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Turkish Pop Jazz Band Honours 25th Anniversary of Eritrean Independence Celebration

By Hadas Eritrea (Translation*),

For the Celebrations of 25th Anniversary of Eritrea’s Independence, the Turkish Jazz-Pop Band of the Izmir Metropolitan Municipality arrived in Eritrea and performed its concerts on 1st and 2nd May at Cinema Asmara.

High government officials, generals, ambassadors and members of diplomatic corps and other invited guests attended to the concerts. Continue reading Turkish Pop Jazz Band Honours 25th Anniversary of Eritrean Independence Celebration

Understanding #EritreaAt25 – A Crash Course on the A, B, C’s

For Eritreans, celebrating Independence day means celebrating the hard-earned Eritreannes identity!

By Fikrejesus Amhazion (PhD),

Eritrea is on the verge of turning 25. The Independence Torch is winding its way across the country, attracting large, boisterous crowds and building up anticipation, while small towns and cities are busy and eagerly preparing for the celebration.

For decades, both during the long, bitter armed struggle and since the country’s unlikely independence, a broad array of analysts, commentators, and observers have inundated us with myopic, inaccurate, bleak, sensationalist, and politically-driven reports, analyses, and condemnations. Continue reading Understanding #EritreaAt25 – A Crash Course on the A, B, C’s

Shaking Up Eritrea’s Birthday Bash-Silver Jubilee Anniversary Series

Are we ready for Eritrea’s 25th birthday? It is a milestone event anyway and every Eritrean who wants to make it home for the anniversary should have a chance to do so.

By Bereket Kidane,

The Torch of Independence is currently touring Eritrea and making its way through towns and villages before arriving in Asmara on May 24, 2016 for the Silver Jubilee Anniversary celebration.  At last sighting, it was seen in some hamlet in the Southern Region enthusiastically being greeted by the locals. The National Holidays Committee and Eritrean communities around the world are busy making elaborate preparations to make Eritrea’s birthday bash this year (its Silver Jubilee) a most spectacular one. Continue reading Shaking Up Eritrea’s Birthday Bash-Silver Jubilee Anniversary Series