American Center’s Cultural Quiz

The American Center’s monthly Cultural Quiz was held on Saturday, June 17, 2017 with the theme of “Flag Day”. Fifteen participants joined us for a fun and educational day.  Join us for the next American cultural quiz in July. “Our flag carries American ideas, American history, and American feelings,” Henry Ward Beecher declared in 1861 ...
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Paper Airplane Day at the American Center

On Saturday, May 27, 10-to-13-year-old students had a chance to learn how real airplanes fly and the critical role of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) education in building airplanes. After presentations from guest speakers, the students had the opportunity to build their own paper airplanes and compete to win educational materials. Later in the ...
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Earth Day 2017 at the American Center

The American Center celebrated Earth Day by inviting visitors to an all-day information exposition with video presentations on climate change, sustainable energy and wild life conservation. Visitors were also given free seedlings to plant along with demonstrations and instructions on how to plant a tree. Dozens of visitors also took part in the Center’s Environmental ...
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Celebration of 30,000 Likes on U.S. Embassy Facebook Page

On February 4, the Public Affairs Section hosted a day-long celebration at the American Center, in recognition of reaching 30,000 Likes on the U.S. Embassy’s Facebook Page. Public Affairs staff conducted mini-seminars on how to use the various features of Facebook. Chief of Mission Natalie E. Brown lead a cake-cutting ceremony to add extra fun ...
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American Center Celebrates Black History Month

On February 1, the American Center kicked off its month-long series of special events to celebrate African American History Month. On Wednesday, February 1, the PAO took part in a discussion and Q & A session, after guests watched the first part of Henry Louis Gates’ documentary “Black American Since MLK.” On Thursday, February 2, American Center ...
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End of Year Coffee Break

Embassy Asmara staff got together for mission-wide coffee break – complete with coffee ceremony — to bid farewell to 2016 and to wish each other a wonderful 2017. For the holiday occasion, Chief of Mission Brown, Office Manager Pam and her husband, Facilities Officer Craig, wore traditional dresses.
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“Our Ocean” Art Contest

On August 30th, more than one hundred local Eritrean artists, their friends and families attended an exhibition of the artisits’ works at the American Center. The art works were created to bring attention to the themes of the East Africian Our Ocean Campaign. The campaign is intended to draw attention to the issues of marine ...
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Summer English Workshop Closing Ceremony

On August 18th, U.S. Acting Chargé d’Affaires Eric Whitaker welcomed the parents and family members of the students who participated in the American Center’s five week-long Children’s Summer English Workshop, to the Closing Ceremony. Sixty Eritrean 6th and 7th graders, who attend 11 different grade schools during the normal school year participated in this special ...
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