The Torch of Independence is continuing its tour of Eritrea. It was last seen in the Gash-Barka region somewhere near Barentu enthusiastically being greeted by the locals. It will continue to tour Eritrea until it finally arrives in Asmara on Independence Day to be ignited during the main ceremony at what’s become Eritrea’s national stadium, the former Cicero in Asmara. The only question is who will have the honor of lighting the torch?
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→