August 17, 2019

Eritrea Festival 2019 commences

Eritrea Festival 2019 commences

Asmara 16 August 2019- Eritrea Festival 2019 was officially opened by President Isaias Afwerki today, 16 August.

The opening ceremony held at the Expo Compound was attended by senior Government and PFDJ officials as well as members of Diplomatic Corps, invited guests and a number of nationals from all the regions of the country.

Upon arrival at the Expo Compound, President Isaias and the invited guests were awarded warm welcome by the nine ethnic groups of the country accompanied by traditional dances and music. Read more

August 10, 2019

National Festival 2019 will be held from 16-22...

National Festival 2019 will be held from 16-22 August

Asmara, 10 August 2019- Eritrean Festival 2019 will be held from 16 to 22 August at the Expo Grounds in Asmara under the theme “Resilience for Higher Progress”.

Mr. Zemede Tekle, Commissioner of Culture and Sports stated that all regions have finalized their preparation to participate in the national festival by displaying their resources and cultural diversity.

Indicating that the national festival is expected to reflect the unity and diversity of the Eritrean people, Ambassador Zemede said that the festival will feature traditional villages depicting the cultures and traditions of the various ethnic groups in the country, cultural and music performance and competition, innovation and talent show, photo, paintings and sculptures exhibition, folklores, display of products by various institutions, children’s educational and entertaining programs, books display among others. Read more

August 9, 2019

The National Council of Eritrean Americans’...

The National Council of Eritrean Americans’ annual conference

Asmara, 7 August 2019 – The National Council of Eritrean Americans’ annual conference was enthusiastically opened on Wednesday, 7 August. The conference was continuing till today in the Bay Area, California under the themes “Consolidating our Future” and “Resilience for Higher Progress”.

The Conference was officially opened by Minster of Justice, Ms. Fauzia Hashim, Eritrean Embassy representative in the US, and NCEA Leadership. The conference was being attended by more than 500 attendants. Read more

August 6, 2019

President Isaias received senior Saudi delegation

President Isaias received senior Saudi delegation

Asmara, 06 August 2019- President Isaias Afwerki today, 6 August, received and held talks with senior Saudi delegation led by Let. Gen. Prince Fahad bin Turki bin Abdulaziz, Commander of the Coalition Forces against Terrorism.

The meeting that was held at the State Palace was focused on the development of bilateral relations between Eritrea and Saudi Arabia as well as security of the Red Sea region. Read more

August 5, 2019

NSP official Silver Jubilee celebration concludes

NSP official Silver Jubilee celebration concludes

Asmara, 05 August 2019- The official celebration of the Silver Jubilee of the establishment of Sawa Military Training Center and the launching of the National Service Program that was held from 2 to 4 August in Sawa under the theme “Sawa: The Perfect Choice for Sustainability” concluded with patriotic zeal.

According to the report presented by the Deputy Commander of the National Service Training Center, Let. Col. Temesgen Samuel over 12 thousand members of the national service, artist and others participated in the various programs staged at the celebration event including in book preparation, cultural and artistic performances, seminars, carnival show, military parade as well as in the preparation of documentary films and sports competitions among others.

Speaking at the concluding event, Ms. Askalu Menkorios, Minister of Tourism, said that the programs staged during the three-day celebration have portrayed the noble societal values and culture of the Eritrean people.

Indicating that the members of the 32nd round of the National service and the 10th round of the Vocational Training Center have graduated at the time of the new era unfolding in the region, Minister Askalu called on the graduates to take advantage of the opportunities provided.

The graduation ceremony of the members of the 32nd round of National Service and 10th round of the Vocational Training Center was attended by a number of nationals from inside the country and abroad.

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