4-6pm – Cypress Bld Foyer
Food, live music, photo exhibition… A get together for enthusiasts of all things Portuguese and a taste of what the week will bring. All welcome.
Tuesday, 15th March:
5pm – L T 3, Rendall Building
A Casa Que Eu Quero (J. Frazão/R. Marques, Portugal, 2009)
‘It’s summer time, the month of august in Vascões, in the north of Portugal. Many of the houses of emigrants, empty during the rest of the year, are once more inhabited. We visit six of them, guided by the stories of those who built them.’
With English subtitles.
Wednesday, 16th March:
2.15pm – Room G04 Irish Studies, 1 Abercromby Square
‘Música Sertaneja: The Modernisation and Americanisation of Brazilian cowboy culture and country music from the ranch to the rodeo’, by Daniel Brancato.
8pm till late – Leaf Cafe, Bold Street
Misturado – Closing party
Live acts from Brazilian Guitar and Percussion Duo, AfroLatin Jazz Quartet and the Batala Samba Band, followed by Djs. (£3/2)
Friday, 18th March:
3-5pm – Secret location!
Portuguese wine tasting
We finish in total decadence, tasting the best of Portuguese wines. This is classic Lusophone week closure, this time led by wine specialist – and one of our own – James Baxter. Sip and taste at your own peril and, most importantly, drink responsibly.
Booking essential! Contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information, contact Ana Reimao or join us on the Lusophone Week page on Facebook!