Contact
info@braga27.pt
Av. da Liberdade 697
4710-251 Braga
Portugal
Promoters
Município de Braga
Theatro Circo
Strategic Council
Francisco José Viegas
Professor, journalist and editor. Head of magazine “Ler”. Former director of Casa Fernando Pessoa and Secretary of State for Culture from 2011 to 2012.
Luís Braga da Cruz
Chairman of the Board of Founders of the Serralves Foundation in Porto from 2016 to 2018. Minister of Economy of Portugal from 2001 to 2002 and former chairman of The Northern Regional Coordination and Development Commission.
Isabel Pires de Lima
Full professor at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto, specialized in Portuguese Literature. Vice-President of the Serralves Foundation. Former Minister of Culture of Portugal, between 2005 and 2008.
Maria João Bustorff
Conservation and restoration specialist. President of the Board of Curators of the Ricardo Espírito Santo Silva Foundation. Former Minister of Culture of Portugal, between 2004 and 2005.
António Ponte
Director of the Soares dos Reis National Museum. Former Head of the Regional Directorate for Culture of the North. Former director of Paço dos Duques de Bragança, in Guimarães, and coordinator of the Museum of Vila do Conde.
Maria Manuela Martins
Vice-rector of the University of Minho for Culture and Society. Archeologist and Full Professor at the Institute of Social Sciences of the same university.
Team
Cláudia Leite
General coordinator
Cláudia is responsible for the general coordination of Braga'27. As Executive Director of the municipal company Teatro Circo de Braga, she also manages the Theatro Circo and gnration cultural spaces, as well as the implementation of the program for the Braga Creative City of Unesco. With a degree in Economics from the Faculty of Economics of Porto and a Master's degree from the same institution, she was, between 2010 and 2013, Financial Director of Guimarães 2012 European Capital of Culture.
Joana Meneses Fernandes
Executive coordinator
Joana is the Executive Coordinator of Braga's candidacy for the European Capital of Culture 2027 and has the same role in Braga Cultura 2030 – Braga 2020-2030 Cultural Strategy initiative. Before that, she was a project manager at Opium, a company specialized in consultancy for the creative industries sector. She has a degree in Art and Heritage from the School of Arts of the Catholic University of Porto, where she also obtained a Master's degree in Cultural Heritage Management.
Luís Sousa Ferreira
Artistic consultant
Luís is the artistic consultant for Braga's candidacy for the European Capital of Culture 2027. He is also the director of 23 Milhas, a cultural project in the Municipality of Ílhavo, as well as the artistic director of the Aldear project in the Tâmega e Sousa region. At the same time, he is a professor at ESAD in Caldas da Rainha and a columnist at the magazine Gerador. He was the founder of the Bons Sons festival and its director from 2006 to 2019 and the commissioner of Caminhos do Médio Tejo, a networking cultural program in 13 Municipalities, from 2016 to 2018. He worked at experimentadesign from 2009 to 2015 and at the Study Center for New Artistic Trends from 2006 to 2008. He has a degree in Industrial Design from ESAD.CR.
Ana Bragança
Mediation and community program consultant
Ana is the mediation and community program consultant for Braga'27. Manager, mediator and cultural producer, she is the co-founder of ondamarela, a company that specializes in collaborative artistic projects. She was a project manager at A Oficina, in Guimarães. She was a part of the executive direction of Guimarães 2012 European Capital of Culture, where she coordinated the areas of reception and marketing. She was a consultant at Opium and a part of the team that developed the addendum to the Candidacy of Guimarães as the European Capital of Culture. She has a degree in Art and Heritage from the School of Arts of the Catholic University of Porto and a postgraduate degree in Heritage Management.
Cláudia Cibrão
Assistance and production
Cláudia works as a coordination assistant and a producer of Braga's candidacy for the European Capital of Culture 2027. At the same time, she is a freelance artist and illustrator. She has previously worked in the areas of programming, communication and cultural production, at gnration, as well as in the areas of curating, commerce, marketing and artistic production at Zet Gallery. She has a degree in Visual Arts, in the field of Painting, from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto, and a Master's degree in Creative Industries Management from the Catholic University of Portugal.
Carolina Lapa
Communication
Carolina is responsible for coordinating the communication of Braga’27. Between 2019 and 2021 she was also responsible for coordinating communication of Braga Unesco Creative City of Media Arts. Before that, she managed the communication of the artistic project “Comédias do Minho”. She has a degree in Communication Sciences from Universidade do Minho and is currently taking a Master's degree in Communication, Art and Culture in the same school.
carolina.lapa@braga27.pt
OOF Design
Design
OOF Design is responsible for the communication design of Braga'27 since the Braga Cultura 2030 project. In parallel, the design agency collaborates with the Municipality of Braga in defining the image of the city's culture. It’s the agency behind the cultural strategy of several institutions, having participated, between 2011 and 2013, in the communication of Guimarães 2012 European Capital of Culture. The team is composed of specialists in Image Design, Communication Design, and Editorial Design.
Webdesign
info@braga27.pt
Av. da Liberdade 697
4710-251 Braga
Portugal
Município de Braga
Theatro Circo
Francisco José Viegas
Professor, journalist and editor. Head of magazine “Ler”. Former director of Casa Fernando Pessoa and Secretary of State for Culture from 2011 to 2012.
Luís Braga da Cruz
Chairman of the Board of Founders of the Serralves Foundation in Porto from 2016 to 2018. Minister of Economy of Portugal from 2001 to 2002 and former chairman of The Northern Regional Coordination and Development Commission.
Isabel Pires de Lima
Full professor at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of University of Porto, specialized in Portuguese Literature. Vice-President of the Serralves Foundation. Former Minister of Culture of Portugal, between 2005 and 2008.
Maria João Bustorff
Conservation and restoration specialist. President of the Board of Curators of the Ricardo Espírito Santo Silva Foundation. Former Minister of Culture of Portugal, between 2004 and 2005.
António Ponte
Director of the Soares dos Reis National Museum. Former Head of the Regional Directorate for Culture of the North. Former director of Paço dos Duques de Bragança, in Guimarães, and coordinator of the Museum of Vila do Conde.
Maria Manuela Martins
Vice-rector of the University of Minho for Culture and Society. Archeologist and Full Professor at the Institute of Social Sciences of the same university.
Cláudia Leite
General coordinator Cláudia is responsible for the general coordination of Braga'27. As Executive Director of the municipal company Teatro Circo de Braga, she also manages the Theatro Circo and gnration cultural spaces, as well as the implementation of the program for the Braga Creative City of Unesco. With a degree in Economics from the Faculty of Economics of Porto and a Master's degree from the same institution, she was, between 2010 and 2013, Financial Director of Guimarães 2012 European Capital of Culture.
Joana Meneses Fernandes
Executive coordinator Joana is the Executive Coordinator of Braga's candidacy for the European Capital of Culture 2027 and has the same role in Braga Cultura 2030 – Braga 2020-2030 Cultural Strategy initiative. Before that, she was a project manager at Opium, a company specialized in consultancy for the creative industries sector. She has a degree in Art and Heritage from the School of Arts of the Catholic University of Porto, where she also obtained a Master's degree in Cultural Heritage Management.
Luís Sousa Ferreira
Artistic consultant Luís is the artistic consultant for Braga's candidacy for the European Capital of Culture 2027. He is also the director of 23 Milhas, a cultural project in the Municipality of Ílhavo, as well as the artistic director of the Aldear project in the Tâmega e Sousa region. At the same time, he is a professor at ESAD in Caldas da Rainha and a columnist at the magazine Gerador. He was the founder of the Bons Sons festival and its director from 2006 to 2019 and the commissioner of Caminhos do Médio Tejo, a networking cultural program in 13 Municipalities, from 2016 to 2018. He worked at experimentadesign from 2009 to 2015 and at the Study Center for New Artistic Trends from 2006 to 2008. He has a degree in Industrial Design from ESAD.CR.
Ana Bragança
Mediation and community program consultant Ana is the mediation and community program consultant for Braga'27. Manager, mediator and cultural producer, she is the co-founder of ondamarela, a company that specializes in collaborative artistic projects. She was a project manager at A Oficina, in Guimarães. She was a part of the executive direction of Guimarães 2012 European Capital of Culture, where she coordinated the areas of reception and marketing. She was a consultant at Opium and a part of the team that developed the addendum to the Candidacy of Guimarães as the European Capital of Culture. She has a degree in Art and Heritage from the School of Arts of the Catholic University of Porto and a postgraduate degree in Heritage Management.
Cláudia Cibrão
Assistance and production Cláudia works as a coordination assistant and a producer of Braga's candidacy for the European Capital of Culture 2027. At the same time, she is a freelance artist and illustrator. She has previously worked in the areas of programming, communication and cultural production, at gnration, as well as in the areas of curating, commerce, marketing and artistic production at Zet Gallery. She has a degree in Visual Arts, in the field of Painting, from the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Porto, and a Master's degree in Creative Industries Management from the Catholic University of Portugal.
Carolina Lapa
Communication Carolina is responsible for coordinating the communication of Braga’27. Between 2019 and 2021 she was also responsible for coordinating communication of Braga Unesco Creative City of Media Arts. Before that, she managed the communication of the artistic project “Comédias do Minho”. She has a degree in Communication Sciences from Universidade do Minho and is currently taking a Master's degree in Communication, Art and Culture in the same school.
carolina.lapa@braga27.pt
OOF Design Design OOF Design is responsible for the communication design of Braga'27 since the Braga Cultura 2030 project. In parallel, the design agency collaborates with the Municipality of Braga in defining the image of the city's culture. It’s the agency behind the cultural strategy of several institutions, having participated, between 2011 and 2013, in the communication of Guimarães 2012 European Capital of Culture. The team is composed of specialists in Image Design, Communication Design, and Editorial Design.