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Vieira da Silva em Festa

The high point of this year’s festival is a video mapping show on the Museum’s façade and at the Jardim das Amoreiras. An open-air show, created from scratch, in which Vieira da Silva’s artworks are the subject of animations, effects and deconstructions by Oskar & Gaspar, with a soundtrack by Rodrigo Leão. It handles the […]

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Lisbon Under Stars

The great success that LISBON UNDER STARS enjoyed with the public means it’s returning to the Ruins of the Convento do Carmo. The ruin walls will once again be transformed into three-dimensional screens, where there’ll be a mixture of multimedia projections, virtual dancers and visual effects. The narration of this historical journey will be provided […]

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Lisboa Idade – Junta a Família

Lisboa Idade – Junta a Família is an event aimed at the families of the city of Lisbon that aims to promote family cultural activities, giving emphasis to World Children’s Day, where children can discover and try different professions at the Granja dos Pequeninos.

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As Lisboas do NS

Original drawings, edited illustrations and various objects for – and about – the city of Lisbon created by imaginary of the illustrator Nuno Saraiva over the last 10 years.

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Lisbon International Tango Festival

The International Tango Festival unites two ports, two cities overlooking the sea: Lisbon and Buenos Aires. Already one of the biggest tango festivals in the world (with 16 editions already under its belt), this year a Tango&Fado concert will be performed at the opening show, with singers Pedro Moutinho and Joana Amendoeira accompanied by two […]

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CineConchas

At Quinta das Conchas, one of the city’s largest parks, hot summer nights from Thursday to Saturday will be packed with films: the open-air cinema cycle will be welcoming various genres from across the world, with free admission. 27 junho A Revolução Silenciosa de Lars Kraume Drama, História 111’; m/12 28 junho Hunter Killer de […]

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Festa do Japão em Lisboa

The Japan Festival recreates in Belém, next to the Tagus, the “Matsuri” atmosphere (Japan’s Summer Festivals), with this year’s theme the Tanabata Festival, one of the country’s most popular traditional festivals. Visitors will have the chance to see Japanese music festivals (traditional and pop), demonstrations and workshops on various forms of Japanese cultural expression: cosplay, […]

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Kusama and Warhol: POP’s greatest rip-off

The play “Kusama and Warhol: POP’s greatest rip-off” revolves around the psychological state of artist Yayoi Kusama and her obsession with the repetition of patterns and images, an idea introduced in the 1960s by the Japanese artist which was later reproduced by Andy Warhol, revolutionising the history of pop art. The rivalry between them was […]

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What’s the world made of? Science Fair

Because the world jumps around and moves forward with the help of science, the University of Lisbon’s Museu Nacional de História Natural e da Ciência joins the Festas de Lisboa for a Science Fair dedicated especially to children, on International Children’s Day. At the entrance to the Lisbon Botanical Garden, you can take part in […]

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Libertas Project

The project “Libertas – the condition of a free person” aims to question the idea of human freedom, of who has freedom to speak, and the boundaries which exist between societies, classes, groups and individuals. The performance will take the form of a march/protest with participants catching a boat and then taking a walking route. […]

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Out Jazz

Somersby Out Jazz has become synonymous with summer in the city, filling the parks with music and fun every Sunday. In June, the Jardim do Campo Grande will be hosting this free open-air music festival. Aware of the importance of preserving the environment, in this our 13th edition, we’ll be once again joining the Movimento […]

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Quartetos Extraordinários

A string quartet, a marimba quartet and a saxophone quartet will be playing in three concerts some of the most important pieces for these instrumental groups, as well as more modern music by portuguese composers, including some world premieres. June 21st Quarteto de Saxofones (Álvaro Collao, Rodrigo Vila, Henrique Portovedo, Pedro Bittencourt) June 22nd Drumming […]

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Atlantic Swing Festival

The Atlantic Swing Festival is an international event dedicated to vintage American music and dances. Produced by Swing Station, it brings together lindy hoppers from across the world for a fun and varied programme under the banner “What We Dance is Life” – an exploration of what music and dance teach us about our lives. […]

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A Festa da Diversidade

2019 marks the 20th anniversary of the first Festival of Diversity, promoted by the SOS Racismo association in partnership with several other associations. It aims to bring to the public space work produced by the many associations and artists (hailing from the city’s edges or from the centre) which doesn’t receive the visibility that its […]