San Jose to Celebrate 31st Annual Event with Ethiopian Flag Raising Ceremony

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06/02/2014, 9:30am PDT
By Redeat Bayleyegn

ESFNA will participate in the 10th Annual Ethiopian Flag Raising Ceremony.

The Ethiopian Sports Federation in North America (ESFNA) is finalizing its preparation to celebrate its 31st Annual Soccer Tournament in San Jose, California from June 29 to July 5, 2014.In addition to the soccer tournament, multiple cultural and societal events are planned during the seven day Ethiopian extravaganza.It is with great pleasure and enthusiasm that ESFNA announces its participation and partnership with the Ethiopian-American Council in the 10th Annual Ethiopian Heritage Flag Raising Ceremony over the City Hall of San Jose, California. The flag raising ceremony will be attended by San Jose City officials, ESFNA’s invited guests of honor, celebrities and members of the community. As ESFNA has done back in 2010, the Federation’s Executive Committee, Board of Directors and players will be represented at the occasion.
Every year, the City of San Jose holds the Ethiopian Heritage Flag Raising Day in appreciation and celebration of Ethiopia’s and Ethiopians’ contribution to its city and across the world. Since 2005, with the exception of 2010, the flag raising event took place around the Ethiopian New Year in September. This year, EAC along with residents of San Jose has lobbied the City to move the event to July 3, 2014 in order to coincide this important event with ESFNA’s 31st Cultural and Soccer Tournament. ESFNA is thankful and appreciative of this acknowledgement.
200 East Santa Clara St
San Jose, CA  95113

Date & Time:
Thursday July 3, 2014 @ 4:00 PM
For more information and additional events for the week, please visit the EAC official website.
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