Delegation of the European Union
to the United Nations - New York

EUROPE DAY 2020 in GUINEA-BISSAU

11/05/2020 - 13:14
News stories

EUROPE DAY 2020 celebrations in BISSAU

EUROPEDAY2020

 

  • EU Ambassador Sónia Neto's message and interpretation of the Ode to Joy by the voices of Katia Guerreiro and Eneida Marta.

Building bridges is also part of the European spirit, and so the Delegation of the European Union to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau decided to translate the essence of the European Anthem joining two inspiring voices, one European and the other from Guinea-Bissau.

On May 9th Katia Guerreiro and Eneida Marta will enter your homes to sing together the Ode to Joy, to the sound of the Portuguese guitar and the Kora , played by the Portuguese musicians Luís Guerreiro, André Ramos, Francisco Gaspar and the Bissau-Guinean Juca Delgado.

The video, including the speech of the EU Ambassador, Sónia Neto, and the interpretation of the Ode to Joy by the two singers, will be published on May 9th on the EU Delegation media channels (Facebook https://www.facebook.com/delegacaouebissau  and website https://eeas.europa.eu/delegations/guinea-bissau_pt); it has also been broadcast on the TV channels RTP África (22h20 Bissau time) and Televisão da Guiné-Bissau (13h30 and 20h30 Bissau Time) as well as on local radios.

  • The full video can be found here:

EUD Facebook Page:

EUD You Tube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W9G7oLK3BBg

 

  • Visit of the EU and Spanish Ambassadors to the National Hospital Simão Mendes

"Today we celebrate Europe in its highest expression: that of Solidarity, the cardinal principle of a united Europe" said the EU Ambassador to the Republic of Guinea-Bissau, Sónia Neto

The European Union Ambassador, Sónia Neto, decided to celebrate Europe Day visiting Simão Mendes National Hospital and the Comura Hospital, honouring Guinean and European health professionals, who do not save efforts, but strengthen their commitment to ensure that they do everything in their power to save all possible lives and who are titanically on the front line fighting Coronavirus-19.

The Spanish Ambassador, Marcos Rodriguez Cantero, the World Health Organization Representative, Dr. Kipela, the COES Coordinator, Dr. Dionisio Cumba, and EU partners such as IMVF Dr. Joana Cortez and AIDA Mr. Vitor Madrigal also participated in the visit.

 

  • Virtual EU Projects Fair in Guinea-Bissau  #feiraprojetosUEguinebissau

This year the traditional EU Projects Fair held every year during the Europe Day celebrations at the EU Delegation goes ONLINE! From May 9th, and throughout the whole month, on the Delegation's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/delegacaouebissau we will present every day one of the projects supported by the European Union in Guinea-Bissau.

Follow the EU Projects Fair through #feiraprojetosUEGuineBissau!