HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Weddings in Angolan Culture

As with many African countries, the Angolan culture constitutes a number of different tribes. Naturally, Angolan weddings and traditional marriage practices will and do vary from tribe to tribe and culture to culture.

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Angolan Coffee

Angola was one the world’s fourth largest coffee producer. In 1975-1976, the country was producing one million bags of coffee annually.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Culture of Angola

The origin of the culture of Angola is tied to the traditions of the central Bantu peoples and the ancient kingdom of Kongo. Located on the southwestern coast of Africa, Angola became a key colony in the growing Portuguese empire after 1500, but for most of the years of its domination Portugal exerted little cultural influence, content to control the slave trade from forts along the coast.