Mr. Francis Mensah, esteemed former president of the Liberian Swedish Association (LSA), marked a significant milestone as he celebrated his 50th birthday in grand style on December 29, 2019, in Älvsjö, Stockholm. The event garnered widespread attention and was graced by distinguished delegates from various communities, including Liberian, Kenyan, Swedish, and others across Sweden.
The ambiance of the party hall was nothing short of spectacular, adorned with elegant gold and black décor that set the perfect tone for the festivities. Guests were treated to a sumptuous spread of delectable cuisine, accompanied by a delightful array of beverages to suit every palate. The DJ curated a playlist of timeless classics from the 80s, infusing the celebration with nostalgia and joy.
During the heartfelt celebration, the new leadership of LSA, led by Mr. David Ford, along with members of the Liberian community, expressed profound gratitude to Mr. Mensah and his wife, Mrs. Jackie Mensah, for their unwavering commitment and selfless service to the Liberian community in Sweden. The touching sentiments extended beyond borders, as representatives from the Kenyan community also conveyed their heartfelt birthday wishes and admiration for Mr. Mensah's dedication to his family and their community.
In a poignant moment, Mr. Mensah took the opportunity to reflect on his journey in Sweden, expressing heartfelt appreciation to all attendees for their overwhelming support and words of encouragement. He expressed gratitude to his wife and her family, as well as the women of the Kenyan community, for their steadfast support and acceptance, embracing him as a beloved member of their community.
The celebration was a testament to Mr. Mensah's profound impact and enduring legacy within the Liberian and Kenyan communities alike. As he enters this new chapter of life, surrounded by love, admiration, and support, we join together to wish Mr. Francis Mensah a joyous 50th birthday and many more years of happiness, prosperity, and fulfillment.
Below are some pictures from the party.