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Soiree “My Neighbourhood... my Place”: Poetry and Fado in A Future Place

Placemaking Event


25 September 2021


Lisbon (Portugal)


25 September 2021



NOVA School of Social Sciences and Humanities, Nova University Lisbon, the Nova Institute of Philosophy, AMIGLuz Association, and the A-PLACE Project announce a Soiree to present the winners of the contest “My Neighbourhood... my Place”. The program takes place on Saturday, 25th September 2021, at 5 pm, at Largo da Associação Bairro Padre Cruz (Rua Rio Zêzere, Nº 3), in Lisbon, and will include moments of poetry and memories of the neighbourhood. The special guest is the young fado singer Martim Saragasso D'Aires.


“My Neighbourhood… my Place” is a poetry and prose poetry contest that aims to poetically reflect on the past, present and future of Padre Cruz neighbourhood and its places, through texts and other creative forms proposed by its residents or frequent visitors with the objective to create and strengthen ties between people and the places they inhabit.


This event is carried out as part of  "A Future Place", a placemaking activity of A-Place project, and happens in Padre Cruz Neighbourhood, Lisbon.


Soiree: “My Neighbourhood…. My Place”
Date: Saturday, 25th September 2021, at 5 pm.
Local: Largo da Associação Amigos da Luz (Rua Rio Zêzere, Nº3, Lisboa)




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NOVA University of Lisbon Staff: Maria Irene Aparício; Ivone Ferreira, Nuno Fonseca, Rosalice Pinto, Patrícia Pereira; and Ph.D. Students: Marta Fiolić;

A-PLACE Coordinator: Leandro Madrazo;

Associação Amigos da Luz | Staff: Sónia Duarte; participants of the contest and residents of Bairro Padre Cruz;

Fátima Freitas (Sociologist, as a member of the Jury of the Contest)

Maria Santos (Educational Sociologist, as a mentor of the activity)

Special guest: Martim Saragasso D'Aires