Angola Celebrates National Hero's Day

The country marked commemorations of the National Hero's Day with poems, music and literature by the first president, late António Agostinho Neto.

Recently re-elected President of Angola’ Jose Eduardo dos Santos during campaigns (file photo).

  • Angola:  Book On Neto's Life Available for Scholars and Researchers in Brazil

    Angola Press Agency, 23 September 2012

    The book on the life and deeds of Agostinho Neto and the Liberation of Angola 1949/1974 - PIDE/DGS Archives is available for scholars and researchers in the library of the cultural ... read more »

  • Angola:  Writer Speaks of Life, Deeds of Agostinho Neto

    Angola Press Agency, 23 September 2012

    The writer António Gonçalves Sunday in Luanda spoke of the life and deeds of the first and late president and founder of the Angolan Nation, António Agostinho ... read more »

  • Angola:  Dadaismo Theatre Group Stage 'Misterio Do Casamento'

    Angola Press Agency, 21 September 2012

    The Dadaismo theatre group will exhibit on September 29-30, its play entitled "Misterio do Casamento", as part of the celebrations of the National Hero's Day, in the auditorium of ... read more »

  • Angola:  Ambassador to Zimbabwe Highlights Life, Deeds of Agostinho Neto

    Angola Press Agency, 21 September 2012

    The Angolan ambassador to Zimbabwe, Pedro Hendrik Vaal Neto, Thursday in Harare hihglighted the life and deeds of the country's first president, the late António Agostinho ... read more »

  • Angola:  Belgian Professor Highlights Qualities of Agostinho Neto

    Angola Press Agency, 20 September 2012

    The professor at the Université Libre de Bruxells (ULB), Paulette Pierso Mathy, said in Brussels that president Agostinho Neto was an intellectual totally dedicated to the ... read more »

  • Angola:  CPLP Official Highlights Agostinho Neto Figure

    Angola Press Agency, 19 September 2012

    The new Executive Secretary of the Portuguese Speaking Countries Community (CPLP), the Mozambican Murade Isaac Murargy praised the figure of the first Angolan President Agostinho ... read more »

  • Angola:  Ambassador Highlights Agostinho Neto's Commitment to Independence

    Angola Press Agency, 19 September 2012

    The Angolan ambassador to Belgium, Elizabeth Simbrão stressed the decisive engagement of the first president of Angola, Agostinho Neto, in the struggle against Portuguese ... read more »

  • Angola:  Angolans Mark National Hero's Day in Zimbabwe

    Angola Press Agency, 19 September 2012

    The Angolan community residing in Zimbabwe is actively participating in the sport activities aimed to celebrate the National Hero's Day, an initiative of the Angolan embassy. read more »

  • Angola:  Escola Do Zangado Team Mark National Hero's Day

    Angola Press Agency, 18 September 2012

    Académica Social Escola do Zangado (ASEZ) organised last Sunday, in Luanda, a football match that gathered all of the team's veteran players, aimed at marking the National ... read more »

  • Angola:  Agostinho Neto's Legacy Is Being Fulfilled - Official

    Angola Press Agency, 18 September 2012

    The deputy governor of northern Cabinda province for Business Affairs, Macário Lembe, said Monday here that the legacy of Agostinho Neto, when he said "the most important is ... read more »

  • Angola:  Nation's Embassy Presents Book On Agostinho Neto

    Angola Press Agency, 18 September 2012

    The book on "Agostinho Neto e a libertaçao de Angola, 1949-1974, Arquivos da PIDE-DGS" was presented on Monday at Roma Sapienza University , as part of the celebrations of ... read more »

  • Angola:  Nzeto District Hosts Provincial National Hero's Day Main Event

    Angola Press Agency, 17 September 2012

    Nzeto district is hosting this Monday the main event of the National Hero's Day of the northern Zaire province, being marked on September 17. read more »

  • Angola:  Angolans Mark National Hero's Day

    Angola Press Agency, 17 September 2012

    Angolans are marking this Monday the National Hero's Day, in homage to the country's first president, the late Dr António Agostinho Neto, who was born on 17 September 1922. read more »

  • Angola:  MPLA Hails Neto's Patriotic and Humanist Qualities

    Angola Press Agency, 17 September 2012

    The ruling MPLA party highlighted on Monday the spirit of convinced patriot, extraordinary politician, man of letters, humanist and statesman of recognized qualities of the first ... read more »

  • Angola:  Governor Highlights Agostinho Neto's Figure

    Angola Press Agency, 16 September 2012

    The governor of Huambo Province, Fernando Faustino Muteka, hás highlighted the figure of Angola's first president, António Agostinho Neto, for his extraordinary ... read more »

  • Angola:  Literary Work On Agostinho Neto Marks National Hero's Day

    Angola Press Agency, 15 September 2012

    The presentation of the literary work on the life and work of Agostinho Neto, to happen on Sunday at the amphitheatre of the Polytechnic High School of Namibe, shall be the main ... read more »

  • Angola:  National Hero's Day Marked On Monday

    Angola Press Agency, 16 September 2012

    Angolans are marking on Monday the National Hero's Day, in homage to the country's first president, the late Dr António Agostinho Neto, who was born on 17 September 1922. read more »

  • Angola:  Agostinho Neto Bequeaths Sovereign People

    Angola Press Agency, 15 September 2012

    The first President of the Republic of Angola, António Agostinho Neto, bequeathed to the country a sovereign, free and independent people, who he led to human fraternity, ... read more »

  • Angola:  Youth in Chibia Hails First President's Deeds

    Angola Press Agency, 14 September 2012

    Youth in Chibia Municipality, southern Huila province, highlighted the deeds of the first Angolan President, António Agostinho Neto, as founding father of the Nation, ... read more »

  • Angola:  Launching of Literary Work Marks National Hero Activities

    Angola Press Agency, 13 September 2012

    The launching of the book entitled "Agostinho Neto and the Liberation of Angola, 1949-1974, archives of PIDE DGS", in Malanje City is marking the celebrations of the 90th ... read more »

  • Angola:  Lecture Marks National Hero's Day Celebrations in Huila Province

    Angola Press Agency, 13 September 2012

    A lecture with the theme "The Life and Work of Agostinho Neto" marked last Wednesday, in the southern Huila Province, the opening of the celebrations of the National Hero's Day, to ... read more »

  • Angola:  National Hero Day Marked With Talks in Kuando-Kubango

    Angola Press Agency, 13 September 2012

    The commemorations of the 90th birth anniversary of the National Hero, António Agostinho Neto, in Kuando-Kubango, are being marked with a cycle of talks about his works and ... read more »