Music and other artistic expressions

The cultural and educational plan of Amarante is also sensible to and growing towards the possible interchanges between the diverse music languages and the wide array of artistic and creative expressions, such as literature, poetry, cinema and the visual arts.

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Literature

Amarante has a profound connection to poetry and literature, fruit of the amount of eminent writers that were born or lived in the city, such as Teixeira de Pascoaes (1877-1952), António Carneiro (1872-1930) or Agustina Bessa-Luís (1922-). In the last few years, the Municipality has been developin...
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Visual Arts

The relationship between music and the visual arts in Amarante dates backs, at least, to some of the celebrated paintings of Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso (1887-1918), where local traditional instruments such as the ‘rabeca’ or the ‘viola amarantina’, are depicted.
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Concerto no Museu Amadeu Souza Cardoso, Amarante
Música e Cinema em Amarante

Cinema

Cultural programming in Amarante has concerned itself with interdisciplinary languages and intersections, emphasizing the relationship between music and cinema.
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