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Christmas in Lisbon
Christmas Ribbons

3 December Saturday, 11.00 NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS Henry Selick (1993) Length: 1h 16m   4 December Sunday, 11.00 DISNEY’S A CHRISTMAS CAROL Robert Zemeckis (2009) Length: 1h 36m   17 December Saturday, 11.00 THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL Brian Henson (1992) Length: 1h 26m   18 December Sunday, 11.00 HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS Ron Howard (2000) […]

Christmas in Lisbon
The Nutcracker

The story of Clara, a girl who one Christmas night is enchanted by a nutcracker. This tale also delighted Tchaikovsky and inspired his best-known work, “The Nutcracker”. To the sound of his melodies,  we travel into Clara’s room, to China, to Arabia and to real or unreal places through Clara’s imagination…     Pyotr Ilyich […]

Com'Out Lisbon

With more than 80 performances throughout the year and a programme that includes important works and composers from different periods, the Philharmonic features Fabio Mechetti as artistic director and conductor. Its regular performances occur at its headquarters, Sala Minas Gerais, which is regarded as one of the premier concert halls in Latin America. In September […]

Lisbon Festivities
Festas in Benfica

4, 11 and 25 june TELL ME A STORY Ludoteca do Palácio Baldaya Margarida Carvalho 11.00 am Storytelling aimed at children and those accompanying them. These fun and educational sessions involve the telling of a traditional story and an activity related to it. A moment of leisure for everyone.   12 and 26 june IN-FINITA […]

April in Lisbon
April at Museu da Marioneta

FREEDOM, EVERY DAY There was a time when puppets were allowed to say more than people. Today we can talk freely and we’ll be dedicating a Sunday morning to creating traditional Portuguese puppets. Born in the Museum, these new puppets will take to the streets thinking of Freedom.  

Christmas in Lisbon
Christmas recipes with produce from the vegetable garden

What recipes can we make using produce from the horta (vegetable garden)? The Hortas de Lisboa exhibition is the inspiration for this Christmas’ greenest recipes.

Christmas in Lisbon
Mandalas for Children | offering the universe

The mandala represents a complete and perfect universe, full of precious objects. In this activity, aimed at children aged 6 to 12, we’ll explain the meaning of mandalas, allowing them to take a glimpse at this perspective on the universe and play with symbols and colours. The mandala originated as a circle containing within it […]

Christmas in Lisbon
What is a nativity scene?

The nativity scene originated in the Greccio mountains, but quickly spread across the world. At this workshop, we challenge families to make their own nativity scene.

Christmas in Lisbon
Oriental X’mas

Oriental X’MAS is a celebration, organised by the Hindu Community of Portugal, which will be opening the doors its temple to everyone, providing the opportunity to celebrate Christmas in an original way. The programme includes a guided tour of the Radha Krishna Temple, an Indian music and dance show, followed by a festival with traditional […]

Lisboa na Rua
Festival Estes Romanos Estão Loucos

The Museum is taking to the street and invites all Lisboetas to get to know their Roman ancestors better. With multiple activities taking place at the archaeoological site, museum and the surrounding roads, this festival will give you a new perspective on the city and its past. After all, we’re all Romans and even a […]

Lisboa na Rua

At this space (which we’ve christened Bibliófilo, or book-lover), there’ll be stories for little ones on Sunday mornings and readings for grown-ups in the evening. These readings will invite you to make a “Journey in Search of Amazement”, in a year of commemorations marking Ferdinand Magellan’s circumnavigation of the globe. Literature is, very often, a […]

Lisboa na Rua
Lisboa Soa

People, animals, plants and sound are in permanent migration, moving from place to place, silencing and transforming soundscapes on the way. In some cases, they never again find a place of belonging. In others, they are able to adapt and naturalise. The greenhouse is an example of taking in and sheltering: it protects different migratory plant […]