The event, which runs from the 5th to the 9th of June and is part of the African Week taking place under the theme "Education, Culture and Science in the Development of Intra-African Trade", brings together 11 countries, including Angola, which exhibited the most recent styles in warm and floral fabrics, and even in print, highlighting the highest points of the Angolan Coast.
A government communiqué to which VerAngola had access refers that the participants "applauded and admired" the creativity of the 11 countries - Tanzania, Algeria, Morocco, Comoros, Burkina Faso, Côte d'Ivoire, Mali, Democratic Republic of Congo, Republic of Congo, Cameroon and Angola, which ended the parade.
African Week is an annual event of the African Group at UNESCO, which includes cultural, scientific and artistic events in honor of Africa Day (25 May), when the Organization of African Unity (OAU), now the African Union (AU), was founded in 1963.
Angola is currently assuming the Presidency of the African Group at UNESCO, represented by Ambassador Ana Maria de Oliveira.
The general theme of this edition is "Peace, Innovation and Sustainable Development in Africa", expressed through exhibitions, film screenings, conferences, gastronomy, fashion show, among other attractions of the event, which, in addition to the Member States, has the presence of students, businessmen, artists and civil society.
The national delegation, led by the Minister of State for the Social Area, Dalva Ringote Allen, is made up of the Minister of Youth and Sports, Palmira Barbosa, and the Secretaries of State for Culture, Maria de Jesus, for Technical and Professional Education, Gildo Matias , and for Higher Education, Eugénio Adolfo Alves da Silva, in addition to the governor of Cabinda, Mara Baptista Quiosa.