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Rwanda Makes a Big Impression at The Embassy Festival in the Netherlands

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On 2 & 3 September 2022, the Embassy of Republic of Rwanda in The Hague participated in the Embassy Festival that took place in The Hague in the Netherlands. The cultural world trip that this festival offered fits in seamlessly with the international city of The Hague. One out of three inhabitants have roots abroad, making it the city that brings the world together. The Hague is also home to most of all embassies.

The Embassy Festival showcased the cultural richness of around 60 countries at the Lange Voorhout.

The result of this was a colorful festival program with lots of dance and music: the universal language that ties us all together and the Embassy of Rwanda once again put up a special program for its visitors, including traditional dances, specialty coffee, Visit Rwanda and Made in Rwanda products were on display.

Rwanda at Embassy Festival 2022

On the 2nd of September, the Embassy participated in the Embassy Tour. People could buy a ticket which gave them the opportunity to visit 4 embassies, which included a visit to the Embassy of Rwanda. Ambassador Olivier J.P. Nduhungirehe and his team welcomed 120 guests and informed them about Rwanda, it’s history, culture, people, nature, business & investment climate, sports events, Made in Rwanda products like the leather handbags and accessories from Dokmai Rwanda, great tourism adventures while the visitors enjoyed the taste of genuine specialty coffee and food from Rwanda.

On the 3rd of September, Rwanda had found its way to the Embassy Festival for the fourth time. The Rwanda Pavilion was centrally located at the International Market where Ambassador Nduhungirehe and his team welcomed a crowd of visitors (+60,000 visitors).

Rwanda at Embassy Festival

The Ambassador and Team Rwanda were there to talk about the activities of the Embassy, the business & investment opportunities, to promote Visit Rwanda, Rwanda Coffee – A Second Sunrise and Made in Rwanda products, and of course to invite everyone for a cup of excellent Rwandan coffee served by BREWANDA.

Two companies from Rwanda exposed their Made in Rwanda products: Dokmai Rwanda (Leather handbags and accessories) and Irebe Décoration (handwoven baskets).

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