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Poet Laureate Tsegaye Gabre-Medhin's 75th Birthday Anniversa

Posted: 25 Aug 2011 08:41
by ኦሽንoc
Poet Laureate Tsegaye Gabre-Medhin's 75th Birthday Anniversary [hr][/hr]
[left]Family and friends of the late Tsegaye Gabre-Medhin (17th August 1936 – 25th February 2006) are celebrating the 75th birthday anniversary of his life and works.
Author of around 34 plays in Amharic and about 10 plays in English, along with several volumes of poetry Tsegaye is widely recognized as among Ethiopia's most prolific and acclaimed writers.
As part of an ongoing effort to keep his literary legacy alive, family and friends of Tsegaye are organizing a year-long series of events in Addis Ababa and Washington DC

You are invited to attend![/left]

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Washington DC
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26 August 2011, 6:30pm:
Book launching & Performance of excerpts:
Tayitu Cultural Center

Admission: Free

Where: Unification Church
1610 Columbia Road, NW
Washington DC
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Historical Plays of Tsegaye Gabre-Medhin (in Amharic) Petros at that Hour • Zera'y in Rome's Square • Tewodros • Menelik (Addis Ababa University Press, 2011)
[/blockquote] The official biography of Tsegaye Gabre-Medhin:
[blockquote]Soaring on Winged Verse: The Life of Ethiopian Poet-Playwright Tsegaye Gabre-Medhin By Fasil Yitbarek (Tsehai Publishers, 2011)
December 2011 – Book launching (biography in English), Washington D.C.
August 2012 – Book launching (biography in Amharic), Addis Ababa
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For more information, please contact: tsegayegm75@gmail.com

info source: Blengrafix.com