The spirit and the essence of the Eritrean Festivals that takes place in Eritrea and around the world during the summer months is deeply rooted on the history of the struggle for liberation and Bologna Italy where it all started. On July 4, 1974, thousands of Eritreans from Europe, Middle East and North America gathered in Bologna for the first time. Since, Eritreans have gathered for the festival in Bologna until 1991 and after independence in Eritrea and around the world every year with zest and unparalleled patriotism. Continue reading Toronto Eritrean Festival is Expression of Resilience and Victory→
“Bologna was epitome of Diaspora resilience and cohesion with vanguard EPLF during liberation war. Festival conveys emphatically same message” – Yeman G. Meskel
By Bereket Kidane,
THOUSANDS of Eritreans descended on Bologna this past week to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Bologna Summer Festivals and pay homage to Eritrea’s liberation era spirit of brotherhood, dedication and commitment to the liberation of Eritrea.
THOUSANDS of Eritrean citizens from Europe and North America are flocking to the Italian city of Bologna to take part in the 40th anniversary of the historic Eritrean Festival that opened today in the presence of several Eritrean government Ministers, senior PFDJ Officials, as well as diplomats and Head of National Associations.
AS EVERYONE is entitled to his opinion on this or any subject matter I find Mr. Keleta’s view on the upcoming 40th anniversary of Festival Bologna a bit misconstrued and his attack on the organizers and the Eritrean government somehow misguided and out of line.
AS YOU are all aware during the weekend of 4th- 6th July 2014, Eritreans are organizing a major historical event to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the commencement of the hugely influential Festival that was held in the city of Bologna since 1974 during the struggle for independence of Eritrea. Continue reading Eritreans Gearing up to Festival Bologna 40→
DURING the weekend of 4th – 6th July 2014, Eritreans in the diaspora will organize a three day festival to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the commencement of the hugely influential Eritrean festival that begun in Bologna in 1974 during the Eritrean struggle for independence.