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    As the official host hotel for the 33rd Annual Soccer Tournament and Cultural Festival, the Crowne Plaza - Toronto Airport has been asked by ESFNA to prioritize room requests for our member teams.

    Due to limitations in guest room availability, the Crowne Plaza - Toronto Airport is now sold out.

    To accomodate our guests, ESFNA has negotiated discounted rates at two secondary hotels: International Plaza - Toronto Airport, and Sheraton - Toronto Airport.

    The International Plaza - Toronto Airport shall honor the same discounted rate of  $114 CAD and included parking privileges as the Crowne Plaza. The address to the International Plaza is:

    655 Dixon Rd, Toronto, ON, M9W 1J3, Canada
     

    Reservations can be made over the phone by calling 1-416-244-1711 (or toll free at 1-800-668-3656) and using the code "33R", or simply identifying oneself as a guest of the 33rd Annual ESFNA Soccer Tournament and Festival.

     

    The Sheraton - Toronto Airport will honor a discounted rate of $99 CAD (plus tax) for double bed rooms reserved with the group code "EF29AB"or simply identifying oneself as a guest of the 33rd Annual ESFNA Soccer Tournament and Festival. The Sheraton does charge for parking, however. For reservations, contact the Sheraton at 1-888-627-7175.

    The address to the Sheraton - Toronto Airport is:

     801 Dixon Rd, Toronto,ON, M9W 1J5

     

    Please note that both overflow hotels are minutes from Toronto Pearson International Airport, as well as the Crowne Plaza - Toronto Airport. 24 hour complimentary shuttle service is available to all three hotels.

     


     

    Toronto '16 Features Star-Studded Lineup

    06/23/2016, 9:30am EDT
    By Zemanuel Araya

    The Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America (ESFNA) is delighted to announce its entertainment lineup for the 33rd annual Soccer Tournament & Cultural Festival, to be held July 3 - 9, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario.

    ESFNA has partnered with Chewata Production to create a dynamic package featuring today's hottest artists in Ethiopian music, as well as an included bus tour of Niagara Falls, the most powerful waterfall in the world! This partnership allows ESFNA to present its loyal fans and supporters with an epic array of entertainment options during the tournament week.

    The entertainment lineup will be as follows:

    Thursday, July 7, 2016:

    "Battle of the DJs" at Daniels Spectrum
    featuring DJ Fitsum, DJ Raffi, and DJ Mamush

    Friday, July 8, 2016:

    Aster Aweke & Wendi Mak Live in Concert
    at Phoenix Concert Theatre

    Saturday July 9, 2016:

    Official Closing Night Concert at the world-renown Sound Academy featuring Ephrem Tamiru, Nati Haile, Mehari Degefaw, Yehunie Belay, Tewodros Tadesse, Fantish Bekele, PLUS a very well-known surprise artist to be revealed at a later date.
     

    ESFNA has individual event tickets as well as a limited supply of discounted all-inclusive entertainment packages that are now available for purchase on www.esfna.netFor only $150 USD, the package includes access to the Thursday, Friday, and Saturday night events listed above, as well as the world-famous Niagara Falls bus tour valid from Wednesday thru Sunday, July 6 - 10, 2016.

    Additionally, any purchaser of the all-inclusive entertainment package will also recieve a FREE 3-Day Stadium Pass valid from Monday July 4, 2016 thru Wednesday July 6, 2016.

    Act fast, as entertainment packages are being sold on a first-come, first-serve basis! You won't want to miss this terrific lineup!

    As previously mentioned, all day games will take place at the beautiful Allan A. Lamport Stadium. Stadium tickets are also now available for sale in USD at www.esfna.net. Stay tuned for more updates and promotional offerings!

     

    Ethiopian Day 2016: Get Your Tickets Early!

    06/23/2016, 9:00am EDT
    By Zemanuel Araya

     

    Each year of our event, our soccer tournament is augmented by our cultural festivities, highlighted by Ethiopian Day, which takes place on Friday of the tournament week.

    Join us this year in Toronto on Friday, July 8th, 2016, as we celebrate our uniquely rich Ethiopian culture and heritage at Lamport Stadium through music, food, fashion, history, and art! 

    Be sure to buy your tickets early for Ethiopian Day. There is no other event like it during the tournament week!

     

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