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El Salvadorian Flag Raising Ceremony

September 17, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm

El Salvadorian Flag Raising. Blue background with horizontal white stripe near top

The City of Jersey City, Mayor Steven M. Fulop, the Jersey City Municipal Council and the Office of Cultural Affairs were proud and honored to recognize the Consulado de El Salvador en New Jersey and the Salvadorian Leadership United on the 199th Anniversary of El Salvador’s Independence during the Flag Raising ceremony on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at the City Hall Balcony. The American National Anthem was played first followed by the national anthem of El Salvador. The Salvadorian American community will proudly fly the flags of the United States and El Salvador high above City Hall in recognition of the cherished cultural and ethnic diversity of our community. It is also a reaffirmation of the long friendship built on common values and an abiding love for freedom.

El Saladorian Flag Raising. 4 people are picture holding the flag of El Salvador. Flag has horizontal stripe of Blue, then white then blue. Crest is in center of white.

The Consulate representatives are from Left to Right –
Consul General Ariel Valle, Consulate of El Salvador in New Jersey & Delaware
Council President Joyce Watterman, Jersey City Municipal Council
Consul Walter Antonio Gonzalez Castaneda, Consulate of El Salvador in New Jersey & Delaware
Mr. Tony Villalobos, President of Salvadorian Leadership United

To view the flag raising on YouTube, CLICK HERE

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September 17, 2020
1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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