Mansudae Overseas Projects is a construction company from North Korea. It is the international commercial division of the [1 ] Mansudae Art Studio. As of August 2011, it has earned an estimated US$ 160 million overseas building monuments and memorials. [2 ] [3 ]
Namibia, Mansudae Overseas Projects has designed two major projects:
Senegal, the company built the African Renaissance Monument. [4 ]
In Benin, the company has built a statue of
Béhanzin. [4 ]
In Botswana, it constructed the
Three Dikgosi Monument, also called the Three Chiefs monument. [4 ]
In the Democratic Republic of Congo, it has built a statue of
Laurent-Désiré Kabila. [4 ]
Mansudae Overseas Projects has also worked on the President
Dr. Agostinho Neto Cultural Center in Luanda, Angola. [7 ] [8 ]
The Three Dikgosi Monument of Botswana
References [ edit ]
^ Dannatt, Adrian (April 22, 2009). "Art in the DPRK". North Korea Economy Watch . Retrieved 10 October 2012.
^ Pier Luigi Cecioni and Eugenio Cecioni, "The Mansudae Art Studio, from The Hermit Country, published by Petra, Padua/Empoli, Italy, May 2007
^ Winn, Patrick (August 3, 2011). "North Korea propaganda unit builds monuments abroad". Global Post . Retrieved 11 October 2012.
^ a b c d e Niang, Amy. "African Renaissance, reloaded: the old man, the behemoth and the impossible legacy" . Retrieved 23 December 2011.
^ New State House for New Nation in AllAfrica.com via New Era, 20 March 2008
^ MENGES, WERNER (June 5, 2005). "Heroes' monument losing battle". The Nambian . Retrieved 11 October 2012.
^ "Agostinho Neto Mausoleum". The Angolan Market. May 28, 2011 . Retrieved 11 October 2012.
^ (KCNA Correspondent) (March 25). "Kim Yong Nam Visits Angolan Cultural Center under Construction". KCNA . Retrieved 11 October 2012.
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