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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.

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Fado no Castelo – Fado es Volver – Fado & Flamenco

Flamenco has passed from generation to generation orally and through performances among the community. Without ceasing to be music and poetry with popular roots, it could be said that flamenco is folklore elevated to the status of art, both for the uniqueness of its performance and the complexity of its music. In this show, fado […]

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Fado no Castelo – El Gordo Triste – Fado & Tango

Argentinian tango began to cross borders in the early 20th century, when French sailors brought the tango back to their homeland. Paris fell in love with the tango, an exotic and sensual dance, which led to numerous Argentinian and Uruguayan artists travel- ling and living in the French capital. Both tango and fado are tinged […]

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Fado no Castelo – Um Choro de Fado – Fado & Chorinho

It has its roots in lundu, an African- inspired rhythm based on percussion, fused with European genres. Indeed, chorinho is considered the first typically Brazilian urban music, and over the years it has become one of the most renowned genres of popular music. In this concert, we travel by the sound of music between two […]

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Soy Loco por Ti, America – Discover Brazil

Readers: Matilde Campilho, Daniel Rocha Leite, Mariano Moravatto And Adriana Calcanhotto Musician: Luís Bastos Host: Nuno Miguel Guedes

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Soy Loco por Ti, America – Susana Baca

Susana Baca is a Latin-American music diva. She is a woman with so many lives and talents that it seems impossible to t them all into one person: she is a composer, a singer for the great Latin American poets, a teacher, a politician. She has won two Grammys. In this show, Susana Baca voices […]

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Soy Loco por Ti, America – A Walk Around the Equator

Readers: Paula Cortes, José Anjos And Carla Badillo Coronado Musician: Ian Carlo Mendoza Host: Nuno Miguel Guedes

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Soy Loco por Ti, America – A Walk Around the Equator (second part)

Readers: Ana Água, André Gago And Catarina Aidos Musician: Ricardo Riqueira Host: Nuno Miguel Guedes

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Soy Loco por Ti, America – Brincar com as Palavras

Reading of the tale “The Oragne Agent and the Love Apple” By Chico César, followed by Writing workshop To children

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Soy Loco por Ti, America – Chico César

Chico César has a long career in music and have launched several albuns. He has had huge international success, playing in practically every country in Europe, as well as the United States and Japan, and receiving numerous awards. Chico César surrendered himself to music, but his passion for words has lasted a lifetime.

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Baila Comigo Lisboa

In the year that Lisbon is the Ibero-American Capital of Culture, we couldn’t fail to bring the joy and spirit of Latin music and dances to the Festas, transforming the Praça do Comércio into an enormous dance hall by the banks of the Tagus.  Two bands, a DJ, VJ, and dance schools will be on […]

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Now I was an Indian

Workshop for plastic expression and making musical instruments.

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Gulbenkian Orchestra Concert of Aranjuez

Pablo Sáinz Villegas, unanimously considered one of the most pre-eminent guitarists of his generation will play with the Gulbenkian Orchestra for the first time, performing the historic Concierto de Aranjuez of the Spanish composer Joaquín Rodrigo. This spectacle’s repertoire is also a journey through other Hispanic sounds and works by noteworthy Latin-American composers, such as […]