Thousands of people had the opportunity to celebrate & participate!
By Eritrea Embassy Media
This year the Eritrean Festival UK 2018 unlike its previous 16 years of festivities had more to offer and did much with extreme zeal. This year’s festival was a double celebration with Peace Agreement between Eritrea and Ethiopia, showcased Eritrea’s Socio – Economic, Cultural & Traditional values.
The British Eritrean Festival UK core values being to promote Harmony, Consolidation of Eritrean Unity, Strengthening Eritrea’s Cultural & Identity, promoting a higher mobilisation and organization development of Eritrea, African capacity & ingenuity in addition to recreational activities.
The Festival opening ceremony was presided by a distinguished Guest of Honour H.E Estifanos Habtemariam Ambassador of the State of Eritrea to UK & Ireland, Mr. Nitin Parekh, deputy major of Harrow, representative of various organisation, community elders & religious leaders.
The colourful Festival in London at Harrow Leisure Centre, a magnificent arena, that would house the bus-loads that came from Manchester, Leeds, Birmingham, Liverpool, Sheffield, Nottingham, Coventry and Newcastle.