Mangovo has won several art prizes and has been exhibited in Angola, Portugal, France,Congo, Zimbabwe and Luxemburg. Winner of the first prize ENSA ARTE in Luanda one of the most prestigious Art prizes in Angola. In 2014, he wins the MIRELLA ANTOGNOLI ARGELÁ
Award from the Italian Embassy and the ENSA ARTE Alliance Française prize. In 2015, Cristiano Mangovo exhibits his sculptures at the Angola Pavilion of Expo Milan, during the months of July and August, within the "Seeds of Memory" exhibition. During this period, he went to Paris, where he works at the Cité Internationale des Arts. In 2019 he won the first prize in Angola (ENSA’ARTE) and have already done some art fairs in Europe. The artist has exhibited in many countries in Africa (Angola, Congo, South Africa, Lisbon, Milano, Luxemburg, Paris).