milau. Portuguese and Portuguese culture in the spotlight

Expo, music, films, conference … The Portuguese and Portuguese Culture Week, organized by the Melo Melhada Twinning Committee, returns for its seventh edition from 3 to 17 April.

The Portuguese Fortnight and the Lusophone Cultural Fortnight are organized every year in April, in reference to the Carnation Revolution of April 25, 1974, which ended Salazar’s dictatorship, the longest in Europe.

Exhibition: “Fado Heritage of Humanity”

Fado is a genre of performing arts consisting of music and poetry, developed in Lisbon during the second quarter of the nineteenth century. Visible April 3-17 at the Maison de ma Région (place de la Capelle). In partnership with the Camões Institute and the Portulan Association. Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 2 pm to 5 pm. Free admission. Opening with Music with Fado on Thursday 6 April at 6pm: Teresa Almeida and Bernard De Giorgi.

movie theatre

A selection of three Portuguese and Brazilian films with French subtitles in partnership with the Ciné-Club de la MJC and the Cinémas de Millau (Avenue La Pepinière). Admission is 5.50 euros.

  • Monday 3 April 8.30pm: ‘Alma Viva’, Cristel Alves Mira movie shown in preview. (Duration 1 h 28). Selection of Cannes 2022.

  • Wednesday 12th April, 8.30pm: ‘Paraíso’Music Documentary by Sérgio Tréfaut, 2021, FIPA 2022 Music Documentary Grand Prix (duration 1 hour 25 minutes).

  • Saturday, April 15th, 8:30pm: “Bacurao”Brazilian film directed by Kleber Mendonca Vilhos and Juliano Dornelles, 2019 (duration 2 hours 12 minutes), Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival.


Tuesday, April 4, the doors of the Portuguese Club at MJC open from 7 pm to 8 pm (10, by Sadi Carnot).

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A Brazilian cooking workshop led by Myriad (14 rue Saint-Antoine). Wednesday 12th April (morning) – Participation 10 euros and compulsory registration in Passerelle (Myriade) on 09 64 36 22 03.

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