New Year’s Eve happenings


As European New Year is around the corner, Addis Ababa gets ready to welcome the new year in style. Among the events, New Year’s Eve brings an event of cultural exchange through music. In an event organized by Monarch Hotel in collaboration with Iris Event Organizers, Damini Ogulu, better known by his stage name Burna Boy is set to take centre stage.
Nigerian star Burna Boy is an afro fusion singer and songwriter. Known for his smooth patois influenced delivery in a voice reminiscent of notable music legends, Burna Boy has consistently wowed fans with his original and unpredictable style and energetic performances. His body of work includes hits like ” Like To Party”, ” Tonight”, “Yawa Dey”,” Run My Race “, ” Don Gorgon “, Soke and Pree Me.
Known as a versatile musician who regularly mixes Dance-Hall, Afrobeat, R&B and Hip-Hop into one smooth package, Burna Boy has 2 mixtapes, 3 albums and host of single features which include music heavyweights such as Wizkid, M.I., D’banj, AKA, LES, Wande Coal, Phyno, Tuface, Reminisce, Olamide, Davido, Mr. Eazi to mention a few.
Burna boy is the award winner of Nigeria Entertainment Awards and MTV Africa Music Awards for Best Act and Nigerian Entertainment Awards for Album of the Year He is well known in Addis Ababa for his songs check and Balance, PreMe, Jealousy, Tonight, and the most popular song in our city “Temper” featuring Skales.
According to the organizers of the concert, the event is going to be an event where people come to dance drink, and enjoy the music.
“The unique aspect about this year is the experience we have organized with a mix of tradition, amount of fireworks, balloons and diversity of events. This event ensures our company leads the way in cultural integrating and connecting with the people in ways they can enjoy, relate to and be proud of ensuring a great name for our company amongst international and local communities,” they state.
The celebrations will start at 6:00 pm and will go on until 2:00am. Burna Boy will be performing Live with Dj Abeler, Dj Bik and Tunde.