Lisbon is since this Saturday until December 22nd, the Ibero-American Capital of Culture 2017, with a program that includes more than 150 activities and in which hundreds of artists from Brazil and Latin America will participate.
This is the second time that Lisbon is chosen by the Union of Iberian-American Capitals as Ibero-American Capital of Culture. The first was in 1994, the same year as the European Capital of Culture. The inauguration of the exhibition “Al final del paraíso” by the Mexican artist Démian Flores is scheduled to open at 5 pm on the Galeria of the Discoveries Monument.
The program includes, in addition to exhibitions and concerts, theater plays, guided tours, artistic residencies, film screenings, colloquia, workshops, an urban art festival, dance shows, an oral narration festival and a book fair by photography.