Seminar on Eritrean culture and identity


Solomon Tsehaye, director of Cultral Affairs Bureau at the Minstry of Education, is a poet, writer and cultural researcher by profession, He is also the author of the lyrics of Eritrea’s National Anthem. Solomon has recently published a book of massen melqesn,ማሰን መልቀስን, as a result of his ten year long research on Tigrinya oral poetry. He will present a brief introduction to his research and give a reading of selcted masse, ማሰ, and melqes, መልቀስ, from the book as well as selection of his own patriotic poetry.