By Zozimuz

Jambo is Africa Day’s official welcome zone where members of Irish Aid will be welcoming all visitors.

This year there are seven African Embassies who will all have individual display areas for you to visit.

  • The Embassy of the Arab Republic of Egypt will display literature and crafts that highlight Egypt’s history and creativity.
  • The Embassy of the Federal Republic of Ethiopia will have an exhibition on Ethiopian products, culture and tourism.
  • The Embassy of the Republic of Kenya will be have an interactive stall with officials from the Embassy discussing various aspects of Kenya, ranging from its rich culture and education programmes to its investment opportunities.
  • The Embassy of the Kingdom of Lesotho will feature a myriad of traditional and cultural items, which represent the uniqueness and beautiful of Lesotho. These items will include the ‘Mokorotlo Hat’ which is the national emblem of Lesotho.Embassies.
  • The Embassy of the Kingdom of Morocco will exhibit Moroccan crafts and traditional Moroccan dresses and will have an array of information on Morocco available.
  • The Nigerian Embassy will showcase artefacts that are peculiar to Nigerians, including traditional fabrics. They will have staff on hand to engage and inform visitors about all that Nigeria has to offer.
  • The Embassy of South Africa will feature South African art and crafts, alongside brouchures about the country, The stall will be decorated with flags and a scene of Cape Town. The Embassy of South African will also have two additional exhibitions at Africa Day.