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ESFNA 2017 in Seattle, Washington

    ESFNA is delighted to announce that Seattle Mayor Ed Murray has officially proclaimed July 2 - 8, 2017 "Ethiopians' Week", in honor of ESFNA's 34th Annual Soccer Tournament & Cultural Festival, sponsored by Uber, to be held at Renton Stadium.

    Mayor Murray notes: "this week-long soccer tournament will be a way for Ethiopians to come together in order to celebrate their culture and identity, to assure the continuity of their ideals in perpetuity" and adds, "this tournament will provide a platform at which Ethiopians can come to express their humanity through sports and other cultural interactions amongst themselves and the Seattle community"

    ESFNA is truly humbled by this gesture from Mayor Murray, and is grateful to the City of Seattle for welcoming us with such open arms!

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    2017 ESFNA Town Hall Meeting

    By Zemanuel Araya 04/13/2017, 3:30am EDT

    Attention all potential vendors, local businesses, members of the media, and residents of the Greater Seattle Area:

    In preparation for the 2017 Soccer Tournament and Cultural Festival, sponsored by Uber, to be held July 2 - 8 in Seattle, Washington, ESFNA will be hosting a town hall meeting from 2 - 6 PM on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at the Red Lion Hotel & Conference Center - Seattle/Renton, located at:

    1 South Grady Way,
    Renton, WA, 98057 
    Phone: 425.226.7700

    The purpose of this town hall meeting is two-fold:

    First, it will give ESFNA the opportunity to update attendees on the objectives of the Federation, and to discuss how ESFNA and the local community can work together to ensure a successful 2017 event.

    Secondly, this town hall meeting is specifically designed to address the concerns and needs of potential vendors and members of the media. Please note that it is mandatory that any interested food vendor be in attendance at the town hall meeting in order to be approved for the 2017 event. ESFNA's Executive Committee will be on hand to clarify the policies and procedures of doing business with ESFNA.

    For any questions, please contact:

    Alem Abebe - Business Manager
    Tel: (202) 257-9791


    Samson Mulugeta - Public Relations Chairman
    Tel: (310) 384-4283


    Together we can ensure that the 2017 ESFNA Soccer Tournament and Cultural Festival is one of our best events ever.


    We look forward to seeing you there!



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