LISBON UNDER STARS is an immersive and multidisciplinary spectacle that aims to enhance the culture and heritage of Lisbon. Carmo’s Ruins provide a new way of experiencing the city’s history. Created and produced by OCUBO, in an institutional partnership with the Carmo Archaeological Museum, it's a multidisciplinary experience that brings together multimedia projections, virtual dancers and visual effects, to the sound of great Portuguese music.
Two sessions every day: 21h30 and 22h45. Duration: 45min
It is Carmo's own walls, transformed into a three-dimensional screen and in the voice of Catarina Furtado, a great portuguese host, that tell us this adventure, over more than 600 years of the city and Portugal. Historical landmarks as the Battle of Aljubarrota, the Age of Discovery, the earthquake of 1755 or “Cravos” Revolution are just a few moments that make up this immersive show.
Each moment of this unique journey will be emphasized with Amália Rodrigues, Fernando Lopes Graça, Luis Freitas Branco, Madredeus, Salvador Sobral and Zeca Afonso’s notes.
LISBON UNDER STARS also has the special participation of Mariza, a renowned fado singer, and great names of various Portuguese musical styles, such as Rão Kyao, Teresa Salgueiro, Symphonic Chorus Lisboa Cantat, Symphonic Orchestra of GNR and Tocá Rufar feat Paulo Marinho, whose songs and performances, will be part of this virtual experience. Also Clara Andermatt Company and National Ballet Company’s dancers, with choreographies by Clara Andermatt, will interact with the walls of the Ruins. But that's not all. The show will also include urban art works by Add Fuel, Daniel Eime, The Super Van by Vanessa Teodoro and Alexandre Farto aka Vhils that will contextualize Lisbon of nowadays.
The spectator is involved in this inspiring audiovisual and sensorial experience, which always has up in the sky the stars to remind us of the Universe’s true dimension and our human conditions in space and time. At the centre of the event, the public can move freely through space, see, hear and appreciate different perspectives of this time travel, in this emblematic cultural landscape that are Carmo’s Ruins, which always have up in the sky the stars, reminding us the Universe’s true dimension and our human condition in space and time.
There under the stars, 629 years ago, Carmo Church was born. Resistant to time and testimony of an immense history, that turned it into one of the most beautiful landscapes of Lisbon. Today, under the same stars, its powerful story full of adventures is revealed.