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Screening: ‘Variations’

Embassy of Portugal
17:30 - 21:30
Booking required


The Embassy of Portugal invites you to participate in a celebration of Portuguese culture through the screening of the film ‘Variations’, followed by an informal social gathering.

‘Variations’ depicts the life of famous Portuguese pop and folk singer, António Variações, his artistic journey throughout the 1980s and the battle against prejudice that he faced. He was a unique man who had to fight to make his dreams come true, passionate about music in a still deeply conservative society.

Directed by João Maia in 2019, this feature film will be screened in the original language with subtitles in English. This event is organised with the support of Camões — Instituto da Cooperação e da Língua I.P. and the Embassy of Portugal in Ireland.

This event is part of the European Culture Trail – a EUNIC Ireland (European Union National Institutes for Culture) initiative in cooperation with the European Commission Representation in Ireland.
Immerse yourself in the diversity of European languages and cultures on the European Culture Trail, where delights from different European countries await you.

European Commission (Europe House)
French Embassy @ National Gallery of Ireland
Alliance Française
Goethe-Institut Irland
Istituto Italiano di Cultura
Embassy of Luxembourg in Dublin
Embassy of the Republic of Malta
Embassy of Portugal
Embassy of Romania to Ireland
Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia
Instituto Cervantes Dublin

For those visiting European Culture Trail events in person, you are invited to download our “European Culture Trail Treasure Hunt” passport here – – and collect stamps or signatures at each stop. The passports with the most stamps at the end of the night will be entered into a raffle for the chance to win some wonderful prizes.


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