Thursday, April 23, 2009

Bula Mbungue Releases Poetry Book

Caxito — A poetry book entitled "Pétalas D'Amor" of the Angolan writer, Bula Mbungue, will be released on April 28 in Caxito, capital of northern Bengo province, under the commemorations of the 29th anniversary of this city to be marked on April 26.

Bula Mbungue was born on 17 July 1980 in Saurimo city, north-eastern Lunda Sul province, and started writing poems in the 90s, having enrolled into the Literature Youth Brigade of Angola (BJLA) in Luanda, where he learnt techniques of the art of literature.

The book, which comprises 44 poems written in Portuguese, reflects the problems of Angolan youths, in particular, and the society, in general. It has 59 pages and 1,000 copies will be released in a first phase.

According to the artist, the poems also portray aspects related to moral and civic education and include messages of approximation and union among people, belief in the existence of God, as well as mutual love and fighting against changing of minds.

Mbungue is a journalist of the Angola Press Agency (ANGOP) at the provincial delegation of Bengo, and he is a student of the first international relations course of the Wanhenga Xitu University.

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