DOBES Archive

Jazz Festival (1)
Bilingual (Minderico / Portuguese) opening speech at the Jazz Festival that took place in Alcanena (28.03.09) and in Minde (03-05.04.09).
Snack time
Celeste Moura (MD016) and Benjamim Reis (MD019) were invited for a snack at Fátima Capela’s house (MD017). During the snack they talk about their holidays and Christmas traditions in Minde.
Estaminé Bar
Involvement: observer; Small talk conversation between two Minderico speakers that learnt Minderico as second language. They talk about everyday themes, such as weather, friends, family and work.
Weaving Atelier (2)
Two women (MD009 and MD010) talk about the traditional blanket production (tools, techniques, material) and blanket sale. Another theme in this dialogue is the traditional way of life in Minde.
Weaving Atelier (1)
Maria Alzira Roque Gameiro presents the different traditional weaving and spinning tools exhibited in the atelier and explains its parts and functionality. She also explains and characterizes the typical Minderico blanket typology.
Interactive map of Minde (2)
Maria Alzira Roque Gameiro (MD009) describes seven photos of the sights of Minde that where included in the interactive map of the town.
Laying the table
Fátima Capela (MD017) together with Vera Ferreira lays the table for lunch.
Texteis Martins Pires
Guided tour in a modern blanket production factory with bilingual (Portuguese / Minderico) detailed explanations about the new technologies and methods in blanket production.
Fado Evening
Involvement: observed; A member of the Minderico community and of the organization of the Fado Evening (Comissão de Festas do Divino Espírito Santo – all Mindericos born in the year 1969) makes the opening welcome speech in Minderico. In this event there were approximately 550 participants not only from Minde but also from the neighboring regions.
Interactive map of Minde (1)
Maria Alzira Roque Gameiro (MD009) describes five photos of the sights of Minde that where included in the interactive map of the town.
Jazz Festival (2)
Bilingual (Minderico / Portuguese) presentation of one of the bands at the Jazz Festival that took place in Alcanena (28.03.09) and in Minde (03-05.04.09).
House visit (1)
Celeste Moura (MD016) presents herself, her minimarket and the different rooms of her house, explaining their details and functionality.
Cafe Ti Sofia
Involvement: semi-elicited; Interview with and conversation between two old inhabitants of Minde at Café Ti Sofia about the traditional blanket and textile sale strategies at different markets all over Portugal, about their life stories and stories of Minde, and about Minderico.
Summer Holidays
Involvement: semi-elicited; Conversation between Vera Ferreira and Carlos Amoroso about his summer holidays, family, return to work, and Minderico.
Vegetarian dish
Fátima Capela (MD017) together with her husband (António Ferreira, MD018) prepares a vegetarian dish for lunch.
Tavern
Involvement: semi-elicited; Interview with and conversation between five inhabitants of Minde in an old tavern. The main theme of this conversation is life in Minde. The five men talk about their life stories, stories of Minde and about Minderico.
Lord's Prayer
After an introduction in Portuguese done by the priest Albino Luz Carreira (MD020), the mass participants prayed the Lord’s Prayer in Minderico at the church of “Nossa Senhora da Assunção” in Minde.
Vegetable soup
Fátima Capela (MD017) together with her husband (António Ferreira, MD018) prepares a vegetable soup for lunch.
House visit (2)
Fátima Capela (MD017) presents the different rooms of her house and explains their details and functionality. After the visit there is a small talk between MD017, her husband (MD018) and MD016 about the lunch of that day, hot springs and holidays in general.
Acknowledgement
Maria Alzira Roque Gameiro (MD009) reads aloud the acknowledgement she wrote in Minderico for her Master Thesis on museology.