Lights illuminating the city’s boulevard, flags waving on top of buildings, posters of the nine ethnic groups shining on every angle of the city, families and friends walking side by side on the streets … are familiar to any Eritrean who has attended the celebration of our independence in the past. But this year, all of these are placed under a different light; the light that we as Eritreans are finally seeing at the end of what has been a long and harsh tunnel. Continue reading Rise of An Auspicious Eritrea at the 28th→
Independence Day is nothing and is void without dedicating and acknowledging the valuable price paid by our martyrs.
BY HAILE H.GABER
Come next May, Eritrea will be gearing to celebrate its 28th year of Independence. And all during these past years a lot has been written and by many people, some in defense of and some to destroy Eritrea. And to put it in the least mild terms, it has been an extremely arduous and costly journey for the people of this decently proud nation. The burden and pain stomached has been beyond words. But the victory is also that much immense which, as always, this great people take with magnanimity. And thanks to its peoples’ stoic mind set and able leadership, the country has prevailed and secured its longevity. Continue reading Putting Eritrea’s 2019 Independence Day Celebration in its Unique Context→
It was never easy for Eritrea and its people to rightly hoist their own flag and call their land Eritrea. Nonetheless, through their determination and will to gain what was rightfully theirs, they stayed true to themselves and broke out of the shackles of injustice to prove to the world that this land was theirs.
The nation is getting dressed to celebrate its Independence Day. Bright lights and its flag, which is dominated by a red triangle extending from the hoist to the fly (right) with complementary green and blue triangles above and below respectively and a yellow encircled olive standing out right in the middle of the red triangle, illustrate ideals of a country.