Participating City: Lisboa
Capital city of Portugal, Lisbon possesses an intricate cultural and artistic history. The tower of Belém marks the place from which Portuguese sea-travelers set off on a myriad of voyages of discovery. Today, Lisbon is an intercultural city, enriched by a variety of ethnic experiences and traditions which add to the city diverse cultural offer.
PERFORMIGATIONS will come to Lisbon in December 2015, enriching the core art installation through musical performances. Partners at the Instituto de Etnomusicologia Centro de Estudos em Musica e Dança, Universidade Nova de Lisboa will work in synergy with the Museum of Music to bring to Lisbon a series of international artists to play with local musicians and fill Lisbon air of world sounds.
In Lisbon, the Dominic Mancuso Group will offer new insights to more traditional approaches to Canadian multiculturalism, exploring cultural diversity and global culture through the colorful nuances of music.