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Fernando Pessoa and Contemporary Portuguese Culture

Fernando Pessoa: European Modernist or

Visions of Portugal

Mysterious Portuguese poet Fernando Pessoa is one of the pivotal intellectual figures of the twentieth century. Celebrated translator Richard Zenith will lecture on Pessoa in the European context and recite selected poetry accompanied by a contemporary composition on the cello by Vicky Steiri.

Followed by the screening of a selection of contemporary video-art from Portugal and a reception.

The event is part of the London Festival of Europe 2008 (http://www.festivalofeurope.eu/).

With the support of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (http://www.gulbenkian.org.uk/).


Richard Zenith | talks | www
Vicky Steiri | talks


Date and Time:

7 March 2008 at 6:30 pm


1 hour 30 minutes



St Peter's Church
Vere Street

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Organised by:

European Alternatives
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Nearest public transport: Bond Street (Jubilee and Central lines) and Oxford Circus (Central, Victoria and Bakerloo lines).


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