August 10, 2013

Festival of Eritrean community members in West USA continues with patriotic fervor

Festival of Eritrean community members in West USA continues with patriotic fervor

Festival of Eritrean community members in West USA continues with patriotic fervorAsmara, 10 August 2013 – Reports indicated that the festival of Eritrean community members in West USA which opened yesterday in Seattle is continuing with patriotic fervor.

The opening ceremony was headed by the Eritrean Ambassador to the UK and Ireland, Mr. Tesfamichael Gerahtu, and a number of activities including cultural and artistic shows, a seminar and community camps are being conducted on the occasion which has given major focus to youths and children.

Meanwhile over 20 football teams comprising more than 250 youth nationals from all over the West US are conducting contests, besides the athletics tournament witnessing 26 racers.

Cultural performances by Salina Cultural Troupe and artist nationals residing in the US have added color to the festival, the preparation of which took more than 6 months.

Festival of Eritrean community members in West USA continues with patriotic fervor

Festival of Eritrean community members in West USA continues with patriotic fervor

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