Poetry Soiree

Poetry Soiree

place Barão ConVIDA (Rua José Silva Marreiros)
Min 4   Max 30
Minimum Age 6
Target Audience: All
November 04 2023
From 17:30 to 19:00

Deodato Santos will start the session by sharing a poem he wrote. This is intended to be a moment of sharing in which participants are invited to recite poetry, their own or that of other authors.

NOTE: If you wish to participate by reciting poetry, please inform us via email: walkartfest@almargem.org.

How to get there

From the Cultural Center (350m): On foot, leaving the event headquarters (Centro Cultural), descend (south) along Estrada da Mata for about 250 m, turn left to Rua Dr. António Guerreiro Tello, going almost until the end of the street (150m). The "Barão ConVida" space is on the left side, before the mini-market.

From Lagos: Arriving in the city of Lagos, at the Municipal Stadium roundabout, head towards Bensafrim. At the exit of Portelas, take the EM 531 on the left, towards Barão de São João, passing by Monte Judeu. Keep going straight ahead, towards Barão de S. João. Once within Barão de São João, keep straight, bearing right towards “Bensafrim”, going around the Church. You can park at the exit to the village, in a parking lot on the right, behind the church and cemetery, and walk the rest of the way. After passing the church, take Rua Capitão Francisco da Silva Rijo, at the Café Central fork, turn right, the "Barão ConVida" space is on the right, next to the mini-market.


Deodato Santos

Editor at Editorial Enciclopédia in Chiado, Lisbon, opposite the political police headquarters.
It is included in the Anthology of Portuguese Post-War Poetry.
With Joaquim Benite, a theater man who created the Almada Theater, they created the Andaime poetry notebooks.
Weekly chronicler for the RDP's Southern Regional Emitter.
Editor-in-chief of the weekly Barlavento.
Detached from teaching, he creates the Cultural Services in the Municipality of Odemira.

First exhibition in Paris, at the Salon of Independent Artists.
Exhibition at the Jacques Miguet Douvaine Cultural Center - France, on the border with Geneva.
Portraits of the Infante Award from the Lagos City Council.
Creator of the Barão de São João Cultural Center, with the support of Luís Filipe Madeira, a member of the socialist party government.
With Xico Roxo he installs in Barão de São João, Passeio dos Poetas, A Ver-o-Mar and Passeio das Figuras.
Author of the unusual and disturbing work Christ Uncrucifixes Himself, which in the incalculable Christian iconography there seems to be no record of having been treated this way.