Angola, Germany Exchange Experience in Museum Area

Luanda — Ministry of Culture officials linked to the museum area attend a workshop on "Cooperation between the Museums of Anthropology of Angola and Berlin: First Steps" in Berlin, Germany, between 26 and 30 November.

The workshop is part of the program of preparation of the Memorandum of Understanding action plan to be signed between the National Directorate of Museums, the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation and the Goethe Institute.

During the workshop, participants are addressing issues related to the ethnographic collections of Angels of German explorers in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, history of anthropology and museology in Angola, collections of the National Museum of Anthropology of Angola, conservation of the collections of the National Museum of Anthropology of Angola.

The agenda also includes approaches on the conservation and restoration of collections at the Museum of Ethnology in Berlin and the colonial heritage in international cultural exchange.

The Angolan delegation is comprised by the National Director of Museums, Ziva Domingos, the director of the National Museum of Anthropology, Álvaro Jorge, Engrácia de Oliveira, official of the National Museum of Anthropology, and Teresa Queta, a technician from the Legal Department of the Ministry of Culture.

The members of the Angolan delegation had the opportunity to visit the warehouse and conservatory of the Berlin Museum of Ethnology, museums and historic sites in Berlin.

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