Celebrating Africa Day 2019

Técnico - Alameda campus

On the occasion of the commemoration of Africa Day, a set of events will take place at Técnico on 24th and 25th May, as well as a fundraising event to support Mozambique.


• 24th May

– Salão Nobre

4 p.m. – Programme presentation by Amadú Dafé

4.10 p.m. – Opening session
Luís Silveira, Vice-president of IST (International Affairs)

4.30 p.m. – Poem recitation “África Origem da Vida na Terra”

4.40 p.m. – Choir performance – African Hymn

5 p.m. – “The situation of African students in diaspora” (Debate)
Moderator: Amadú Dafé (Writer)
Alexandre Passo (Federação Académica de Lisboa)
Luís Ferreira (Vice-rector – Universidade de Lisboa)
Tcherno Baldé (former president of AEGBL in Lisbon)
Yannick Insaly (Fundação Aga Khan)
Wilson Inocêncio (Angolan businessman)

7 p.m. – Closing Session

– In front of the main building

7.30 p.m. – 9.30 p.m.
Workshop – Traditional African dances.

• 25th May

– Jardim Norte (North Tower)

12.50 p.m. – Choir performance – African Hymn

1 p.m. – Solidarity lunch
Traditional African Food: Muamba (Angola), Cachupa (Cape Verde), Caldo de Mancara (Guinea-Bissau), Matapa (Mozambique), Calulu (Sao Tome and Principe).

– Main building (Inner Hall)
3 p.m. – Dance, acoustic music, painting, poetry, drama

– Salão Nobre

5 p.m. – Fashion show
African Stylists:
Alfa Canté (Guinea-Bissau)
Clara Lopes (Guinea-Bissau)
Roselyn Silva (Sao Tome and Principe)
ZeZa | Sandra Costa (Angola)

– Main building (Entrance)

7.30 p.m. – 9 p.m.
Music performance.

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