Annual festival Eritrean community Jeddah Opened

Eritrean community in Jeddah and its environs have held their annual festival from 21 to 23 November under the theme “Vision through Toil”. The festival was officially opened by Mr. Osman Saleh, Minister of Foreign Affairs accompanied with the Eritrean General Consul in Jeddah, Mr. Abdurahman Osman and other officials.

Indicating that the annual festival is an occasion in which nationals demonstrate their unity and strengthen organizational capacity and transfer the noble societal values to the young generation, Mr. Abdurahman Osman expressed appreciation that worked and contributed for the realization of the festival.

The festival was highlighted by innovation and pictorial exhibition staged by the students of the Eritrean International School and YPFDJ, artifacts displays and cultural food by the NUEW branch in Jeddah, fashion show, artistic and cultural performances as well as other entertaining programs.

Awards were also handed over to winners in various competitions.

The participants underlined that the annual festival is unique for its being held at the time in which peace is prevailing in the region and the lifting of the unwarranted sanctions that has been imposed on Eritrea. They also expressed readiness to strengthen participation in the national development drives.