Source: U.S. Embassy in Ethiopia |

Press Conference: Second International Ballet Stars Gala Fundraiser

The organizers of the program and the ballet dancers will brief journalists on the program

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, May 30, 2017/APO/ --

On June 7-8, nine world class ballet dancers from five countries; America, Australia, South Africa, Mexico, and Japan will grace the stages of the Ethiopian National Theatre and City Hall for the second time in Addis Ababa, bringing the beauty of ballet and a charitable fundraising gala to Ethiopia.

The first performance will take place at the National Theatre on June 7, and all proceeds from ticket sales will go to ‘Positive Action Community Organization/ Yawenta Children's Center (PACO), ' a charity that feeds nearly 120 impoverished persons living with HIV. A second, limited performance will be held at City Hall on June 8 for an audience of 850, including underprivileged children. 

The organizers of the program and the ballet dancers will brief journalists on the program.

You are invited to attend a joint press conference:

Date: Thursday, June 1, at 9:45 AM
Venue: America Center, located inside National Archive and Library Agency (NALA) (Womezekir)

Please RSVP to Zelalem Befekadu (091-150-9522) or Ali Suleiman (091-150-9510).

Distributed by APO on behalf of U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.