The Eritrean community members residing in Washington DC, USA and Edmonton, Canada, conducted their yearly festival with enthusiasm.
Asmara, 18 August 2016- The Eritrean community members residing in Washington DC, USA and Edmonton, Canada, conducted their yearly festival with enthusiasm.
At the three days festival conducted in Washington DC, Eritrean nationals from 30 cities from the East Coast of the USA and friends of Eritrea took part.
The festival was highlighted with ethnic groups’ pavilions, different cultural performances, seminars as well as exhibitions and children’s village.
Senior Eritrean Government representative gave extensive briefing on the current situation in the Homeland and the region.
At the event a workshop on the contribution of the Eritrean nationals residing in the Diaspora was organized. Different awards were also handed over to winners of the different sports completions.
Likewise the three days Eritrean community festival in Edmonton, Canada, was featured with different cultural shows, sports competitions as well as children’s programs.
At the event Mr Tiumzgi Tesfai, Eritrean General Consul in Canada, gave extensive briefing on the concerted efforts being exerted by the Eritrean people and Government to ensure food security, economic development as well as social justice. He also gave briefing on the role and contribution of the Eritrean nationals residing in the Diaspora towards the national development programs.