Australia Western Sahara Association (AWSA) celebrates the Saharawi national day 2009 in Melbourne
AWSA organised on Sunday 1 March in Alphington park in Melbourne a public event to mark the 33rd anniversary of the proclamation of the Saharawi Republic.
Georgia Vlassopoulos, chair of AWSA (Victoria) welcomed all those who attended the event to celebrate the Saharawi National Day (….continued)
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and said “The Saharawis have used their exile constructively and built a democratic state which could transfer to government of their country. Let’s hope that this chance will come sooner rather than later”.
The Polisario Representative, Kamal Fadel thanked all those who attended the event on behalf of the Saharawi people.
The event was attended by many members of AWSA and their families as well as the Polisario Representative in Australia.
A barbecue was provided and a Saharawi tea ceremony was performed.
The event was filmed by Chanel 31 Television and will be broadcast next week.
Australia Western Sahara Association (AWSA) was set up to raise awareness and promote the Saharawi cause in Australia, and to campaign for a free and fair referendum on self-determination for the Saharawi people.