Ethiopia Folklore Adds Joy During National Day

"Land of Origins"... Celebrated from North to South at "Expo Dubai"

  • The Ethiopian National Theater presented paintings from his country during the celebration.

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  • Tagese Shafu: "Ethiopia's participation in (Expo Dubai) promotes it as a safe, diverse and unique tourist destination, as it displays a wide range of products."


Among the flags and folkloric display boards, the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia celebrated its National Day at “Expo 2020 Dubai”, yesterday, in the presence of a remarkable presence of the Ethiopian community in the UAE.

The ceremony in Al Wasl Square witnessed performances of the Ethiopian National Theater from all parts of it, including the Oromo, Amhara, Guraghi, Tigray, and the southern region.

The attendees from the Ethiopian community interacted with dances and music, and waved the flag of their country, adding an atmosphere of joy to the celebration.

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, Commissioner-General of "Expo 2020 Dubai", welcomed the Speaker of the Ethiopian House of Representatives, Tagesi Shafu, and his accompanying delegation upon their arrival at the site of the international event.

Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak said: "Ethiopia's participation in (Expo Dubai) tells the story of a nation considered the cradle of humanity, and its pavilion invites visitors to learn about its culture, values ​​and traditions, while reviewing its development of its natural resources in an innovative way, and its successes in the fields of manufacturing and manufacturing industries, as well as On the digital economy.

He added: “The relations between the UAE and Ethiopia have witnessed a great prosperity over the years, as Ethiopia is an important strategic partner of the UAE in the fields of trade and investment in East Africa.

We look forward to expanding our cooperation in the economic, trade and development fields, in order to achieve our common goals.”

For his part, the Speaker of the Ethiopian House of Representatives, Tagesi Shafu, said: "Ethiopia's participation in (Expo Dubai) promotes it as a safe, diverse and unique tourist destination, as it displays a wide range of export products offered by the state to the world, as well as providing untapped investment opportunities in the country." .

He added, “Ethiopia and the UAE have a long history of prosperous relations.

At present, we have close cooperation with the UAE in many bilateral fields, including development, cooperation, trade and investment, among others.”

Shavo continued, "The UAE continues to play its role as a very important development partner for Ethiopia, as the value of trade is estimated at about one billion dollars. We also cooperate in addressing illegal immigration and human trafficking together, and we signed a memorandum of understanding to address the issue of illegal employment and protect the rights of Ethiopian workers."

Ethiopia's pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, under the slogan "The Land of Origins and Opportunities", attracts visitors and provides unique and influential insights about Ethiopia, its cultures and the opportunities it offers, as well as highlighting the role Addis Ababa plays as a vital center that leads and facilitates interconnection and communication between Africa and the world. .

3 million year old creature

Visitors to the Ethiopian pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai can meet Lucy, a fossil whose DNA examination shows that it dates back to an organism that lived on planet Earth approximately 3.2 million years ago, in addition to the ability of visitors to enjoy the lush landscapes, as well as Hospitality with aromatic coffee, served in a special ritual of this country.

• The Ethiopia Pavilion offers influential insights into his country, its cultures, and the opportunities it offers.