Concert of traditional Persian music, with poetry by Florbela Espanca (Lisbon, Portugal)

Artistic Activities

En el Salón Noble del Palacio Marqués de Pombal, en el municipio de Oeiras, se celebró un concierto de música persa, acompañado de un recital de poesía de Florbela Espanca.

It was the perfect combination of the timelessness of Persian music and the poetic rhythm of Florbela, in the setting of the Noble Hall of the Marquês de Pombal Palace, in the historic centre of Oeiras.

The event featured the musicians:

ALI MOHAMAD KOLAGAR, a specialist in TAR and SITAR.

RAMIN RAHMI, who has been playing Persian music since he was 4 years old, especially percussion (TOBAK and DAF).

With special support by the Iranian pianist SHALA DEYHIM and the composer JAIME REIS.

Florbela Espanca’s poetry, which focused in this recital on her later poems, published in 2013 by the researcher SEVERINA GONÇALVES, was recited by the ORPHEU ARTS GROUP, whose members are students at the New Acropolis centre in Oeiras-Cascais.

The event was organised by:

New Acropolis Oeiras-Cascais

Vareyna. Luso-Persian Cultural Circle

Friends of the Poets’ Park

Orpheu Arts Group

Friends of Florbela Espanca


With the support of:

The Municipal Chamber of Oeiras

Viagens Ulisses travel agency

The Jaime Cortesão History Centre


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