to Nov 17 | GROUP PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBIT | Crossed Looks | Chiado | FREE
Did you know:
-Vietnam is the world’s leading exporter of cashew nuts and black pepper;
-Snake wine is a thing in Vietnam;
-The unemployment rate in Vietnam is one of the lowest in the world among developing countries;
-Vietnam has a literacy level of 97.3%;
-Vietnam is the second-largest producer of coffee in the world;
-Vietnam is home to the world’s largest natural cave (Hang Son Doong);
-According to ancient Vietnamese folklore, Vietnamese people are descendants of dragons..?
New things every day.
“Crossed Looks” is described by its organizers, Museu de São Roque, as a “photography exhibition that crosses the eyes of Portuguese in Vietnam and Vietnamese in Portugal.”
“On the 100th anniversary of the Imperial Decree allowing the use of the Latin alphabet in the Vietnamese national language, Quoc Ngu, Misericórdia de Lisboa invites you to discover some aspects of Cochinchina culture.”
The artists on display are:
Eduardo Kol Carvalho (Lisbon).
Hoang Hông Quân (Vietnam).
Nguyen Phuong Nhi (Porto).
Isabel Pereira (Porto).
Jorge Kol Carvalho and Regina Pereira (Azores).
Manuel Casimiro (Porto).
In addition, Vietnamese music, puppet theater, and gastronomy sessions will be held at Largo Trindade Coelho in front of the museum.