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Christmas in Lisbon
Book Fair

As of December 1st, there is one more reason to visit the Lisbon Museum – Palácio Pimenta. At our Book Fair, there are books, catalogs and other publications at reduced prices.

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Ecotemporaries with Selma Uamusse

Proposing links between literature and green spaces, in each session a guest is challenged to choose a book whose theme or imagery associates with the place. In this edition, we take the books to Jardim da Quinta Alegre, in the parish of Santa Clara. Guest: Selma Uamusse Chosen book: Let's buy a poet by Afonso Cruz […]

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Ecotemporaries with Patrícia Portela

Proposing links between literature and green spaces, in each session a guest is challenged to choose a book whose theme or imagery associates with the place. In this edition, we take the books to Jardim da Quinta Alegre, in the parish of Santa Clara. Guest: Patrícia Portela Chosen book: Julio Cortázar's beards of the devil […]

April in Lisbon
Ecotemporâneos - Mamadou Ba

In 2021, we continue with a project that invites the occupation and discovery of the city's green spaces, promoting their enjoyment, through the creation of an inclusive and accessible reading community. This time, the stage will be the Jardim do Palácio Pimenta (Lisbon Museum) and, as usual, there will be interpretation in Sign Language […]

Christmas in Lisbon
what saves us

Sometimes we don't know. So often we don't even want to know. But at the end of a year we've seen the days turn against us and all we love; at the end of a disgraceful, unexpected and deadly year in which there were no lessons or punishments, just a reminder of our existential precariousness; at the end of a year […]

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Ecotemporaries – Gisela João

Guest: GISELA JOÃO Fadista Chosen book: “The Sun and its Flowers”, by Rupi Kaur Gisela João learned about fado on the radio and began to sing it for her family and neighbors. I wanted to study fashion design, but after joining the Invicta Marialva circuit, ended up coming to fado houses […]

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Ecotemporaries - First session

Guest: JORGE SILVA MELO Director, director and author Chosen book: “O mundo dos Outros”, by José Gomes Ferreira Jorge Silva Melo studied at the London Film School. He founded and directed, with Luís Miguel Cintra, the Teatro da Cornucopia (1973/79). Scholarship from the Gulbenkian Foundation, he trained in Berlin with Peter Stein and in Milan with Giorgio […]

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ECOTEMPORARY

Every Sunday in June they will be filled with online book reading sessions, as part of the Ecotemporâneos project - a reading community in Lisbon's green spaces -, in partnership with BoCA - Biennial of Contemporary Arts, which since 2019 has been part of the Programming in Public Space at EGEAC. Four sessions […]

Lisbon on the street
Ecotemporary

Creating an echo with the future – Lisbon will be the European Green Capital -, the contemporary arts biennial BoCA, in partnership with EGEAC, is developing a project (which started in April this year and will continue until next year), seeking the occupation of green spaces in the city, promoting its accessibility and enjoyment, through […]

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Bibliophile

In this space, which we call Bibliophile (a friend of books), there will be a kiosk where you can purchase some precious items, such as rare or out-of-print books. But not only. Every Sunday morning there will be short stories for the little ones and readings for the older ones in the late afternoon. The motto for these readings is a “Journey […]

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Living Poets Club

Rosa Oliveira is the June guest of this Clube dos Poetas Vivos, where actors from the National Theater give voice to the poems in the presence of those who wrote them.

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tea with books

The Parish Council of Parque das Nações dedicates to Fernando Pessoa the June session of the Chá com Livros project, an initiative that publicizes national authors and promotes reading and debate about books.

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World Poetry Classes

Charles Baudelaire by Helena Buescu. Fernando Pessoa's private library continues to be made known by professors and specialists, who present the writers Pessoa has read and who are still a reference in world literature today.

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European Literature Night

Books, readers and authors on the loose between Rua do Século and Calçada do Combro, in yet another Night of European Literature. This year, for the first time, there is an opening show. Associação Cultural Miso Music Portugal and Companhia Maior present Falado Choir based on a set of poems by Portuguese authors. It is at 6 pm at Liceu Passos Manuel. The Night of […]

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Lisbon Revisited

Casa Fernando Pessoa resumes international poetry meetings and presents the first edition of Lisbon Revisited, a program of conversations and readings with poets from different places. In this premiere, celebrating the poet's 130th birthday, we will bring together the Portuguese Ana Luísa Amaral, Jorge Sousa Braga, Luís Quintais, Margarida Vale de Gato, from Poland comes Adam Zagajewski, from the USA Harryette Mullen and Spain […]

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Sodom Literature: Person's Censored Friends

In the reading of prohibited texts, three contemporaries of Pessoa are highlighted this month: António Botto, Raúl Leal and Judith Teixeira. A Sem casa program would not have streets, readings and stories between Casa Fernando Pessoa, the José Saramago Foundation and the Boca publishing house.

April in Lisbon
“Once upon a time… Tales in the Park”

Reading of the short story “Once upon a time” by the Councilor of the Education and Social Rights Department and by the President of the Parish Council of Olivais, with the participation of Schools, in the celebration of the 25th of April.

April in Lisbon
PIDE no Pinhal Novo, book by José Cabrita

In this work that focuses on the action of the PIDE, José Cabrita explores the documental archive of the political police, giving voice to several testimonies of those who passed through the prisons of Tarrafal or Peniche, as well as their family and friends. The book is a tribute to the political prisoners in Pinhal Novo, victims of […]

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The time when they celebrated my birthday

Pessoa was born on 13 June 1888, which provides the pretext for this Saint Anthony’s evening, when we will be revisiting his favourite city haunts. Throughout the day, visits to the Casa Fernando Pessoa will be half price.

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European Literature Night

On Saturday, June 24th, the Carmo/Trindade area will once again host the Night of European Literature, the most intense free-entry literary evening in Lisbon that transforms the capital into a true European babel! This year, the Night of European Literature presents its 5th edition, with the participation of 11 authors from […]