Cultural Week of China and PALOP brings together 136 artists

Grace Évora participates in Cultural Week in Macau

The event began on Tuesday in Macau, and runs until the 21st, with 136 invited artists from 11 countries and territories of Portuguese language

Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Guinea Bissau, Mozambique, Portugal, Timor-Leste, Sao Tome and Principe, Goa, Daman and Diu. These are the 11 Portuguese-speaking countries and territories that are represented in the 10th Cultural Week of China and the Portuguese-Speaking Countries (PALOP), an event that started on Tuesday in Macau and will run until the 21st.

The Congjiang District Folk Group of the Guizhou Province, from China, is present, as well as one from Macau.

Cape Verde will mark its presence at the event with 16 music, plastic arts, crafts, photography, gastronomy and theater artists. According to a Cape Verdean government statement, Grace Évora and a band composed of seven elements will represent Cape Verde in the area of music, while in the plastic arts the representation is in charge of Tutu Sousa and Kwame Gamal, in handicraft. To represent Cape Verde in the photograph is Zé Pereira, in the gastronomy Olívio Fernandes, of the School of Hospitality and Tourism of Cape Verde, and in theater, the Company Fladu Fla.

This Cultural Week is organized by the Permanent Secretariat of the Macau Forum.