booking required

Baleizão, the value of memory

Free admission

This is the letter that launches this memory exercise and celebration of life between two friends

I can't remember when 'Baleizão' pricing first appeared in my house but I remember very well my mother using it whenever I wanted something  my parents couldn't afford. She would tell me: You know what, I can't afford that because it costs a lot of 'Baleizão'. Sometimes, when I insisted, she would tell me how much 'Baleizão': 5, 10, 20 or 30 – it depended. 'Baleizão', which my mother used to value impossible things, was an icecream, from a bar of the same name, in the city where I lived, Luanda in Angola. It cost 2.50 escudos!

A trip down memory lane, celebrating the lives of two friends, through the exchange of letters, texts, drawings and photos of their childhoods, lived about 50 years ago. Words, images, music and dance bring out this value and depict the things you cannot put a price on in our lives. 

Aldara Bizarro | concept and direction
Miguel Horta and Aldara Bizarro | co-creation


Theatre and Dance
For schools, groups and families (+10 years old)

Baleizão, the value of memory
Thursday, 19th of October and Friday, 20th of October at 2.30 p.m. (60 min.)
Satuday, 21th of October at 4.00 p.m. (60 min.)

Only in Portuguese
Advance booking required

For more information contact us at or at +351 213 213 240

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