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Readers News published  an interview with the Ambassador of Portugal, Manuel Gonçalves de Jesus, about portuguese culture and literature. 

Several Portuguese authors were mentioned like Miguel Torga, Aquilino Ribeiro, Eça de Queirós and Camilo Castelo Branco, with particular focus on José Saramago and Fernando Pessoa.

The journalist, Seo Mideum, asked about which literary genres are currently most read by the Portuguese and which South Korean writers are best known in Portugal. Other topics were also addressed, such as "coffee culture", Portuguese gastronomy and the best tourist destinations to visit in the country.

We would like to share this special interview with everyone! 


Interview of Readers News available at: 




Are you interested in studying Portuguese Language and Culture? Now you can! The Camões Portuguese Language Center (Portugal) at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies is opening an enrollment period for all those who wish to attend its 2021 Second Online Intensive Course INTRODUCING PORTUGUESE LANGUAGE AND CULTURE, regardless their age or occupation.

For further information on this course, please read the following:

– Type of Classes: Elementary Language classes (European Portuguese)

– Delivery method: online classes (via Zoom)

– Period: April 27th – June 3rd  (12 sessions)

– Schedule: Tuesday and Thursday, 6:00 P.M. – 08:00 P.M.

– Total number of hours: 24

– Tuition Fee: 250,000 won

– Maximum Class Capacity: 8 applicants                                     

IN ORDER TO APPLY, please follow the steps below:

1. On a MICROSOFT WORD DOCUMENT, fill in an enrollment form with the following data:

– Name (in Roman alphabet and, if you are Korean, also in Hangeul)

– Gender (M / F)
– E-mail address 
– Cell phone number
– Nationality
– Date of birth (D/M/Y)
– Occupation 
– Working/studying place (company… / university…)

– Did you ever attend any Portuguese language course? If the answer is YES, please let us know where, when, and for how long (total number of hours).

– Did you ever live in a Portuguese-speaking country? If the answer is YES, please let us know where, when, and for how long.

2. Send the enrollment form as an attachment by email to Professor Maria: maryjonas@gmail.com.

3. Pay the tuition fee according to the instructions that will be sent to you in the email accepting your application.

4. Send a copy of the tuition fee payment receipt to maryjonas@gmail.com  NO LATER THAN APRIL, 25th,  12 A.M...


1. The course attendance will be limited to the FIRST 8 applicants submitting the copy of the tuition fee payment receipt UNTIL APRIL, 25th, 12 A.M...

2. In case of withdrawal, tuition fees will NOT be REFUNDED once the registration has been processed.

3. The course does not provide any official certification (e.g. certificate of proficiency level in the Portuguese language).

Should you have any inquiries, please contact Professor Maria via the above email address.

The Camões Portuguese Language Center’s Director
Maria João Amaral

Seoul, April 1st, 2021

Centro de Língua Portuguesa Camões, I. P.

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies

Faculty Office Building

7th Floor, Room # 709

107 Imun-ro, Dongdaemun-gu

02450 Seoul

Tel.: 02) 2173 3410



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02450 서울특별시 동대문구 이문로 107
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전화: 02) 2173 3410



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