9 January 2013

Angola: Over 40 Monuments and Sites Identified in K. Kubango

Menongue — The provincial director of Culture in the south-eastern Kuando Kubango Province, Luís Paulo Vissunju, on Tuesday here said that in this region the institution has so far identified over 48 monuments and historical sites, which is a dignifying fact.

Speaking to the press, in the ambit of the commemorations of the National Culture Day (Jan. 08), the official assured that in Kuando Kubango there are still many historical sites to classify.

As regards the valorisation of local customs and habits, Luís Paulo Vissunju recognised that the introduction of the Ngangela language in the education system is one of the main gains in the struggle for the preservation of the region's cultural identity.

He also mentioned the theatre movement in the region, stressing that many agents in this field have been doing their best to include aspects related to the region's culture in their plays, despite the difficulties they face, reason why they need to be supported by the local entrepreneurs.

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