Namibian culture impresses in Angola

Namibian culture impresses in Angola
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Various aspects of traditional Namibian culture have impressed visitors and created interest at a festival in Catete, Angola.
Namibia's Ambassador to Angola, Grace Uushona, indicates that traditional Namibian cuisine, attire, hunting tools and musical performances received a positive response at the FestiNeto International Gastronomy Festival.
She said the embassy participated in the event to promote Namibian culture.
Uushona told Nampa that some of the products that were mostly enjoyed, included Tafel Lager and Namibian beef.
The embassy participated under the theme - Our Culture, Our Products, Our Pride.
Renowned Namibian chef, Jona Levi prepared Namibian-styled kapana and potjie - a combination of vegetables, tripe, meat and potatoes cooked on an open fire.
Bullet Ya Namibia's OvaHimba band performed in their traditional attire to entertain and inform festival visitors of some of Namibia's cultures.
Uushona thanked the Education, Arts and Culture Ministry for sponsoring flight tickets for the band to strengthen ties between the two countries.
Over 20 countries, mostly those represented in Angola such as Zimbabwe, Cuba, Venezuela, China, Algeria and Russia also participated in the festival.