Underwater Cultural Heritage in Eritrea

The nature of Underwater Cultural Heritage in Eritrea (around Dahlak Island and Massawa) includes ancient wrecks of modern cargo and warships, fishing boats, airplanes, floating dry docks, T-55 tanks, cars, bombs (detonated and non-detonated), and different armaments. Eritrea’s maritime environment is rich both in marine biodiversity and underwater cultural heritages. Due to its strategic location, […]

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The Eritrean Cultural Heritage: Facts and Projects

Italian and Eritrean scholars held academic meeting to exchange experiences, share research findings, and refine research projects about the preservation of Eritrean cultural heritage BY DR. SALEH MOHAMUD IDRIS | SHABAIT From 12 to 13 December 2017, the University of Naples “L’Orientale” in Italy organized a two-day workshop that brought Eritrean and Italian scholars together […]

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Asmara Art Deco Exhibition Held in Nairobi

BY EMBASSY MEDIA Asmara art deco organizers Mr. Christophe and Dr. Conrad, the Arbate Asmara group, staged an exhibition depicting Asmara’s historic and art deco buildings at the grounds of the United Nations Office in Nairobi in collaboration with UNON and the Eritrean Embassy on Monday, April 3rd 2017. Diplomats, UN officials and Eritreans living in Kenya […]

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Eritrea’s History is as old as Humanity!

By Tsegai Medin, The most monotonous subject we often hear in relation to Eritrea is, “Eritrea is a new country”. What makes the country new? Physically, it is relatively small by African standards but larger than, for example, Djibouti, Monaco, the Vatican-city, Malta, Seychelles and is the same size as Pennsylvania and/or England. Historically, Eritrea […]

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