Teddy Afro's Helsinki, Finland concert for Dec 6, 2014 cancellation was confirmed by his promoter
Teddy Afro's Helsinki, Finland concert for Dec 6, 2014 cancellation was confirmed by his promoter. The Amharic and English press release was given by Teddy Afro's Helsinki promoter. The reason for Teddy Afro's travel ban is still unknown. Abugeda Band and his manager from US had arrived in Finland as scheduled but Teddy Afro's passport was confiscated at the last minute and forced the promoter to canceled the show. This is not the first time Teddy Afro is head to head to Ethiopian authorities, in the past Teddy was accused of hit-and-run and was sentenced few months in jail and later released. Later Teddy cleared his name. Recently there were rumors Teddy Afro once avian head on with Ethiopian laws for tax related issues. At this time there is no a clear news for the main reason for his travel ban from Ethiopia. Most fans suspect it could be poetically motivated because there will be a general election in few months.