Viggo Mortensen (64), known for his performance in films such as Eastern Promises, Psycho and the saga of The Lord of the Ringscame to Argentina to present his poetry book branches for a nest.

The also painter, musician and director did two poetry readings from his book published with the independent publisher Vox/Lux, from Bahía Blanca (Buenos Aires province), where he presented the copy last Thursday night.

next to the writer Fabian Casason Sunday, Independence Day in Argentina, the American actor participated in a public reading of his poems in the emblematic Kirchner Cultural Center. And today he will do it at the Borges Cultural Center.

At the event held on Thursday, the actor applauded the fact that in Argentina “poetry is written, published and luckily also bought”. The New York actor, who speaks Spanish with an Argentine accent, lived in our country until he was 11 years old, when he returned to his native United States.

Viggo Mortensen and Fabian Casas
Viggo Mortensen and Fabian Casas

Viggo Mortensen was honored by San Lorenzo

Mortensen’s fans are known for the San Lorenzo football club, of which he has declared himself a fan on numerous occasions and even donated money for the rehabilitation of the chapel installed in the entity’s sports venue.

Last Saturday he was present at the Nuevo Gasómetro, where his team played a crucial game against River Plate due to the League’s resolution. The leadership of San Lorenzo paid tribute to him before the match in which the teams tied: he gave him a commemorative plaque along with a number 10 shirt.

Moved, the actor proudly received the tribute from El Ciclón, and shared time with Vincentiananother famous supporter of the Boedo club.

Viggo Mortensen was honored by San Lorenzo, the club of his loves.

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