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Tesfa Ethiopia's Fall Fest

MUSIC | GAMES | FOOD

FREE ENTRY

Saturday, Oct. 16. 2021
1-6PM
ourBRIDGE for KIDS | 3925 Willard Farrow Dr. Charlotte, NC 28215

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor to this event, please reach out to us at admin@tesfaethiopia.org


Take part in the largest coffee ceremony in Charlotte!

Experience Ethiopian culture while enjoying great music, food, and plenty of entertainment for the whole family.

Have some fun, all while supporting a good cause. Proceeds will go towards supporting children's education in Ethiopia.

Be a part of the largest coffee ceremony in Ethiopia!

A goat, a goatherd and some beans!

Why is coffee so important in Ethiopia?
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There's an Ethiopian fable of a goatherd named Kaldi who lived in the Kaffa province of Ethiopia. One day Kaldi noticed that his goats had an unusual amount of energy after eating some cherry-like fruit (which contain the coffee bean at the center).

He ate the fruit himself and realized the energy that these magic beans gave him. Kaldi shared it with the rest of his friends and they laughed and danced the whole night. This is how coffee was introduced to Ethiopia, and then the rest of the world!

Today, the coffee ceremony is a core part of Ethiopian and Eritrean culture. Our families serve coffee daily, mainly for getting together with friends, family and neighbors. Raw coffee beans are roasted, grounded, brewed and served while we enjoy one another's company.


At 3PM we'll host our coffee ceremony. Have a cup of coffee on us!

Saturday, Oct. 16. 2021
1-6PM
ourBRIDGE for KIDS
3925 Willard Farrow Dr. Charlotte, NC 28215

Some highlights from our 2019 Ethiopian Cultural Festival!