Tag Archives: Festival Eritrea

The National Council of Eritrean Americans 2019 Conference

BY SHABAIT

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”. Continue reading The National Council of Eritrean Americans 2019 Conference

Mining Companies’ Exhibition at Festival Eritrea 2015

Eight mining companies operating in Eritrea organized their own exhibition inside the expo grounds during this year’s annual Festival

By Mela Ghebremedhin | Eritrea Profile,

Festival Eritrea – held annually in the first week of August in Asmara (and at times in some major Eritrean cities) – generally offers a wide spectrum of exhibitions. In this sense, the diversity of the programmes is conducive for accommodating both young and older generations while the traditional dishes and beverages on offer add flavour to the whole setting. Continue reading Mining Companies’ Exhibition at Festival Eritrea 2015

The 2014 Festival Eritrea Washington DC – Triumphant and Glorious

By Amanuel Biedemariam,

IT is ironic when Africans from all around gathered in DC to demonstrate against the African leaders that attended the US Africa Leaders Summit; Eritreans gathered for their annual Eritrean Festival and celebrated Eritrea, each other, they passed-on legacy to their children, exchanged ideas, affirmed their commitments to Martyrs and enjoyed.

What makes Eritrean Festival 2014 successful?  Continue reading The 2014 Festival Eritrea Washington DC – Triumphant and Glorious

Festival Eritrea Rocks Italian City of Bologna

“Bologna galvanized diaspora solidarity with the liberation struggle yesterday. It finds resonance in the renewed commitment expressed today!” – Yemane G. Meskel

By TesfaNews,

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.

Eritrean Vice President and Minister of Local Governments Mr. Woldenkiel Abraha officially opened the festival.  Continue reading Festival Eritrea Rocks Italian City of Bologna

Bologna 40: A Response to Keleta Kidane’s “ኣብ ቦለኛ ወይ ንሶም ወይ ንሕና” Rant

ቲም ናይ ከበሮ፡ ጨርባሕባሕ ናይ ክራር ኣብ ሃገረ ጥልያን የለን ድዩ? ኣብ ሃገረ ጥልያን፡ ዋላውን ኣብ ኣውሮጳ፡ ብተቓወምቲ ይኹን ብሃገራውያን፡ እንተ ብፖለቲካዊ መደብ፡ እንተ ብመርዓ፡ እንተ ብጥምቀት ጓይላታት ከምዘይተገብረሲ፡ ሕጂ ንሬሳታት ላምፓዱሳ ኣመኽኒኻ፡ ኣብ ሀገረ ጥልያን ውራይ፡ ጓይላ፡ ፌስቲቫል ኣይትግበሩ ኢኹም ዝብል ነጋሪ ንሰምዕ ኣለና። ጓይላ እንተጌርኩም ብበትሪ ክንትርትረኩም፡ ብካራሩ ክንዝልዝለኩም ኢና ዝብል’ውን ፈኸራን ምፍርራህ’ውን ተወሲኹዎ።  እስኪ ንርዒ በለት ዕውርቲ

ንስለ ሓቅን ርትዕን፡ ዓገብሲ፡ ንግዳያት ላምፓዱዛ ማዕረና ዝሓዘኑን ብጉዳይ ሬሳታት ዜጋታትና ማዕሬና ዝጉሓዩ፡ ንታሪኽ ህዝቢ ኤርትራ ዝምልከት ታሪካዊ ፌስቲቫል ብሰላም ከካይዱ ንዝነጥፉ ዘለዉ ዜጋታት ዘይኮነ፡ ነቶም ንሬሳታት ላምፓዱዛ ከም ፖለቲካዊ መሳርሒ ተጠቒሞም፡ ዝፍክሩን ዘፈራርሑን ሰብ ሕልና ዓልቦ፡ ዓገብ ኣይፋልኩምን ክበሃሉ ዝግባእ

By Amanuel Tseggai,

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.

Here’s why…

1./  Bologna and the Organizers:

As we all know Bologna is a historical place where Eritreans from across European countries used to gather annually to show their solidarity to Eritrean liberation movement and to lend both moral and financial support in the fight against Ethiopian occupation.  Continue reading Bologna 40: A Response to Keleta Kidane’s “ኣብ ቦለኛ ወይ ንሶም ወይ ንሕና” Rant

Reflection Bologna 40th Anniversary 4th-6th July 2014

Even now by ourselves

Pre-Concert:  Thursday 3rd July 2014     Opening ceremony: Friday 4th July @ 10.00 a.m.  
Ends: Monday 7th July at 05:00 a.m.

By Yared Tesfay,

FESTIVAL Eritrea is a yearly folk-fair whose season opens up around the first two weeks of August of every year. It first started in 1984, during the years of the struggle for liberation, has had enormous impact on Eritrean heritage of conserving national identity.  Continue reading Reflection Bologna 40th Anniversary 4th-6th July 2014