Chega de saudade: an offbeat introduction to contemporary Portuguese culture Claude Lévi-Strauss Library, 20 May 2022, Paris.

Exact date and time: Friday 20 May 2022
From 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
A Quiet Encounter on Portuguese Culture Today, by Ana Bella Almeida, Joanna Mirim and Goncalo Duarte. An evening in Portuguese and French. Friday May 20 at 7.30 pm, upon registration at 01 40 35 96 46 or [email protected]

Anyone interested in Portuguese is quickly confronted with the word “saudade,” which translates as a kind of voluntary renunciation to the sadness of bygone moments. This complex feeling, deeply rooted in Portuguese culture, is easily accompanied by submission to fate that leads to inaction and grief. releasing his first album, Chega de saudadethe starting point of the pattern Bossa Novaso Joao Gilberto chooses an iconoclastic title that can be translated as “That’s enough, saudade!”.

Over the past twenty years, Ana Bella Almeida, Joanna Mirim and Gonzalo Duarte have taught Portuguese language and culture at cultural centers and universities in many countries. As part of their work, they were asked to convey essential elements of Portuguese culture. All three, born after the 1974 Carnation Revolution, are automatically considered to be representatives of contemporary Portugal.

In this delightful evening in Portuguese and French, Ana, Juana and Gonzalo offer an offbeat introduction to contemporary Portuguese culture, revisiting the “chega de saudade” injunction. This relaxing meeting will also allow them to reflect on the cultural elements we choose to highlight when teaching a foreign language. Questions in the original already Literary eccentric A Portuguese-language guide published with the Lidel editions in Lisbon in 2021.

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