Ecotemporâneos – Second session
Special guest: GISELA JOÃO Fado singer Chosen book: “O Sol e as Suas Flores”, by Rupi Kaur
Ecotemporâneos – First session
Special guest: JORGE SILVA MELO Director and author Chosen book: “O mundo dos Outros”, by José Gomes Ferreira
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
“Once upon a time…..stories in the Park”
Reading of the story “Era uma vez um cravo” to celebrate the anniversary of the Revolution.
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]