Bikila Award Saturday, September 22, 2018

The 5th Bikila Award Ceremony & Gala Dinner

The Bikila Award Celebration & Gala Dinner will be held on Saturday, September 22, 2018, at Chestnut Residence and Conference Center, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto, beginning at 6:00 pm. This annual event is in its fifth year and has become one of the most anticipated events in the African-Canadian community calendar. There is a block of underground parking space at a discounted rate. [ Location Map ]

The annual Bikila Award Celebration & Gala Dinner is the organization’s signature event and draws hundreds of attendees from within and outside of the Ethiopian-Canadian community. Every year, the organization honors prominent individuals who have made outstanding contributions to their community and have achieved excellence in various professions, including the youth who have achieved academic excellence.

The evening will also include cocktails, delicious food, live Jazz music by The Barnes/Woldemichael Ethio-Jazz Quartet, door prizes and other entertainment.

Limited tickets are available for sale, call 416-709-5647, or visit one of the following locations:

  • Rendezvous Restaurant - 1408 Danforth Avenue
  • Sheba Restaurant - 418 College Street
  • Lalibela Restaurant - 1202 Danforth Avenue

The 2018 Bikila Award Winners and Guest Speakers - PDF >>

The 2018 Bikila Award Winners and Guest Speakers.
Don’t Work For Recognition, But Do Work Worthy Of Recognition.


In conjunction with the 2018 Bikila Award Ceremony we are also pleased to announce the launching of an Exhibition in Toronto, Friday, September 21, 2018, 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm - on The Ancient and Medieval Heritage of Ethiopian Art that is being presented by Art Gallery of Ontario - AGO in collaboration with the University of Toronto. More information and how to book your FREE ticket is available on the AGO’s website here >>

Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) - one of the largest galleries in North America

The mission of the Bikila Award organization is to foster academic, professional and business excellence and promote volunteerism among persons of Ethiopian origin and friends of Ethiopia primarily through awards and recognition. Bikila Award is non-political, non-religious and a not-for-profit, organization to empower young people to reach their highest potential and to celebrate their achievements.

For more information about the organization please visit our website: www.bikilaaward.org

Be inspired. Be there!

Board of Directors, Bikila Award

Pictures From The 2017 Award Event

Pictures from previous Award event.

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