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Marchas Populares: Exhibition 2017

An army of people (including rehearsers, costume designers and makers, the band and, of course, marchers) work assiduously all year round to ensure the parade is absolutely spectacular, in a collective and often voluntary effort. 2 june Infantil “A Voz do Operário”, São Vicente, Penha de França, Benfica, Madragoa, Santa Engrácia, Carnide, Belém 3 june […]

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Lisbon Pride Festival (2017)

The Lisbon Pride Festival is the country’s biggest lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, and, for the first time, officially intersex event. Lisbon’s great rainbow festival includes DJs, concerts, gastronomy and several activities.

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Local Festivities (2017)

Alcântara Academia de Santo Amaro Rua Academia Recreativa de Santo Amaro 2, 3, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 e 30 Avenidas Novas Grupo Excursionista “Os Económicos” Rua Filipe da Mata 2, 3, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 23 e 24 Belém Clube Sportivo de […]

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2nd Solidarity Popular Fair (2017)

This local festivity aims to raise funds for the benefit of two social solidarity institutions.

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Navegantes Fair (2017)

The Navegantes Festival is a great place for family fun, with a dedicated kids’ area.

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Vila Berta Fair (2017)

In the traditional neighbourhood of Graça, every day, from late afternoon, there will be terraces full of grilled sardines, bifana sandwiches, beer, popular Portuguese music and dancing.

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Arraiais no Lumiar (2017)

An invitation to the entire resident and non-resident community to another animated local festivity.

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Great Benfica Fair (2017)

As well as having food and drink areas that evoke the popular saints, the Great Benfica Festival also offers a musical programme split over two stages.

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Oliveira Fair (2017)

The Príncipe Real gardens are perhaps not the most obvious setting for a local festivity, but the delights of the Oliveira kiosk are the ultimate tradition in this part of the city.  

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Saint Anthony’s Thrones (2017)

This year, we once again invite the people of Lisbon (native and adopted) to recreate the tradition of Saint Anthony’s Thrones, which dates back to the 18th century, and which EGEAC and the Saint Anthony Museum recovered in 2015. The thrones will bwe exposed in a Street exhibition during two days in june.