ASMARA (HAN) November 12, 2015. Public Diplomacy & regional Security. Eritreans living in the Republic of South Africa held their annual festival on November 1st this month.
Photographic exhibitions, children’s programmes, and bazaars were in display at the Festival. Seminar papers on various issues of relevance to the Eritrean community in South Africa were presented by notable professionals.
Eritrea’s Ambassador to the Republic of South Africa, Mr. Salih Omar, stated that the annual festivals were vital in strengthening the bondage of the Eritrean community in South Africa, in keeping abreast with development and trends in the home country as well as in conservation of their traditions and culture.
Winners of the contests and competitions organized during the festival were awarded symbolic prizes.