Role of Musical Songs in the Independence Struggle of Eritrean People
International Journal of Human Development and Information System, Vol. 2, No. 1&2, pp. 93-104, Serials, New Delhi, India, 2009
Posted: 17 Jan 2009 Last revised: 7 May 2015
Date Written: November 10, 2009
The song has been playing a pivotal role in present developing societies like Eritrea. Thus the music is considered as the language of a common man. The songs of Eritrea touched all feelings of life of the people and inspired them to advance the nation's construction and reconstruction process. Eritrean life is tinge of different feelings and values such as Love, Agony, Patriotism, Mercy, generosity etc. The songs are however fused Eritreans to unite and to fight against their enemy. The song should blossom and spread the fragrance of people's culture to the generations. An attempt is made in this paper to study the importance of the song and its impact on Eritrean struggle for independence and also the present border conflict situation. It provides a summary analysis of the song its evolution and progress over a long period.
Keywords: The song, Freedom Struggle, Eritrea, Culture, Conflict, Colonial period
JEL Classification: D63, D74, J12, J15, Z13
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