Apart all the festivities that have been going on in this last week, today is Eritrea national reading day. Globally the National Reading Day is known as a day to celebrate literacy. Annual Reading Day was held at expo grounds in March 2013. It started on the 22nd and in went on for a consecutive ten days. At the occasion exhibitions and people of all ages were involved.
As my college beautifully explained how May 1st was celebrated here in Eritrea I felt I should write a bit about the origins and tradition of the International Workers Day. The International Workers Day also known as May 1st is an annualholiday to celebrate the achievements of workers. Labor Day has its origins in the labor union movement, specifically the eight-hour day movement, which advocated eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest.
Eritrea is beautifully located at the highest landmass of the African continent. As a result the highlands of Eritrea have ameliorating climate conditions. Resulting from these climatic conditions at higher altitudes we find vegetative cover and fertile soils which are suitable for agricultural purposes. Our country is mostly known for its well-combined weather: in Eritrea it can never be too hot or too cold, and this gives a lot of visitors a pleasant stay and for most of us it gives us a peaceful state of mind.
“Marriage is the union of two different surnames, in friendship and in love, in order to continue the posterity of the former sages, and to furnish those who shall preside at the sacrifices to heaven and earth, at those in the ancestral temple, and at those at the altars to the spirits of the land and grain.”
April Fools' Day, sometimes called All Fools' Day, is one of the most light-hearted days of the year. Its origins are uncertain. Some see it as a celebration related to the turn of the seasons, while others believe it stems from the adoption of a new calendar.
Who says cartoon movies are only made for kids? I strongly refuse to give up on the Simpsons and the adventures of Tom and Jerry, or Avatar just because they are animated flicks. As much as they entertain children am sure thousands if not millions of grown up people around the world enjoy watching mythical animated movies.