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Eritrea’s National Holidays: Independence Day, Martrys’ Day, Revolution Day

The celebration of our national holidays (Independence Day, Martyrs’ Day and Revolution Day) and heroes is an important part of who we are as a people.

BY BEREKET KIDANE

There are three uniquely Eritrean national holidays on the world calendar.  The modern State of Eritrea wrote its own birth certificate on May 24, 1991 after waging a long and bitter armed struggle for independence.  Eritreans all over the world celebrate their national holidays and heroes every year with gusto because it is an important part of their national identity. Continue reading Eritrea’s National Holidays: Independence Day, Martrys’ Day, Revolution Day