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Shows in the Cultural Institute of French Expression of Malabo
Music, films and entertainment is what the Cultural Institute of French Expression (ICEF) is offering the public of Malabo in the upcoming days of April 9 to 11. In addition to experiencing the great performance of the French-Congolese singer Na Biso in his regional tour, performances of young Equatoguinean singers can also be enjoyed.

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09 April 2014
New scholarship students in Russia
The Secretary-General of the PDGE, Jeronimo Osa Osa Ecoro, led the selection process for the new students traveling to the country, thanks to grants collected through the party, the UNGE and the Russian Government.

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07 April 2014
The Francophonie Week was celebrated in Bata
In the last week of March the 44th Anniversary of the International Francophone Day was held, commemorated every March 20. On this occasion, the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center for French Expression of the continental capital prepared very special activities for it.

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03 April 2014
Inspection visits of Delegate Minister of Culture
The Delegate Minister of Culture and Tourism, Guillermina Mekuy Mba, visited on Friday, March 28, the works of the new Presidential Library and Museum of Mongomo. She also inspected the Vocational School of Hospitality, Tourism, Arts and Trades of this city.

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31 March 2014
Activities of the French Cultural Center in Malabo
Art, music and theater: this is the interesting choice of leisure and culture offered by the ICEF of Malabo this weekend.

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29 March 2014
Francophonie Week in Malabo
The Cultural Institute of French Expression of Malabo organized several activities to commemorate this cultural week, which began on March 15 and will run until March 22.

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18 March 2014
The Minister of Culture in the international press
The Delegate Minister of the Department of Culture and Tourism in Equatorial Guinea is gradually becoming an international celebrity sought out by various international media not only for directing the country's affairs in culture and tourism, but also for her activities as a writer, model and editor in the fashion world.

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22 February 2014
Cuba's Ambassador with Minister of Culture
Pedro Doña Santana was received by the Delegate Minister of Culture and Tourism, Guillermina Mekuy Mba Obono, to study common issues of cooperation.

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07 February 2014
Rachel Epam presents her work in Malabo
The Equatorial Guinean artist presented on January 27 in the Equatorial Cultural Center a collection of pictures depicting the activities of African women in different fields.

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30 January 2014
Chinese Spring Festival
This weekend, the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center has hosted the Chinese Spring Festival, inaugurated by the Delegate Minister of Culture and Tourism, Guillermina Mekuy, and the Chinese Ambassador, Zhao Hongsheng.

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28 January 2014
The Prime Minister with Equatorial Guinean academics of the Spanish Language Academy
The Equatorial Guinean academics of the Spanish Language Academy, Agustin Nze Nfumu and Federico Edjo Ovono, presented to Vicente Ehate Tomi the memorandum of the creation of the Spanish Language Academy in Equatorial Guinea, approved by the President of the Republic.

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25 January 2014
Activities of the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center
Since Monday, January 20, in Malabo, the cultural center exhibits the works of the painter Masamba, who will submit his best work for two weeks.

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24 January 2014
A group of artists of Tianjin will perform in Malabo
On the occasion of the Chinese Spring Festival, a group of artists from Tianjin (China) will perform in Malabo between January 23 and 26.

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22 January 2014
Christmas carol competition
The Equatoguinean Cultural Center and the Spanish Cultural Center organized on December 11 to 14 a Christmas Carol Competition, in which participated various choirs from different churches and some schools.

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16 December 2013
Photographic exhibit of the Chinese Embassy
Under the title "Beautiful China", this photographic exhibit was presented at the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center of Malabo, on the afternoon of Monday, December 2.

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04 December 2013
Press conference of the International Hip-Hop Festival Malabo
Yesterday, November 27, began the seventh edition of the festival with a press conference and a meeting of the rappers in the Hotel Sofitel Sipopo Le Golf.

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29 November 2013
Wake for Fifi La Mirey
Fans of national music are dismayed over the death of the singer Fifi La Mirey, which took place last November 16, at the Bata Regional Hospital due to heart failure.

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25 November 2013
Meeting of the Secretary-General of MAO
Anacleto Olo Mibuy, President of Research, Science and Technology Council of Equatorial Guinea (CICTE), in his capacity as Secretary-General of the Friends of Obiang Movement (MAO), received on Wednesday, November 20 the representative of that institution in the Republic of Cameroon, Clemente Mossa Mondjeli.

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23 November 2013
The 7th Malabo International Hip Hop Festival begins
On November 27 began the new edition of this festival, each time more settled in the music scene of Malabo. During these days, Equatorial Guinean hip hop artists such as Jamin, Metrico and Negro Bey share the stage with international artists. The three centers of Malabo -Spanish, French and Equatorial Guinean- came together to celebrate the most popular festival of the year.

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23 November 2013
Fifi La Mirey has passed away
On November 16, the singer Fifi La Mirey, one of the most popular artists in the country, passed away after a long illness.

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21 November 2013
The culture of Equatorial Guinea, in the heart of London
In the early evening of Monday, November 4, in the British capital opened the first Cultural Week of Equatorial Guinea, with the presence of the Delegate Minister of Culture and Tourism, Guillermina Mekuy, who was accompanied by the Ambassador of Equatorial Guinea in the UK, Mari Cruz Evuna Andeme.

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06 November 2013
The Equatorial Guinean Cultural Week begins in London
The Department of Culture and Tourism of Equatorial Guinea, along with the Equatoguinean Embassy in London, United Kingdom, has organized a series of events that will permit making known the best of the Equatorial Guinean culture in the most cosmopolitan capital of Europe. The Equatorial Guinean Cultural Week is inaugurated today, November 4, at 19:00 hours.

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04 November 2013
Cuban Culture Day
On October 23, the Embassy of the Caribbean country celebrated this memorable date with a Cultural Gala which was attended by a large audience and numerous personalities.

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29 October 2013
Cultural tourist route through Malabo
As the closing of a seminar on cultural and company management, the Spanish Cultural Center of Malabo (CCEM) proposes a cultural tourist route to visit some of the most important buildings of the city.

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26 October 2013
We visit the legendary Michael Jackson exhibition, unique in the world
Malabo has become, at last and after many difficulties, the only city in the world where one can see the fantastic full collection of personal artifacts of the great music star.

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16 October 2013
A CICTE delegation attends the Annual Meeting of WIPO
The delegation that attended the Annual Assembly of the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva from September 23 to October 3, was headed by the Chairman of the Council of Research, Science and Technology of Equatorial Guinea (CICTE), Anacleto Olo Mibuy.

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12 October 2013
Literary contest on the 45th Anniversary of Independence
On Tuesday, October 8, the literary contest, organized by the Ministry of Education and Science, took place at the Pilar Buepoyo Integrated Center on the occasion of the 45th Anniversary of the Independence of Equatorial Guinea.

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09 October 2013
Equatorial Guinea at the Cervantes Institute in Rabat
Our country will show, from September 30 to October 4, all its cultural wealth and diversity in the Moroccan capital, where it has programmed exhibitions, concerts, dance performances and lectures to make itself known.

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01 October 2013
Commemoration dinner of Tourism Day
Guillermina Mekuy, Delegate Minister of the Culture and Tourism Department, chaired the dinner at the Hilton Hotel in Malabo that gathered the representatives of the companies of the sector.

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30 September 2013
The Fourth Edition of Fashion Week is dazzling in Sipopo
Once again Malabo became one of the international capitals of fashion with the fourth edition of the most important fashion show of designers from our country, and which was also attended by the international top model Rebecca Ayoko.

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30 September 2013
"Lampara" will participate in the African Film Festival of Cordoba
The short film "Lampara" by director Ruben Monsuy, awarded the CEIBA award, will represent Equatorial Guinean film at the 10th African Film Festival of Cordoba-FCAT.

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28 September 2013
The singer Nelida Karr, in the Decouvertes New Artist contest
The young singer, who is currently one of the best international voices of Equatorial Guinean music, aspires to this important award sponsored by French institutions. It is the listeners themselves who decide the winner, so it is possible to support Nelida by voting on this page: http://www.prixdecouvertes.com/en/vote.

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27 September 2013
The Song Festival already has winners
El Suave, Annobones and Maximiliano have won the Song Festival 2013, organized by the Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo (CCEM) and the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center (CCEG).

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27 September 2013
Message from the Minister of Culture and Tourism in view of the celebration of Miss Tourism World
Guillermina Mekuy, Delegate Minister of Culture and Tourism issued a message of welcome to the candidates of the sixty countries that will participate in Miss World Tourism, whose final will be held in upcoming days in Malabo between September 27 and October 12.

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26 September 2013
4th Edition of Malabo International Fashion Week
"Rainbow, diversity and color" is the theme of the fourth edition of the Malabo International Fashion Week, organized by the magazine Ewaiso, which this year has established itself as a special tribute to Nelson Mandela, describing him as the father of African fashion.

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25 September 2013
Start the Malabo Song Festival
Last Thursday began this festival at the Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo (CCEM), with the presentation of the fifteen selected participants and the great concert of the artists Desmali, Betty Akna and Nelida Karr. In this project the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center (CCEG) and the CCEM will come together once again for the training and promoting of Equatorial Guinean artists.

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07 September 2013
"Reliquia" is the new album by Negro Bey
The Equatorial Guinean rapper, residing in Madrid, presents his new sixteen-track album, which is a mix of Fang, his native language, and Spanish, which he speaks rapping.

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14 August 2013
Concert in Rebola
The sound and lighting equipment donated by the firm Marathon was inaugurated in this musical event.

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27 July 2013
Patron saint festivities in Cogo
The population of the city of Cogo has held this weekend the festivities for its patron saint, Our Lady of Carmel (July 16), with the attendance of several guests from the Republic of Gabon, the city of Añisok, Cabo San Juan, Corisco, Mbini, and the inhabitants of this town, which is in the province of Litoral.

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22 July 2013
New space for music and humor in Asonga Radio
The programming of the station has inaugurated this weekend a space where music and laughter are the main course of its new menu.

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02 July 2013
Ceiba Awards for audiovisual production
The short film "Lampara", directed by Malabo director Ruben Monsuy, was the winner of Ceiba Awards, endowed with 500,000 CFA francs, for best national audiovisual production. "El destino de Juana y Luisa" by Eulogio Bang, won the Audience Award, worth 200,000 CFA francs.

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27 June 2013
On Friday, a great music festival
The three cultural centers in Malabo are preparing for June 21 and 22 a big show of music, life and Bantu mythology to celebrate the great interdisciplinary music festival 2013, organized by actor, choreographer and percussionist Gorsy Edu.

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20 June 2013
Launch of Nelida Karr's new album
The new album of Equatorial Guinean singer Nelida Karr will be presented on Saturday, June 15, at the Cultural Center French Expression in Malabo.

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15 June 2013
An angel on television
The singer Angel Custodio has been, for some weeks now, the host of the new TVGE program "Tengo un sueño" ("I have a dream"). A new and interesting space of a social nature that shows us the lives of some people with disabilities, and reminds us of something that none of us should forget: that a disability does not make anyone unable.

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12 June 2013
Celebration of the Cultural Revolution Day
The event took place at the home of late sculptor Leandro Mbomio, as homage to his work in the field of culture, science and technology, both outside and inside the country.

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08 June 2013
New edition of the FECIGE
The Spanish Cultural Centers in Equatorial Guinea (Malabo and Bata) and the Motion Picture Association of Equatorial Guinea (ACIGE), in collaboration with various local and international institutions such as Casa Africa, UNICEF and the Ministry of Culture and Tourism in Equatorial Guinea, announced the 2nd South-South Itinerant Film Festival of Equatorial Guinea (FECIGE), the annual event of the audiovisual sector in the country.

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03 June 2013
The elderly, the stars of the theater of Malabo
Next weekend our elders will speak on the stage of Malabo's theater in the play "Dale Recuerdos", which will premiere on Saturday at the Cultural Institute of French Expression (ICEF) and Sunday at the Guinean Cultural Center. A play, starring elders of all ethnicities, which offers a show based on the message of experience, culture and wisdom. You can't miss it.

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28 May 2013
Tribute to Leandro Mbomio
The Embassy of Spain in Equatorial Guinea is preparing a special tribute to the great Equatorial Guinean Hispanist and Africanist sculptor. The event will take place on June 7 at the diplomatic offices.

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28 May 2013
Tour of the singer Anfibio throughout Africa
The Equatorial Guinean singer, popularly known as Anfibio, is touring several African countries to promote Equatorial Guinean music.

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24 May 2013
“En Clave de Vida” (In the Key of Life): A documentary about animal conservation in Equatorial Guinea
The young director Antonio Grunfeld Rius is the author of this interesting audiovisual work that shows, in the field, the problem of the disappearance of unique animal species in Equatorial Guinea. The documentary, currently projected at numerous schools in the country, can also be seen on the internet.

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08 May 2013
The singer Betty Akna talks about her new album
She is one of the best artists on the Equatorial Guinean music scene, who just surprised us all with the presentation of her new album, "Lembo La Mbôka Ame", in which she debuts as composer of most of the songs.

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07 May 2013
The 2013 Book Fair concludes
After several days of exhibits, the stands at the fair, whose main venue was the campus of the National University of Equatorial Guinea (UNGE), closed their doors after significant participation of exhibitors and visitors.

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27 April 2013
World Book Day is held in Malabo
The National Library, the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center and the UNGE joined forces to commemorate this day with several events: a Book Fair, which will run until next Friday, conferences and the message of the Director-General of Books.

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25 April 2013
Celebration of World Book Day in Malabo
The Spanish Cultural Center of Malabo (CCEM) has begun the acts of this celebration that will culminate next week.

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18 April 2013
Short Story Contest "World Book Day"
On the occasion of this celebration on April 23, the Spanish Cultural Center in Bata announces its 1st Short Story Contest "World Book Day".

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13 April 2013
The President of CICTE receives the sculptor Ghuty Mamae
The President of the Council of Scientific and Technological Research of Equatorial Guinea (CICTE), Anacleto Olo Mibuy, met on Wednesday with the artist to address the creation of a National School of Fine Arts.

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05 April 2013
Second edition of Eco Carnival
The French Cultural Center of Malabo is organizing the second edition of Malabo Eco Carnival, with the theme of water and biodiversity as the protagonists.

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04 April 2013
World Theater Day in the CCEM
The Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo (CCEM) celebrates this day with a month of national and international performances and parallel activities, such as a theater workshop and a conference on the bridges between Latin American and Equatorial Guinea drama.

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26 March 2013
Pocho Guimaraes Exhibit at the CCEM
The exhibit "Modulations" is an interesting review of the work of the timeless Equatorial Guinean artist, which opened on the anniversary of the Spanish Cultural Center of Malabo (CCEM) and can be seen until later this month.

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16 March 2013
Los Soldados del Triste Hogar, winners of the Easy Music Bata Festival 2013
The rap group from Bata won on Saturday, March 2, in the final of the Easy Music Festival, a contest that the Spanish Cultural Center in Bata (CCEB) launched on September to boost the career of young singers or bands in the city.



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08 March 2013
Tenth anniversary of the CCEM
On February 15, the Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo (CCEM) will be ten years old, and to celebrate, they have prepared a series of special events.

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08 February 2013
The Bonko Creole dance entertains in Malabo parties
During the celebration of past Christmas holidays, the traditional Bonko dance was one of the main amusements for citizens of Malabo of all ages.

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12 January 2013
The National Library now has a Book Club
The main objective of the club is to promote reading. The presentation ceremony of the association was presided over by the Delegate Minister of the Department of Culture and Tourism, Guillermina Mekuy Mba.

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10 January 2013
Presentations of the Mogue Agency
On Wednesday, December 19, at the Club House of the Hotel Sofitel Malabo Sipopo Le Golf the launching took place of the magazine and the website of the agency.

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31 December 2012
11th Christmas Carol Contest
The group "Las Semillitas" from the Ekuku neighborhood, in the children's category and "Las Kisiritas" of Nfefe-Esala, in the adults, have renewed their title and for the second consecutive year, by obtaining the first prize in the contest organized annually by the Spanish Cultural Center in Bata.

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28 December 2012
La Casa Tomada: new space for books and culture in Malabo
La Casa Tomada is the new bookstore in Malabo, created as a space designed for and by culture. Here one can buy almost any book and even have a small snack.

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22 December 2012
Musical Instrument Exhibition in the CCE
The Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center of Malabo hosts these days the exhibit of musical instruments from the collection of Isabela de Aranzadi. The exhibit offers a selection of interesting musical objects used for centuries in the traditional music of our country.

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22 December 2012
Success of the 6th edition of the International Hip Hop Festival of Malabo
The sixth edition of the festival, held from November 14 to 18 in Malabo, confirmed that this platform for interdisciplinary and international meetings is becoming increasingly important.

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29 November 2012
Change of dates for the 1st International Brisas del Mar Jazz Festival in Sipopo
The jazz festival, which was scheduled to be held on the beach of Sipopo on November 24 and 30 and on December 1, will finally be held in February or March 2013.

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27 November 2012
Farewell ceremony for the sculptor Leandro Mbomio Nsue
The funeral in honor of the international artist and sculptor, who died on November 12, began on Saturday in Malabo with the arrival of the President of the Republic and the First Lady of the nation to the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center, where the coffin with the body of the deceased was lying in state.

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19 November 2012
The mortal remains of Leandro Mbomio Nsue will be buried in his hometown
The mortal remains of the great sculptor will be buried in the Continental Region, specifically in his hometown of Ayantangan Nsomo, on Sunday, November 18.

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16 November 2012
The Ambassador of Spain expressed his condolences over the death of Leandro Mbomio Nsue
In an audience with the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Agapito Mba Mokuy, the Ambassador of Spain, Manuel Gomez-Acebo, has conveyed to the Government of Equatorial Guinea his country's sentiment of condolences over the death of the great sculptor. For the same reason, the Embassy also sent a message to the President, which we attach to this news article.

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16 November 2012
Jazz arrives in Equatorial Guinea
Concha Buika and other greats of contemporary music will perform at the 1st International Jazz Festival of Brisas del Mar, to be held in Sipopo from November 24 to December 1.

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16 November 2012
The great sculptor Leandro Mbomio Nsue dies
The most international and prestigious figure of Equatorial Guinean art has died after a long illness.

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13 November 2012
Publication presentation
The Collective of Equatorial Guinean Students of Valencia organizes, on November 15, the presentation of the work Fañg N'Ntúmu Anthropological Names, by Edu Makuy Lorenzo.

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09 November 2012
6th International Hip Hop Festival of Malabo
During November 14 to 18, the 6th International Hip Hop Festival will take place in Malabo, organized by the Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo, the ICEF French Institute and, for the first time, the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center. Artists such as Frank T, S. Petit Nico, Black Bey, Yuma and AdjoGuening will join the best Malabo rappers in this edition.

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07 November 2012
Theater Festival at the French Institute of Malabo
From October 22 to 27, the French Institute of Malabo organized the third edition of the Festival "Los golpes de teatro en Malabo", in partnership with the Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo and the Culture Center of Rebola.

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06 November 2012
The Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo promotes theater in schools
Their Performing Arts Department seeks to bring the world of theater to the public in general and children in particular.

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03 November 2012
Lyrical singing concert at the Spanish Cultural Center of Bata
On Friday afternoon, October 26, the center's auditorium witnessed the performance of Luis Alberto Llaneza, musicologist of the University of Oviedo (Spain) and pianist Eduardo Frias. Both musicians are conducting a tour in Equatorial Guinea and have also performed in the Spanish Cultural Center of Malabo.

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30 October 2012
Lyrical singing comes to Equatorial Guinea
Lyrical singing is a musical style that is not very known in Equatorial Guinea. In order for Equatorial Guineans to discover it, the Spanish cultural centers in Malabo and Bata have scheduled a series of concerts around the country.

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25 October 2012
The Seas of Equatorial Guinea
The Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo has published the book "Los mares de Guinea Ecuatorial: nueva prosa y poesía africana" [The Seas of Equatorial Guinea: New African Prose and Poetry], which collects texts of the winners of the "October 12" Literary Contest.

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19 October 2012
Great success of Julio Iglesias in Malabo
The singer declared his surprise at seeing the reality and the current development of Equatorial Guinea, so different from the picture shown in many international media.

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10 October 2012
Julio Iglesias sings in Malabo
The internationally renowned Spanish singer performs for the first time in Africa and our country has been chosen for his continental debut.

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09 October 2012
The First Lady will support an international fashion parade
During a meeting with young designers, Constancia Mangue de Obiang has stated the importance of women feel beautiful at any age.

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08 October 2012
Celebration of Fang Culture Week
The Spanish Cultural Center in Bata held the Fang Culture Week from September 19 to 22, with a series of activities to promote and raise awareness on the richness of the cultural manifestations of the Fang ethnic group.

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19 September 2012
Exhibition at the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center
The Republic of North Korea has organized an exhibition of photographs and paintings in the Equatorial Guinean Cultural Center to celebrate its independence.

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11 September 2012
Julio Iglesias will perform in Malabo
The capital's population awaits with emotion the performance of the great Spanish singer, announced through thousands of posters that fill the city. The big date is October 8.

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06 September 2012
An international feature film is shot in Equatorial Guinea
The film "Where The Road Runs Out" is produced by the Dutch Film Firenze, directed by Rudolf Buitendach ("Dark Hearts") and starring actor Isaach De Bankole Ivorian ("Casino Royale", "The Diving Bell and the Butterfly").

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30 August 2012
New edition of the magazine ATANGA
The magazine of the Cultural Centers of Spain in Equatorial Guinea returns this time in digital version twice a year.

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09 August 2012
Celebration of August 3 in the Africa House
The Africa House, the meeting and exhibit center of the different African countries that are participating in the Olympic Games, was the scenario of the celebration of the festival of August 3 Freedom Coup, in the city of London.

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08 August 2012
The Organizing Committee of the Yeosu Expo 2012 visits the pavilion of Equatorial Guinea
The tour took place on the morning of Thursday, July 19, and was headed by the Secretary General of the International Exhibitions Bureau, the Spaniard Vicente Gonzalez Loscertales, who was accompanied by other committee members of the exhibit.

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23 July 2012
The best music and dance of Equatorial Guinea at the UNESCO
A selection of the best artists of our country entertained the exciting ceremony of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize.

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19 July 2012
The country's first bookstore opened in the Cultural Center of Bata
"The Bookstore of Bata" was officially opened on June 27 at 19 h. at an event open to the public which took place in the cultural center, with the presence of Anacleto Olo, Presidential Adviser on Culture, and Miguel Mahiques, Consul General of Spain in Bata.

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04 July 2012
The CCEM promotes the country's native games
The 8th Akong Tournament finalizes in the Spanish Cultural Center in Malabo. Within its cultural agenda, the center has organized, from June 6 to 27 these interesting cultural and indigenous games of Equatorial Guinea, Gabon and Cameroon.

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02 July 2012
The school year ends
The holidays have arrived at the schools in Malabo and across the country. As in other schools, the CANIGE also dismissed their students with a very special party. The reporters of www.guineaecuatorialpress.com were there to witness the fact.

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30 June 2012
Meeting of the Director-General of Books with Equatorial Guinean authors
This first meeting took place in the conference room of the National Library. At the meeting they addressed several issues of interest, such as the functioning of the General Directorate and copyrights.

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30 June 2012
Photo exhibit at the French Cultural Center of Malabo
With this exhibit, which included a contest for amateur photographers, the program of activities for the Francophone Week ended in the cultural center.

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30 May 2012
International Africa Day: exaltation of African pride
Once again this year, on May 25 Africa Day took place, which commemorates the birth of the Organization of African Unity (now the African Union, AU), an event that took place in 1963 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. This celebration honors the founding fathers of postcolonial Africa, such as Patricio Lumumba, Kwame Nkrumah, Julios Nyerere, Sekou Toure, Ben Bella, Haile Selassie and many others who are remembered as illustrious sons of this continent.

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28 May 2012
Reggae Cultural Festival
From June 26 to 27, starting at 16:00 h, the Spanish Cultural Center of Malabo (CCEM) held for the first time a space dedicated exclusively to this musical genre.

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21 May 2012
Interview with designer Lucas Nguema Escalada
The famous Equatorial Guinean designer presented at the third edition of the International Malabo Fashion Week his seventh fashion collection called "Escalada Sensual" (Sensual Escalada).

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12 May 2012
The short film "María Adá", Ceiba Award for best national audiovisual production
The short film "María Adá" directed by a young Ruben Monsuy, from Malabo, was the winner of the Ceiba Award for best national audiovisual production, worth 500,000 CFA francs. The result of the contest was announced last week at the closing ceremony of the South-to-South Traveling Film Festival of Equatorial Guinea (FECIGE), which took place in the Spanish Cultural Center in Bata.

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01 May 2012

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Meetings of the Head of State· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo received in audience on April 22 the President of the Foundation of the People's Union for Peace, Solomon Philipe, and the Secretary-General of Africa, Caribbean, Pacific (ACP), Alhaji Muhammad Mumuni.Forum on Universal Health Coverage in Africa· Organized by the African Union (AU), in collaboration with the World Health Organization (WHO), the conference served so that the Ministers of Health of the 54 Member States could develop policies and strategies to address risk factors.The President of the Republic receives Miguel Angel Moratinos· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo received on April 22 the former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain, Miguel Angel Moratinos. The meeting was held in the African Palace of Bata and was attended by the Adviser of the Presidency in the field of Foreign Policy and Treaties, Pastor Micha Ondo Bile.Speech by the Minister of Education to the Chamber of Deputies· The Second Deputy Prime Minister for Social Affairs and Minister for Education and Science, Lucas Nguema Esono Mbang, appeared before the plenary of the Chamber of Deputies on April 21 to report on matters relating to his sector.Arrival of the Secretary-General of the PDGE to Mbini· After meeting with the militancy of the island of Annobon, the Mbini district in the province of Litoral, became the second stop of the national tour of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE). Here is the full message that the Party's Founding President, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, addresses, through the Secretary General, to the entire militancy during this tour.Easter holidays in Mongomo· The presidential couple remained in the capital of the province of Wele-Nzas during these holidays. Given their condition of believers in the Catholic faith, they both attended the Eucharistic celebrations of Holy Week.A UNESCO delegation visits the President· Lalla Aicha Ben Barka, Deputy Director General for the Department of Africa for the UNESCO, met with H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo. Among the topics discussed, we can highlight the organization of the next installment of the UNESCO-Equatorial Guinea Prize.Africa now has a fund to mitigate climate change· The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) approved the aid granted by Germany to the Fund for Climate Change in Africa (FCCA), as support to African countries in reducing carbon emissions and mitigation of climate changes.Ehate Tomi appears before the Chamber of Deputies· As head of the Executive Branch, the Prime Minister of the Government was submitted to questions from the representative of the Mixed Group, Placido Mico.Great reception of the Secretary-General of the PDGE· As was scheduled in the Official Program of the first tour of the Secretary-General of Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea, Jeronimo Osa Osa Ecoro, the Island of Annobon was the venue of his first meeting with the militancy of the party.Summary of the seventh round of the SEGESA League· The new round of the SEGESA Football League last weekend ended with the strongest shock of Continental Region soccer: the Deportivo de Mongomo and the Akonangui Club de Futbol, the red team of the Kie-Ntem Province.Conference of Anatolio Ndong Mba· The Ambassador-Permanent Representative of Equatorial Guinea to the United Nations was invited to the Peace Islands Institute to participate in a special debate on Africa, along with other prominent members of the UN on the continent.Presidential Decree· Decree Number 47/2014 dated April 21, which designates the Members of the Government for the Strengthening of the Committee for the Organization of the Summit of Heads of State and Government of the African Union.Message of condolence to South Korea· The President of Equatorial Guinea sent a message of condolence to his counterpart in the Republic of Korea, Park Geun-hye, regarding the wreck of the ferryboat Sewol, which carried over four hundred people, mostly students.A different analysis· Jose Luis Barcelo, the Editor-Director of El Mundo Financiero (Financial World), carried out an analysis of the relations between Spain and Equatorial Guinea that is totally different from that usually published in the Spanish media.Beginning of the national tour of the PDGE· The Secretary General of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea (PDGE), accompanied by the deputy secretaries, the main executives and dozens of party activists attended the thanksgiving mass before the start of a national tour that will bring them all closer to the militants of the country. Annobon will be, according to the schedule, the first stop on the tour.Agnes Genoveva Cheba Abe is the new Miss Equatorial Guinea 2014· After a close competition and heart-stopping finale, the candidate of Luba won the crown of the national beauty queen. Agnes will therefore be the Equatorial Guinean candidate that will participate in Miss World 2014.Agapito Mba Mokuy receives the Cameroonian Ambassador· The good relations between the two countries and a review of some recent agreements were the focus of the meeting.The Ambassador of Brazil received in the Chamber of Commerce of Bioko· Eliana da Costa e Silva Puglia, Ambassador of Brazil, held a new meeting with Gregorio Boho Camo, President of the Chamber of Commerce of Bioko, to detail the aspects of the upcoming visit of a Brazilian business mission to Equatorial Guinea.Appointments for the ASHO National Structure· The Federation of Youth, Labor and Related Associations of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea presented three resolutions signed by its National President, Teodoro Nguema Obiang Mangue, with important appointments on the national level, which constitutes the National Structure of the Federated Association Sons of Obiang (ASHO).Deportivo Unidad, more of a leader than ever· The sixth day of the SEGESA Football League closed with the consolidation of the leadership of the team Deportivo Unidad.Agapito Mba Mokuy with the Spanish Ambassador· Although the purpose of the meeting held in Bata was not disclosed, sources from Foreign Affairs indicated that they spoke of the recent events related to the trip of President Obiang Nguema Mbasogo to Spain.Strong condemnation by the AU of the terrorist attack in Nigeria· The President of the African Union Commission (AUC), Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, from its headquarters in Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), issued a press release expressing deep dismay by the terrorist attack of April 14 in the outskirts of Abuja (Nigeria).The Minister of Public Service participates in the 12th International Congress of Information in Cuba· Purificacion Buari Lasaquero, Minister of Civil Service and Administrative Reform, who is traveling at the head of a delegation to participate in Cuba in the 12th International Congress of Information (Info 2014), was seen off at the Malabo International Airport by Cuban Ambassador, Pedro Doña Santana.Presentation of letters of credence· Equatorial Guinea's Ambassador in Brazil, Pedro Benigno Matute Tang, presented his letters of credence to the President of Paraguay, Horacio Cartes.First commercial flight of the Boeing 737-800 of Ceiba· The new Boeing 737-800 of the national airline made on April 16 its first commercial flight in the Malabo-Bata-Malabo line.The Regional Delegate of Information meets with his staff in Bata· Matias Nzang Esono, Regional Delegate of Information, Press and Radio, held a coordination meeting on April 15 with the staff of his department in Bata, in the meeting room of the broadcasting station of the city, capital of the province of Litoral.Messages by the Head of State· H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, President of the Republic, sent on April 15 two messages of congratulations to the King of Swaziland, Mswati III, and his counterpart in the Republic of Zimbabwe, Robert Gabriel Mugabe.Press release from the Chamber of Deputies· The Parliament has issued an official statement regarding the unfortunate statements made in the Kingdom of Spain, following the trip of the Head of State of Equatorial Guinea to the funeral of Adolfo Suarez and the European Union-African Summit.Domingo Mituy continues as president of the FEGUIFUT· After the extraordinary meeting held on Sunday, April 13, and the pertinent voting, the head of the Equatorial Guinean Football Federation will remain at his post.The Secretary-General of the PDGE with the mayors of Bata· Days before the tour throughout the country, Jeronimo Osa Osa Ecoro chaired this meeting with the mayors of Bata to work in teams, in order to comply scrupulously with the party's program.Start of the vaccination campaign in Bata· On Tuesday, April 15, the Secretary of State for Public Health, Praxedes Rabat Macambo, presided over a meeting at the Health and Social Welfare Delegation Office with the technical directors of hospitals and health centers and the heads for the Extended Vaccination Program throughout the Continental Region.Third edition of Miss Equatorial Guinea 2014· Twenty candidates of the major districts nationwide will participate, on Saturday, April 19, in the new edition of the beauty pageant. This year's winner will represent Equatorial Guinea in the 2014 Miss World competition, which this year will be held in London (United Kingdom).The UN supports the Government in its efforts for gender equality· The Vice Minister for Social Affairs and Gender Equality, Consuelo Ondo Nsang, received on Monday, April 14, the Resident Representative of the United Nations Program for Development (UNDP) in Equatorial Guinea. Leo Heileman has confirmed this organization’s support of the Government to achieve gender equality.Visit of the former President of Nigeria, Olusegun Obasanjo· The former leader of Nigeria made an express trip to Mongomo, where he was received by the Equatoguinean President. In addition, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo also made a visit to the Equatorial Guinea School of Aviation.Forum on Women, Peace and Safety in the ECCAS· Delegations from Equatorial Guinea, Cameroon, Congo, Gabon, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Angola, Chad, Central African Republic, Santo Tome and Principe and Burundi attended this two-day meeting, which served so that the parliamentarians of central Africa may review the subregional and international commitments for peace and safety of women. Delivery of office material to the delegates of Social Affairs· The Vice Minister of Social Affairs and Gender Equality, Consuelo Ondo Nzang, aided by the Presidential advisers of her department, recently named by the Equatoguinean Government, met on Friday, April 11, with all the female delegates of the Continental Region, in the headquarters of her Ministry in Bata. Delegation of the Senate in the United States· Last week, a delegation from the Senate of the Republic of Equatorial Guinea, headed by its President, Teresa Efua Asangono, travelled to the United States of America, at the invitation of the upper House of the State of New York.Milam Tang prepares the tour of the PDGE in Evinayong· Ignacio Milam Tang presided over the preparatory meeting for receiving in Evinayong the Secretary-General of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea, Jeronimo Osa Osa Ecoro.The school of the town of Rilaja has been inaugurated· On April 4 the inauguration of the Public School of Rilaja took place, in the province of Bioko Sur, constructed under the direction of the Ministry of Education and Science and of the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy. The project was coordinated by Marathon EG Production Limited. Jeronimo Osa Osa responds to the Spanish politicians: Let them dedicate themselves to solving with intelligence the many problems of Spain · After the discord of which in recent days Spanish politicians and media are again protagonists, after the President of Equatorial Guinea had the deference to attend the State funeral of Adolfo Suarez, and during which the Spanish President, Mariano Rajoy, said that the problem of Equatorial Guinea "must be resolved with intelligence", the Secretary-General of the Democratic Party of Equatorial Guinea expresses the indignation of many Equatoguineans: "What Rajoy and the rest of the Spanish politicians have to do is solve with intelligence the many problems that Spain has, such as the enormous crisis, unemployment or the matter of Catalonia, instead of continually insulting the people of Equatorial Guinea. We understand very well the current disaffection that the Spaniards feel towards their politicians."Communiqué from the Government of Equatorial Guinea· As a result of the recent statements and actions that, from the institutions of the Kingdom of Spain, insult and degrade the institutions of Equatorial Guinea, the Equatoguinean Government wishes to express a strong protest and rejection for all of it.The lawyers of Teodoro Nguema Obiang ask the French justice system to annul the proceedings· The attorneys ask for the annulment because there was no crime and, besides, the immunity of his post protects their client.Another day of the SEGESA League· The fourth day of the Segesa Football League ended this Thursday in Malabo and Bata, leaving as leaders the Deportivo Unidad in the insular part and the Deportivo Mongomo in the continental part.Workshop seminar in the Ministry of Fisheries and the Environment· The Director-General of the Environment, Santiago Francisco Engonga, in representation of the Minister of Fisheries and the Environment, presided on April 8, the opening act of the workshop seminar for approval of the national goals and establishment of the key indicators for the conservation of the biodiversity in Equatorial Guinea.H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo receives the Ambassador of Santo Tome and Principe· The Head of State granted an audience on Thursday, April 10, in the African Palace of Bata, to Homero Salvatierra, Permanent Ambassador and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Republic of Santo Tome and Principe, with residence in Malabo.Third Ordinary Session of the CMT· The Prime Minister of the Government for Administrative Coordination, Vicente Ehate Tomi, in representation of the Government and of the President of the Republic, H.E. Obiang Nguema Mbasogo, presided over the inaugural act of the Third Conference of African Ministers of Transportation, whose work began in Malabo on April 7 with the meeting of experts of the African countries of this organization.New Presidential Decree· The Presidency of the Republic published on April 9 a decree of dismissal of personnel and on April 10 an order of appointment of the Notary of the Continental Region.Inauguration of National School Andres Molongua· The Delegate Minister of Education and Science, Jesus Engonga Ndong, representing the Minister of that department, inaugurated on April 5 the National School Andres Molongua, which has been funded by the deputy of the geopolitical zone of Ukomba, Juan Roku Iñumbie.Report from the Delegate Minister of Civil Aviation to the Chamber of Deputies· The department of Civil Aviation reported on April 8 to the Chamber of Deputies on the progress made in the sector, in an audience with the Delegate Minister, Fausto Abeso Fuma.The Minister of Mines reports on some technical work tours· Gabriel Mbega Obiang Lima, Minister of Mines, Industry and Energy, chaired on April 9 the meeting with members of the different departments in the conference room of the regional delegation in Bata.More news · Search Engine · Subscribe Subscribe