Embassy of Portugal in Russia

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Visit of the Minister of Foreign Affairs to the Russian Federation

augusto santos silvaThe Minister of Foreign Affairs, Augusto Santos Silva, will pay an official visit to the Russian Federation (Moscow) from 25th to 26th February.

The program includes a working meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov. Augusto Santos Silva will also participate in the closing ceremony of the exhibition "Lords of the Oceans: Treasures of the Portuguese Empire of the XVI-XVIII centuries" in display at the Museums of the Kremlin, since December 8th 2017. On the occasion of this visit, the insignia of the Order of Merit will be bestowed upon the RTP correspondent in Moscow, Evgueni Muravitch.




Saint Petersburg reading 2018

SP a ler 2018The official opening of the international literary competition “Saint Petersburg reading -we elect the best foreign writer” will take place on March 1st, at 12 pm, at the Mayakovsky Library, in Saint Petersburg.

The representatives of several cultural sectors and Embassies of the participant countries will be present to briefly present the works and authors which have been selected for this year edition. Furthermore, the results of the public voting will be released and it will be announced the winning works from last year edition. The results of the competition of young translators will also be released.

Portugal presents in the category of ‘author already translated’ the Portuguese author José Eduardo Agualusa with A Rainha Ginga, ou de como os africanos inventaram o mundo (edited by the Book Centre Rudomino, translation of Varvara Makhortova). The book E se eu gostasse muito de morrer of Rui Cardoso Martins will also be presented.



NOTICE – Carnival

carnaval 2018The Embassy of Portugal in Moscow and the Consular Section of this Embassy will be closed on February 13th, due to carnival holiday.





Legends Cup 2018

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On February 3-4th Portugal participated in the ‘Legends Cup’ in Moscow with a team formed by Portuguese football legends.

With two victories in the first day of the tournament against France (7-5) and Germany (6-4), it played the final game against the host team (Russia 8 – 4 Portugal).

The Ambassador of Portugal was present at the event.

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Botanitchesky Per. 1
129010 Moscovo, Rússia

Ботанический Пер. 1
129010 Москва, Россия

+7 (495) 981 34 10 (Embassy)
+7 (495) 981 34 14 (Consular Section)
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