Tue, 04 Jun 2019 13:24 - Updated Tue, 04 Jun 2019 13:23
Angola seeks support to rebuild historical Mbanza Kongo site
Luanda - Angola’s Culture minister, Carolina Cerqueira, requested on Monday in France financial support to rebuild the ruins of the Mbanza Kongo City’s old cathedral, dubbed Nkulumbimbi, so as to enable studies and archaeological excavations to continue.
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Mbanza Kongo: Nkulumbimbi ruins
The Angolan official, who was addressing the opening ceremony of UNESCO-AFRICA Forum taking place in Paris, said the management of Mbanza Kongo’s historical site deserves a special attention so that it can leverage the development of the local people.
According to the minister, some actions can set the trend for the cooperation and quest for financing with UNESCO and China.
Mbanza Kongo City, located in the north region of Angola, was declared a World Heritage Site on 08 July of the year 2017 by UNESCO.
- 03/06/2019 11:34:31
Luanda - A delegation of the Ministry of Culture, led by the minister Carolina Cerqueira, will participate in the Unesco-Africa / China Forum to be held in in Paris (France), from 3 to 4 June.
- 27/05/2019 11:08:23
Luanda - The multi-sectoral commission, which along with UNESCO has prepared the conditions for the holding of the Pan-African Forum for Culture of Peace, Biennale of Luanda, and implementation of the training on doctor degree, gathered Friday to assess the actions undertaken so far.
- 27/05/2019 10:41:30
Luanda - The program of actions of the cultural sector including in the National Development Plan 2018-2022 will be analyzed during the extended consultative council of the Ministry of Culture to take place in the town of Caxito, Bengo province from 27 to 28 May.