Singer "Tchinina" honored at African women's song festival

  • Pormenor de um largo na cidade do Huambo
Huambo – The Singer Teresa da Cruz Mangenge, whose artistic name is "Tchinina", was honored on Tuesday, at the first Africa Women's Song Festival, held in Huambo, for her contribution in the development of local music.

With over 50 years of professional career, "Tchinina '' is regarded as the first woman who, in the colonial era, made her melody heard in the national language Umbundu, in Angola and abroad.

The event, an initiative of the collective of arts "Voices of Africa", in partnership with the offices of Culture, Tourism, Youth and Sports and Social Action, Family and Gender Equality, was part of the commemorations of African Women's Day, marked on July 31.

On the occasion, the governor of Huambo province, Lotti Nolika, highlighted the artistic career of "Tchinina", which allowed the development and internationalization of the Central Plateau music, sung in national language Umbundu.

 

 

With over 50 years of professional career, "Tchinina '' is regarded as the first woman who, in the colonial era, made her melody heard in the national language Umbundu, in Angola and abroad.

The event, an initiative of the collective of arts "Voices of Africa", in partnership with the offices of Culture, Tourism, Youth and Sports and Social Action, Family and Gender Equality, was part of the commemorations of African Women's Day, marked on July 31.

On the occasion, the governor of Huambo province, Lotti Nolika, highlighted the artistic career of "Tchinina", which allowed the development and internationalization of the Central Plateau music, sung in national language Umbundu.