Last night I tagged along with two doctors and two travelers and went to eat dinner. One of them knew the place, and as soon as we walked in, I was stoked. About 100 people sat watching live music and dancing while enjoying traditional Ethiopian food. I was smiling for a solid hour, clapping and really enjoying the scene. People seemed super stoked, as this is the first they've eaten meat and thus were celebrating the end of the 57 days of fasting. As the fast is over, my standard vegetarian Injera meal (Banenato) was not available, but another veg alternative: Shiro proved delicious. The musicians in the back played a similar rhythm each set. The singers and dancers changed outfits and I heard about ten different sets. The most impressive thing I saw was this shoulder-shaking dance move, which was impossible to capture in a photograph. It was unlike any dancing I've ever seen, quite amazing really. I was so captivated and the restaurant was so packed by then I didn't get a video :) Compared with the previous nightlife at the church, this was a lot more lively, and I got to bed around 10pm instead of 4am. Here's a few images from the scene. Enjoy! 

Live Music and Dance in Gonder

Live Music and Dance in Gonder

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