Ethiopian Cultural Event Held in Japan’s Machida city

ADDIS ABABA – An Ethiopian cultural promotion and appreciation event was held in Machida city, located in Kanagawa Prefecture of Japan.

The event was hosted by Frehiwot Birhane, an Ethiopian entrepreneur in Japan, and Naoyuki Tomoi, an Ethiopian product importer and member of the Ethiopian Association of Japan.

Ethiopian food and drinks, including famous Ethiopian coffee, were served at the event, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Former Japanese Ambassador to Ethiopia, Daisuke Matsunaga, and former member of the House of Representatives of Japan, Fukuyo Nakamuri, were among the attendants.

On the occasion, Ethiopia’s Ambassador to Japan, Tefera Derbew commended the organizers of the event attended by Ethiopian residents and friends of Ethiopia.

The Ambassador also congratulated the participants on the successful third round of filling of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam, and briefed them on the GERD’s electrification and regional integration role.

He thanked all who contributed materially and morally to the completion of the third filling and the start of operation of the second turbine.

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