The See Through Cafe is back on 18th January 2020!
The theme of multilingualism and the arts will be discussed by Brazilian Poet Marluce Lima, who will present her current projects and will read some of her own poems, and by Mother Tongues Festival Director Francesca La Morgia, who will talk about the festival’s mission and the plans for 2020.
18-01-2020 at 4.30 pm @Rua Red Cafe (view map)
Marluce Lima, was born in São Paulo, Brazil, and reborn in the capital of Ireland in 2014. A resident of Dublin, she published her first poems in the collection “Thirty-Two kilos [An Anthology Brazil-Ireland]” by Urutau and with the same publisher, the first poetry book “sou mar” the following year in 2018. She has published English poems in collective projects: FLARE, Poetry M’app and LabeLLit. Marluce organizes a soiree for the Brazilian community (Sarau Maré) and is involved in DIASPORA, international arts and literature magazine in English and Portuguese.
Francesca La Morgia is the founder of the Mother Tongues Festival. She has worked for more than 10 years as a lecturer and training facilitator in the area of language development and bilingualism. In 2017 she founded Mother Tongues with the goal of raising awareness of the benefits of bilingualism for children and for migrant families. The Mother Tongues Festival, funded by the Arts Council and South Dublin County Council, was born as a project to celebrate linguistic diversity through the arts.
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