Ethiopians Marking 128th Anniversary of Victory of Adwa

The 128th anniversary of the victory of Adwa is being celebrated with various events across Ethiopia.

The anniversary is particularly celebrated in the capital Addis Ababa colorfully at the newly built Adwa Victory Memorial with military parade, artistic events and other programs.

The Adwa victory refers to the Battle of Adwa, a significant military confrontation between Ethiopia and Italy that took place on 1st March 1896.

The battle had resulted in a decisive victory for Ethiopia and is considered a historic event and a symbol of African resistance against European colonialism, it was indicated.

This year, necessary preparations have been made to celebrate the Adwa victory commemoration, which is mainly coordinated by the Ethiopian National Defense Force (ENDF) with a great national movement.

The anniversary is also being celebrated in all regional states, city administrations, institutions, embassies and consulates all over the world.

Source: Ethiopian News Agency