MoA Anbessa Hosts ADWA Dinner in D.C.

Prince Ermias Sahle Selassie with his wife Princess Saba Kebede at last year’s Adwa Victory Awards Dinner in commemoration of the 123rd Anniversary of the Battle of Adwa at the Army & Navy Club in Washington DC. (Courtesy photo)

Tadias Magazine

By Tadias Staff

Published: February 8th, 2020

MoA Anbessa Institute Hosts ADWA Dinner in Washington, D.C.

New York (TADIAS) — The 124th anniversary of Ethiopia’s legendary victory at the Battle of Adwa is around the corner on March 1st, and here in the U.S. the Diaspora community is preparing to commemorate the historical event at the annual Adwa dinner and award ceremony hosted by the Ethiopian Royal family in Washington D.C.

The MoA Anbessa Institute, a non-profit organization based in D.C. that is organizing the Adwa Dinner in partnership with the Crown Council of Ethiopia, announced that the 2020 event will be held on February 29th at the Army and Navy Club in Washington, D.C.

“HIH Prince Ermias, as the leader of the Crown Council of Ethiopia, will recognize and honor the contributions of key members of the community for their distinguished services,” the press release said. “The Crown Council of Ethiopia understands that many should be acknowledged during the commemorative Victory of ADWA dinner.” It added: “This year’s awardees are selected for their lifetime achievements and community service.”

If You Go:
Organizers note that “given the limited seating, family and friends of awardees are given priority. If you are interested to purchase tickets to attend, please send an email to with your request for an invitation.

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