MIRIAN TAVARES PRESENT AT THE BOOK LAUNCH OF AFONSO DIAS
Yesterday, May 12th, 2022, at 9pm, CIAC coordinator Mirian Tavares was present at Club Farense for the launch of Afonso Dias’ most recent book of poetry. Entitled “Boca de Cena”, this work has a preface by Mirian Tavares and a letter by Carlos Brito.
Afonso Dias is a singer, songwriter and lyricist, poet, theater actor and director, and poetry writer. He was one of the founders of GAC – Cultural Action Group, having participated in the production and recording of 3 LP’s and 8 EP’s, and in hundreds of shows between 1974 and 1978. In 1979, he recorded his first solo album, entitled O que vala e pena, with songs by himself and poems by Hélia Correia and José Fanha.
He has sung and spoken poetry in the country and in Europe, in hundreds of recitals and concerts. He is a member of the Consulting Council of AJA – Associação José Afonso. Since 2001 he has been going to schools saying and singing poetry. In this activity, he has already performed more than 1600 sessions and visited more than 180,000 students. In his extensive editorial production, Afonso Dias has published, in the Algarve, 7 books of poetry, 10 CDs of songs and 13 CDs of poetry recited.