ANGOP - Angola Press News AgencyANGOP - Angola Press News Agency

Go to homepage



Home » News » Culture

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 11:22 - Updated Thu, 05 Dec 2019 11:23

Choreographer Ana Clara releases "Máscaras Cokwe" book

Luanda - A book entitled ?Máscaras Cokwe: the choreographer language of Mwana Phwo and Cihongo? by Angolan choreographer Ana Clara, will be presented on December 11 in Luanda.

Send by email

To share this news by email, fill out the information below and click Send


To report errors in the texts of articles published, fill out the information below and click Send

Angolan choreographer Ana Clara

Photo: Joaquina Bento

Edited under the seal of the Angolan Kilombelombe and Portuguese Guerra & Paz Publishers, the work, discusses the Cokwe Masks in an ethnocoreology perspective.

The book is part of a long research work in the Cokwe cultural region, focused on the performance and body language of Mwana Phwo and Cihongo dance masks.

Ana Clara is Master degree holder in Artistic Performance – Dance, and graduate in dance in education, dance, choreographer and researcher.

The author worked for the Ministry of Culture as director and consultant of national dance school for 37 years.

In recognition of her contribution to the development of arts and culture in Angola, she was awarded the National Prize for Culture and Arts (2006), the Identity Award of the National Union of Artists and Composers (1995), the Diplomas of Honor ( 2006) and Merit (2016) of the Angolan Ministry of Culture and the Diploma of Honor - UNAC Pillar of Dance (2011).

Tags Angola  

Read also
  • 29/11/2019 14:16:57

    Guinean artist displays artwork on Angola

    Luanda - An artwork entitled “Angola AIR” is currently being displayed in Angolan capital, Luanda, by the Guinean artist Nú Barreto.

  • 27/11/2019 18:27:09

    Angolan, foreign artists exhibit at Banco Económico

    Luanda - An exhibition of fine arts, with 66 works by national and foreign artists, is open since Wednesday, at the Banco Económico Gallery, in Luanda.

  • 21/11/2019 13:34:58

    Minister wants focus on creative industries

    Luanda - The minister of Culture, Marida da Piedade de Jesus, stressed last Wednesday in Paris, France, the need for more investment on Creative Industry, as a way of enhancing the Angolan art and guaranteeing the sustenance bases for the workers in this area.