrated for its famed underground salt mines and idyllic natural landscape â€” high grazing pastures and mountains that slope to the shore of the lake.
The lush vegetation surrounding the 2.7-kilometer-wide waterfall is home to several endangered and rare species, including the giant otter and the harpy eagle. The falls themselves form a semicircle, their water cascading from a dramatic height of 72 meters.
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Iguaรงu National Park
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Limestone terraces scale the sides of snowcapped mountains, lining the region’s hot springs. China’s easternmost glacier also resides in the Huanglong valley, and the area’s diverse ecosystem is the life source for scarce giant pandas and Sichuan golden snub-nosed monkeys.
Egypt The Pyramid Fields
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One of the ancient world’s Seven Wonders, the Pyramids of Giza stand as a colossal icon of human achievement — housing several ornate tombs along with one of the world’s oldest boats, dating back to 2500 B.C.
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Ethiopia’s World Heritage Sites
Simien National Park
Rock-Hewn Churches, Lalibela
Fasil Ghebbi, Gondar
Date of Inscription: 1978
Date of Inscription: 1978
Date of Inscription: 1979
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Coordinates: N12°24’ E37°58’
With its dramatic cliffs and rugged gorges, this 136-square-kilometer park in northern Ethiopia boasts the highest peak in the country as well as many endangered species, including the walia ibex (Ethiopian mountain goat).
This 13th-century “New Jerusalem” is the homeland of Ethiopian Christianity. Eleven churches chiseled out of natural rock face, said to have been built with the help of angels, remain a site of pilgrimage and devotion for Ethiopian Christians today.
In the 16th and 17th centuries, Emperor Fasiledes and his successors built several castles in a fortified city. Resembling the medieval castles of Europe, these structures add unexpected flair to the northern Tana plateau region.
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Celebrating the country’s historic giants.
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Lower Valley of the Awash
Lower Valley of the Omo
Date of Inscription: 1980
Date of Inscription: 1980
Date of Inscription: 1980
Region: Southern Nations,
Coordinates: N14°48’ E38°6’
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Nationalities and Peoples
Once the most powerful state between the Eastern Roman Empire and Persia, Aksum saw a score of Ethiopian emperors crowned between the first and 13th centuries. According to Ethiopian tradition, this is where the Ark of the Covenant remains.
The famous 3.2-million-year-old hominid nicknamed “Lucy” was excavated in this ancient paleo-anthropological site. The valley remains significant for its contributions to the history of human development and scientific theories of evolution.
Coordinates: N4°60’ E35°0’
Harar Jugol, the Fortified Historic Town
Konso Cultural Landscape
Date of Inscription: 1980
As a birthplace of humanity, Ethiopia’s southwestern valley provides 3.5 million years of history with its ancient hominid fossils, which are among the oldest ever discovered. The region also hosts rich wildlife and three major national parks.
Date of Inscription: 2011
Region: Southern Nations,
Date of Inscription: 2006
Region: Southern Nations,
Nationalities and Peoples
Nationalities and Peoples
Coordinates: N8°5’ E38°43’
Coordinates: N9°32’ E42°16’
Coordinates: N5°60’ E37°60’
Thirty-six rock art monuments from an unknown ancient civilization scatter the landscape at this central Ethiopian site. Believed to have played a funerary role as gravestones, the stones offer a mysterious but beautiful window into a past culture.
Considered the fourth most-sacred Muslim city, Harar Jugol contains 82 mosques and 102 shrines. The maze-like town was built between the 13th and 16th centuries and functioned as the capital of the Harari Kingdom between 1520 and 1568.
The walled settlements that make up the Konso Cultural Landscape provide an example of adaptive living in a harsh, dry climate. With their agricultural ingenuity, Konso’s inhabitants have preserved their way of life for nearly 400 years.
Japan Its name means â€œsunlight.â€? Filled with temples and shrines, the oldest dating to the 8th century, Nikko illustrates an architectural style that fluidly integrates buildings with nature.
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Mali Cliff of Bandiagara
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The sandstone cliff, dubbed the â€œLand of the Dogonsâ€? for the people who inhabit it, stretches about 150 kilometers and includes 289 villages. For centuries, the Dogon have utilized their natural environment to support their lifestyle, carving shelters out of rock and supposedly escaping from enemies through natural tunnels and caves.
Seychelles VallĂŠe de Mai
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The palm forest in this valley is home to the tree that bears the famous coco de mer (sea coconut), the largest nut in the world. This unique palm can grow over 30 meters tall and up to 4.5 meters wide. The island also hosts exotic wildlife, including the Seychelles black parrot and tiger chameleon.
Zimbabwe Mana Pools National Park
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A wildlife haven, the Mana Pools are formed by the Zambezi Riverâ€™s ebb and flow. The area attracts many of Africaâ€™s large mammal species during the dry winter months, and Nile crocodiles and hippopotamuses abound in the wetland.
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RUNNING South African trail legend Ryan Sandes discovers the world by foot. BY KEITH BAIN
His feet at times tread so lightly that he seems to not even touch the ground. On steeper cliff faces, where metal chains and footholds are built into the rock in lieu of dirt paths, Ryan Sandes handles the sudden inclines with Spiderman-like agility. His running style involves a precision and confidence that comes from thousands of hours of training; yet when he smoothly gives chase across the earth’s uneven surfaces, it’s certain he was designed for this. “Running is about the purest
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Watching him at full stride is like witnessing a video game avatar— dashing through unspoiled wilderness, hopping over boulders, dodging wild animals, ducking under trees.
thing a human can do,” he says, “and trail running is how I explore the world.” So far he’s explored all seven continents by foot, tackling ultramarathons by the dozen — including a six-day travail in Madagascar in September 2014. Divided into various stages of varying distances, including several marathon-length sections, the 250-kilometer race took him across tropical beaches, lush paddy fields, vast savannahs and ancient baobab forests. Such seemingly untenable terrains bring with them snakes, crocodiles, vicious insects, blistering heat and dripping humidity. “Pretty crazy conditions,” says Sandes, 48
who won the endurance race in 22 hours, 46 minutes and 25 seconds. Slower competitors would take over 70 hours, many not finishing at all. It’s easily assumed that Sandes’ fleet-footedness is the result of a lifelong endeavor. Yet his determination to run epic distances — and his capacity for endurance — were discovered only in his mid-20s. A latent talent emerges In 2006, he entered his first marathon on a whim, part of a mid-winter festival in the South African holiday town of Knysna. Friends had egged him on to enter the
half-marathon for fun, but it was sold out, so he gave the full-distance race a bash instead. He’d played team sports at school but had never been a runner, so he surprised himself by finishing very comfortably — revealing innate talent and igniting in him a desire to explore the world by running. Growing up in Cape Town, Sandes had dabbled in surfing, but now his attention turned to the trail-strewn mountains in his backyard. Fueled by an adventurer’s spirit, he entered and trained seriously for a 250-km, multiday race across China’s Gobi Desert in 2008, part of the same global series that took him to Madagascar last year.
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Undaunted by any extreme, Ryan Sandes thrives on the adventure of ultradistance trail running; the obstacles and distances, he says, serve his needs for self-reliance and solitude.
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At first, the race was a kind of challenge; he was keen for a life-altering adventure and relished the need for self-reliance, and he says the distance served his fondness for solitude. Because it was a self-supported race, only water is available along the way; Gobi’s competitors must be otherwise self-sufficient and prepared for sudden extreme changes in temperature and terrain. All of this is on top of the reality of running a marathon-or-so each day for almost a week. Part of what kept him going, he says, was the experience of encountering a new part of the world. He recalls running through ancient villages where local people don’t see many outsiders. “Those interactions were quite special,” he says. His goal had been to simply survive and make it across the finish line, but fate and fortitude took him further. He nabbed first place and kickstarted a professional trail-running career, his easygoing charm and broad smile making him an instant hit with fans and sponsors
Of all the challenging conditions, he says he’d be hard-pressed to return to Brazil’s Jungle Marathon. “Nothing is your friend in the Amazon,” he says, “and I was very happy to make it out of there alive.” Yet he not only survived the jungle’s bugs and anaconda-, caiman- and piranha-infested rivers, but he also won the 235-km multiday race in record time.
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Though experts credit Sandes’ success to both physical and mental fortitude, his easygoing charm and humility make his self-determined spirit approachable.
such as Red Bull and Salomon alike. Within three years of winning the Gobi March, he’d won similarly brutal races in a string of extreme locations — including the Sahara, Chile’s Atacama Desert (“one of the most beautiful places I’ve seen”), and the frozen Antarctic wilderness. For the latter, he trained on a treadmill in a sub-zero ice-chamber.
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In 2010 he began also mixing single-stage races into his schedule, starting with a succession of South African victories. For the Puffer — which traverses 80 km of tar and trail — he arrived over an hour ahead of the second finisher. Distance-wise, though, the Puffer paled alongside his first 100-miler: Leadville’s notoriously tough “Race Across the Sky” through the Colorado Rockies. Known for its knee-shattering ascents at high altitude, the race was Sandes’ first attempt to run more than 100 km in a single stretch — and he won that, too, in 2011. More to running than winning His victory at Leadville then signaled a shift in focus toward single-stage ultramarathons. He racked 100-miler victories in Hong Kong and Australia, and he placed second in his first attempt at the Western States Endurance Run, heralded as the “world’s oldest and most prestigious 100-mile trail race.” These were the kinds of races that hammer both mind and body — to the extent that competitors undergo mandatory medical checks and weigh-ins, to ensure they’re sufficiently hydrated along the way. Runners often lapse into hallucination, and along with the lost toenails, chaffing and blistering, there’s the kind of muscle fatigue, aching knees, cramps and sore feet that would cause
the undoing of many. Sandes says his training schedule varies according to what he’s preparing for, but he typically spends between 12 and 22 hours each week running on the mountain trails he considers his “office.” He uses the gym for core and balance, strength and mobility work, and he tries to mix mountain biking and surfing into his schedule — especially during postrace recovery. Plus there are massages, chiropractic sessions and physiotherapy to help his body deal with the extreme lengths he runs. And yet for Sandes, these grueling distances are charged with philosophical significance. “There’s no hiding when it comes to 100 miles,” he says, explaining that the physical pain and what it takes mentally to endure keep him grounded. “Winning doesn’t make you feel invincible,” he says, “because the scale of distance makes you realize that you’re pretty insignificant on this planet — that you’re only a small aspect in the grand scheme of things.” His humility disguises incredible mental fortitude. Although Professor Tim Noakes, co-founder of the South African Sports Science Institute, and other experts explain his endurance capacity in terms of his stronger-than-average will and an extremely positive mind space, Sandes says it’s that he’s simply doing what he march/april 2015
Though a young sport, ultradistance racing has already taken Sandes around the world. In 2013, he became the first person to win an ultramarathon on all seven continents.
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Marathon des Sables Morocco | April 3, 2015 Although it’s not the only race across the Sahara, this one is hailed by many as the world’s toughest ultramarathon — a grueling, 250km desert-survival travail in one of earth’s harshest climates. Runners need to be self-sufficient, carrying everything except water. Tents are provided for well-deserved nights following days spent trudging across an expansive sandy wilderness. marathondessables.com
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loves. “I suppose it’s a form of meditation,” he says, “an escape from reality.” Of course, being able to escape professionally requires regularly scoring more victories and meeting new challenges. When Sandes won the North Face TransGranCanaria Advanced in Spain in early 2013, for example, he not only gained his first European victory, but he also became the first person to win an ultramarathon on all seven continents. It was a significant accolade, but Sandes maintains there’s more to running than winning races. With this mentality, he teamed up with fellow runner Ryno Griesel for the March 2014 Drakensberg Grand Traverse — a self-navigating adventure across six of the highest peaks south of Kilimanjaro. With few paths and no set route, its terrain includes sharp ascents, climbing ridges, steep ravines and ledges carved into soaring basalt peaks — requiring much scrambling in places where the slightest misstep could prove deadly. The participants also contended with fiercely unpredictable weather and thin high-altitude air that plays havoc with the lungs. Setting off at midnight, Sandes and Griesel covered 207 km in 41 hours and 49 minutes, clocking a mere hour’s sleep while slicing nearly 19 hours off existing records. For Sandes, the race wasn’t about times; it was a personal test, arriving at the finish not to a podium but to the knowledge that he’d endured against significant odds. “When you’re running high up in the Colorado mountains or the remote Drakensberg, it’s just you,” he says, “and maybe one or two herdsmen and their cattle. “You are truly in the middle of nowhere, properly out in a wilderness,” he adds. “I enjoy those wide-open spaces. It’s not just you versus other people — it’s you versus nature. It’s a kind of exploration, a kind of adventure that comes out of me.” Ultimately, says Sandes, trail running is for him a form of discovery — both of himself and of the planet. When all is said and done, it’s a way of seeing the world. “It’s not only about running,” he says. “It’s a kind of travel — a way of getting from point A to point B.”
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Fish River Canyon Ultra
Namibia | July 4, 2015 Ryan Sandes shaved four hours off the existing record for this race when he ran it in August 2012, covering 96 km in under seven hours. It’s a non-stop, single-stage, self-supporting race that starts at the top of Africa’s largest canyon, descends into it, follows the river, and finishes at Ai-Ais hot springs. There’s a 24-hour cut-off and the option of a 65-km “Lite” race, too. africanextremepromotions.com
Mauritius | July 12, 2015 Delivering paradise at its untamed best, this 50-km trail cuts up and over the rugged mountains of southwest Mauritius, including the island’s highest: Black River Peak (828 meters above sea level). Runners take in the tropical forest of Black River Gorge National Park and finish on the beach. There’s also a 25-km version and a mini 10-km run. dodo-trail.com
Ethiopia | Aug. 9, 2015 Launched last year, the Ethiotrail event takes place in the Great Rift Valley, 200 km south of Addis Ababa within the Abijatta-Shalla Lakes National Park. There are various races to choose from, including a marathon, half-marathon and two 12-km races — all of which wind through beautiful scenery and offer the chance to rub shoulders with some of the world’s fastest humans. ethiotrail.com
South Africa | Sept. 6 or 12, 2015 Spanning a raw wilderness of undulating hills, craggy cliffs and unspoiled beaches, this race offers a 112-km adventure with heart-stopping scenery. There is no specific route; competitors follow the shoreline, occasionally jumping in rivers and wading in the sea. The organizers of this classic event arrange similarly scintillating races in Lesotho and South Africa’s Richtersveld. wildrun.com march/april 2015
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Finding Tranquility in Japan
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From majestic mountains and languid lakes to glorious gardens and transfixing temples, discover the peaceful side of Japan: a nation where the great outdoors is always just a bullet-train ride away. Although Japan is world-famous for its massive metropolises, competitive high-tech industries and high-speed railway lines, there is another side to this island nation that welcomes visitors seeking rest, rejuvenation and aesthetic delight. The tranquil destinations listed on the following pages are either located within Tokyo â€” the newest Asian destination for Ethiopian Airlines â€” or just a short jaunt from the capital city.
MEIJI SHRINE Located at the heart of Tokyo’s bustling Shibuya district, the Meiji Shrine and its surrounding 175-acre park offer an incredible change of pace from the rest of the city. The serene shrine buildings are ringed by over 100,000 trees, creating a true urban jungle and the perfect host site for major Shinto religious festivals, as well as traditional Shinto weddings. The grounds also contain sports facilities and numerous cultural attractions, including the Meiji Jingu Treasure House museum and the Meiji Memorial Picture Gallery.
INOKASHIRA PARK Established nearly 100 years ago, Tokyo’s Inokashira Park was originally given as a gift from the Emperor of Japan to the public. The sprawling, 95-acre park is home to a large pond, which was the first water source for the city of Tokyo. Inokashira Pond is surrounded by 250 cherry trees that blossom brightly in the springtime. The park also contains walking paths, a plum grove, a petting zoo, an aquarium and the Ghibli Museum — dedicated to the popular Japanese animated films produced by Studio Ghibli.
HAKONE For a more leisurely experience of Mount Fuji, the nearby resort town of Hakone offers excellent mountain views and abundant natural hot springs — making it the most popular getaway for Tokyo residents. In the middle of Hakone lies
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Travelers often climb overnight in order to catch the sunrise from the peak of Mount Fuji.
With its long, symmetrical sloping sides and snowcapped peak, Japan’s tallest and most famous mountain is a sight to behold. The mount can be seen from Tokyo on a clear day, and visitors to the capital city can reach it in less than two hours by train. Travelers who wish to climb the mountain can join thousands of other summer expeditioners in the months of July and August, with the most popular way being to complete the trek overnight and catch a glimpse of the sunrise from the peak.
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The city of Tokyo contains numerous wooded parks that offer a respite from the busy urban surroundings.
Lake Ashi, a tranquil crater lake that reflects the grand mountain like a perfect mirror. Visitors to Hakone can not only soak in the breathtaking scenery but also experience the relaxing Japanese tradition of soaking in steaming onsen (hot springs) baths.
history, Kamakura is also blessed with a sandy coastline on its southern side that fills with summertime visitors. The forested hills surrounding the rest of the city offer numerous hiking trails, with public parks and historic sites along the way.
Famous for its many shrines and temples, the town of Nikko lies at the mouth of the lush Nikko National Park — just an easy day trip from Tokyo. The town’s visitors can explore both the elaborate wonders of nature — including waterfalls, lakes and mountains — as well as elaborately decorated Shinto and Buddhist architecture. (For another glimpse of Nikko, turn to p. 36.)
Few travelers associate Japan with sun, surf and sand, but the island of Niijima presents all of the above — complete with waves fierce enough to attract international surfing competitions. Niijima is one of the Seven Izu Islands that lie in the ocean south of Tokyo, but as it is administered by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government, it is technically considered part of the city. In additon to is pristine beaches and the ever-present onsen baths, Niijima also boasts several man-made attractions: The Niijima Glass Art Museum, featuring a unique type of locally-made glass, and a number of minshuku — traditional owneroccupied boarding houses, where visitors can experience true Japanese hospitality and home-cooked meals.
KAMAKURA This seaside city was a highly important seat of government from the 12th to 14th centuries, and it remains the home of numerous Buddhist temples and historic buildings. In addition to its interesting
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A TRAVELER’S TREAT Glamorous camping at the Lalibela Hudad ecolodge. BY J E N NY O U L IAR IS
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he well-trodden path from the holy city of Lalibela to the mountain plateau of the Hudad is a traveler’s treat. Serving as both the course for children on their daily trek to school and a busy highway of donkeys, goats and people on their way to market, this route provides a beautiful beginning to a truly authentic experience of life in Ethiopia’s highlands.
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I’m joined on this path by two other adults and six children between ages 10 and 15, including my two children who were adopted from Ethiopia eight years ago. Though my family and I live in Australia, we take a biannual pilgrimage to Ethiopia so that my son and daughter may reconnect with their culture and their extended family. I made this same trek with my children on our last visit, after scouring the Internet for places to spend our 60
Christmas. The Lalibela Hudad — a 10-hectare ecolodge built in 2011 — provided the perfect place to celebrate the special time of year for our family. Making this journey again, I am keenly aware of the danger of trying to recreate an experience (especially one I have talked so much about). But as we begin the arduous two- to three-hour walk up the mountain path, my anxiety quickly gives way; the kids run ahead to chatter and play with the local children while we adults
meander behind, admiring the flora and fauna, the freshly harvested fields, and the local farming practices and customs. The Hudad is set on a tabletop plateau 3,300 meters above sea level, offering 360-degree views of the magnificent hills and lush valleys below. Legend has it that the Hudad (“The Big Farm”) was named by King Lalibela, who built the area’s famed rock-hewn churches in the 13th century. Though the king lived in the town named after him below, the locals say he used this land around the Hudad to farm. Visitors to the lodge stay in coneshaped huts called tukuls, built by local artisans from stones hand-mined from the plateau itself. The local community has a significant role in the set-up, building and running of the ecoresort —
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from constructing new huts and cooking all of the meals to performing evening dancing-and-singing acts. Upon arriving at our own tukuls, we find extra sweaters, hats, gloves and traditional clothing laid out on the beds — signaling the cold nights ahead. No running water or electricity exists here, but solar torches are provided and hot water is available by request. Warm water in beautiful earthenware pots awaits us outside our huts every morning, and hot water bottles warm our beds at night. Some have called this experience “glamping” (glamorous camping), but I just call it heaven. I haven’t slept so well in years. We spend our days enjoying the beauty of our surroundings: the gelada baboons roaming freely through low shrubs, the rock hyrax scuttling away as they hear our approach, the massive wings of a lammergeyer casting shadows on the ground. It is enough to sit and just be here. But the warm hospitality of our hosts and the local community imprints the most lasting impression. Every night, we gather around the campfire with Ethiopian men and women to eat together and sing. As per the local custom, the locals
wash and massage the feet of their weary guests — making us laugh and the kids squeal with delight. Together, we feast on Ethiopian-style pepper steak and aromatic rice while the stars shine above us. Here, life is pared back to the essentials: the majesty of the natural world, the aesthetic beauty of simple man-made structures, the joy of relationships and community. It is all here in abundance. We drink it up, our hearts and souls filling with life’s uncomplicated pleasures — more than enough to carry us down the mountain path that brought us to this magical place, and enough to last us till we can return once again. —Jenny Ouliaris is a general practitioner and family therapist. She is the mother of two Ethiopian children, whose boundless energy and joy for living make adventures like trips to the Lalibela Hudad so enjoyable.
Set in the foothills of Ethiopia’s Simien Mountains, the Lalibela Hudad ecolodge provides an authentic local experience in a relaxing natural setting.
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Addis Ababa’s Sishu restaurant serves up a model for Ethiopian business. |
ishu’s home-away-from-home vibe resonates with the Ethiopian diaspora in Addis Ababa, as well as with expats living in the capital city. In the warehouse-turned-restaurant located in the Kera neighborhood, a welcoming aroma of fresh bread emerges from an open kitchen. Although sandwiches coexist on the menu, Sishu is best-known for its burgers. Slightly sweet buns and moist, seasoned ground meat join a creamy, tangy homemade sauce to tease palates; crisp French fries served with made-from-scratch ketchup round out the meal. The comforting decor combines elements of a diner, picnic, cafeteria and library all in one. Lingering is expected and encouraged here. While an eclectic playlist wafts in the background, urbanites from all walks of modern Addis life — drawn mostly by word-of-mouth — relax over meals and coffee: young foreigners abroad for study or research trips; their older counterparts on business; visiting Ethiopian diasporas; or permanent returnees, such as restaurant co-founder Matthews Teshome. Years ago, when Matthews relocated to Addis from the United States, he noticed the lack of places to hang out that didn’t require drinking alcohol or listening to loud music. Inspired by the need for a low-key, foreigner-friendly spot to relax, he created Sishu with his business partner (and restaurant namesake), Selamawit “Sishu” Deneke. Burgers and sandwiches, being simple to prepare, were an obvious choice for the menu. Customers quickly judged them to be better than most in
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Sishu draws patrons in with its industrial-chic vibe and authentic burgers, made from as many locally sourced ingredients as possible.
America, and definitely the best in Addis. Sishu strives to source as many ingredients locally as possible. Entire cows are purchased from a farm in Debre Zeit (southeast of the capital), supplemented as needed by an Addis supplier. For the bread, each silky soft portion of homemade dough is weighed in full view of customers. Due to the inconsistent supply and quality of local cheese, Sishu buys imported Gouda; potatoes come via Debre Zeit farms as well. Good fries are hard to come by in the city, Matthews claims, so it is a goal to keep Sishu’s as close to the gold standard as possible. The demand for authentic burgers and sandwiches in Addis is so high that customers would likely forgive a little slip in quality. But Sishu’s two business partners are focused on maintaining and improving their products and service. To keep service standards high, they hire more staff than the required minimum but are holding off on opening burgeronly branches until the company culture and finances can sustain them. Recruitment and training is slow; new employees come by referral, and it can take up to two months for them to reach a full productivity level. Language and cultural difficulties make server positions harder to
Selamawit “Sishu” Deneke (above), the restaurant’s co-founder and namesake, is committed to maintaining the highest quality standards for both her sandwiches and her business.
fill; of the current staff of 45, most work at the back end of the restaurant. Sishu keeps its staff members happy by paying them double what they would make elsewhere, although Matthews would like to pay them even more. Until that’s possible, Sishu maximizes its limited resources by a form of revenue sharing: Ten percent of revenue is reserved for salaries and pensions, and the remaining money is divided equally among employees. While small, those bonuses are affordable for the company and significant enough to engender employee loyalty. It’s the hope of Sishu’s co-founders that, one day, all staff members will share the middle-class standard of living enjoyed by many of the restaurant’s customers. This revenue-sharing model and the strategy of methodical growth represent Sishu’s real objective: to help transform Ethiopian business practices. “Our mission is to be a model for other businesses in Ethiopia,” Matthews says. “And the success of that mission depends on our monetary success, because if we’re not successful, then no one will want to copy us.” Sishu aims to be one of the biggest companies in Ethiopia within 10 years by launching a two-part expansion plan: A second kitchen (already 75-percent func-
tional) will produce and supply burger components to high-end hotels, and later the larger market; and take-out-only branches will sell burgers at more affordable prices to a wider segment of the population. Until enough additional capital from investors can accelerate these plans, the company will continue to finesse the restaurant’s ambience and menu, assessing how new items and ingredients play out with its loyal, always-game customers. “Something I love about Sishu is that the food is always consistent,” says Nathan, the Ethiopian diaspora director of the documentary Sincerely Ethiopia, which profiles the restaurant among the best of what the country has to offer. “I love their business model, and that they experiment with other types of food.” He’s personally all about the cheesesteak sandwich. Word of Sishu’s bacon (the “best in Ethiopia”) has gotten around, though, so the bacon cheeseburger remains a favorite among both the transient and permanent crowds of customers. No matter their origin or destination, all recognize the universal burger, sandwich and fries — and a place like Sishu that serves them with a side of friendly atmosphere — as something globally familiar, and therefore always a taste of home. march/april 2015
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Supper Clubs in the Big Smoke African pop-up restaurants burst onto London’s food scene. |
ver the last half-decade or so, London has seen hundreds of “pop-up” restaurants blossom across its landscape — temporary dining establishments that might also frequently change locations. Offering everything from gluten-free supper clubs and theatrical banquets in art galleries to secret literary dinners in private homes, these quirky culinary experiences are spicing up London’s dining scene and gathering devoted followers. Whatever the theme, the menus at such events are produced by chefs (whether amateur, professional or Michelin-starred) whose palates range from Italian to Modern British to Malaysian. But until 2011, African pop-ups have been rare here. The reason probably lies somewhere in the fact that communal dining is nothing new in African social life, with food usually being the focal point of any event that brings extended families together. But adding an enterprising element might just be the trick to draw African cuisine into some of the culinary conversations between restaurant diners and critics alike. Enter the Groundnut and Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen — two pop-up enterprises that are now putting
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Zoe’s menu combines contemporary and traditional dishes, including “red red” — a popular Ghanaian dish of black-eyed peas in a delicately spiced sauce, served with fried plantains.
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African food firmly on the London map. What these particular pop-ups are doing is twofold: They’re highlighting some of the flavors of a diverse continent, and they’re also illustrating the fact that African cuisine is just as varied as the many countries and regions from which it springs. The Groundnut launched in late 2011 as a creative project founded by three 20-something chefs. Today, Folayemi Brown, Duval Timothy and Jacob Fodio Todd host their monthly pop-up at Enclave Projects, an artist-run space in south London. Their goal is that the atmosphere would be as much about a lifestyle as it is a dining experience. The trio’s mixed heritage strongly influences Groundnut’s changing menu: Afro-European fusion, with Nigerian, Southern African, Ghanaian and Ethiopian flavors running through. The events are very much a Facebook and word-of-mouth phenomenon, with bookings taken on the pop-up’s website at a reasonable rate of
roughly US$20 per person. On each Groundnut night, three sets of hour-long seatings are well choreographed. Multiple hands reach out for platters spread atop communal tables, which might include generously sliced chunks of sea bream, each cooked with a crisp skin and a moist but firm center. Dexterously rolled portions of homemade injera (an Ethiopian sourdough pancake) are used to mop up the predominantly hand-eaten food, which can be optionally spiced with shito, a Ghanaian fish sauce with a chili-oil base. There’s an experimental edge to the
Zoe Adjonoyeh (left), founder of Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen, has created an African pop-up dining experience akin to a private dinner party.
menu, with a convivial crowd of up to 30 diners eager to try each dish. Despite the African flair to the main options, the desserts are fairly globally focused and ultimately aimed at cleansing the palate. Large bowls of dates and shot glasses of fresh melon-and-ginger juice, for example, provide a perfect end to the meal. As the night winds down, the event becomes more of a private lock-in, with the chef-owners kicking back and sharing bottles of wine with old and new friends alike. A similar atmosphere of sociability exists over in East London, where Zoe Adjonyoh is the industrious chef and founder of Zoe’s Ghana Kitchen. Hers is a thoroughly modern Ghanaian affair — from the dishes served and the event’s rapidly growing audience, to the puns used to market her pop-up sessions on Facebook, Twitter and the ZGK site (“It’s Ghana be huge,” “It’s Ghana be tasty” and “Ghana stand up”). What essentially started out as a one-off stall at an outdoor arts festival has since turned into monthly fourhour dining experiences with a party atmosphere. It’s this celebratory vibe and a sense of getting to know Ghana that has, like The Groundnut, created a broad wordof-mouth following from event to event. Since kicking off her venture in 2011, Zoe has established lucrative London partnerships, including one as part of Diesel clothing’s Studio Africa campaign, highlighting the continent’s creative talent. More recently, Zoe has added a second monthly event, in Berlin. Zoe hosts her U.K. meal at the 40-person-capacity Studio Gi, with prices march/april 2015
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At the Groundnut’s pop-up supper clubs — hosted at an artist-run space in south London — the atmosphere is as much about a lifestyle as it is a dining experience.
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ranging from roughly $15 to $40 a head depending on the size of the menu. Events often feature mass Ghanaian Azonto dancing and sociable table-hopping, with conviviality being a huge part of the ethos. Zoe’s ever-changing menu serves up a mixture of contemporary and traditional homemade dishes based on meals from her childhood, such as nkatenkwan — peanut-butter stew with slow-cooked lamb. A comforting delight, it’s infused with fiery scotch bonnet peppers, which offset the creamy nuttiness of the melting meat. Her “bites,” or finger foods, are pretty special too: mashed yam balls (a compact combination of deep fried yam and potato), as well as hot platters of sweet fried plantains and barbecued suya kebabs (a Nigerian influence). The Groundnut and ZGK share a mutual respect for each other, as well as a philosophy to promote a fun, heartfelt entrée into African culture for a broad audience. “London is a gold mine for great food,” Zoe says, admitting that the competition keeps her on her toes. “I embrace any new pop-ups bringing forward new food ideas and concepts, especially anything from the African continent.” It’s this type of thinking that is ultimately helping these two pop-ups to successfully usher African food into London’s culinary fold. It may be nothing to sample French, Asian and other successfully marketed international cuisines throughout the capital, but now — as palates are introduced to everything from wats (spicy Ethiopian stews) to waakye (Ghanaian rice and beans) — an African food movement has begun.
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Qatar’s Culture Capital Once considered simply a place to change planes, Qatar has emerged, seemingly out of nowhere, onto the global arts scene. At the heart of the action shines Doha — the country’s capital, quickly becoming one of the leading cultural capitals of the Middle East. Here, our top picks of the city’s arts-and-culture offerings.
JAZZ AT LINCOLN CENTER DOHA
Jazz at Lincoln Center — New York City’s iconic jazz venue — has a permanent sister location in Doha. With seating for 120 people, the club features a rotating lineup of musicians and bands selected by the legendary Wynton Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center’s longtime artistic director. With full dinner service and performances six nights a week, the venue gives visitors an authentic New York–style jazz experience in the heart of Qatar.
AL MARKHIYA GALLERY
Located alongside several galleries in the Souq Waqif — Doha’s restored open-air market — Al Markhiya stands out as the region’s art ambassador, spotlighting the works of local painters, photographers and sculptors. Its “40 Minus” event, in particular, keeps its pulse on emerging contemporary art, scouting out and promoting undiscovered Arab talents aged 40 and under. 68
KATARA CULTURAL VILLAGE
Boasting theaters, concert halls, galleries and more, Katara Cultural Village stands as a beacon for multiculturalism and artistic exchange in the Middle East. From literature and music to visual art and film, Katara’s offerings seek to challenge the cultural norms and boundaries of the region.
MATHAF: ARAB MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
Celebrating modern and contemporary art, MATHAF provides a uniquely Arabic perspective toward the international art scene. Loaded with permanent and temporary exhibits, as well as project space and programs for students, the museum fosters both learning and creation within its walls.
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THE MUSEUM OF ISLAMIC ART When the doors of architect I.M. Pei’s masterpiece opened in 2008, the museum’s unparalleled selection of Islamic art instantly attracted global attention. Built as a stand-alone island amid water and surrounded by a park, the museum is the first of its kind in the area. But the artwork and architecture aren’t the only attractions — the museum’s restaurant IDAM boasts haute French cuisine with a distinctive Arab twist, and its views of the Doha harbor keep visitors dazzled.
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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.
KNEE TO CHEST
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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OTHER TIPS FOR A COMFORTABLE FLIGHT
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
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Boeing 787 Dreamliner In August 2012, Ethiopian became the first airline in the world outside Japan to receive and operate the B-787 Dreamliner. Currently, the airline is the largest operator of the aircraft in Africa. The B-787 is ideal for mid- and long-range travel, as its unique features greatly enhance the customer experience: an audio and video ondemand entertainment system, greatly reduced noise, higher cabin air humidity, adaptable lighting, and the biggest windows in the sky. It also enables the airline to reduce its carbon footprint, with up to 20-percent less fuel consumption than similar aircraft.
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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 ANGOLA Largo 4 De Fevereiro Hotel Meridien Presidente Luanda, Angola Tel: 2442 310328/310615, Fax: 2442 310328 Airport Office 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 Tel — 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; Mobile 002376 77 11 77 29 CANADA 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 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 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 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, Fax: 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 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, 80
email@example.com, etcancto@ ethiopianairlines.com.cn Call Center (China) Tel: 4008 071 787, Email: callcenter@ ethiopianairlines.com.cn
Email: Ethiopianfirstname.lastname@example.org Airport Office Phone: +33 1 74 37 04 80 MAS: +33 6 70 81 90 24 Email: email@example.com
KENYA Bruce House Muindi Mbingu Street PO Box 42901-00100, Nairobi Tel: Res: +254 20311507/544; +254 723786649/734 666066
BaiYun International Airport Tel.: +86 020 36067405 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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
Airport Office Tel: 254 20 822236/822311 Fax: 254 20 2219007 Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Airport: email@example.com
GERMANY 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
Cargo Office: JKIA Cargo village, 2nd Avenue Box 41852-00100 Nairobi, Kenya Tel: 254 20-827480/827044/827248 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com
Call CenterTel: 4008 071 787, 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 Tel: +86 021 60509685, Fax: +86 021 6089 9326, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com Reservation Tel.: +86 021 60509685, 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 Tel: 243 817 006 585/810 884 000 Airport Office Mobile: 243 817 006 589, Email: email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org 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 Tel: 00 225 20219332, 20215538/20219430, Fax: 00 225 20219025, Email: Tsegayek@ ethiopianairlines.com Airport Office Tel: 225 21278819, Email: email@example.com DJIBOUTI Globe Travel, Angle de la Place du 27 Juin et de la rue Ras Makonen, PO BOX 1181, 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, Fax: 202 2621 4934, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Airport Office: 202 2696 6620, Email: caiapt@ ethiopianairlines.com Cargo: 20 10 6698255, email@example.com EQUITORIAL GUINEA Independence Avenue Tel: 00240333090588, 00240222657390 Email: ssgadmin@Ethiopianairlines.com Fax: 00240333090593, Email: ssgcto@ ethiopianairlines.com Area Manager Email: TeshomeGb@ ethiopianairlines.com Airport Email: firstname.lastname@example.org ETHIOPIA Main City Ticket Office Churchill Road PO Box 1755, Addis Ababa Tel: 251 11 5517000/511931, 251 11 6656666 (Reservation), Airport Office Tel: 251 11 5178320 Fax: 251 11 6611474 FRANCE 66 Avenue des champs-Elysées 75008 Paris - France Phone: 33 1 53 892102 and 0 825 826 135 (ticketing), Fax: 33 1 53 771303
GHANA Kwame Nkrumah Avenue, Cocoa House, Ground Floor PO Box 3600, Accra 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: email@example.com HONG KONG 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, Mobile: (852) 63485863, Fax: (852)2117 1811, Email : MariamawitA@ethiopianairlines.com INDIA 2-5 Chintamani Plaza, Andheri Kurla Road, Andheri East, Mumbai 400 099 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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: email@example.com 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: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 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: email@example.com ITALY Piazza Barberini 52 00187 Rome, Italy 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: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com Milan Address Via Albricci, 9 20122 Milan Tel: +39 02 8056562 Fax: +39 02 72010638 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org JAPAN 7F, Sunshine Bldg, Shiba 5-31-10, Minatoku, Tokyo 108-0014 Tel +81-3-6453-7577 Fax +81-3-6453-7575 email@example.com. jp
TSS Tower, Nkrumah Road PO Box 94600-80115, Mombasa, Kenya Tel: Res: +254 41 2319977/78/79 Airport Office: +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 Airport Office Tel: 961 1 629814 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org MALAWI Kenyatta Drive, Mantion Filling Station,Near Food Worth Tel: 00265 1772031 , Email: LLWCTO@ ethiopianairlines.com Airport Office: 00265 1700 782 Email: 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 Airport Office Mobile: 00 223 66 799 208 Email: DagnewM@ethiopianairlines.com NIGER NIAMEY – NIGER, 1st Floor Euro World Building, Chateau PO Box 11110 Tel: 00227-20727272 , 00227-20727373, Mobile: 00227-91856720, Fax: 0022720736934 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 Lagos, CVC Building 3, Idowu Taylor, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria PO Box 1602 Tel: 234 1 7744711/2 Fax: 234 1 4616297 Airport Office: 234 1 7744710/7751921/3 Email: SolomonY@ethaiopianairlines.com email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Airport Office, Murtala Mohammed International Airport Tel: 234 1 7744710 Fax: 234 1 2711655 Email: email@example.com Ethiopian Cargo LOS-office Nahco Cargo Complex MMIA Ikeja Lagos Tel Mobile: 234 7034065669 Abuja, Ethiopian Airlines Silverbird Entertainment Center, Plot 1161, Memorial Drive, Central Business District. Shop N0. 30 Landlines: +234 (0)9 2906844, +234-(0)9 2904941 , Mobile: +234(0)8039759711, 08032418516 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, MulugetaZw@ethiopianairlines.com Airport Office, Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Tel: 234 92903852, 234 92902761 Email: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com
Sales Offices and General Sales Agents | Enugu Polopark Mall, Polo Ground, Abakaliki Road, Enugu North, Enugu State, Nigeria Tel: 234 7033745716, Mobile: 234 8141543740 OMAN Ruwi, MBD Area, PO BOX 962, Muscat, Postal code 100 Sultanate of Oman Mobile: +968 93891448, Tel: +968 24816565 Fax: +968 24815815 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 Mobile: 0046 709556073 Airport Office: 46 859360170 Email: email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org
QATAR Diamond Hotel Bldg, Tariq bin Zayed Street, Old Al Ghanim 16 Doha, Ad Dawhah, Qatar P.O.BOX 7377 Tel: +97444161010, Fax: +974 4441 4928,
SOUTH SUDAN Juba South Sudan AirportMinistry Road, Panorama Building Cel: +211 956212301/ +211 955060355 Fax: 249 811 823600 Email: JUBCTO@ethiopianairlines.com, JUBTSM@ethiopianairlines.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: email@example.com
RWANDA Union trade center (UTC) building First floor, office No. 25 Tel: 250252570440/42, 2502525755045, Fax: 252570441 Mobile: 250788562469 (Area Manager) Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com APT Tel: 2502525100000 Mobile: 250-788595536/788426164/ 788517905/788828865 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com SAUDI ARABIA Medina Road, Adham Center PO Box 8913, Jeddah 21492 Tel: 9662 6512365/6614/9609 Fax: 9662 6516670 Airport Office: 9662 6853064/196 Fax: 9662-685316 Cargo Office Tel/Fax: 9662 6851041 Email: Jedcto@ethiopianairlines.com Jeddah Airport Office Fax: 966 2 6853196 Mobile: 966 504301358 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Jeddah Cargo Office Tel: 966 2 6850756 / 6851041 Fax: 966 2 6851041 Email: email@example.com Riyadh Ticket or Town Office Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Mobile: 966 505217168 Dammam, Silver Tower Building, King Abdul Aziz Street, Al Khobar Tel: 966 (3) 8984696, Fax: 966 (3) 8991539 Mobile: 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 Airport Office Tel: 221 33 820 9396/5077 Email: Dkrres@ethiopianairlines.com SEYCHELLES Michel Building, Revolution Avenue, Victoria, Mahe, Seychelles Tel: 248 428 88 88, Mobile: 248 2 616 536 Fax: 248 4 324 173 SOMALI LAND CI Maarat al Khayr Building Tel: 252 2 520681/528445 Mobile: 252 2 4427575 Email: email@example.com SOUTH AFRICA 156 BRAM FISCHER DRIVE 2nd Floor Holiday House – Randburg Tel: 27 11 7815950, Fax: 27 11 7816040, Email: YohannesTK@ethiopianairlines.com Airport Office Tel: 27 11 3903819, Fax: 27 11 3943438, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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 / email@example.com Airport Tel: 8232743-5698
SUDAN 2 Square 2b Khartoum east Parlaman street, El Sheikh Mustefa El Amin Bldg Khartoum, Sudan Mobile: 249 1 83762063/88 Fax: 2491 83788428 Airport Office: 2491 8790991 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com 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 firstname.lastname@example.org Airport Office Tel: 255-22 2844243 Mobile: 255 786285898 Email: email@example.com Kilimanjaro Boma Road, PO Box 93 Arusha, Tanzania 255 27 2506167 - 2504231, 2509904 Mobile: 255-782-450224 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, arkres@ ethiopianairlines.com Airport Office: 255 27 2554159 Email: email@example.com Zanzibar Malindi (opposite Ijimaa Mosque) Tel: 255 774417070, 777667665 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com THAILAND 140 One Pacific Bldg, Unit 1807 18th Floor, Sukhumvit Road Klongtoey, Bangkok CTO Tel: 66 0 26534366/7 Fax: 66 0 26534370 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org Airport Office Tel: 66 0 21343062/3/4 Fax: 66 0 21343060 Email: email@example.com General Sales Agent (Cargo Only) Tel: 66 0 22379207/8/9 Fax: 66 0 22379200 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org TOGO Hotel Palm Beach, 1 Rue Komore PO Box 12923 Tel: 228 22 21 70 74/ 22 21 87 38 Fax: 228 22 22 18 32 Airport Office Tel: 228 22 26 30 39/22822361240, Ext. 4313/4517 Email: SeblewA@ethiopianairlines.com email@example.com firstname.lastname@example.org UGANDA Kampala PLOT 1 Kimathi Avenue, UAP Insurance Building Tel : +256414254796/7, +256414345577/8 Email: email@example.com, klacto@ ethiopianairlines.com, Entebbe Airport Tel: +256414320570, +256752321130, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org,
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Flat 202, Pearl Bldg, Beniyas Street PO Box 7140, Dubai Tel: 9714 2237963/87, Fax: 9714 2273306 Email: email@example.com Cargo Office Tel: 9714 2822880/2163813 Fax: 9714 2822655 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 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 Plot No 35370, Garden Plaza Building, Thabo Mbeki Road, P.O. Box 32240, Arcades, Lusaka 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 Airport Office Address PO Box 38392 Tel: 260 211 271141 Email: LUNAPT@ethiopianairlines.com Ndola Airport, Simon Mwansa Kapwepwe International, PO Box 38392 Tel: +260 212 615368 Mobile: +260 954 081996/ +260950 585343 Email: NLAAPT@ethiopianairlines.com , FasilA@ethiopianairlines.com ZIMBABWE 5 Lezard Avenue Milton Park, Harare. Tel: 263 4 795215, 759216, 790705, Mobile: 263771261678, Fax: 263 4795216, Airport Office: 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
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MARCH-APRIL MOVIES See descriptions on pages 88-89.
BLOCKBUSTERS THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING DRAMA PG / 123 mins THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR FAMILY PG / 92 mins PADDINGTON FAMILY G / 95 mins ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY COMEDY PG / 81 mins GONE GIRL DRAMA R / 149 mins BIRDMAN COMEDY R / 119 mins INTERSTELLAR DRAMA PG-13 / 169 mins HORRIBLE BOSSES 2 COMEDY R / 108 mins FURY DRANA R / 135 mins THE HUNGER GAMES: MOCKINGJAY PART 1 DRAMA PG-13
THE IMITATION GAME DRAMA PG-13 / 114 mins DUMB & DUMBER TO COMEDY PG-13 / 109 mins HOLLYWOOD CLASSICS THE CURIOUS CASE OF BENJAMIN BUTTON DRAMA PG - 13 / 166 mins MISS CONGENIALITY COMEDY PG - 13 / 109 mins NEW YEARS EVE COMEDY PG - 13 / 117 mins SHERLOCK HOLMES: A GAME OF SHADOWS ACTION PG - 13 / 129 mins I AM LEGEND SCI-FI PG-13 / 101 mins THE DARK KNIGHT RISES ACTION PG - 13 / 165 mins BEST EXOTIC MARIGOLD HOTEL DRAMA PG-13 / 124 mins LEGALLY BLONDE COMEDY PG-1 3 / 96 mins CADDYSHACK COMEDY PG-13 / 98 mins
GOONIES ADVENTURE PG / 114 mins GREMLINS COMEDY PG-13 / 106 mins JAILHOUSE ROCK DRAMA PG-13 / 96 mins SUPERMAN (1978) ACTION PG-13 / 143 mins BEETLEJUICE COMEDY PG-13 / 92 mins INDEPENDENCE DAY ACTION PG-13 / 145 mins DUMB AND DUMBER COMEDY PG-13 / 107 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 AFRICAN MOVIES B FOR BOY DRAMA PG / 115 mins A BEAUTIFUL LIE DRAMA PG-13 / 120 mins THE WIFE DRAMA NR / 80 mins TEENAGE FANTASY DRAMA PG-13 / 90 mins ENENA BETE DRAMA PG-13 / 113 mins BILATENA DRAMA PG-13 / 90 mins ARABIC MOVIES KHUTAT JIMMY COMEDY NR / 91 mins HINDI MOVIES HAWAA HAWAAI DRAMA PG-13 / 120 mins BOBBY JASOOS COMEDY PG-13 / 121 mins
HUMPTY SHARMA KI DULHANIYA ACTION PG-13 / 146 mins 2 STATES ROMANCE PG-13 / 149 mins ASIAN MOVIES BROTHERHOOD OF BLADES ACTION PG-13 / 109 mins UP IN THE WIND COMEDY PG-13 / 105 mins BUT ALWAYS ROMANCE PG-13 / 106 mins TWA-TIU-TIANN COMEDY PG-13 / 133 mins EUROPEAN MOVIES DEUX JOURS, UNE NUIT DRAMA PG-13 / 95 mins L’EX DE MA VIE COMEDY PG-13 / 80 mins LA LISTE DE MES ENVIES (LIST OF MY DESIRES) COMEDY PG-13 / 94 mins LA RITOURNELLE (PARIS FOLLIES) COMEDY PG-13 / 98 mins
MARCH-APRIL TELEVISION See descriptions on pages 90-92. KIDS MARVEL’S AVENGERS ASSEMBLE The Avengers Protocol: Pt. 1 / 30 mins ULTIMATE SPIDER-MAN / Great Power / 30 mins
LONGMEN EXPRESS / Episode 4 / 30 mins IPARTMENT / Episode 1 / 50 mins DRAMA
THROUGH THE WORMHOLE WITH MORGAN FREEMAN / How Do Aliens Think? / 60 mins THE ART OF / Tattoo / 30 mins BEAR GRYLLS: ESCAPE FROM HELL / Jungle / 60 mins
JESSIE / Ghost Bummers / 30 mins
THE TOMORROW PEOPLE / Pilot, In Too Deep, Girl Interrupted / 60 mins
DOG WITH A BLOG / Too Short / 30 mins
ALMOST HUMAN / Pilot, Skin / 60 mins
RICHARD HAMMOND’S MIRACLES OF NATURE / Super Bodies / 60 mins
DOC MCSTUFFINS / Doc McStuffins Goes McMobile / Chip Off the Ol’ Block / 30 mins
GLEE / Britney 2.0, The New Rachel, Makeover / 60 mins
NILE RODGERS, SECRETS OF A HIT-MAKER / N/A / 60 mins
24 / 4:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M., 5:00 P.M.-6:00P.M., 6:00P.M-7:00P.M. / 60 mins
MANDELA: HIS LIFE AND LEGACY / Mandela: His Life and Legacy / 60 mins
HOUSE OF CARDS / Chapter 01, Chapter 04, Chapter 05 / 60 mins
DOING BUSINESS IN ETHIOPIA / N/A / 11 mins
BONES / The Future in the Past, The Partners in the Divorce, The Gunk in the Garage / 60 mins
THE NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CHINA! /Episode 1 / 60 mins
HENRY HUGGLEMONSTER / The Huggleflower / Monster Lullaby / 30 mins COMEDY MODERN FAMILY / The Old Wagon, The Kiss, Earthquake / 30 mins THE MIDDLE / Last Whiff of Summer (Part 1), Last Whiff of Summer (Part 2), The Second Act / 30 mins THE BIG BANG THEORY / The Robotic Manipulation, The Cruciferous Vegetable Amplification, The Zazzy Substitution / 30 mins 2 BROKE GIRLS / And the Hidden Stash, And the Pearl Necklace / 30 mins 86
DOCUMENTARY HOW DO THEY DO IT? / Episode 01 / 30 mins ODDITIES / Mutant Mascot / 30 mins NONE OF THE ABOVE / Fire and Water / 30 mins ANIMAL BATTLEGROUNDS / Rivers / 30 mins
HAPPY EARTH /Episode 1 / 60 mins LIFESTYLE HISTORIC WALKS / New York: Skyscraper City / 30 mins A DAY IN THE LIFE / Richard Branson / 30 mins YOUNG HOLLYWOOD: EVOLUTION OF... / Glee / 30 mins
BACKYARD OIL / Barons of the Backyard / 30 mins
FOCUS / Choices / 30 mins
MACROPOLIS / 9 mins
GAME CHANGERS / Jeff Bezos Revealed / 30 mins
RONALDO / 6 mins
SECRETS LIVES OF THE SUPER RICH / Super Rich Mega-Mansion & a Luxury Survival Silo / 30 mins VIDEO KILLED THE RADIO STAR / David Bowie / 30 mins 500 GREAT GOALS / Episode 01 / 30 mins BEHIND THE MASK / Meet the Mascots / 30 mins REAL GIRL’S KITCHEN / Episode 01 / 30 mins GOING GLOBAL / North Africa / 30 mins PAWN STARS / You Say You Wanna Revolution / 30 mins CAKE BOSS / Rebuilds & Raw Fish / 30 mins HOME / The Chinese Cave Dwelling/30 mins BEAUTY OF CHINA / Retirement Life in China / 30 mins
LAUREL & HARDY / 6 mins THE GALLANT CAPTAIN / 9 mins GLUMPERS / 11 mins MUZIKA / 4 mins RABBIT AND DEER / 13 mins A GIRL NAMED ELASTIKA / 4 mins RISING HOPE / 10 mins LITTLE BIRD AND THE LEAF / 4 mins DESTINATION GUIDES NIGERIA / 30 mins VIENNA / 30 mins CAPE TOWN / 6 mins TANZANIA / 30 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
MAR/APR MOVIES BLOCKBUSTERS PADDINGTON FAMILY G / 95 mins AFRICAN MOVIES B FOR BOY * DRAMA PG / 115 mins
ADDIS to EUROPE
MAR/APR MOVIES BLOCKBUSTERS ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY COMEDY PG / 81 mins EUROPEAN MOVIES ODEUX JOURS, UNE NUIT* DRAMA PG-13 / 95 mins
ADDIS to INDIA
MAR/APR MOVIES BLOCKBUSTERS ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY COMEDY PG / 81 mins HINDI MOVIES HAWAA HAWAAI* DRAMA PG-13 / 120 mins
ADDIS to EAST ASIA
MAR/APR MOVIES BLOCKBUSTERS
ADDIS to AMERICAS
MAR/APR MOVIES BLOCKBUSTERS
ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY COMEDY PG / 81 mins
ALEXANDER AND THE TERRIBLE, HORRIBLE, NO GOOD, VERY BAD DAY COMEDY PG / 81 mins
PADDINGTON FAMILY G / 95 mins
PADDINGTON FAMILY G / 95 mins
ASIAN MOVIES BROTHERHOOD OF BLADES* ACTION PG-13 / 109 mins
HOLLYWOOD CLASSICS MISS CONGENIALITY* COMEDY PG - 13 / 109 mins
MODERN FAMILY / 30 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
HISTORIC WALKS / 30 mins
HOW DO THEY DO IT? / 30 mins
HOW DO THEY DO IT? / 30 mins
HOW DO THEY DO IT? / 30 mins
HOW DO THEY DO IT? / 30 mins
NILE RODGERS, SECRETS OF A HIT-MAKER / 60 mins
BEAR GRYLLS: ESCAPE FROM HELL / 60 mins
BEAR GRYLLS: ESCAPE FROM HELL / 60 mins
BEAR GRYLLS: ESCAPE FROM HELL / 60 mins
BEAR GRYLLS: ESCAPE FROM HELL / 60 mins
*Not available on B737 aircrafts
INBOUND FLIGHTS See descriptions on pages 88-92.
AFRICA/WEST ASIA to ADDIS
MAR/APR MOVIES BLOCKBUSTERS THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING DRAMA PG / 123 mins AFRICAN MOVIES A BEAUTIFUL LIE* DRAMA PG-13 / 120 mins
EUROPE to ADDIS
INDIA to ADDIS
EAST ASIA to ADDIS
THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR FAMILY PG / 92 mins
THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR FAMILY PG / 92 mins
THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR FAMILY PG / 92 mins
THE PENGUINS OF MADAGASCAR FAMILY PG / 92 mins
THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING DRAMA PG / 123 mins
THE THEORY OF EVERYTHING DRAMA PG / 123 mins
EUROPEAN MOVIES L’EX DE MA VIE* COMEDY PG-13 / 80 mins
HINDI MOVIES BOBBY JASOOS* COMEDY PG-13 / 121 mins
ASIAN MOVIES UP IN THE WIND* COMEDY PG-13 / 105 mins
AMERICAS to ADDIS
KIDS CLASSICS HAPPY FEET 2* COMEDY PG / 100 mins
THE MIDDLE / 30 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
SECRET LIVES OF THE SUPER RICH / 30 mins
BACKYARD OIL / 30 mins
BACKYARD OIL / 30 mins
BACKYARD OIL / 30 mins
BACKYARD OIL / 30 mins
THE ART OF / 30 mins
THE ART OF / 30 mins
THE ART OF / 30 mins
THE ART OF / 30 mins
RICHARD HAMMOND’S MIRACLES OF NATURE / 60 mins
*Not available on B737 aircrafts
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BLOCKBUSTERS Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day Alexander’s day begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by more calamities. Although his day goes from bad to worse, he finds little sympathy from his family and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him? Birdman A washed-up actor who once played an iconic superhero must overcome his ego and family issues as he mounts a Broadway play in a bid to reclaim his past glory. Dumb & Dumber To Twenty years since their first adventure, Lloyd and Harry go on a road trip to find Harry’s newly discovered daughter, who was given up for adoption. Fury April, 1945. As the Allies make their final push in the European Theatre, a battle-hardened Army sergeant named Wardaddy commands a Sherman tank and his five-man crew on a deadly mission behind enemy lines. Gone Girl Nick Dunne finds himself the central suspect in a media-circus investigation into the disappearance of his wife, Amy. As events unfold, we learn the story is far more complex than it seems. Horrible Bosses 2 Dale, Kurt and Nick decide to start their own business, but things don’t go as planned when a slick investor gets involved, prompting the trio to pull off a harebrained and misguided kidnapping scheme. Interstellar A group of explorers make use of a newly discovered wormhole to surpass the limitations on human
space travel and conquer the vast distances involved in an interstellar voyage. Paddington A young English boy befriends a talking bear he finds at a London train station. A live-action feature based on the series of popular children’s books by Michael Bond. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 After shattering the blood-thirsty Hunger Games forever, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved by her courage. The Imitation Game English mathematician and logician Alan Turing helps crack the Enigma code during World War II. The Penguins of Madagascar Super spy teams aren’t born — they’re hatched. Discover the secrets of the greatest and most hilarious covert birds in the global espionage biz: Skipper, Kowalski, Rico and Private. The Theory of Everything A look at the relationship between the famous physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife. CLASSIC MOVIES
THE IMITATION GAME
An exclusive golf course has to deal with a brash new member and a destructive dancing gopher.
into monsters, the sole survivor in New York City struggles valiantly to find a cure.
Dumb and Dumber The cross-country adventures of two good-hearted but incredibly stupid friends.
Independence Day The aliens are coming, and their goal is to invade and destroy. Fighting superior technology, Man’s best weapon is the will to survive.
Beetlejuice A couple of recently deceased ghosts contract the services of a “bio-exorcist” in order to remove the obnoxious new owners of their house.
Goonies A group of kids set out on an adventure in search of pirate treasure that could save their homes from foreclosure.
Best Exotic Marigold Hotel British retirees travel to India to take up residence in what they believe is a newly restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel nevertheless slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways.
Gremlins A boy inadvertantly breaks three important rules concerning his new pet and unleashes a horde of malevolently mischievous monsters on a small town.
I Am Legend Years after a plague kills most of humanity and transforms the rest
THE DARK KNIGHT RISES
Jailhouse Rock After serving time for manslaughter, young Vince Everett becomes a teenage rock star. Legally Blonde When a blonde sorority queen is dumped by her boyfriend, she decides to follow him to law school to get him back. Once there, she learns that she has more legal savvy than she ever imagined. Miss Congeniality An FBI agent must go undercover in the Miss United States beauty pageant to prevent a group from bombing the event. New Years Eve The lives of several couples and singles in New York intertwine over the course of New Year’s Eve. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows Sherlock Holmes and his sidekick, Dr. Watson, join forces to outwit and bring down their fiercest adversary, Professor Moriarty. Superman (1978) An alien orphan is sent from his dying planet to Earth, where he grows up to become his adoptive home’s first and greatest superhero.
sioner Gordon tried to bury it, causing the Batman to resurface and fight to protect Gotham City . . . the very city which brands him an enemy. 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 tour the most eccentric and wonderful candy factory of all. AFRICAN MOVIES
The Curious Case of Benjamin Button This fantastical but moving story follows the life of Benjamin Button, a man who starts aging backward with bizarre consequences.
A Beautiful Lie A hardworking wife works to support her family and struggles to motivate her jobless and disinterested husband.
The Dark Knight Rises Eight years on, a new evil rises from where the Batman and Commis-
B for Boy Amaka seems to lead the perfect life of a modern Nigerian woman, but her in-laws’ reaction to her second
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she meets the spoiled and rich Can. Although they start out as natural enemies, the two soon form an unusual bond. EUROPEAN MOVIES Deux Jours, Une Nuit Sandra, a young Belgian mother, discovers that her workmates have opted for a significant pay bonus in exchange for her dismissal. She has only one weekend to convince her colleagues to give up their bonuses so that she can keep her job.
pregnancy shows that more traditional patriarchal attitudes are still a strong force in her life. Bilatena The story of a young man, recently graduated from college, who struggles to find a job and move out of his mother’s house. Enena Bete Brook, an eager young poet, takes up a job as a sales person to fund his dream of becoming published. However, the new job changes more than just his financial position, and Brook finds himself losing hold of the things he took for granted. Teenage Fantasy Two rival groups of girls are led by their tenacious leaders, Monica and Barbara. Although each girl is different, they both share a love of just one thing: novels. That is, until both girls form an interest in the same boy. The Wife Tamara doesn’t believe that her once flighty husband has left his womanizing ways behind. To test the strength of his resolve, she decides to dangle temptation right under his nose.
Bobby Jasoos Living in a middle-class orthodox family, Bobby is a wannabe private detective. To pursue her passion of spying, Bobby solves neighborhood cases. She finally gets her big break when a rich NRI enlists her in the task of finding two missing girls. Hawaa Hawaai After the demise of his father, Raju is forced to leave his village and take up a job at a tea stall in Mumbai to help his poor family. Out of the blue, he meets Lucky Sir, a rollerblading coach, and through him, Raju realizes a new dream. Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya When Kavya Pratap Singh, a chirpy, yet feisty girl from Ambala, decides to make a trip to Delhi for her marriage shopping, she meets a young, carefree Delhi lad named Humpty Sharma. ASIAN MOVIES
Brotherhood of Blades In the last years of the Ming Dynasty, the young Emperor Chongzhen ascends the throne and immediately schemes to bring down powerful Chief Eunuch Wei Zhongxian, who runs the Eastern Depot secret police. But Always 1970s Beijing: Two school friends with different backgrounds lose touch, only to rekindle their friendship — and romance — in New York City, where they must decide between a present or future love. Twa-Tiu-Tiann Through a painting, a college boy unexpectedly travels 100 years back in time to the 1920s, when Taiwan was under Japanese rule. Up in the Wind After losing an assignment to Italy, Shanghai-based food columnist Meng is sent to Nepal, a country known for being the happiest country in the world. On the tour
La Liste de Mes Envies (List of My Desires) When Jocelyne finds out she’s won €18 million from the lottery, the only thing she fears is losing her simple pleasures. But fate can be obstinate, and by renouncing this fortune for too long, she triggers a hurricane that changes everything. Everything except her. La Ritournelle (Paris Follies) Brigitte and Xavier farm cattle in Normandy. One day, in a moment’s madness, the idealistic Brigitte leaves the fields behind and heads for Paris. Xavier then realizes that he might lose his partner. Will they SEBASTIEN manage to BELLE get backET together? And how does one reinvent oneself after so many years? L’ex de Ma Vie Ariane, a young French violinist, accepts Christen’s passionate marriage proposal. There’s just one little hitch: Ariane is already a little bit . . . married. SHORT MOVIES A Girl Named Elastika She’s young, dreamy and fearless; she drives cars way too fast; she likes adventure, fireworks and unrelenting seas. This is Elastika’s story. Glumpers The Glumpers are a gang, a group of friends living together whose opposite and extremely stereotyped
features will interact continuously. 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! Little Bird and the Leaf A tenacious little bird finds himself lost in an adventure as he follows the course of a winter leaf on the breeze, all the while being chased by a not-too-cunning fox. 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. Muzika Meet Toni, a loose street musician who gives people joy with his colorful guitar playing. But when Toni meets Pardoni, a police officer with zero tolerance for music, the two opposites quickly find themselves in a cat-and-mouse chase. Rabbit and Deer A rabbit and a deer keep each other company, competing in games and embarking on adventures together. However, things sour in their household when a disagreement brings about an unusual occurrence. Rising Hope An eager horse escapes on a flight of fancy mid-race, winning the gold and making himself a bit of a celebrity. However, everything changes for our faithful steed. 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. The Gallant Captain A boy and his cat journey into unknown waters with a bottle, a boat and a vivid imagination.
A GIRL NAMED ELASTIKA
ARABIC MOVIES Khutat Jimmy A romantic comedy about a scientist trying to get her uninterested colleague’s attention through experiments and chemical formulations, with hilarious results. HINDI MOVIES 2 States Krish and Ananya meet at the IIM-Ahmedabad College, fall in love and decide to get married. However, Krish and Ananya belong to two different states of India and refuse to get married until their parents agree.
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KIDS Doc McStuffins Doc McStuffins Goes McMobile / Chip Off the Ol’ Block Doc gets some help from her dad in building a mobile clinic. Dog With a Blog Too Short It’s the first day back of school and Avery is feeling insecure. Meanwhile, Tyler is set to preview the shorter haircut his parents forced him to get as a result of his bad grades. Henry Hugglemonster The Huggleflower / Monster Lullaby Henry Hugglemonster is the outgoing middle child in a chaotic but loving family of monters. Join Henry on his adventures in the monster town of Roarsville. Jessie Ghost Bummers Jessie and the kids are horrified to find that they have been excluded from the building’s annual Halloween party. Marvel’s Avengers Assemle The Avengers Protocol: Pt. 1 Iron Man brings the team back together when Captain America appears to have been killed by Red Skull. Ultimate Spider-Man Great Power A teenage Peter Parker, one year after first donning the Spiderman costume, is approached by Nick Fury to train with SHIELD. COMEDY 2 Broke Girls And the Hidden Stash Max accompanies Caroline on a visit to Caroline’s father in prison,
where the pair discover a secret that could help them in their venture.
The story of a group of 20-something neighbors living in an apartment building.
2 Broke Girls And the Pearl Necklace Max and Caroline band together in one last ditch attempt to track down Martha Stewart for help with their cupcake enterprise.
Longmen Express Episode 4 The adventures of a group of colleagues working at a delivery agency, where egos clash and hilarity ensues.
iPartment Episode 1
MARVEL’S AVENGERS ASSEMBLE
Modern Family The Old Wagon When Phil has to get rid of the family’s beloved station wagon, the entire family get nostalgic. Manny invites a girl over to study. Modern Family The Kiss Mitchell upsets Cameron by shying away from showing affection in public. Meanwhile, Jay disrespects Gloria’s traditions. Modern Family Earthquake When an earthquake hits, Claire gets locked in the bathroom with a plumber. Manny and Jay take a trip together. The Big Bang Theory The Robotic Manipulation Howard finds a surprising use for a robotic arm while Penny plays third wheel on a date between Amy and Sheldon. The Big Bang Theory The Cruciferous Vegetable Amplification Sheldon confronts his mortality and tries to think of ways to prolong his lifespan.
The Big Bang Theory The Zazzy Substitution The gang calls in Sheldon’s mother to help Sheldon recover from his recent breakup with Amy.
24 6:00 P.M. - 7:00 P.M. A race against time continues as Jack and Chloe try to thwart the plot to assassinate President Omar Hassan.
The Middle Last Whiff of Summer (Part 1) Everything in the Heck family household is thrown into disarray when Mike tells Sue that Axl is the favorite child.
Almost Human Pilot In this dystopian future, Detective John Kennex parters up with an android named Dorian to fight crime and protect the human race.
The Middle Last Whiff of Summer (Part 2) After an argument with her father, and with Axl away at summer school, Sue tries to create the “Summer of Sue and Dad” to bring the pair together.
Almost Human Skin John and Dorian invetigate a murder that leads them into the profitable world of Intimate Robot Companions.
The Middle The Second Act When Frankie loses her job unexpectedly, she tries to decide what to do with herself. Meanwhile, Sue becomes a mentor to a popular girl.
DRAMA 24 4:00 P.M. - 5:00 P.M Jack Bauer becomes aware of a plot to assassinate the president of the Islamic Republic at the U.N. 24 5:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M. Jack and Chloe launch an investigation into a reporter suspected of helping assassins.
Bones The Future in the Past With Brennan still on the run from the FBI as a prime murder suspect, the team sets out to find the real killer to get her off the hook. Bones The Partners in the Divorce With Brennan back home, Booth adjusts to the pair living together. Meanwhile, the team investigates the murder of a divorce lawyer found burned to death. Bones The Gunk in the Garage Booth and Brennan investigate the “death” of a man, only to find out he’s still alive. Glee Britney 2.0 As Rachel struggles to fit into the
big city life in New York, Brittany uses the music of her namesake, popstar Britney Spears, to get herself out of a funk. Glee The New Rachel Brittany and Blaine battle it out in a student council election, and Kurt lands the job of his dreams. Glee Makeover In New York, Rachel and Kurt receive some unexpected visitors. Santana and Brittany struggle with the pressures of a long-distance relationship. House Of Cards Chapter 04 Zoe faces a huge decision that will affect her future when she is offered the position of White House Correspondant. Meanwhile, Francis shakes down the Congressional leadership. House Of Cards Chapter 05 A viscious argument breaks out between Francis and Marty Spinella. Meanwhile, Russo spirals further out of control after the job-cuts at the shipyards. The Tomorrow People Pilot A group of young adults represent the next step in human evolution, each possessing a special power and abilities beyond the average person. The Tomorrow People In Too Deep Jed enlists Stephen to catch thief 17. Cara fives Stephen a special watch to proctect him from mind-reading. The Tomorrow People Girl, Interrupted Stephen creates a computer virus
for sending breakout locations to the rebel stolen supercompuer Tim, but the plan ends up in an ambush. DOCUMENTARY Animal Battlegrounds Rivers This enthralling documentary examines the volatility of the river and how its turbulence affects the outcome of the creatures that inhabit its banks, from predators to prey.
Ethiopia’s growing infrastructure and ideal position as an investmant hub are explored in this informative documentary. Happy Earth Episode 01 Host Dee Lee and guest Rose Chan will explore Okinawa, to introduce local culture as well as different tourist attractions. Today we visit Okinawa, where our hosts will dive into the water and share a kiss with whale sharks.
Bear Grylls: Escape From Hell Jungle Adventurer Bear Grylls returns with this pulse-racing survival series, revealing the true stories of people trapped in extraordinary circumstances.
How Do They Do It? Episode 01 How Do They Do It? delves into the world of technology and gives us in-depth insight into the everyday science of how things work — from airport baggage handling to spaceshuttle lift-offs.
Doing Business In Ethiopia N/A Explore one of the fastest-growing economies in Africa, where dramatic changes in business are sweeping across the population of 90 million.
Mandela: His Life and Legacy Mandela: His Life and Legacy This definitive account explores the life of a prisoner who became a president and worldwide hero: Nelson Mandela.
Nile Rodgers, Secrets of a Hit-Maker N/A King of disco in the 70s with the band Chic, and the world’s greatest producer in the 80s, Nile Rodgers is today pursuing a fascinating career path alongside Daft Punk. None of the Above Fire and Water Host Tim Shaw conducts a series of experiments on the streets involving science, physics and engineering, and all designed to blow your mind. Oddities Mutant Mascot The team, Mike, Evan and Ryan, race to find an eccentric centerpiece for the shop, a piece weird enough to celebrate the uniqueness of their new space. Richard Hammond’s Miracles of Nature Super Bodies Richard discovers how the Cape vulture has inspired a flying sub-
marine and how a giraffe neck can stop a jet pilot from losing consciousness. The Art Of Tattoo Explore the art that’s all around us everything from the clothes we wear to the food we eat. This episode puts the magnifying glass on the creative pursuit of tattoo art. The National Museum of China Episode 01 Located on the East side of Beijing’s Tiananmen Square, the expansive National Museum of China is the country’s largest comprehensive history museum. This documentary series discovers the museum’s treasures such as its celebrated stamp collection and also looks at the centennial celebrations. Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman How Do Aliens Think? If the cosmos are littered with the “stuff” of life, then the possibility of alien life is an integral question. But how would alien brains work? How would they think? Morgan Freeman explores. LIFESTYLE 500 Great Goals Episode 01 Relive some of the most memorable and skill-driven goals in football history in this enticing compilation series. A Day in the Life Mario Batali Experience a day in the life of one of the world’s greatest culinary talents, italian cuising expert and infamous business mogul, Mario Batali. Backyard Oil Barons of the Backyard A rollercoaster ride through the world of Wildcat Oil Drilling in South Central Kentucky — where warlocks, hickory sticks and highoctane moonshine could be the key to making millions.
MANDELA: HIS LIFE AND LEGACY
Beauty of China Retirement Life in China march/april 2015
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Be it ancient temples, modern cities, expansive forests or calming lakes, “Beauty of China” reveals this vast country’s wealth of distinctive culture and stunning scenery Behind the Mask Meet the Mascots We meet four very different mascots at different stages in their lives and careers, including a father of five and BMA mascot and a highschool student. Cake Boss Rebuilds & Raw Fish Buddy and the team bake a cake to raise money for the hurricane relief fund in Hoboken, but they have a little trouble spelling correctly when decorating the cake. Focus Choices Charged with carrying the weight of personal, family, commercial and even national expectations upon their shoulders, the day-to-day life of a professional athlete is not without its challenges. Game Changers Jeff Bezos Revealed This program explores the story behind the founder of Amazon.com, the world’s most successful online retailer, and examines key moments in his life.
Going Global North Africa Intrepid dealmakers know that real opportunities come from emerging markets. Going Global explores business opportunities in Egypt and Ethiopia.
the most famous in the world, from the art deco Chrysler Building to the iconic Rockefeller Center. Explore this comprehensive walking tour of New York with Chaka Foreman.
Historic Walks New York: Skyscraper City The New York City skyline is one of
Home The Chinese Cave Dwelling Home looks at traditional dwellings
in Singapore, China, India, Japan and Korea. It explores how architecture and furnishings reflect the local geography, climate and customs.
Register from 1776, including a copy of the Declaration of Independence. Corey checks out a set of gambling tokens from Nevada State Prison.
Pawn Stars You Say You Wanna Revolution The guys check out an Annual
Real Girl’s Kitchen Episode 01 In “Real Girl’s Kitchen,” we are served up wholesome and delicious recipes and stories from Haylie Duff’s kitchen.
Secrets Lives of the Super Rich Super Rich Mega-Mansion & a Luxury Survival Silo In this episode, we visit a megamansion valued at over US$150 million and a post-apocalyptic shelter for the rich. Video Killed the Radio Star David Bowie This series delves into the career of one of the United Kingdom’s most prolific and eccentric performers, David Bowie — from his Ziggy Stardust years to legendary status today. Young Hollywood: Evolution of... Glee An intimate look at the evolution of the cast of Glee; from their beginnings as young Hollywood hopefuls to their triumphs as musical stars. 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.
Cape Town Welcome to Cape Town, South Africa’s stunning capital city, famous for its sunny harbour and natural landscape. 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. Tanzania Embark on an unforgettable journey into the East African countryside of Tanzania, where you can visit one of the most famous peaks in the entire world, Mount Kilimanjaro. 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.
MAR-APR 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.
MAR-APR 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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