Handicraft exhibition of Cote D’Ivoire cultural troupe, Ballet National, in connection with the 22nd Independence Day has been opened on 26 May.
Asmara, 26 May 2013- Handicraft exhibition of Cote D’Ivoire cultural troupe, Ballet National, in connection with the 22nd Independence Day has been opened on 26 May.
During the opening ceremony held at G1 Hall, Expo grounds, Mr. Eugene Allou-Allou, Ambassador of Cote D’Ivoire to Egypt and a number of Eritrean artists were present.
Ms. Marie Angeline Djira, coordinator of the cultural troupe, explained that the exhibition that includes cultural and modern costumes, shoes and other handicraft products is aimed at expressing the potential of women in developing their economic capacity if given proper opportunity.
She further said that the exhibition would be a good opportunity for artists of the two countries to exchange experiences and knowhow.
Designer Ms. Amishia Silvie, who said that she had no knowledge about Eritrea previously, expressed her excitement about the peace prevailing in Eritrea and that it has been her first experience to observe people celebrating in thousands their independence day with harmony and unity.