Portuguese Cultural Week

in Cape Town 2012

The Portuguese Cultural Week from October 22 to 26 in Cape Town promises many exciting events highlighting Portuguese culture.

The Instituto Camoes invites to various events. Read here what is happening during this Portuguese Week in Cape Town.

Portuguese Events

The following events are open to all interested in Portuguese language and culture and are free:

Monday, 22 October 2012: Official opening of the Fado exhibition. With presentation by the Consul General of Portugal in Cape Town on the origin of Fado and its evolution.

Tuesday, 23 October 2013: Screening of the Portuguese film: "A Cancao de Lisboa" (Song of Lisbon) by Jose Cottinelli Telmo.

Wednesday, 24 October 2013: Live Concert of the Chillounge Connection, performed in Portuguese.

Thursday, 25 October 2013: Screening of Portuguese film: "Fados" by Carlos Saura

About the Portuguese Cultural Week

Where? All events take place at the Alliance Francaise in Cape Town's CBD at 155 Loop Street.

When? Exhibition opening on Monday 22.10 at 19.00h

Film screenings on Tuesday and Thursday at 19.00h

Portuguese Concert on Wednesday at 20.30h

Enjoy the festivities with the Portuguese community in Cape Town!

Do you want to know more about the Portuguese Cultural Week, then please contact the Alliance Francaise.

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