Angola: Release of Book Mobilises Angolans in Lisbon

Lisbon — Diplomats from Angola, S. Tome, Mozambique, Ethiopia and Cuba, artists, students, journalists, children, among others, attended Thursday in Lisbon, Portugal, the releasing act of 100-page book entitled "O Coelho Conselheiro, Matreiro e Outros Contos Que Eu Te Conto" by the Angolan writer Isabel Ferreira.

The audience, mostly from Angola, filled the art gallery of the Angolan Troufa Real, which recorded the representation of excerpts of the work by the GRIOT actors, Daniel Martinho, Matamba Joaquim and Geovani Lourenço.

The Consulate of Angola in Portugal is acquiring the copies of the work to offer the children at the Christmas party in this European country.

The writer, who would not disclose the number of copies sold at Thursday session, said that the sale went beyond her expectations.

With 100 pages and published by Kujiza Kuami publisher, the book, with an educational character, highlights love and tradition of Angolan ancestors, valuing the role of grandparents in training adolescents.

Isabel Vicente Ferreira, a member of the Angolan Writers Union, was born in Luanda.

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