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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.

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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.