Eritrean community festival in the US was conducted from 20 to 22 July with enthusiasm in Washington DC under the theme “Vision through Toil”.
Asmara, 23 July 2018- Eritrean community festival in the US was conducted from 20 to 22 July with enthusiasm in Washington DC under the theme “Vision through Toil”.
The festival in which a number of nationals and friends of Eritrea took part was officially opened by Ms. Tekea Tesfamicael, Chairwoman of the National Union of Eritrean Women.
The festival was also attended by Mr. Saleh Ahmedin, Chairman of the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students, Mr. Berhane Gebrehiwet, Charge d’Affairs at the Eritrean Embassy and Mr. Getachew Merhatsion, director of the National Cartography and Information Center.
The festival was highlighted by seminar on the objective situation in the homeland, programs portraying the price paid for bringing independence and safeguarding the national sovereignty as well as unity in diversity and tradition of the Eritrean people.
As part of the festival activities, Mr. Berhane Gebrehiwet and Mr. Getachew Merhatsion conducted seminar for the festival participants on the objective situation in the homeland.
A cultural group from Eritrea and Eritrean artists residing in the US added color to the festival.