Wednesday, May 06, 2015

Ethiopia marks Patriots Victory Day

(May 05, 2015, (Addis Ababa))--The police band parade, students wearing traditional costumes perform and patriots' sons wearing military uniforms and medals attend the celebrations of Patriots Victory Day, a national holiday marking the liberation from Italian occupation, at the Miazia 27 square in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on May 5, 2015.

President of Ethiopia Mulatu Teshome Wirtu and Ancient Ethiopian Patriots Association (AEPA) president Daniel Jote Mesfin deliver speeches during the celebrations. Patriots Victory Day commemorates those who died during the Italian occupation and honors veterans of the resistance movement.

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