The Eritrean Cultural Festival in the UK will be conducted from July 25–26, 2015 at Lee Valley Leisure Complex Center Edmonton N9 OA London United Kingdom.
Today the Festival Task Force announces, that all the infra-structures, programs and facilities have been made ready for participants, as preparation for the grand 15th Eritrean Festival in UK get underway, all the Task Force committee in Leeds, Birmingham, Newcastle, Sheffield, Nottingham, Manchester, Coventry including North, South, East, West London, on their part explained that preparation are in the final stage, in addition great artists such as Helen Meles, Tefeno, Alamin Hasebella, Helen Paulos and Fetsum Yohannes are taking part in the opening ceremony.
Thus, the main thrust of the program will focus on the activities of children, youth, families and communities in general. The Festival is an important occasion for harmony, consolidation of Eritrean unity, strengthen the Eritrean culture and identity, promoting higher mobilization and organization, developing Eritrean capacity and ingenuity and finally for recreation and entertainment of Eritreans.
The festivities, the colorful cultural performances, the various works of talent, the recreational activities, and others in general has a much deeper meaning than just being excuse to a get together. During the struggle time our festival was a forum through which national issues and the struggle for independence was deliberated. In doing so, it has brought basically the Eritreans in United Kingdom together and was able to forge and strengthen the Eritrean identity.
- Eritrean Communities Tents & Associations from UK
- Entertainment – Zoba Tents Food & Drinks
- Inauguration of Photographic Exhibition
- Children & Family Program
- Reception – Diplomats & Invited Guests
- Seminar by High Delegation of the Government of Eritrea
- Symposium “Horn of Africa”
- Seminar – Eritrea Women “Vanguard of Africa”
- Cultural Shows
- Bazar & Festival Shops
Our festival has been playing a great role in enabling Eritrean in the diaspora identifies with their nation, even when most have not even been to Eritrea. They have also shared in the endeavor Eritrea takes on during war and peace time, starting from contribution to defending the country and development programs, to helping the families of our fallen heroes and heroines.
The UK Eritrean Festival 2015 takes place at a time of great historical cultural significant to Eritreans. It will depict the socio-economic and traditional values of the people of Eritrea, and promise to be an unforgettable must see event for all.
Festival Task Force – 2015
London United Kingdom