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Event ID:  35576
Contact Name:  Kirubel Menberu
Contact Email:
Contact Phone:  +251946601838
Organization:  Ethiopian Space Science Society
Event Web Site:  Addis Ababa
Dates:  4th October 2020 to 10th October 2020
Physical Event:  No
Type:  Other
Start/End Type:  Both Starts and Ends During WSW
Country:  Ethiopia
State/Province:  Addis Abeba
City:  Addis Ababa
Address:  Addis Ababa
Event Name:  World Space Week Celebration, Ethiopia.
Event Description:  The Ethiopian Space Science Space Science Society in collaboration with SGAC Ethiopia and IAU OAO Ethiopia will organize the WSW celebration. The event will be from October 4 to 10 of which the first 4 days will be engagement with the society via TV and Radio programs. It will also include Social media engagement using different platforms. The last three days will be celebrated by online events including webinars, panel discussions, and online stargazing events (if the weather permits). There will also be an essay competition event for students on the title "Satellites Improve Life".
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Report on the Results:  Overall the event was a success for both the Ethiopian Space Science Society (ESSS) and our collaborators IAU OAO and SGAC. WSW has been celebrated in Ethiopia for the past 9 years, what makes this year's celebration different is the fact that it was all virtual due to the Covid-19 pandemic. We have tried to engage with our community via webinar, panel discussion, student's essay competition, and live stargazing event. Initially, we have planned a three-day event, but due to power and internet issues, we were forced to cancel our last day event. Even though we have made social media campaigns and 682 people visited our Eventbrite page only a few people managed to attend our Zoom events. However, all our events were recorded and will be published on YouTube, a good example here is our live stargazing night, which had about 40 viewers when it was on live stream but as I am writing this report has reached 150 views. In conclusion, the event had reached most of our comunity in may ways even though our direct participants were less and we have tried to engage with our audiences in many ways possible.
Attendance:  35
Attendance is Unique:  Yes
Media Impressions:  682
Media Impressions are Unique:  No

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