The annual Eritrean community festival in the Netherlands was enthusiastically conducted from 5 to 7 July in Raysvaik.
Asmara, 9 July 2029- The annual Eritrean community festival in the Netherlands was enthusiastically conducted from 5 to 7 July in Raysvaik.
The festival that was officially opened by Mr. Negassi Kassa, Eritrean Ambassador to the European Union and attended by a number of nationals from various cities in the Netherlands and European countries was highlighted by educational and entertainment programs.
Indicating that the annual festival is a forum in which the Eritrean nationals consolidate their unity and their attachment with their homeland, Mr. Michael Tesfamariam, Chairman of the Holydays Coordinating Committee, called on the nationals to strengthen participation.
Commending the strong resilience the Eritrean community demonstrated in the past 20 years, the Eritrean Consul in Holland, Mr. Solomon Mehari called on the nationals to strengthen participation in the national development endeavors.
Ambassador Negassi also conducted seminar on the objective situation in the homeland and the progress of the new era of peace and cooperation in the region.
The festival also featured cultural and artistic programs by cultural troupes in Holland and from Eritrea.