Contacto
    info@braga27.pt
    Av. da Liberdade 697
    4710-251 Braga
    Portugal
    Promotores
    Município de Braga
    Teatro Circo de Braga EM, S.A.
    Equipa
    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.

    Ana Bragança
    Mediation and community programme consultant
    Ana is the mediation and community programme 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.
    Cristina Farinha
    Special Advisor
    As independent expert, Cristina has worked from local and regional to international level, on the the conception, implementation and evaluation of diverse policies, projects and organisations of the cultural and creative sector. Her areas of interest are: the strengthening of the role of culture and creativity in governance and development of societies and territories; the promotion of international cooperation and mobility; and the building of capacity, advocacy and collective organisation within the sector. She has contributed to the ex-post evaluation of ECOC Guimarães 2012 and was part of selection and monitoring panel of European Capitals of Culture, nominated by the European Parliament, between 2015-2020. She holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Porto.
    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.
    Natacha Correia
    External relations assistance
    Natacha is the external relations assistant of Braga's candidacy for the EuropeCapital of Culture 2027. At the same time, she is a freelance illustrator. She has previously worked as a journalist and information deputy director at RUM Rádio Universitária do Minho. She also collaborated with Jornal Público and Cape Verde’s newspaper “Liberal”. She has a degree in Social Communication from Instituto Politécnico de Viseu.
    Carolina Lapa
    Head of communications
    Carolina is responsible for coordinating the communications of Braga’27. Between 2019 and 2021 she was also responsible for coordinating the communications of Braga Unesco Creative City of Media Arts. Before that, she managed the communications 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.
    Mariana Volz
    Communications manager
    Mariana is a communications manager at Braga'27. Before that, she won the Passport for Entrepreneurship of IAPMEI with a transmedia storytelling project for the music market, worked at the communication department of Viagens Abreu and at Vitamina. Digital Agency. She has a degree in Communication Sciences from Universidade do Minho and a degree in Tourism from Universidade Católica Portuguesa.
    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.
    Conselho Estratégico
    António Cunha
    President of the Norte Portugal Regional Coordination and Development Commission (CCDR-N) since 2020. He was the Rector of Universidade do Minho from 2009 to 2017. He is also a Professor at the Department of Polymer Engineering and a researcher at the Institute of Polymers and Composites at the same institution.
    D. José Cordeiro
    Archbishop of Braga since February 12, 2022. Before, he was the Bishop of Bragança-Miranda since 2011. Member of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments since 2016. Within the scope of the Portuguese Episcopal Conference, he is the President of the Episcopal Commission for Liturgy and Spirituality since 2014, a member of the Permanent Council since 2017 and a delegate to the International Eucharistic Congresses since 2018.
    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.
    Joana Aguiar e Silva
    Vice-rector of the University of Minho for Culture and Territory. Currently an associate professor at the University of Minho Law School.
    Laura Castro
    Head of the Regional Directorate for Culture of the North. Former director of the School of Arts of the Catholic University of Porto, where she is a researcher at the Centre for Research in Science and Technology of the Arts.
    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.
    Luís Pedro Martins
    President of the Regional Tourism Entity of Porto and North of Portugal since 2019. He was responsible for the Communication and Marketing of Santa Casa da Misericórdia do Porto. Between 2014 and 2019, he was Executive Director of Torre dos Clérigos. He has a degree in Design from ESAD and a postgraduate degree in Marketing Management from the University of Porto.
    Maria João Bustorff
    Conservation and restoration specialist. President of the Board of Curators of the Ricardo do Espírito Santo Silva Foundation. Former Minister of Culture of Portugal, between 2004 and 2005.

    Cofinanciamento
    Webdesign
    info@braga27.pt
    Av. da Liberdade 697
    4710-251 Braga
    Portugal
    Município de Braga
    Teatro Circo de Braga EM, S.A.
    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.

    Ana Bragança
    Mediation and community programme consultant Ana is the mediation and community programme 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.
    Cristina Farinha
    Special Advisor As independent expert, Cristina has worked from local and regional to international level, on the the conception, implementation and evaluation of diverse policies, projects and organisations of the cultural and creative sector. Her areas of interest are: the strengthening of the role of culture and creativity in governance and development of societies and territories; the promotion of international cooperation and mobility; and the building of capacity, advocacy and collective organisation within the sector. She has contributed to the ex-post evaluation of ECOC Guimarães 2012 and was part of selection and monitoring panel of European Capitals of Culture, nominated by the European Parliament, between 2015-2020. She holds a PhD in Sociology from the University of Porto.
    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.
    Natacha Correia External relations assistance Natacha is the external relations assistant of Braga's candidacy for the EuropeCapital of Culture 2027. At the same time, she is a freelance illustrator. She has previously worked as a journalist and information deputy director at RUM Rádio Universitária do Minho. She also collaborated with Jornal Público and Cape Verde’s newspaper “Liberal”. She has a degree in Social Communication from Instituto Politécnico de Viseu.
    Carolina Lapa Head of communications Carolina is responsible for coordinating the communications of Braga’27. Between 2019 and 2021 she was also responsible for coordinating the communications of Braga Unesco Creative City of Media Arts. Before that, she managed the communications 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.
    Mariana Volz Communications manager Mariana is a communications manager at Braga'27. Before that, she won the Passport for Entrepreneurship of IAPMEI with a transmedia storytelling project for the music market, worked at the communication department of Viagens Abreu and at Vitamina. Digital Agency. She has a degree in Communication Sciences from Universidade do Minho and a degree in Tourism from Universidade Católica Portuguesa.
    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.
    António Cunha
    President of the Norte Portugal Regional Coordination and Development Commission (CCDR-N) since 2020. He was the Rector of Universidade do Minho from 2009 to 2017. He is also a Professor at the Department of Polymer Engineering and a researcher at the Institute of Polymers and Composites at the same institution.
    D. José Cordeiro
    Archbishop of Braga since February 12, 2022. Before, he was the Bishop of Bragança-Miranda since 2011. Member of the Congregation for Divine Worship and the Discipline of the Sacraments since 2016. Within the scope of the Portuguese Episcopal Conference, he is the President of the Episcopal Commission for Liturgy and Spirituality since 2014, a member of the Permanent Council since 2017 and a delegate to the International Eucharistic Congresses since 2018.
    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.
    Joana Aguiar e Silva
    Vice-rector of the University of Minho for Culture and Territory. Currently an associate professor at the University of Minho Law School.
    Laura Castro
    Head of the Regional Directorate for Culture of the North. Former director of the School of Arts of the Catholic University of Porto, where she is a researcher at the Centre for Research in Science and Technology of the Arts.
    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.
    Luís Pedro Martins
    President of the Regional Tourism Entity of Porto and North of Portugal since 2019. He was responsible for the Communication and Marketing of Santa Casa da Misericórdia do Porto. Between 2014 and 2019, he was Executive Director of Torre dos Clérigos. He has a degree in Design from ESAD and a postgraduate degree in Marketing Management from the University of Porto.
    Maria João Bustorff
    Conservation and restoration specialist. President of the Board of Curators of the Ricardo do Espírito Santo Silva Foundation. Former Minister of Culture of Portugal, between 2004 and 2005.