The city of New Orleans, Louisiana Proclaimed May 24th as Eritreans Independence Day; and hoist Eritrean Flag at the building of the City Hall.
On Friday, May 19th , 2017 Eritrean –American Community of New Orleans and its Environs celebrated as Eritrean flag raised at the Building of the City Hall. The Mayor of New Orleans Mr. Mitchell J. Landrieu, presented a Proclamation of certificate to the community.
We were honored and pleased to see the flag of Eritrean to be hoist next to the American flag, which we paid a lot of price—so many lives. We recognized our martyr’s sacrifices by celebrating this huge day.
The Flag of Eritrea will be flaying at the Building through the week of the Eritrean Independence Day, which is Wednesday May 24, 2016.
Eritrean American Community of Louisiana