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Junho em Lisboa 2021
Ecotemporâneos – Patrícia Portela

Exploring the connections between literature and green spaces, at each session a guest will be challenged to select a book whose theme or imagery bears some connection to the surroundings. This time we’re taking our books to Jardim da Quinta Alegre, in the parish of Santa Clara.   Special guest: Patrícia Portela Chosen book: As […]

June in Lisbon 2021
Ecotemporâneos – Selma Uamusse

Exploring the connections between literature and green spaces, at each session a guest will be challenged to select a book whose theme or imagery bears some connection to the surroundings. This time we’re taking our books to Jardim da Quinta Alegre, in the parish of Santa Clara.   Special guest: Selma Uamusse Chosen book: Vamos […]

Lisboa na Rua
Ecotemporâneos – Second session

Special guest: GISELA JOÃO Fado singer Chosen book: “O Sol e as Suas Flores”, by Rupi Kaur  

Lisboa na Rua
Ecotemporâneos – First session

Special guest: JORGE SILVA MELO Director and author Chosen book: “O mundo dos Outros”, by José Gomes Ferreira    

Lisboa na Rua
Ecotemporâneos

Looking ahead to a more ecological future (Lisbon will be European Green Capital in 2020), the contemporary arts biennial (BoCA) has launched, in partnership with EGEAC, a project promoting the use of the city’s green spaces through an inclusive reading community. Beginning in April of this year, it will continue into next year and aims […]

Lisboa na Rua
Bibliófilo

At this space (which we’ve christened Bibliófilo, or book-lover), there’ll be stories for little ones on Sunday mornings and readings for grown-ups in the evening. These readings will invite you to make a “Journey in Search of Amazement”, in a year of commemorations marking Ferdinand Magellan’s circumnavigation of the globe. Literature is, very often, a […]

Lisbon Festivities
Night of European Literature

The most international literary event of the Lisbon Festivities once again filled the streets on June 8. This year, the European Literature Night (NLE) moves to the historic Santana Hill, and entry is still free. The 7th edition of the NLE will take place in 15 spaces, selected because they are not always associated with […]

Lisbon Festivities
Tea with Books

Fernando Pessoa is the author of this session of Tea with Books, an initiative that promotes reading and the debate around books and writers.

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

Reading of the story “Era uma vez um cravo” to celebrate the anniversary of the Revolution.

Lisbon from the inside
Fixando breve o momento

In April, Casa Fernando Pessoa receives the first of three parts of a program of readings and round tables on poem and chronicle. With Ibero-American writers, we will talk and read up about past and present.

Lisbon from the inside
Antiprincesas – book collection launch

Launched in Portugal on International Women’s Day by the EGEAC and Editora Tinta-da-China, the Antiprincesas children’s book series, by Argentinian journalist Nadia Fink, is aimed at telling kids  the stories of women who, despite their lack of superpowers, were superheroes and changed the world without ever needing to don a tiara – the Chilean singer and composer Violeta Parra, the Mexican painter […]

Lisbon Festivities
Literature of Sodom: Pessoa’s Censored Friends

A Sem casas não haveria ruas initiative, readings and stories with Casa Fernando Pessoa, the José Saramago Foundation and Boca publishers.

Lisbon Festivities
Lisbon Revisited

Casa Fernando Pessoa returns to international poetry meetings to host the first edition of Lisbon Revisited, a programme consisting of conversations and readings with poets from various places. Premiering this year, celebrating the 130 years since the poet’s birth, we’ll be bringing together Ana Luísa Amaral, Jorge Sousa Braga, Luís Quintais and Margarida Vale de […]

Lisbon Festivities
European Literature Night

Books, readers and authors set on the loose between Rua do Século and Calçada do Combro, on another European Literature Night, this year featuring Croatia and Poland. European Literature Night is an event promoted by EUNIC Portugal, which enjoys the support of the Representation of the European Commission in Portugal.

Lisbon Festivities
World Poetry Lessons

Charles Baudelaire by Helena Buescu. The private library of Fernando Pessoa is still being revealed by teachers and specialists, who present the writers that Pessoa read and who, even today, are benchmarks in world literature.

April in Lisbon
Tea with books

The Parque das Nações Parish Council dedicates the June session of their Tea with Books project to Fernando Pessoa, an initiative that raises awareness of Portuguese authors and promotes reading and debates on books.

Lisbon Festivities
Living Poets Society

Rosa Oliveira is the June guest for the Living Poets Society, where actors from the National Theatre read poems in the presence of those who wrote them.

April in Lisbon
PIDE in Pinhal Novo, book by José Cabrita

Presented by Nuno Teotónio Monteiro and Desidério Macau In this work focussing on the actions of PIDE, José Cabrita explores the document archives of this political police agency, giving a voice to many witnesses who passed through the prisons in Tarrafal or Peniche, as well as to their family members and friends. The book is […]

Lisbon Festivities
Brincar aos Fados

Children’s book launch. The illustrated book Brincar aos Fados presents an interpretation of Fado that is especially directed at the children’s imagination, inspired by the historic neighbourhoods of Lisbon.