Yod Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant “Ethiopia’s Cultural Ambassador” celebrated its 10 Years Anniversary of Successful Service on Miazya 27 2006/ May 05 2014 in a colorful event on graced by:
* His Excellency Girma Woldegiorgis former Ethiopian President,
* His Excellency Mr. Amin Abdulkadir Minister of Culture &Tourism,
* Her Excellency Mrs. Tadelech Dalecho State Minister of Culture &Tourism,
* His Excellency Mr. Mulugeta Seid State Minister of Culture and Tourism,
* His Excellency Mr. Yonas Desta, Director - Authority for Research and Conservation of Cultural Heritage
and other government officials, diplomats, renewed celebrities, distinguished long time customers, and its esteemed employees.Read More.......
The closing of social gatherings in Addis head to YOD Abyssinia!
After the 1st Tourism & Travel and the 5th Agriculture & Food Specialized International Exhibition in Addis Ababa, the Chamber of Commerce and Sectoral Association invited exhibitors, government officials and academicians on the 18th of June 2012, for a closing symposium that was held at ROHOBOT Salon of YOD Abyssinia, where they raised and discussed issues related to the development of the tourism Industry.Read More.......
African Parliamentary Union’s event inside YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant
A cultural venue that government officials, VIPs, diplomats and casual diners choose to enjoy authentic Ethiopian Cultural cuisine, drink and live music performance, YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant also hosted nearly 250 participants of the 60th Session of the Executive Committee of the African Parliamentary Union (APU) that took place in the capital city Addis Ababa from the 29th to 30th of May 2012.
Ethiopian Tour Operators Association held periodical meeting in ROHOBOT Salon!
The Rohobot Salon of YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant hosted Ethiopian Tour Operators Association’s periodical meeting on Tuesday May 22nd, 2012. More than 150 managers and representatives of member tour and travel companies gathered and discussed various issues of common interest in the tourism industry.
Farm Africa’s New Strategy and Logo Launch at YOD Abyssinia ROHOBOT Salon
On Friday 11th of May 2012, Farm Africa launched its 3 year strategic plan and new logo at a cocktail ceremony hosted by YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant inside its cultural mini hall of ROHOBOT Salon.
According to communication officer Samrawit Sintayehu, Farm Africa is a non-governmental organization that works to end hunger and bring prosperity to rural Africa under the motto “Helping Africa’s farmers feed Africa people!”
African Federation of Public Health Association participants stayed entertained at the elegant hall of YOD Abyssinia
While the long awaited 13th World Congress on Public Health under the theme of “Towards Global Health Equity: Opportunities and Threats” continued in the capital city of Addis Ababa YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant hosted the participants with an authentic cultural experience on Thursday, the 28th, evening in its elegant traditional hall.
Celebration of Easter inside where every day is a holiday.
Commemorating the death and resurrection of Jesus Christ, Easter (Fasika) is celebrated after 55 days severe lent of fasting which the Orthodox Christian does not eat meat and diary products for the whole 55 days to honor the 40 days of lent fasting of Jesus before his crucifixion, and Sunday April 15, when a meal is allowed after the morning service YOD Abyssinia cultural restaurant presented the Holiday crowd autantic traditional meals along a great entertainment.
The refreshment of Ethiopian Pulses, Oilseeds & Spices Processors Exporters’ Association conference participants.
“. . . my friends who have been to Addis Ababa before I came here suggested YOD Abyssinia as one of the best destinations to experience traditional Ethiopian food and entertainment, There are many Ethiopian restaurants in the city and I’ve tried Ethiopian food somewhere else, but tonight, it’s exceptional we were at the conference the whole day and as we came here the entertainment made us relaxed. The service is also excellent; we all are enjoying the excellent hospitality”, whispered MR. Michael.
Contemporary Ethiopian Valentine’s Dinner under a Cultural Roof at YOD Abyssinia.
YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant, Ethiopia’s ‘Cultural Ambassador’, celebrated Valentine’s Day with a special dinner ceremony held at its mini hall of Rohobot Salon. Being an ideal venue for business meetings, birthdays, anniversaries and special occasions, YOD Abyssinia gave chance for celebrating Valentine’s Day which is slowly becoming and being adopted by our culture lately.
YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant Support for the AU Pan Africa University
The January 31st 2012 Africa Union’s Pan African University Fund Raising Luncheon was delightfully catered by YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant with varieties of 35 Ethiopian traditional fasting and non-fasting cuisines.
The Republic Sudan’s Independence Day Celebration at YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant
Commemorating their victory from the colonization of Great Britain in 1956, the Sudanese Embassy to Ethiopia and Sudanese nationals in Ethiopia celebrated their independence day at the mini hall of YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant on January 25th of 2012.
In this astonishing ceremony prepared by the Sudan Airways in collaboration with the Embassy of Sudan, Sudanese Ambassador to Ethiopia, member of the diplomatic missions, prominent figures and businessmen were in attendance.
YOD Abyssinia at the 18th African Union Summit
A young girl roasting traditional Ethiopian coffee in a genuine Ethiopian ceremony where fresh grasses and flowers decorate the floor around the ‘coffee table’ area and the charcoal fire with smoke from the incense in the air smarten the ceremony is what foremost catches the eyes of the various delegates of the African Union Summit.
The delegates gathered to experience the aroma of fresh roasted coffee, along with the odor from the fresh grass giving a glimpse of Ethiopian tradition, taking pictures by great admiration of the wooden chairs carved with different motifs representing Ethiopian genuine architectural beauty and heritages.
A Night of Get Together & Celebrations for WHO Staff at YOD Abyssinia!
Being an ideal venue for guests who wish to have a private revelry and occasions, on the 24th of January 2012, YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant’s mini hall, Rohobot Salon, hosted an exciting dinner party which more than 170 World Health Organizations staff members and their spouses were in presence. This sensational get-together was accompanied by mix of vibrant local and international music selections of a DJ YOD Abyssinia especially arranged for the guests.
‘Genna’ Ethiopian Christmas at YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant
. . . what an astounding performance!! I feel so privileged to be part of this event!’, is the comment from Alice, an American travel writer, as the main restaurant hall with a gigantic seating deck spanned accommodating hundreds of guests with electrifying music performance flowing from the stage by the nation’s number one cultural entertainers, on the 7th of January 2012, Ethiopians’ Christmas, ‘Genna’.
YOD Abyssinia Sister Companies Celebrated Employees’ Annual Day
YOD Abyssinia celebrated annual employees’ day in Bishofetu/Debre Zeit on 20 November 2011, on a vibrant event graced by renowned celebrities, prominent business leaders, long term customers, former employees and more than 200 current employees of YOD Abyssinia. Especial to the occasion, YOD Abyssinia Tour Operation and Travel Agent has been added to the list of sister companies of YOD Abyssinia.
UNECA at YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant.
‘Wonderful evening! I think everybody is enthusiastic, here people can explore the Ethiopian diverse culture. That was what I said the first time I dinned in and saw the restaurant.
YOD Abyssinia- being always the ideal place for international visitors to Ethiopia!
As in previous times, YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant once again had a great night hosting United Nations Women guests that included Assistant Secretary-General and Deputy Executive Director for Policy & Program Mr. John Hendra, on the 18th of October 2011.
The 6th European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) Forum Participants in YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant
On the 10th of October 2011, over 200 participants the 6th European & Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership (EDCTP) Forum gathered from various corners of the globe spent one of their evenings in Addis Ababa, at YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant. Read More...........
The Huge ‘Meskel’ festivity of YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant
YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant, Ethiopia’s ‘Cultural Ambassador’, in collaboration with the Bete Gurague Cultural Center, showcased the entire setup of the cultural practices as genuinely celebrated in the Gurague rural areas in the most exotic festivity.Read More...........
Over 600 Microfinance Influential of the 5th African Microfinance Conference Gathering at YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant
When Ethiopia, particularly Addis, has international events where guests from across the globe participate, YOD Abyssinia is always there, for a vibrant c
ultural farewell event, playing its ambassadorship role of glimmering Ethiopia’s cultural beauty through diverse cultural cuisines, songs and dances. And this time around, YOD Abyssinia hosted participants of the 5th African Microfinance Conference held from September 19 – 22 in Addis.
YOD Abyssinia welcomes the New Year by hosting holiday programs of the National Television & Metropolis Television
The Ethiopian New Year 2004 is on the doorsteps, and YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant, the Ethiopia’s ‘Cultural Ambassador’ continues to be number one choices for all holiday events. Once again YOD Abyssinia hosted two exciting holiday events of Ethiopian Television and Addis Ababa Television, on Tuesday the 6th of September.
Coming back is guaranteed - YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant
Months after hosting the South Korean President H.E. Lee Myung-bak, the first lady, and his delegations in its vibrant cultural hall, YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant hosted another Korean team of 58 members from Samsung Hope for Children Philanthropic Initiative Help Center and Korea International Volunteer Organization.
East African Association of Paleoanthropologists & Paleontologists - More celebration and rejoice at YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant
YOD Abyssinia hosts more than one hundred members of the East African Association of Paleoanthropologists and Paleontologists, guests of Ethiopian Quadrants P.L.C. in an another warm cultural night on August 11, 2011.
Stay in Success, Celebrate with YOD Abyssinia!
At 1:30 pm while enthusiasts take pleasure of the local cuisine and folk dance at its best, 80 guests from University for Peace Africa Programme arrived in YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant.
Natives of different African countries didn’t waste time of taking as many pictures of the cultural surroundings, interior designs and even the dancers as they entered the gigantic cultural hall where the unique natural and historical tourist attractions of Ethiopia are in perfect display through interior design, sculptures, artifacts and paintings.
The president of South Korea Lee Myung-bak and his delegation experienced Ethiopian authentic food and drink at YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant.
The gates of YOD Abyssinia is unusually experiencing no cars at all, anybody who passes would probably wonder what was happening. It was Sunday evening around 12 pm, federal police officers have already made sure everything is secured at best.
For celebrating or discussing your every walk, there is a fitting place: YOD Abyssinia
From May 2-7 2011, Addis Ababa had a great time hosting the International Conference of African Writers’ organized by Ethiopian Writers’ Association, Addis Ababa University and Pan-African Writers’ Association graced by different writers from the continent, organized in commemoration of 50th anniversary of the Ethiopian Writers’ Association.
After the major conference, public lectures at different universities across the country and tour, the participants chose the right place for the closing event to celebrate and relax their mind off inside an Ethiopian lavish traditional Restaurant,
‘Ethiopia and Egypt are back together!’ – At YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant
‘‘Ethiopia and Egypt are back together!’ – At YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant YOD Abyssinia Cultural Restaurant successfully host the 48-member Egyptian delegation, to Addis Ababa in an event organized by the FDRE Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MoFA), where H. E.
|Ato Hailemariam Desalegn, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the FDRE, Ethiopian Ambassador to Egypt Ambassador Mohamud Dirir, other MoFA high officials, and Ethiopian scholars were in attendance.|
YOD Abyssinia - always standing next to the people
All these years, YOD Abyssinia has also had the opportunity to host foreign head of states, ministers, national and international celebrities including the King of Monaco, FIFA president Joseph S. Blatter, the former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, Gebriela Zabo and many events of various causes. Other than promoting Ethiopia, its natural and historical heritages and culture to the rest of the world, YOD Abyssinia always stands with the people for ensuring the country’s growth and prosperity. With this connection, on Saturday April 16, YOD Abyssinia hosted an important Discussion Forum on the activities of bond sales and fund raising for the ‘Grand Millennium Dam’, to be constructed soon on the Abay River.