This is an Eritrean folk song. People use this song to express political sentiments or personal feelings.

Notes

Hashewie is Pronounced: Huh-Show-E-Ay.

We would love to learn more about this song. If anyone could provide the full lyrics in Tigrinya (preferably with a translation) and give any other info about the song, please email me.

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This song is used for Kwanzaa.

You can find a song based on the original folk song here with lyrics by Hidaat Ephrem and you can listen to that version here.

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Here's a version that's half in English…

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