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GRUNDTVIG Learning Partnerships (PT)

5th meeting in Portugal on 08.06-13.06.2014

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Learning partnerships project

Meeting in the Portugal
"When tradition meets today"
08-13 June, 2014


Sunday, June 8, 2014
Museu do Fado
Largo do Chafariz de Dentro, nº1, 1100-139 Lisboa

10:30 - ...      Fado: Lisbon’s mournful song and one of the oldest urban folk music in the world; a part of
                     UNESCO’s list of World’s Intangible Cultural Heritage. A study visit to the museum of Fado.
                     The participants get a chance to learn about traditional Portuguese culture of Fado music.

Monday, June 9, 2014
9:00 – 17:00  Chasing traditional Portuguese azulejo painting technique in architecture and interior details.
                      Independent day: visiting Sintra, Cascais/ Lisbon.

Tuesday, June 10, 2014
Estrada Nacional 116 Sobreiro 2640-578 Mafra

10:00 – 15:45 Olaria e Aldeia Típica José Franco.
                       a) a study visit to typical village and pottery of "Olaria e Aldeia Típica José Franco".
                       b) meting local craftsman Mr. Armando Batalha (traditional pottery as a ceramic crafts and the history of the place).
                       c) visiting the thematic Open Air Museum – a traditional Portuguese village made of clay and the local crafts shop.
                       d) Lunch break at a convenient time during the study visit.

16:00 – 17:00   Reflections of the day

Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Palácio Marquês de Tancos
Calçada Marquês de Tancos nº2, 1100-340 Lisboa;

13:00 – 14:00 Presentation: "What is EGEAC?"
                       Short history of popular marches of Lisbon on St. Antonio’s day by Helena Pais Costa
                       (Institutional projects and international relations coordinator of EGEAC).

Rua da Madre de Deus, nº 4, 1900-312 Lisboa.
14:30 – 17:00 Museu do Azulejo | National tile museum.
                       Study tour with a guide, and Portuguese traditional blue tiles painting AZULEJO workshop.

Rua Nova do Carvalho 44, 1200-361 Lisboa.
17:30 – 18:30 “Sol e Pesca”.

Visiting a local shop of traditional Portuguese canned fish, which is also a trendy bar.
Talking to the owner: from old traditions to unique business idea (an old shop that used to sell canned sea food and fishing equipment in what used to be the shabby riverside red light quarter of Lisbon, Cais do Sodré.
As the quarter was gentrified, this place became a quite unique tapas bar.

20:30 – ... Fado at night: an urban popular song of Lisbon
Getting to know impromptu Fado style and listening to life fado music in a traditional rustic fado singing place – a tavern with local people and traditional Portuguese snacks.

Thursday, June 12, 2014
Espaço Europa, European Commission’s Representation in Portugal
Largo Jean Monnet, 1-10º, 1269-068 Lisboa

10:30 – 11:30   Photography seminar "Street photography" (
How to tell the story) by Jonas Danielevičius (LT).

Brasserie Mediterrânica
Rua de Santa Marta , nº48 – Lisboa

12:00 – 13:00  Lunch at Open

13:30 – 15:00  Presentations about traditional festivities and festivals in countries of residence:
                        (Lithuania, Netherlands, Iceland and Germany).
15:00 – 15:15  Coffee break
16:15 – 17:00  Portuguese language lesson: main expressions and pronunciation tips.
21:00 – ...        Participation in St. António day’s city festivities and parade Av. de Liberdade, Lisboa
                        involving photography workshop: “People of St. António”

Friday, June 13, 2014
Location: Setubal

13:00 – 13:15     Exhibition of participants’ workshops’ results: azulejo painted tiles and photos.
                           Election of the most original tile and photo.
13:30 – 15:00     Potluck lunch
– 15:30     Reflections, discussions, evaluation of the meeting and whole project.
16:00                  Closing ceremony, certificates

The Lithuanian Community in Portugal (PT)

1. Marcel P. de Hoog
2. Odetė Abromavičiūtė

NGO Kaunas Vilijampolė's Art Center (LT)

Foundation "smARTroots" (NL)
The Association of Lithuanians in Reykjavik (IS)
The European Lithuanian Cultural Center in Germany (DE)

No 5 | smARTroots  and
Grundtvig-Lisbon-NEWSLETTER (pdf.)  Ernesta Žukauskaitė


Photography competition
“People of St. António” online
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