A unique and intimate concert where Paulo Pego's poetry is declaimed and translated into musical notes by André Araújo (Flute) and André Rosario (Guitar). Throughout this artistic dialogue, the two young Portuguese musicians challenge the poet to breathe life into his literary work: Book of Stones (2014). Embark on this trip with us and sign up now! € 8 per person with prior registration (transfer to Petite Portugaise ASBL account: BE60 0018 2434 4270 indicating number of places to book). 10 € on the day of the event (subject to availability) There is a short break with food and drinks. André Araújo (Flute) and André Rosario (Guitar) are a duo of young Portuguese musicians living in Brussels.They share their serene and intimate music in events where they play in the universe of jazz and improvised music. Both students of the Koninklijk Conservatorium Brussel they have now embarked in a journey of multiculturalism that characterizes the artistic life of the capital of Europe. The event brings the melodies from their cities together: Porto and Reguengos de Monsaraz. Paulo Pego has published poems in Portugal, Brazil, Belgium, the Ukraine and Luxembourg. He is the author of the poetry books À Senoite (2009), The Logic of Coral (2013), Le Sel (2013), Book of Stones (2014), Poetry (2014) and In Shape (2014).
Keep the memory alive. Listen to the testimonies and stories of those who found in Brussels a safe place to say no to war and fascism. This event is done in partnership with Poemar group
Our dear friend, writer and poet Paulo Pego will echant us once again with his presentation and conversation around his favourite literature and travel authors. Do Bruce Chatwin, Jan Morris, Nicolas Bouvier e Paul Theroux ring a bell? What are your favourite authors? Come tell us !
Poet and writer, Estela Baptista Costa, will present Pedro Sena-Lino's works. Estela studied visual arts and book illustration for children at the Gulbenkian foundation. Come meet her !
Join Ana Pessoa and Henrique Rodrigues on their magical stories for children. The authors will play out their characters and talk about how they go about writing books/ The entry cost is 5 euros per children
After crossing oceans in more than 80 countries and visiting the world's most inhospitable regions, Barbara Veiga recounts her exciting experiences of spending seven years at sea.
The Azorean writer comes to Brussels to present his work and discuss literature. This event is organized by "Colloquios da Lusofonia" and the Azores EU Office.
Gina Salazar invites you to join the discussion with her presentation of Christian Junod's book "What money says about you"
"O telefone sem fio" a children story by Yara Kono. What happens when phones lose their wires?
Maria Antónia Jardim / A. Sinai invite you to celebrate the 100 year tribute to Sophia with her poetry “Amar o Mar”. This event has the sponsorship of Eugénio Campos and is organized together with the Camões and the CLEPUL institutes.
Michel Chandeigne created the Chandeigne editors and the Portuguese and Brazilian bookshop in Paris. He is a specialist in the theme of the big navigators of 15th and 16th century. This conference will be in French.
The bossa nova virtuoso Chico Buarque will be reminisced with Ana Maria Clark Peres and Cecilia Peçanha. It is an event not to be missed !
Daniel Bastos invites you to his reading of “Gérald Bloncourt – Days of freedom in Portugal”. Translated in french, portuguese and english, this book explores the intriguing and untold story of the photographer: Gérald Bloncourt. Gérald built his fame by documenting the mass outward migration of the sixties. A couple of years later, he furthered his endeavor by recording Portugal's transition into democracy in 1974.
Evening with Paulo Pego, his poetry and his photo exhibition "Gente da Afurada". Conversation with Krzysztof Szczurek, Francisco Miguel Valada, Ioannis Kontaxopoulos and Elisabeth Martin. We'll speak Portuguese, French and English, depending on audience participation. Paulo Pego is a doctor in law and professor at the University of Coimbra. He published several poems in Brussels (Belgium) namely 'À Senoite' in 2009, 'A Lógica dos Corais' in 2013 and 'Livro das Pedras' in 2014. More recently Paulo published 'Entre-Tecidos' in 2016 and has also participated in photography exhibitions.
A girl with butterfly ears? How is that possible? Come listen to a story once again, give wings to your imagination, dream... The story features live music and a lot of magic, a true pleasure for children and grown-ups. The story is accompanied by music and is followed by a series of activities for children. The price amounts to 5 euro per child. The event is organized by the OCA association.