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The 42nd edition of the most prestigious film festival in Türkiye, in which Portugal has been consecutively present for more than a decade, earning relevant distinctions, will take place between the 7th and 18th of April, in several Istanbul city cinema.
This year, Portugal occupies a prominent place in the event's programming, which will feature director João Canijo, appointed to the position of President of the Jury of the International Competition.
Director Tiago Guedes will also be present at the event, accompanying the screening of his film “Restos de Vento”. In addition to the aforementioned film, “Nação Valente”, by Tommy Guns and Carlos Conceição, will also be in competition.
Out of competition, the films “Viver Mal” and “Mal Viver”, the latter recently awarded a Silver Bear at the Berlin Film Festival, will be screened.
The Portuguese participation has the support of the Embassy of Portugal to Türkiye and Camões, Institute for Cooperation and Language, I. P.
Full information, including times and locations for each screening, can be found at https://film.iksv.org/en
The Portuguese guitarist Pedro Jóia, a name of international, will be in the Turkish capital to participate in the Ankara International Guitar Festival, which this year takes place between the 15th and 18th of December.
With the support of the Embassy of Portugal in Ankara and Camões, Instituto da Língua I.P., Pedro Jóia will perform for the first time to the public of the city on December 15th, at 7 pm local time, at the Musiki Muallim space Mektabi Demirbahce (Talatpasa blv. 167 Mamak/Ankara).
As well as opening this edition of the Festival, Pedro Jóia will also give a seminar about guitar on the 16th, at the University of Music and Fine Arts in Ankara.
With the support of the Portuguese Embassy and Camões, Institute of Cooperation and Language I.P., the film “Nayola”, directed by José Miguel Ribeiro, with a screenplay by José Eduardo Agualusa, Mia Couto and Virgílio Almeida, will represent Portugal at the EU Human Rights Film Days. Organized by the Delegation of the European Union to Turkiye, with the support of diplomatic missions from various member states of the European Union, the festival celebrates its 12th year of existence this year. This year, the festival will take place between the 8th and 11th of December. “Nayola” can be watched on December 8th, at 9 pm, at the Buyulu Ferner cinema, an emblematic space in the Turkish capital.
Find out where and how you can see all the films selected in https://www.avrupa.info.tr/en/events/EUHRFD2022
The Portuguese singer Carminho will be in Istanbul, on December 2, for a concert at the prestigious Cemal Resit Bey Konser Salonu.
It is the long-awaited return of one of the most appreciated fadistas in this country, where she is known as the “princess of fado”.
The Portuguese Embassy in Ankara and Camões, Institute for Cooperation and Language I.P. cooperate with the organization in the promotion of this even.
Learn more at https://www.biletix.com/performance/1CRBZ/001/TURKIYE/tr
The Embassy of Portugal in Ankara and the Portuguese Government highlight the importance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, as a moment of reflection and respect for the suffering of the victims of this scourge that matters to everyone and that it is up to everyone to fight.
To learn more about the initiatives carried out by Portugal on this date, please consult the website of the Commission for Citizenship and Gender Equality: www.cig.gov.pt
Also follow the campaign launched by UN Women, to which Portugal is associated, at www.unwomen.org/en/news-stories/in-focus/2022/11/in-focus-16-days-of-activism-against-gender-based-violence