June 9, 2021 getLISBON

Today we have the first-person story of an actress, theatre director, Community Theatre professor in the master’s degree at Lisbon Theatre and Film School… In Lisbon in Us by Cláudia Andrade, this active citizen tells us about how her affective relationship with the city where she was born was built. Perhaps my relationship with Lisbon began with my birth in this city. Or maybe not. And I think about this because I remember that famous quote by Simone de Beauvoir: “one is not born a woman, one becomes a woman”. And I think that, in a way, the same happens…

June 2, 2021 getLISBON

In this article about the presence of fado in the urban art of Lisbon, we’re going to see pieces in which these two cultural phenomenons, deeply urban, joined forces. Fado is celebrated across the entire city that saw it born: at the museum dedicated to fado, in tributes, in casas de fado (restaurants with fado performances) of the typical neighbourhoods, in the voices of many fado singers that brought and bring this sonority to the world… And of course, it is also represented in the street art that has become one of the highlights of the capital several years ago….