Celebrities pose for photos at Mekdes Tsegaye and Solomon Menjeta wedding in Addis Ababa

Ethiopian actresses Ruta Mengistab, Etsehiwot Abebe, Sayat Demissie and Amletset Muchie were among the guests at the star-studded wedding ceremony of Mekdes Tsegaye and Solomon Menjeta on Sunday.

The wedding, which was attended by the who-is-who of Ethiopian entertainment, took place on Sunday, October 1, 2017 in Addis Ababa. The price tag was an astonishing 3 million birr. The wedding gown’s price tag: 300,000 birr.

Each guest who was invited to the wedding was required to wear traditional Ethiopian dresses. There was no cake. Instead, the guests were treated with a huge traditional Ethiopian bread.

For entertainment, a full production of Ethiopian cultural dances were performed by professional dancers, who were later joined by the bride and the groom.

Mekdes Tsegaye is the executive producer of popular weekly family drama, Mogachoch, and the owner of Mekdi Production.