Angola Embassy to Canada shows cuisine
Ottawa, Ottawa – The Angolan Embassy to Canada Wednesday in Ottawa attended a ceremony of celebration of the Africa Day (May 25) with a display of the country’s gastronomy. This was part of an event promoted by the African diplomatic missions accredited to Canada to celebrate the 49th anniversary of the creation, in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), of the Organisation of Africa Unity (OAU), now turned into the Africa Union (AU). Angola also displayed national symbols and a huge billboard portraying the country’s natural resources, economic potential and tourist attractions. The display included brochures on incentives to investments, some cultural and geographic features of the country, handcraft pieces and general information magazines. The event received addresses from the Canadian ministers of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, John Baird and Ed Fast, respectively, as well as from the dean of the African ambassadors to Canada, Florence Zano Chideya, from Zimbabwean. Besides Angola, the ceremony was attended by diplomats from Algeria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Democratic republic of Congo, Egypt, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea Conakry, Kenya, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Niger, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, South Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.