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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 […]

Lisbon Festivities
Lisbon Revisited – Days of Poetry

Even with its doors closed, Casa Fernando Pessoa brings the city the poetry that’s being written today. Lisbon Revisited – Days of Poetry returns for its second edition as the international meeting that brings together Portuguese and foreign poets, known by the reading public or to be discovered through conversations and poetry readings. Com Ana […]

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Days of Poetry are Coming

Poets from Angola, Croatia, the USA, Mexico and Portugal arrive at the end of the month for Lisbon Revisited – Days of Poetry, meetings, conversations and readings. Before hearing them speak, listen to them read their poems in anticipation of the international meeting organised by Casa Fernando Pessoa.

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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 […]

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Ecotemporâneos

Ecotemporâneos is a reading group which meets in Lisbon’s green spaces. At each session, a guest is invited to present a book for discussion, including its relationship with the surrounding park. Some of the books will be printed in Braille, while others will be freely distributed and translated into Portuguese sign language, making the reading […]

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You are (not) here

“Places possess a spirit. But time doesn’t always allow them to keep the same one forever. In this piece of Lisbon, whatever it is in hectares (340), stretching from Terreiro do Paço to Entrecampos, ways of building, ways of letting go and part of a century died. Peace to its soil. In the middle of […]

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Verão no Parque

Um Parque de Contos 26 august , 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 september 11am Casa do Arboreto over 3s (target: children aged 3 to 10) Storytime in the Park! Portuguese and foreign storytellers will be delighting audiences with their stories. With Rodolfo Castro, Cláudia Almendra, Antonella Gilardi, Fábio Superbi and Ana Sousa Gabine. Promoted […]

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Vicente’18

In its eight edition, the VICENTE project ends a programme of events that, since 2011, has sought to reinvent and explore the relationship between the public and the figure of (and myths surrounding) Saint Vincent, patron saint of Lisbon. VICENTE’18 takes place under the slogan “Lisbon, anchor of the infinite” and brings the artistic offering […]

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Cinema of Writing

Literature and cinema are always connected and, very often, are simply different ways of telling the same story. At this Cinema of Writing event, three classic films will be shown, while a book fair (lasting until the 29th June) will run simultaneously. The choice is yours: do you prefer films or books? 14th June A […]

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Visits with Portuguese Sign Language

Visits led by a member of the Casa Fernando Pessoa team and a Portuguese Sign Language interpreter make the memories and stories held by the different rooms and objects accessible to the deaf community.

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The gods lean over the stair rail

Cátia Figueira (a member of the Casa Fernando Pessoa team) shows us the different pieces found on the walls of the poet’s house, different perspectives (belonging to various artists) on Fernando Pessoa or the subjects of his poems. A way of getting to know this house a little better.

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Soul mates

This visit, led by Ricardo Belo de Morais (of the Casa Fernando Pessoa team) is an invitation to get to know the Casa Fernando Pessoa by hearing the story of the relationship between Pessoa and Sá-Carneiro.

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Echoes

“I know not what tomorrow will bring”: Fernando Pessoa’s last words are the starting point of Echoes, the album by Portuguese singer Sofia Vitória. The concert will bring the curtain down on the special programme celebrating 130 Years of Fernando Pessoa.

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The Piano in Pessoa

CD launch by the singing and piano double act Nascimento Rosa (vocals) and António Neves (piano). Original songs with Fernando Pessoa poems.

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Anéditura

A musical project, with Fernando Pessoa poems sung and accompanied by viola. By Paulo Sanches.

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Saint Anthony

What do we know about Saint Anthony? Who was he? What did he do? Find out the answers to these (and other) questions with the activities organised by the Museu de Lisboa – Santo António for the month of June, with everything from walking tours to books and games. On the 12th and 13th June, […]

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Micropoems to be read on Jupiter

When children play And I hear them playing Something in my soul begins to rejoice   The 130th anniversary of the birth of poet Fernando Pessoa is a cause for celebration. The Casa Fernando Pessoa association has put together a special programme with all ages in mind. Let’s celebrate!   Micropoems to be read on […]

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And finally…the cat?

When children play And I hear them playing Something in my soul begins to rejoice The 130th anniversary of the birth of poet Fernando Pessoa is a cause for celebration. The Casa Fernando Pessoa association has put together a special programme with all ages in mind. Let’s celebrate!   And finally…the cat? Cat, you play […]

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Antiprincesas | Violeta Parra

At these story-time sessions for boys and girls we will get to know one of the protagonists of the Antiprincesas collection: Violeta Parra, a Chilean singer and composer who lived an extraordinary life and left an enormous legacy. Through the dramatised reading of her life, we will remember a flesh-and blood heroine, whose life was […]

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Street Hats

15 setembro Café O Largo 5pm Conference “The role of street arts in urban and social regeneration” – aimed at the mobilisation of cultural and artistic operators around the theme. Circus show for the parish’s schools In partnership with the Arroios parish council, a circus show will be performed for the Family Support Centres, as children prepare to return to school. […]

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Vicente’17 do Silêncio dos Corvos, Animal Vicente

18h Inauguração e lançamento do livro 19h Vicente Branco Performance Vicente Branco is 17 years old. A self-taught dancer for five years and a professional for two, he is currently studying at the Balleteatro do Porto. He performs ballet, contemporary dance, popping, Hip Hop and Cunningham. He has performed in audiovisual dance projects and shows […]

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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 – A Walk Around the Equator

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