Monthly Archives: October, 2012

Happy Ethiopian New year (2005)

Ethiopian Social Assistance Committee (ESAC)

In celebration of Ethiopian New Year, ESAC brings the first Cultural Exchange Family Day for adopted Ethiopian children and their families.

 New York, New York –

ETHIOPIAN SOCIAL ASSISTANCE COMMITTEE hosts a family day for those adoptive families who would like to learn more and about Ethiopian history and culture. ESAC will hold an event on Sunday, October 28, 2012, at 310 E. 42nd Street in New York City. 

ESAC provides a bridge for adoptive families to connect with Ethiopian community.  Its goal is to make an impact in the local Ethiopian community and make a real difference in the lives of children and their families. ESAC gives Amharic classes in the New York area for all interested individuals, from adopted Ethiopian children to their parents, to researchers and students. All who are interested in learning Ethiopian language and history are welcome.

 This interest is increasing and we are asking that you join us to share in the celebration of Ethiopian New Year. ESAC works to create awareness and to help families to connect with Ethiopian roots.   

“Let me say ‘culture is a bridge towards understanding’. Knowing each other provides us with greater opportunities for peace. Not only that, we all have a place in this world,” said Zewditu Fesseha, the Founder of ESAC. “We are seeing citizens of the diaspora and Americans using the power of their voice to shed light on their own and each other’s well-being. This family and cultural exchange day will bring us together.” 

ESAC will present Ethiopian music, food,dress and history.


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