May 5th: Day of Portuguese Language and Lusophone Cultures

Posted on Friday, May 5, 2017

Portuguese Language and Culture Day of the CPLP

May 5th, 2017

University of Ottawa, Academic Hall

Program

18h30 – Session begins

19h00 – Scholarship Ceremony

Presidency of the CPLP – Comunidade dos Países de Língua Portuguesa Opening Remarks

His Excellency, the Ambassador of Brazil in Ottawa, Denis Souza Pinto

The Portuguese Program and the Gaspar Corte-Real Scholarship

José Abreu Ferreira, Portuguese Program Coordinator

Recipients of the Gaspar Corte-Real Scholarship:

Joanie Ouellet (Elementary Portuguese), presented by His Excellency, the Ambassador of Brazil

Alex Castro (Intermediate Portuguese), presented by His Excellency, the Ambassador of Angola

Nick Anderson (Advanced Portuguese), presented by His Excellency, the Ambassador of Portugal

Nathalie Chaar (Intermediate Portuguese), presented by José Abreu Ferreira

 

19h30 – “About the Sea”

Live writing by Angolan writer Ondjaki, accompanied by Marcello Magdaleno’s guitar (Brazil) and Renato Diz’s piano (Portugal)

21h00 – Session ends

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