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Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:37 - Updated Tue, 18 Apr 2017 15:37

Minister of Culture wants more studies on religious monuments

Luanda - The Culture Minister, Carolina Cerqueira, Tuesday in Luanda, called on researchers and experts linked to the study of monumental collections to pay particular attention to monuments of religious nature because they convey religiosity and the use and customs of the Angolan people.

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Carolina Cerqueira, Minister of Culture, during a visit to Palácio de Ferro

Photo: Joaquina Bento

Carolina Cerqueira said so during a visit to the Palacio de Ferro and Casa de Cultura Brasil / Angola as part of the celebration of the 18th of April, International Day of Monuments and Sites.

According to the official, the need to study, investigate and expand these monuments, with particular attention, because the culture that is transmitted by the churches and that reflects the religiosity is fundamental for the societies.

The minister pointed out the Nossa Senhora da Muxima, Catumbela Church and Cambambe, which has the Kwanza Corridor with a huge collection of monuments and sites and which have received special attention from the Ministry of Culture and from private partners who help to classify and restore monuments in several areas.

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