Ethiopian Cultural Troupe performed in Japan
Addis Ababa, 11 December 2013 (WIC) - The annual Ethiopian music, dance and cuisine night was organized by Ethiopian in Tokyo.
The event was organized in the presence of African ambassadors, diplomats, Ethiopians, Japanese citizens. The event was aimed at promoting business, trade and investment in different cities of Japan.
Members of the Ethiopian Cultural Troupe from Ethiopian National Theater, currently touring Japan entertained the guests attending the Night.
Opening the program, Ethiopia’s special envoy and plenipotentiary to Japan, Ambassador Markos Tekle, said that the two countries relationship is at its strongest position and the annual Ethiopian Night has contributed its share to the strengthening of the relationship.
He also said that the Ethiopian cultural troupe touring Japan makes this year’s annual Ethiopian Night a special occasion in strengthening the people to people relationship of the two countries.
In addition to the Ethiopian cultural Night, the ambassador explained that business promotion programs in Nagoya and Osaka in which more than 200 business people taking part have made the Ethiopian Cultural Troupe’s tour of Japan a success.
Japanese Foreign Ministry representative, Yoshko Kjima on her part recalled the long standing relations between Ethiopia and Japan and added that such cultural exchanges greatly contribute to further strengthen the relationships between countries.
The Cultural Troupe has performed its mix of the diverse Ethiopian traditional music and dance in Tokyo, Oyama, Kawasaki, Koto, Yokohama, Osaka and Nagoya.
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