Another Ethiopian New Year is coming and as always there will be celebrations around the US.
In my town, Portland, OR, the local Ethiopian Community will gather on September 11th from 1-7 pm at Irving Park for some music, dance, games and food. Anyone interested is invited to attend.
Here is a list of the different events:
Seattle, WA – Sept 10. Genesee Park from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Seattle, WA – Sept 10. Party at ECMA.
San Jose, CA – Weeklong celebration. Sept 8: 12:00 pm, Annual Ceremonial Ethiopian Flag Raising at New City Hall. Sept 11 from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm event at the Guadalupe River park.
Chicago, IL – Sept 10. Ethiopian New Year Bash from 8:00 pm to 2:00 am.
New York, NY – Sept 10. Ethiopian Orthodox Tewahedo Medhanialem Church starting 6 pm with dinner and live music. Sept 11 celebration at church.
New York, NY – Sept 10. Party at the Shrine.
Cambridge, MA – Sept 10 Mahmoud Ahmed concert at The Middle East Downstairs.
Portland, OR – Sept 11. Irving Park from 1-7 pm.
Boston, MA – Sept 11. Party at The North Star. 9:00 pm to 3:00 am.
Denver, CO – Sept 11. Party at Africana Restaurant. 9:00 pm to closing time.
Decatur, GA – Sept 11. Ebster Park, 5:30 pm to 12:00 am.
Evansville, IN – Sept 11. Evansville University, All day Event.
Silver Spring, MD – Sept 11. Montgomery College Cultural Arts Center, Traditional Dance, Miss Ethiopian beauty, and Talent Show, 7:00 to 9:00 pm.
Columbus, OH – Sept 17. At the Whitehall Community Park from 11:30 am to 6:00 pm.
These are so far the events I know of for this year, but feel free to add more in the comments section of this post
Happy New Year then!