Kinshasa, May 29th, 2021 (CPA).- The Minister in charge of Culture, Arts and Heritage, Catherine Katungu Furaha, opened, Thursday, the posthumous exhibition entitled “Liyolo empreintes”, in tribute to the emeritus, Alfred Liyolo, at the occasion of a vernissage organized in the premises of « Kin art studio Texaf » in the town of Gombe. Ms. Katungu, in her ad hoc statement that, being from the province of North Kivu, expressed her solidarity with the population of the city of Goma, following the eruption of the Nyiragongo volcano, which occurred on May 22nd, 2021, before adding that she also feels concerned by the state of siege decreed in the provinces of North Kivu and Ituri.
For her, the President of the Republic, Félix Antoine Tshisekedi Tshilombo, never ceases to point out that culture constitutes the human capital from which the geniuses of tomorrow will spring, capable of inventing solutions adapted to the equations of populations, specifying, for his part, that the Prime Minister, Jean Michel Sama Lukonde, in his government program, supports the immortalization of the Congolese who have stood out. The Minister in charge of Culture also reiterated the support of her ministry to this exhibition, which praises the late Liyolo as a creative genius, always in search of excellence and who remains a reference for future generations, called to s ‘inspire. For her part, Ms. Myoto Liyolo, director of the “Eponymous” Foundation and daughter of the deceased, invited the audience to a minute of silence in tribute to the bruised population of the city of Goma. She indicated that this exhibition which presents unpublished works takes place from May 28th to June 5th, 2021. ACP/Fng/nig