Festival of the Eritrean community members in Jeddah city and its environs opened yesterday in a colorful manner under the theme “We Toil Today for A Bright Future.”
Asmara, 30 October 2014 –Festival of the Eritrean community members in Jeddah city and its environs opened yesterday in a colorful manner under the theme “We Toil Today for A Bright Future.”
The opening ceremony in which Ms. Fawzia Hashim, Minister of Justice, Ambassador Mohammed-Omar Mahmud and a number of Eritrean citizens took part witnessed the staging of artistic performances by students of the International Eritrean Community School highlighting the nation’s cultural values.
Reporters from the Ministry of Information indicated that the first day of the event highlighted the endeavors being exerted by Eritrean parents abroad towards bequeathing the nation’s cultural values to their offsprings, in addition to general knowledge contest among branches of national organizations, as well sports competition between youths of the community.
During the 3-day festival, a seminar focusing on the objective situation in the Homeland, cultural performances by an Eritrean cultural troupe and other activities would feature, according to reports.