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Chair dedicated to Mario Soares created to promote the Portuguese language in Rennes – News



Chair dedicated to Mario Soares created to promote the Portuguese language in Rennes - News

According to the published statement, a protocol was signed today between this academic institution and Camões – Institute for Cooperation and Language in Rennes, Brittany region (France), on the creation of the department of Mario Soares.

The purpose of the signed protocol is to create “conditions for expanding the supply of research related to the Portuguese language and Portuguese-speaking cultures,” the note says.

Thus, scientific and cultural initiatives will develop “together with the city and the region”, “in the fields of history and culture, language and literature of the Portuguese language” with an emphasis on the research areas “History and culture – XX century and the transition to democracy in Portugal” after April 24, 1974

“Language – a diachronic perspective in its variations and varieties in the lusophonic space” and “Literature in Portuguese (colonial and postcolonial periods): literature and other artistic expressions” are also part of the research directions of this department.

The Portuguese language was first taught in Rennes 100 years ago. In 1921, adds a statement published by the Instituto Camões, in Paris, the capital of France, there was only the Instituto de Português.

Former President of the Republic, Mario Soares, was Adjunct Professor at the University of Rennes from 1971 to 1973, and from November 1974, the academic institute was to create a third teaching position to be fully funded by the academic institution.

“In 1977, the University of Upper Brittany in Rennes 2 (rector Michel Denis) awarded Mario Soares the badge of honorary doctorate in a ceremony attended by the then prime minister,” the note reads.

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Soares returned in 1991 as Portuguese head of state on the occasion of 70 years of teaching Portuguese in Rennes, and in 2004 he participated in a colloquium commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Carnation Revolution.

The department created is the 60th department in Instituto Camões and the seventh one completed this year.


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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.



Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

Method Media Bermuda will present the documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda on Thursday, December 29 at the Underwater Research Institute of Bermuda.

A spokesperson said: “Method Media is proud to bring Bermuda Fabric: Portugal History to Bermuda for its 5th and 6th showing at the Bermuda Underwater Observatory. In November and December 2019, Cloth: A Portuguese Story in Bermuda had four sold-out screenings. Now that Bermuda has reopened after the pandemic, it’s time to bring the film back for at least two screenings.

“There are tickets For $ 20 – sessions at 15:30 and 18:00. Both screenings will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Director and producer Milton Raboso says, “FABRIC is a definitive account of the Portuguese community in Bermuda and its 151 years of history, but it also places Bermuda, Acors and Portugal in the world history and the events that have fueled those 151 years.

“It took more than 10 years to implement FABRIC. The film was supported by the Minister of Culture, the Government of the Azores and private donors.

Bermuda Media Method [MMB] Created in 2011 by producer Milton Raposo. MMB has created content for a wide range of clients: Bermuda’s new hospital renovation, reinsurance, travel campaigns, international sports and more. MMB pays special attention to artistic, cultural and historical content.

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.



Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

Maestro Filipe Cunha, Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Braga, has been invited to conduct the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, as announced today.

According to a statement sent by O MINHO, “he will be the first Portuguese conductor to conduct this orchestra in its entire history.”

In addition to this orchestra, the maestro will also work with the Lyceo Mozarteum de la Habana Symphony Orchestra.

The concerts will take place on 4 and 12 March 2023 at the National Theater of Cuba in Havana.

In the words of the maestro, quoted in the statement, “these will be very beautiful concerts with difficult but very complex pieces” and therefore he feels “very motivated”.

From the very beginning, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 will be performed by an Italian pianist (Luigi Borzillo), whom the maestro wants to bring to Portugal later this year. In the same concert, Mendelshon’s First Symphony will be performed.

Then, at the second concert, in the company of the Mexican clarinetist Angel Zedillo, he will perform the Louis Sfora Concerto No. 2. In this concert, the maestro also conducts Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.

“This is an international recognition of my work. An invitation that I accept with humility and great responsibility. I was surprised to learn that I would be the first Portuguese member of the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra. This is a very great honor,” the maestro said in a statement.

“I take with me the name of the city of Braga and Portugal with all the responsibility that goes with it, and I hope to do a good job there, leaving a good image and putting on great concerts. These will be very special concerts because, in addition to performing pieces that I love, especially Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, I will be directing two wonderful soloists who are also my friends. It will be very beautiful,” concludes Filipe Cunha.

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