19 November 2012

Angolan Dance and Gastronomy Exhibited in Zambia

Luanda — The Angolan Ballet Nacional dance group, under the invitation of the Embassy in Zambia, performed Sunday in Lusaka as part of the festivities of the 37th anniversary of Angola's national independence.

The group arrived in Lusaka last Saturday and will stay for a week in the Zambian capital to fulfil an agenda whose highlight in a series of shows.

According to the programme distributed by the director of Ballet Nacional, Domingos Nguizani, the group has prepared dances of different regions of Angola.

Besides contemporary dance, the Angolan Embassy in Zambia also promoted a show of Angolan gastronomy in one of the hotels of Lusaka. The typical dishes were cooked by chefs who left Angola for this event.

The event included a panel lectured by the deputy executive secretary of SADC, the Angolan João Caholo, who spoke of the regional integration and the importance of Lobito Corridor.

The Embassy also organised a reception at the official residence, to which were invited Zambian senior officials, diplomats and members of the Angolan community.

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