Portugal Bypasses Bolsonaro, Sets Date to Award Camões Prize to Chico Buarque

The award ceremony for the Brazilian performer will take place in April 2020.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Chico Buarque was the winner of this year's Camões Award for literature in the Portuguese language. However, President Jair Bolsonaro has already announced that he will not sign the singer's formal diploma.

However, this will not prevent him from receiving the honor, as decided by the Ministry of Culture of Portugal.

The Portuguese government announced that the award will be presented on April 25th, 2020 . . .

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