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European Archeology Days

The museum joins the INRAP France (Institut national de recherches archéologiques préventives) in the celebration of the European Days of Archeology with public dissemination activities, aimed at children, but also at the general public, with workshops and thematic visits: how if you excavate, what is archeology, why is archeology a […]

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Iberian Radical Lefts - International Colloquium

In the 70s of the last century, when the Iberian dictatorships ended, the constellation of small organizations that were situated on the left of the communist parties brought together the intelligence and will of a generation born in the second post-war period, in times of cold war and the development of capitalism and the consumer society. The fall of the Iberian dictatorships […]

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Long Table - Sheet Music To Go

Sheet music to go is also the motto for a conversation with researchers and artists about walking as a way of researching the city, its places, and our relationship with them; and as an artistic practice that develops from the connections that the bodies of walkers establish with spaces as they […]

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Don’t let me be lost to you: Early 20th century Near-Eastern music in New York City

At the end of the century. XIX, the United States of America received several communities from the Middle East. New York's recording industry quickly became a disseminator of the musical cultures brought in by people from present-day Turkey, Syria, Armenia, Lebanon, Egypt and Greece. In this conference, archivist and researcher Ian Nagoski retrieves the stories and […]

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In Place of a Show

What happens inside a theater when nothing happens? This performance-conference shifts attention away from the human element (the work of performers, artists, spectators, architects, etc.), focusing on buildings: theaters stripped of their primary function, empty, preserved as museums or demolished. In Lisbon, Corrieri will present, in a double program, her lectures on […]

April in Lisbon
Political Festival (Day 1)

25 APRIL 18:00 25 de Abril continues here (Concert, performance and debate) – Sala Manoel de Oliveira Music, speeches and interventions that are not usually heard on 25 de Abril – let alone occupy the main stage on Avenida da Liberdade. Curatorship: António Brito Guterres. EVERY DAY OF THE FESTIVAL 3041.19 Km – […]

April in Lisbon
Abril Conversation Cycle and LGBTI Rights

In 2019, we celebrate 45 years of the Carnation Revolution and 50 years of the Stonewall Revolt, which gave rise to the movement¬ and demand for the Human Rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex (LGBTI) people and their families. In this year of celebrations, the ILGA Portugal Association proposes that the frontiers between struggles be torn down […]

April in Lisbon
Conversations at the Museum – Religious Freedom

A conversation about religious freedom with moderation by Manuel Vilas Boas. Guests: Friar Fernando Ventura, Professor Helena Vilaça and Father Anselmo Borges

April in Lisbon
Political Festival (Day 4)

28 APRIL 10:30 am Neighborhood Assembly at Portugal Novo (Visit) What is your history of Bairro do Portugal Novo and what are the demands of the population? Meeting point: Main door of the Olaias Shopping Centre. Registration: festivalpolitica@gmail.com. Organization: Neighborhood Association of Portugal Novo – Peace, Friendship and Colors. 3.30 pm Discover Europe (Children's Workshop) […]

April in Lisbon
Political Festival (Day 2)

26 APRIL 17H Where Europe is going (Debate) – Sala Manoel de Oliveira Citizens are invited to take a stand in the face of the various challenges of the European project on the main stage of São Jorge. The debate is with everyone and for everyone. 18:30 “The Trial: The State of Russia VS Oleg Sentsov”, by Askold Kurov (Cinema) – […]

April in Lisbon
Ecotemporary

Ecotemporâneos is a reading community in green spaces in the city of Lisbon. In each session, a guest chooses a book that will be presented and discussed live, as well as the relationship between the book and that garden. Some books will be printed in Braille, others will be distributed free of charge and there will be translation into sign language […]

April in Lisbon
Prisonable Lives with Isabel do Carmo

Against the backdrop of an endless Colonial War and the disenchantment caused by Marcelo Caetano's inefficiency in keeping up with the pulse of the country and the world, young political activists radicalized the struggle and took it to the limit of violent confrontation with the regime, in early 70's. Among these young women was […]

April in Lisbon
Political Festival (Day 3)

27 APRIL 10:30 am As Costas da Cidade (Visit) The residents of Curraleira and Casal do Pinto mobilized to create a route that exalts the narratives and histories of the city of Lisbon, unveiling cultures, ways of being, different ways of living the present and the future. Registration: festivalpolitica@gmail.com. Meeting point: Paiva Couceiro kiosk. Organization: […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Oriental X'MAS

Oriental X'MAS is a celebration, organized by the Hindu Community of Portugal, which aims to bring everyone together in a lively and different evening. Established in Portugal since 1975, with the decolonization of Mozambique, this community today has around 9,000 members. The Radha Krishna Temple opened its doors in 1998 and has been since its […]

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Festival Cioff® Mediterranean Cultures

A meeting of Mediterranean cultures and countries, or Mediterranean influences, where traditions and customs are made known through experimentation: dances, music, handicrafts, gastronomy, exhibitions and workshops. The festival, which features 400 artists from 12 countries, includes animation with groups such as Sinies Corfu, from Greece, Ensemble BrodoSplit, from […]

Lisbon on the street
The Cafés and other constellations of meeting on Avenida de Roma

We set out to discover the histories and memories of the Bairro de Alvalade, an area that until the end of the 19th century was essentially made up of fields, farms and vegetable gardens, used for the nobility's summer vacations and, later, as a recreational and sports space for the population. It was in the second half of the 40s of the century […]

April in Lisbon
tea with books

“Tea com Livros” is a space where guest authors and the community of readers can share reading experiences. The sessions are monthly, under a previously defined theme and with invited facilitators, authors/writers with areas of interest related to the theme of the session. The theme chosen for the “Tea with Books” in the month of […]

April in Lisbon
memory days

Museum open to the community – Collection of testimonies and objects The struggle for freedom and democracy is part of our past, but also part of our present. If you have memories of resistance and imprisonment, experienced by you or by friends and family, come share them with us at the Aljube Resistance and Freedom Museum, which celebrates […]

April in Lisbon
Prisonable Lives: Raimundo Santos

Raimundo Santos is the guest of this conversation led by Ana Aranha, which is part of a cycle organized by the Museum, where testimonies of former political prisoners in Aljube or other political prisons of the Military Dictatorship and the Estado Novo (1926-1974) are collected. Raimundo Santos was politically arrested and tried for belonging to a “committee […]

April in Lisbon
In April, one thousand conversations. Two museums a common courtyard

18:00 Guided tours of the two museums, guided by the responsible 19:00 Under our feet – one of the oldest patios in the city – a conversation with Lídia Fernandes about the Pátio do Aljube. 7:30 pm “Between doors, windows, bars and a flight of stairs – Stories that the Pátio do Aljube tells” Performative presentation of the Theater […]