Thu, 23 May 2019 12:17 - Updated Thu, 23 May 2019 12:20
Angola and DR Congo analyze FestiKongo 2019
Luanda - The Angolan Ministry of Culture and the Embassy of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have analyzed on Tuesday, in Luanda, issues related to the first edition of Kongo International Festival (FestiKongo 2019) taking place from 5 to 8 July, in the town of Mbanza Kongo.
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During a meeting with the Secretary of State for Culture, Maria da Piedade de Jesus, the first Counselor of the DRC embassy in Angola, Ngalusay Mfidi Thomas, received information on the steps taken to hold the event, which will bring together the culture of Angola, Gabon, DRC and Congo Brazzaville.
FestiKongo 2019 expect activities such as book, crafts and gastronomy fairs, cultural atelier, exhibitions, shows, workshops, fashion shows among others.
On the occasion, the DRC diplomat considered the classification of the Historic Center of Mbanza Kongo as a world heritage site "a great reward" and confirmed the presence of his country in the event.
The Ministry of Culture (Mincult) is committed to transforming the Historical Center of Mbanza Kongo, former capital of the Kingdom of Kongo, into a cultural tourist center.
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- 22/05/2019 16:06:04
Luanda - Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) Tuesday in Luanda analysed issues related to the 1st Edition of the Kongo International Festival (FestiKongo 2019), scheduled for 5- 8 July in the capital of the northern Zaire province, Mbanza Kongo.
- 18/05/2019 11:59:29
Luanda - The Minister of Culture, Carolina Cerqueira, launched this Friday at the Luanda International Airport to launch the campaign to promote the Historic Center of Mbanza Kongo, registered in 2017 as a World Heritage Site.
- 17/05/2019 16:51:00
Luanda - The Minister of Culture, Carolina Cerqueira, Friday at the Luanda International Airport launched the campaign to promote the Historic Center of Mbanza Kongo, registered in 2017 as World Heritage of Humanity, in the framework of the FestiKongo that takes place from 05 to 08 July in the province of Zaire.