Soares dos Reis National Museum at Porto Book Fair from August.25 to September.10 24th August 2023

24 de August, 2023

The literary fair is back at the Palácio de Cristal Gardens and, between the 25th of August and the 10th of September, more than a hundred publishers, booksellers and second-hand booksellers will occupy Avenida das Tílias.


The Soares dos Reis National Museum will, as usual, be present at the Porto Book Fair.

The Soares dos Reis National Museum will be represented, aiming at the dissemination and promotion of publications transversal to the universe of the General Directorate of Cultural Heritage.


The literary festival will take place from the 25th of August to the 10th of September, in the gardens of the Palácio de Cristal, and will celebrate the author Manuel António Pina.


Manuel António Pina thus joins a range of authors honored at the literary festival, such as Ana Luísa Amaral, Vasco Graça Moura, Agustina Bessa-Luís, Mário Cláudio, Sophia de Mello Breyner Andresen, Leonor de Almeida, José Mário Branco , Júlio Dinis, with the attribution of a linden tree in the Crystal Palace Gardens.


The Soares dos Reis National Museum will be represented at the event, which is an excellent opportunity to purchase books with discounts on the cover price.


“Pina Germano” exhibition open until January 2024


Through letters, documents and photographs, the exhibition “Pina Germano” – which remains at the Almeida Garrett Municipal Library until January 2024 – portrays the friendship between Manuel António Pina and Germano Silva, a storyteller from the city that brought them together.


Based on memoirs, epistles, photographs and other documents, it presents the great story of friendship, love and correspondence in Porto today: the story that connected (and still does) the poet and journalist Manuel António Pina (disappeared in 2012) to fellow journalist and local historian, Germano Silva.