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128ኛው የአድዋ ድል መታሰቢያ ክብረ በዓል

The Ethiopian Heritage Society in North America (EHSNA) is honored to host the 128th anniversary celebration of the Victory of Adwa, an emblematic event that signifies not just Ethiopian valor but also African resilience and triumph against colonialism. This momentous occasion is themed “Adwa: An African Victory,” encapsulating the spirit and the historical significance of the battle that took place on March 1, 1896, where Ethiopian forces emerged victorious against Italian troops, marking a pivotal moment in the fight against colonial expansion in Africa.

The celebration is set to take place on Saturday, March 2, 2024, at 1 pm, at the Brightwood Elementary School, located at 1300 Nicholson Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20011. This event promises to be a profound commemoration of Ethiopian heritage, culture, and the enduring legacy of the Battle of Adwa.

EHSNA is thrilled to announce that the keynote speaker for the event will be Dr. Getachew Metaferia, a distinguished scholar and an expert on Ethiopian history and politics. His insights are expected to enlighten attendees on the historical significance of the Victory of Adwa and its implications for Ethiopia, Africa, and the global community at large.

Attendees can look forward to an enriching program that celebrates Ethiopian culture, history, and unity. The event is an excellent opportunity for members of the Ethiopian diaspora and friends of Ethiopia to come together, reflect on their rich heritage, and celebrate the enduring spirit of independence that the Victory of Adwa symbolizes.

For those interested in learning more about the event or seeking additional information, EHSNA has provided a contact number: 571-572-9653. This celebration is more than just a remembrance of a historical event; it is a testament to the strength, unity, and resilience of the Ethiopian people and their significant contribution to the narrative of African independence and sovereignty.

Join EHSNA in commemorating this significant occasion, and be part of a gathering that not only honors the past but also inspires future generations to uphold the values of freedom, unity, and resilience.