In connection with the New Year, women artist have staged artifacts exhibition in front of the Ministry of Education.
Asmara, 23 December 2018 – In connection with the New Year, women artist have staged artifacts exhibition in front of the Ministry of Education. The exhibition was officially opened by Ms. Askalu Menkorios, Minister of Tourism.
The exhibition includes palm leaf, hides and wood crafts and other traditional household utensils made from traditional materials.
The coordinator of the program, Ms. Nigisti Gebremeskel said that the objective of the exhibition is to acquaint traditional artifacts and culture of the Eritrean society.
The head of the National Union of Eritrean Women branch in the Central region, Ms. Elsa Gebreyohannes said that the program is part of the effort to strengthen artistic capacity of women. Ms. Elsa went on to say that some of the artists were provided the opportunity to get training in India. They were also provided with soft loans and have improved their livelihoods.
The exhibition will stay open until 30 December.