Luanda — The Angolan writer Abreu Paxe said on Friday in Luanda that Queen Nzinga Mbandi represents the women's strength in Angola, Africa and world, having into account her historic references.
Abreu Paxe said so to Angop, under the international coloquium on Queen Nzinga Mbandi, held on Friday.
He said that the Queen's background in Ndongo Kingdom emphasis goes on her intervention in political, diplomatic, cultural and military field in the defence of her people, as well as values of the mankind.
According to him, Queen Nzinga Mbandi continues to be a mythological representation at the level of the African diasporas, such as in Brazil that her deeds are strongly studied.
The event counted on the intervention of national and foreign intellectuals that have been conducting studies on Queen Nzinga Mbandi, as well as students willing to learn about the history of the country.
The colloquim was promoted by Unesco, with the support of the Ministry of Culture and Semba Comunicação, aimed to celebrate the Angolan Women's Day, marked on 2 March.