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Center for Cultural and Musical Shows for Tourists


  1. Rationale: The Northern tourist circuit known as “Historic Route” Comprises the most important tourist sites in Ethiopia. Amhara region is one of the richest regions of Ethiopia in natural, wildlife and historical attractions.  Further more, the region is situated at the heart of the historic route of Ethiopia, the region has many “world heritage sites” such as the Rock-hewn churches of Lalibela, and castles of Ethiopia’s emperors at Gondar, the Semain Mountains National Park, the Blue Nile Falls and the ancient churches at Lake Tana which are noted for their traditional murals, the mummified remains of Ethiopian kings and numerous other historical churches and antiquity sites. In addition to these attraction areas, the region has many ethnics, cultures and traditional musical instruments and songs. All these religious, historical and cultural heritages are attracting domestic and international tourists to the region. In order to show these cultural to tourists’ cultural and musical shows are necessary especially in areas of tourist centers, such as Bahir Dar, Gonder and Lalibela. 


  1. Market potential:- When we see the data of tourists flow to the region, the number of tourists’ increases from year to year. The international tourists are will interested to know about the religion and cultural ceremonies, and traditional music and songs. So, these all make the establishment of such show centers within the region and it has a market potential.


  1. Source of raw Materials:- The cultural and musical show centers should be furnished  with cultural and historical artifacts and traditional handicrafts. All the furniture and fixtures should be made firm local material and be local craftsmen.

  2. Estimated Investment:- 

§  Building 200 m2 at Birr 2000/m2                    = Birr 400,000

§  Equipment, furniture                                        = Birr 100,000

§  Working Capital                                              = Birr  50,000

Total                = Birr   550,000


  1. Benefits:- If creates a good opportunity for the tourists to know religious music and songs, creates job opportunity, increases the income, brings more income to the Region.


  1. Location:- Bahir Dar, Gonder and Lalibela.