"Amoureuse de Lisbonne et passionnée par son histoire et sa culture, je suis journaliste spécialisée en voyages de tourisme culturel. Je suis également fondatrice et presidente de l'Association européenne pour la Créativité. Je voudrais vous faire découvrir un..."Ask a question to Ana Paula L.
The two names of the most important Portuguese writers join in `O ano da morte de Ricardo Reis` (`the year of the death of Ricardo Reis`) to celebrate Lisbon as city-labyrinth. José Saramago, the author of this masterful book of Portuguese culture, and Ricardo Reis, a character of Fernando Pessoa, gives a resonance to the city of Lisbon, which assists, apparently passive, to the birth of the `egg of the Snake` (the Totalitarianisms of the 20th century) in Europe and in the world.
During 1936, António de Oliveira Salazar, three years prior, dictated the rules of the 'new State'. `The year of the death of Ricardo REis` Lisbon was a sad city permanently gray and rainy as the time...
A tragic event transformed Losbonne into `city of light`. With the arrival of two refugees from the second world war, Lisbon turns deeply. How was this Lisbon? How lived the Revolução?
Therefore, by the hand of two extraordinary masters of Portuguese literature, José Saramago and Fernando Pessoa, let's browse all the Rossio, the Chiado and Cais do Sodré, looking at the floor as Pessoa, and with him revisiting the poetry of Ricardo Reis.
Directions: Avenida da Liberdade - Rossio - Chiado - Cais do Sodré