Cap Magellan


Paris, France | MAY 2015

Flâneur Activities

From May 07 2016 to May 23 2016

Flâneur exhibition in Paris - A Perspective

Paris is one of the “birth places” of the flâneur, and is also the city where we’ll be launching Flâneur’s second year.

A perspective. This exhibition brings a perspective that reflects the way we flâner during 2015. Mansfield, London, Hamburg, Torino, Milano, Roma, Lisboa were read thru the approach of 10 invited photographers: Kajal Nisha Patel (UK), David Severn (UK), Rut Blees Luxemburg...

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Flâneur exhibition in Paris - A Perspective


Paris is the capital and most-populous city of France. Situated on the Seine River, in the north of the country, it is in the centre of the Île-de-France region, also known as the région parisienne, "Paris Region". The City of Paris has an area of 105.4 square kilometres and had a population of 2,241,346 within its city limits in 2014. The Paris Region covers 12, square kilometres, and has its own regional council and president. It had a population of 12,005,077 as of January 2014, or 18.2 percent of the population of France.

Paris was founded in the 3rd century BC by a Celtic people called the Parisii, who gave the city its name. By the 12th century, Paris was the largest city in the western world, a prosperous trading centre, and the home of the University of Paris, one of the first in Europe. In the 18th century, it was the centre stage for the French Revolution, and became an important centre of finance, commerce, fashion, science, and the arts, a position it still retains today.

Who we are

Cap Magellan is an association established under French law run by young Portuguese people, descendants of Lusophones and French people wishing to promote exchange between France, Portugal and Lusophone countries. It was established in Paris on 24 November 1991 and currently has 8.800 full members. Cap Magellan is the main association for young luso-descendents in France, and develops several activities whose main goal is to promote the Portuguese culture and lusophone culture.

For this purpose, we use of our own means of communication, in particular:

  • Radio spots: creation and dissemination of spots on Portuguese radio stations in France.
  • CapMag, a monthly magazine available at .
  • website.
  • Newsletters: sending of newsletters to almost 10,000 e-mail addresses.
  • Facebook and Twitter: use of social networks to promote our activities and give greater visibility to them.

Our 4 priority actions are: communication and information; internship and employment department; cultural activities; citizenship actions.


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