Popolomondo is a non-profit cultural organisation that is dedicated towards the production, innovation, and research of dance/theatre and music as well as new interdisciplinary approaches. Their work encompasses an extensive range of cross-sectoral activities from intercultural training in the areas of dance/theater and music, socio-educational training, the promotion of cultural groups, including R&D (Research & Development) activities to cultural events and audiovisual productions.

In Eseperanto -a universal language that developed from several world languages- Popolomondomeans “people of the world” and symbolises the  the vision to develop a common language from the diversity of artistic expressions, traditions, and cultures.

With it´s holistic concept, Popolomondo positions itself at the intersection of art, spirituality, education, and society.

The association is working towards the dissemination, research, and innovation of transnational cultural education since 2010 to bring Afro-Portuguese cultural assets to foreign countries as well as to promote African diversity within Portugal.

Popolomondo addresses and explores the complexity of Portuguese-Brazilian-African contexts through its work and enriches the intercultural discourse as an creative anthropological product.

In cooperation with national and international organizations, Popolomondo regularly organizes conferences, festivals, seminars, and awareness campaigns on the subject of Benin-Portugal-Brazil.

Eva Azevedo

Eva Azevedo works as a dancer, choreographer, scientist, and dance teacher. She is vice President of Popolomondo and among other cultural events primarily responsible for the festival “24h trip to Africa”. She is trained in Contemporary Dance, Contact / Improvisation, [...]

Paulo das Cavernas

Paulo das Cavernas is a musician, composer, and teacher of African and Ngoni percussion. He is also an animator and teacher of educational and creative music. Since 2002 he develops his career as a percussionist and guitarist with several groups. [...]

Diana Azevedo

Diana Azevedo is a Portuguese dancer and producer. At age of 6, she began her training in dance and music, ending in 1991 the 6th Degree of Classical Ballet at the Royal Academy and in 1996, the 4th Degree in [...]

Miguel Moreira

Miguel Moreira is a sound technician and audio producer. He is also a musician and composer of piano and percussion. He began his studies in music in 1982, attending piano lessons and musical training at the Vilar do Paraíso Music [...]