Interesting reading promoting activities in Angola

At this very moment the first children’s book fair is on in Luana, the capital of Angola. Behind this event is the Angolan Writers Association (UEA), and the fair aim to promote reading among the citizens and children especially.

The book fair was officially opened on Sunday by the Minister of Culture, Rosa Cruz, and ends on December 12. In connection with the fair, books by the Angolan writers Wanhenga Xito and Sónia Gomes, will be launched.

Secretary general Carmo Neto.

Secretary general Carmo Neto.

UEA has also been present in the media, suggesting the creation of libraries in primary schools. Secretary general Carmo Neto:
”The  publishers would be more motivated to publish books, which would encourage authors as they would realize  the possibilities of getting their work published.”

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