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EFLA & LSA To Host Liberia's 2022 Independence Day Celebration in Stockholm, Sweden

Updated: Feb 22

The European Federation of Liberian Associations, in partnership with the Liberian Swedish Association (LSA), is excited to announce a collaborative celebration for Liberian Independence Day in Stockholm, Sweden. This special event will span three days, from Friday, July 29 to Sunday, July 31, 2022.

This joint celebration aims to unite Liberians from across Europe in Stockholm, providing an opportunity for networking and enjoying fantastic entertainment hosted by the LSA. It promises to be a vibrant and memorable occasion for all attendees.

Liberia's Vice President, Chief Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor

As per the arrangements, notable government dignitaries from Liberia are anticipated to attend and honor the occasion. Among them, Liberia's Vice President, Chief Dr. Jewel Howard-Taylor, and the Finance Minister, Mr. Samuel Tweah, will be present to deliver keynote speeches addressing significant matters concerning Liberia and the Liberian diaspora. These officials will also engage with Liberians on a personal level, addressing concerns and fostering dialogue about issues affecting Liberians residing in Europe.

Liberia's Finance Ministry, Mr. Samuel Tweah

The schedule for the upcoming event is as follows:

  • FRIDAY, July 29th, 2022:

Football Match - 4 p.m. – 6 p.m: Liberia European Base All-Stars vs. Sierra Leone European Base All-Stars

EFLA's Annual General Assembly (AGA) - 8 p.m.- 10.00 p.m., followed by a Meet & Greet event.

  • SATURDAY - July 30th, 2022

Official 175th Independence Day Indoor commemoration - 8.00 p.m.-9.30 p.m. This section will include a Panel Discussion on SGBV and keynote addresses by H. E. Chief Dr. Jewel Howard Taylor & Hon. Samuel D. Tweah, Jr.

EFLA Initiatives Partnership Drive - 9.30 p.m.-10.30 p.m.

Independence Day Ball featuring Liberian musical and cultural artists from across Europe - 10.30 p.m. – 02.00 a.m.

  • SUNDAY, July 31st, 2022

Grill and Barbeque to conclude the festivities - 2.00 p.m. – 7 p.m.

The leadership of both organizations, EFLA and LSA, warmly invite Liberians across Europe and beyond to join us in Stockholm, Sweden for this special event celebrating MAMA Liberia!


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