Corsino Fortes left a “complex and very beautiful work that all Cabo Verdeans should read” – ACL’s President

Praia, Jul 24 (Inforpress) – The ACL’s president said today that the poet Corsino Fortes left a “complex and very beautiful work that all Cabo Verdeans should read” and the best way to honor his memory is by valuing his legacy.

The president of the Cabo Verdean Academy of Letters (ACL), Daniel Medina, made these statements in an interview with Inforpress, regarding the fifth anniversary of the death of the Cabo Verdean poet Corsino Fortes.

To mark the date, this Friday the ACL holds a ceremony honoring Corsino Fortes and the publication of a cultural notebook, which contains testimonials from friends, family members of the poet and people who wrote about his life and work.

“The notebook has 20 pages, the ceremony expects to have the President of the Republic because he is one of the members of the Academy of Letters, the President of the Amílcar Cabral Foundation will be present, we will have an intervention by Manuel Veiga, poetry recitation and exhibition of a video on the life and work of Corsino Fortes”, he said.

CM/CP/HVF

Inforpress

Share on facebook
Facebook
Share on twitter
Twitter
  • Galeria de Fotos