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Wed, 08 Aug 2018 17:58 - Updated Wed, 08 Aug 2018 17:57

Historian defends research to promote cultural diversity

Ondjiva - Angolan historian Atanásio Ndafimana Wednesday in the city of Ondjiva, Cunene province, advocated the need for academics and cultural agents to carry out more research initiatives, gathering information and other data to promote the region's cultural diversity.

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Atanásio Ndafimana - Historian

Photo: José Cachiva

Speaking to Angop, referring to the cultural diversity of the region, the expert said that this research work contributes to the dissemination, promotion and preservation of the values, habits and customs of the circumscription.

As in other provinces of the country, he suggested that Cunene should also organize cultural fairs for exhibition, sale and dissemination of handicrafts, typical costumes, local gastronomy, dances, folk music, among other arts.

According to the historian, the province of Cunene has a vast cultural mosaic, characterized by the diversity of ethnic groups that preserve their traditional values.

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