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Flamenco e Sevilhanas

Flamenco & Sevillanas An afternoon dedicated to Flamenco and Sevillanas, two similar (and often confused) dance styles. At this workshop, come and find out the differences and try your hand at these dances which always light up dancehalls and parties around the world. Born out of a fusion of various cultures, these rhythmic dances require […]

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Afro House e Kuduro

Afro House & Kuduro Kuduro emerged from the neighbourhoods of Luanda in the 1980s as a dance style that evolved into a music genre, becoming a musical phenomenon in Portuguese-speaking countries as well as in other parts of the world. Afro-House piggybacked on the success of Kuduro and is now the most popular musical style […]

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Amor no Vale

Nuno Coelho will be conducting a universally popular collection of operatic arias, connected through a journey which, despite taking a variety of different paths, always ends up in the giddiness of love. But while love, as we well know, can manifest itself in ecstatic and romantic feelings, it can also reveal itself as tragic and […]

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Dança do Ventre e Bollywood

Belly Dancing and Bollywood Have you always been fascinated by belly dancing, but never dared give it a go? Despite the sensuality of its movements, this dance actually originated in ancient religious rites and there are records of its existence in Ancient Egypt and Babylonia. The dance consists of vibrating movements, undulations and rotations that […]

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Lisboa Mágica

27 August Praça do Município, 11:00 Largo do Carmo, 14:00 S. Pedro de Alcântara, 17:30 Jardim Teófilo de Braga, 18:30 Largo do Chiado, 19:30 Praça Luís de Camões, 21:00 28 August Largo do Carmo, 11:00 Miradouro de Sta. Luzia, 12:00 Jardim Mário Soares, 13:30 Jardim da Estrela, 17:30 S. Pedro de Alcântara, 18:30 Praça Luís […]

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Tango / Milongas

TANGO / MILONGAS For one afternoon, the Rosso de Palma will be transformed into an open-air dance hall, where the Tango and Milongas will be setting the beat. They say that the Tango “is a way of communicating through the body what words cannot express”, somewhere in between the intimacy and the almost mechanical precision […]

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O Feiticeiro de Oz

The Wizard of Oz By Victor Fleming (USA, 1939), 102 mins, Fiction, Colour With: Judy Garland, Frank Morgan & Ray Bolger Dorothy lives on a farm in Kansas. One day, as she and her dog are running away from a bad neighbour, they’re caught in a tornado which carries them to the magical land of […]

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Parque Jurássico

Jurassic Park By Steven Spielberg (USA, 1993), 127 mins, Fiction, Colour With: Sam Neill, Laura Dern, Jeff Goldblum & Richard Attenborough Directed by Spielberg, Jurassic Park was responsible for a dinosaur craze which took hold of kids and teenagers in the mid-90s. In Jurassic Park, we set off on an expedition to an island owned […]

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UP – Altamente

Up By Pete Docter and Bob Petersen (USA, 2009), 96 mins, Animation, Colour (English language with Portuguese subtitles) – suitable for all ages. Having spent his life dreaming of travelling around the world, 78-year-old Carl Fredricksen flies to Paradise Falls on an incredible adventure accompanied by a young boy. Overflowing with imagination and limitless tenderness, […]

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Indiana Jones – Os Salteadores da Arca perdida

Indiana Jones – Raiders of Lost Ark, by Steven Spielberg (USA, 1981), 115 mins, Fiction, Colour With: Harrison Ford, Karen Allen, Paul Freeman, Ronald Lacey & John Rhys-Davies Archaeologist Indiana Jones is looking for the Ark of the Covenant, a biblical relic containing the ten commandments. Considered a mythical treasure which grants its holder invincibility, […]

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Entrada Livre

14 September Sala de Cenografia, 11am The Elephants’ Walk By Miguel Fragata and Inês Barahona Over 6s When the man dies, the elephants set off on a mysterious trek to his home as a final tribute: this wasn’t any man, he was one of them. A performance that reflects on the end, which is a mystery […]

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Open House Lisboa 2019

Over one weekend, take in around 50 spaces and several city routes like you’ve never experienced them before. This year, the theme is discovering a centreless Lisbon, which passes through various eras with places as varied as the Palácio Nacional da Ajuda, the Escola Superior de Música and the Teatro LU.CA. The visits are suitable […]

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Clarice Lispector

Clarice Lispector was born in the Ukraine, in a village so small and insignificant it doesn’t appear on the map. Her parents fled war and ended up in Brazil, where Clarice grew up and became a great writer. She wrote about the mysteries of the Universe and the human soul, but also about hens, rabbits […]

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Juana Azurduy

Juana Azurduy was a woman-mother-warrior of indigenous background who fought for a better country and Bolivian independence. On horseback, with sword and pistol in hand, this brave and kind woman faced up to all battles, pushing her life to its limits.

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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 […]

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Bibliófilo

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 […]

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Feira da Luz

The Light Fair is something of a tradition in Carnide: it began as an extension of the pilgramage held annually in September to the Sanctuary of Our Lady of the Light, attracting numerous outsiders from the capital and surroundings. Nowadays it’s a festival which aims to promote Portuguese music. This year, amongst other names, you […]

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Out’Jazz

In September, we’ll be saying farewell to the Summer and musical Sundays in the city’s parks. In this last month of Outjazz, the Parque da Bela Vista will be making its debut and hosting this free, open-air music festival, where you can relax to the sound of the best of jazz, soul, funk and hip-hop, […]

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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 […]

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FUSO

27 August to 1 September Travessa da Ermida  27 August – 7 pm – Opening 28 August to 1 September – 2 pm to 6 pm   28 August Cloister of the National Museum of Natural History and Science  10 pm   29 August Garden of the Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology (MAAT) 9.30 […]

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Bordalo’s Lisbon Walking Tour

Every road in Lisbon has numerous trails to explore: urban landscapes and layers of history that show us who we are. Bordalo was a born-and-bred lisboeta and it was here that he lived and worked. Through his work we can follow the evolution of the city at the end of the 19th century, but we […]

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Today I feel…Zé Povinho

It was on 12 June, 1875 that Bordalo first drew the figure Zé Povinho. On the day when Zé Povinho celebrates 144 years of existence, this visit will give us a detailed understanding of the complexity of this iconic character created by Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro.

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Bordalo is celebrating

Activities and fun for families, cheered by the presence of our mascots Bordalo Pinheiro and Zé Povinho.

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Lisbon before the Earthquake

The Earthquake of 1755: its consequences. The reconstruction of the city and those involved.

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Picnic at the Palace

In the 19th century, Campo Grande was a place of pilgrimage for its fairs and summer homes. The Palácio Pimenta , formerly used for holidays and leisure, is a good example of this. Grab your hamper and come and discover what picnics were like two centuries ago. The programme includes visits to the Palácio Pimenta, […]

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Feast of the Muses

16:00 – Lecture by Filomena Barata 16h – Crown and jewellery workshop (for the young and the not-so-young) 17:30 – 18:30 – Dance workshop with the group Terpsichore 19:00 – “The Wine of the Muses”

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Diego El Gavi

Lisbon singer/songwriter Diego el Gavi launches his first album Puerta del Alma and reveals a heartfelt interpretation of the deep gypsy aura, in a fusion of Flamenco with Latin Jazz. Joins Victor Zamora piano, Paulo Croft guitar, Ricardo Pinto trumpet, Leo Espinosa bass and Carlos Mil-Homens percussion.

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Galerias Municipais

Spread across the whole city, there’ll be lots of art to see at the Municipal Galleries, all with free admission. If you’re already familiar with the galleries, then it’s a great time to revisit. If you’re not, then it’s the time to discover them. Until 7 July Manuel Zimbro – secret history of aviation and […]

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Concurso de Tronos e Figuras de Santo António

AARL – (Association of Lisbon Regio Artisans) presents the Saint Anthony Throne and Figurine Contest, inviting artisans, schools and other interested parties to take part in this event that preserves the folk and cultural memory and which attracts so many admirers.

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A Procissão de Santo António em Lisboa

The procession of Saint Anthony has taken place on the 13th June since the 18thcentury and is one of the cornerstones of the city’s festas calendar. It’s a genuine display of the faith and devotion that the Lisbon population has for its saint. Nowadays the procession makes its way through the historic neighbourhood of Alfama, […]

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Arraial de São Vicente

This event includes the participation of the parish’s community groups, clubs and institutions, with a total of around 50 spaces licensed to sell traditional seasonal delicacies, especially sardines and caldo verde. There’ll be a range of entertainment and music over 10 days, divided between three stages located in Largo da Graça, the Miradouro Sophia de […]

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Arraial Lisboa Pride (Lisbon Pride Fair)

With free admission, this is a party for the whole city, defining Lisbon as a city that values and celebrates diversity and equality, saying no to discrimination and giving visibility to the LGBTI community and their families. It’s the biggest and most colourful party in Lisbon. Whoever comes to this fair, knows they’ll be back; […]

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1st Anniversary LU.CA

  15:00 Miguel Fragata Readings. Mezzanine 15:00 Avião EZ passage (Aeroplane EZ ticket). Street 15:30 -19:00 Workshops by Maria Remédio, Joana Leal, Rita Raposo and Belisa Sousa 15:30 – 19:00 Installations: Querido LU.CA (Dear LU.CA), O Som do Teatro (The Sound of the Theatre), Pontos de Escuta (Listening Points). Mezzanine and Street 16:00 Avião EZ passagem (Aeroplane […]

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Histórias Suspensas (Suspended Stories) by Joana Providência

Deviations lead us to other short stories. Time in stories either stops or passes very quickly…here it is suspended in the eyes of those watching and sharing in this adventure! What’s coming next?! A house, which looks like a small cupboard, holds secrets. The doors keep opening and closing, revealing and concealing characters and situations. […]

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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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Arraial dos Navegantes (Fair of the Navigators)

The Arraial dos Navegantes in Parque das Nações is the most family friendly fair, with around 2000 seats which allow family and friends to enjoy each other’s company in a more leisurely way. There’s also an area especially dedicated to younger ones, the “Arraialito” (little fair), thanks to the help of volunteers, where there’ll be […]

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Arraial da Vila Berta

It all began with a joke between neighbours in 2010 and since then it’s become one of the most popular festivals in Lisbon. This year, there’ll be more of the same: the best sardines, the best beer and always and exclusively the best música popular portuguesa.

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Arraiais Populares

Alcântara Academia de  Santo Amaro Rua Academia Recreativa de Santo Amaro, Logradouro circundante à coletividade 1, 7, 8, 9,12, 13,14, 15,19,21, 22, 28, 29, 30 de junho   Benfica Associação Recreativa de Moradores e Amigos do Bairro da Boavista Rua das Azáleas, Bairro da Boavista 1, 8, 9, 12, 13, 15, 19, 22, 29 de junho   […]

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Desfile na Avenida

Guest group: Marcha Popular de Ribeira de Frades (Coimbra) Line-up: Infantil “A Voz do Operário”, Mercados, Santa Casa, S. Vicente, Carnide, Bica, Alfama, Bela Flor-Campolide, Ajuda, Baixa, Madragoa, Penha de França, Graça, Beato, Marvila, Bairro da Boavista, Olivais, Mouraria, Parque das Nações, Castelo, Alto do Pina, Alcântara, Bairro Alto

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Olivais Sul Parish Fair

A fair promoted by the Parish of Nossa Senhora da Conceição de Olivais Sul to bring together the whole community and provide those who live and work in Olivais with a space and a party where everyone’s welcome. Here we’ll be having fun for a good cause as we’ll be raising money to pay for […]

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Lisbon GymFest

This non-competitive gymnastics event will hold its 3rd edition in the beautiful city of Lisbon, with the Tagus as the backdrop. There’ll be performances of jumps, acrobatics, dance, rhythmic and group gymnastics by gymnasts of all ages, from Portugal and abroad in a setting of great beauty, celebration and friendship.

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Exibições – Marchas Populares

7 June Infantil “A Voz do Operário”, Bairro da Boavista, Bica, Marvila, Alfama, Baixa, S. Vicente, Graça 8 June Mercados, Mouraria, Bela Flor-Campolide, Carnide, Alto do Pina, Alcântara, Madragoa, Olivais 9 June Santa Casa, Parque das Nações, Castelo, Penha de França, Beato, Bairro Alto, Ajuda

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Guardar Segredo

“Guardar Segredo” is a series of theatre shows that take place inside two wardrobes placed in a public space. One spectator, one actor, five minutes. What happens inside can never be revealed. Different types of secrets will be addressed: keeping secrets, having secrets, telling secrets, dying for not telling a secret, dying for telling a […]

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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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Great Fair of Benfica

The Benfica Parish Council is once again organising one of the liveliest fairs in the city: the Grande Arraial de Benfica. In addition to snacks and manjericos (bush basils), you’ll also be able to see live performances by Rute Marlene (20 June), Toy (20 June), Bárbara Bandeira (21 June), Cuca Roseta (22 June) and HMB […]

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Summer Choral Festival

21 June World Premiere of Eurico Carrapatoso’s “Linhagem” CCB Main Auditorium – 21:00 1 hour – no interval | over 6s Free admission, subject to capacity. Tickets can be picked up from the CCB ticket office from 18:00. Summer Choral Festival Participatory Choir, ECCE Choir and the Beiras Philharmonic Orchestra Cecília Rodrigues, soprano João Rodrigues, […]

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Fair of Saint Anthony (Santos Populares in Alvalade)

The Santos Populares are celebrated in Alvalade parish with a fair aimed at all the family. Between 7 and 16 June, there’ll be lots of music, fun and traditional Portuguese cuisine at the Estádio 1.º de Maio. This year, with concerts every day, there’ll be no excuse not to come to Alvalade. The concerts, featuring […]

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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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Great Fair of Benfica

The Benfica Parish Council is once again organising one of the liveliest fairs in the city: the Grande Arraial de Benfica. In addition to snacks and manjericos (bush basils), you’ll also be able to see live performances by Rute Marlene (20 June), Toy (20 June), Bárbara Bandeira (21 June), Cuca Roseta (22 June) and HMB […]

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Sinning Saints

The city’s most heretical party is back! The Pátio dos Lagares, in the Centro de Inovação da Mouraria is one again hosting Sinning Saints. There’ll be music with ancient South American roots, tropical urban extravagance, as well as afro-electronica, with a first-rate musical line-up and delicious Trans-Iberian snacks. A buoyant ball with a view of […]

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António & Variações

If his passage through the world hadn’t been as fleeting as an incandescent star, António Variações would be 75 this year. Given his intense way of being, it’s impossible to imagine how far he might have gone. A unique figure in Portuguese music and a profoundly original artist who managed to create a perfect synthesis […]

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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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Com’Paço – XII Festival de Bandas de Lisboa

Participating Bands: Banda Musical e Artística da Charneca (Lisbon) Banda de Música de Cête (Paredes) Banda de Música de Santiago de Riba-Ul (Oliveira de Azeméis) Filarmónica do Crato (Crato) Sociedade Filarmónica Progresso Matos Galamba (Alcácer do Sal) Sociedade de Instrução Coruchense (Coruche)   22 June Jardim do Arco do Cego 17:30 Sociedade Instrução Coruchense Musical […]

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O Convidador de Pirilampos (The Inviter of Pirilampos)

António Jorge Gonçalves’ stage adaptation of Ondjaki’s O Convidador de Pirilampos, a book he himself illustrated. Narrated by Cláudia Semedo, with José Conde accompanying on clarinet, this play addresses the themes of fear of the dark, freedom and the importance of stories. With all the scenic magic of the dark.

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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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Marchas Infantis de Lisboa

Highlighting and reinforcing in the children the interest and knowledge of the cultural heritage and the popular heritage of the city, we estimated the presence of about 900 children to march, of several Town Councils of the city that were associated to this event, under the theme: Letters and Colors | Lisbon City of Traditions.

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Linhas Voadoras – Opening Show

In the evening of the first day of the month, cast your eyes up to the sky and witness a breathtaking adventure: Tatiana-Mosio Bongonga will be defying gravity and performing an aerial crossing of the Fonte Luminosa on Alameda D. Afonso Henriques. Balancing on a rope 33 metres up, this French artist who fell in […]

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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 […]

April in Lisbon
Freedom to conduct

Over five days, everyone can be a conductor for a few moments. From 19th to 23rd April, an orchestra will be set up in various public spaces across Lisbon, with a conductor’s podium waiting for whoever’s passing by. The orchestra will follow the instructions of several conductors, brining an original soundtrack to the city 19th […]

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Memories of April – Video mapping

To mark the 45th anniversary of the Carnation Revolution, Praça do Comércio will be staging a 360º, immersive video-mapping show, dedicated to the “Memories of April”. As the name suggests, the show aims to take the audience on a journey into the past, revealing the days in the run-up to the revolution, remembering the day […]

April in Lisbon
Open Doors

On 25th April, the Paços do Concelho building will open its doors to anyone who wants to visit. The building (which is the Lisbon Municipal Council’s head office) is of great architectural and artistic value, as is immediately revealed by its neo-classical façade, decorated with sculptures by French sculptor Anatole Calmels. Visitors are invited to […]

April in Lisbon
Once upon a time in April… Stories in the Park

We’ll be celebrating the 45th anniversary of the 25th April Revolution and the World Book and Copyright Day with storytelling in the park. This activity is aimed at the schools belonging to the Santa Clara parish, but is open to everyone interested.

April in Lisbon
Documentary film “The day the torture stopped”

Documentary by Gus McDonald, followed by a debate with Afonso de Albuquerque, Alfredo Caldeira, Conceição Matos and Fernando Vicente. Watch and be challenged by the films and the men and women who, during the days of the April revolution, told firsthand accounts of torture – and their amazement at being able to tell them freely.

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Political Festival (Day 1)

APRIL 25th 6pm April 25th proceeds here (Concert, performance and talk) – Sala Manoel de Oliveira EVERY DAY OF THE FESTIVAL 3041,19 Km – (Exhibition by Pedro Pires) Free Entry (Installation by Pedro Pires) Sakharov Women (Exhibition)

April in Lisbon
Guided Tour of the Museum

Guided Tour of the Museum with Luís Farinha.

April in Lisbon
Political Festival (Day 2)

APRIL 26th 5pm Where is Europe going (Debate) – Sala Manoel de Oliveira 6.30pm “The Trial: The State of Russia VS Oleg Sentsov”, by Askold Kurov (Cinema) – Sala Manoel de Oliveira (75′; m/12)   9.30 pm Only in this country (Humour) – Sala Manoel de Oliveira 11pm Movie Session Borders (Cinema) – Sala 3 […]

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Festival Política (Dia 3)

APRIL 27th 10.30am As Costas da Cidade (Tour) 3pm Tradballs – European Dance workshop – Sala Manoel de Oliveira 3.30pm An Analogical Chat about Internet  (Debate) – Sala 2 4pm “Catalunya: 1-0″, by Xuban Intxausti (Cinema) – Sala 3 (Spain, 40′; M/12) 4.30pm “Swap 6 for half a dozen” (Talk by Pedro) – Sala 2 […]

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Political Festival (Day 4)

APRIL 28th 10.30am Neighborhood meeting at Portugal Novo (Tour) 3.30pm Discover Europe (Workshop for Children) – Sala 2 – M/6  3.30pm The Game of European Democracy (Workshop) – Sala Manoel de Oliveira 3.30pm Movie Session Borders (Cinema) – Sala 3 – M/12 “Haram-Forbidden”, by Mahir Yildiz (Austria, 11′) “The Pianist of Yarmouk”, byVikram Ahluwalia (United […]

April in Lisbon
How to make a revolution…

Discontent, dreams, conspiracy, courage and many other ingredients will be covered on this trip to the Lisbon of 1910. We will relive (with many of the republicans of the day) the events that led to the revolution. Thematic tour for children over six years old, with interpretation in Portuguese Sign Language

April in Lisbon
24 de Julho, a liberal avenue…

Apart from the Avenida 24 de Julho, what else do you know about 24th July? And what year are we talking about? And who was leading the way as liberal forces entered the city? We’ve organised a tour that will use our collection to reveal the tumultuous years leading up to the liberal revolution.

April in Lisbon
Slaves in Lisbon

What revolutions did the slaves bring about? How did they settle in Lisbon? We’ll be providing guided tours of our permanent exhibition that focuses on the lives of slaves and their presence in the city.

April in Lisbon
Ocupação

Teatro do Vestido is putting on a theatrical project involving the occupation of the São Luiz Theatre, reflecting on its history and memory, and its current and future role in the 21st century. Occupying a theatre is a political idea, a dangerous one almost, at a time when there are few places in the city […]

April in Lisbon
Era uma vez um País assim: contar bem contadas a Ditadura e a Revolução

In a country known as Portugal there was, for 48 years, a Dictatorship (a difficult word). Hard and enduring, it was here to stay, and to command, and to control, and to place inside people’s hearts a frosty fear of the sort that runs through your blood. In the middle of that 48-year-long night, there […]

April in Lisbon
Bordalo and April…at Jardim Mário Soares

The Bordalo Pinheiro Museum is taking a stroll down to the Jardim Mário Soares. Will it involve political criticism? Of course! Our Zé Povinho and Bordalo mascots will be inviting families and youngsters to think about the importance of freedom of thought, with games and lots of humour.

April in Lisbon
Visit/Game- “Manguito” as a philosophical gesture

Is criticism a space of observation or of thought? And how do you turn a gesture into an active position of change? This is an invitation to develop your thinking on self-awareness and the world of Zé Povinho and his manguito (an offensive fist-pump gesture), John Bull’s bedpan, Maria da Paciência, Barrigas and so many […]

April in Lisbon
Bordalo’s Lisbon Walking Tour

Largo Rafael Bordalo Pinheiro Every road in Lisbon has numerous trails to explore: urban landscapes and layers of history that show us who we are. Bordalo was a born-and-bred lisboeta and it was here that he lived and worked. Through his work we can follow the evolution of the city at the end of the […]

New Year's Eve
Daniel Pereira Cristo with Guests and FireWorks

The most awaited night of the year starts off with traditional folk music by Daniel Pereira Cristo. The musician has invited to join him on stage Ana Bacalhau, João Só and Tatanka. After the concert, a show of fireworks and music will welcome the new year.    

New Year's Eve
Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa

Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa, conducted by Maestro Pedro Amaral, will take us on a journey through some remarkable pieces, bringing along some very special guests: soprano Elisabete Matos and tenor Carlos Guilherme. LINE UP Nikolai Rimsky – Korsakov (1844-1908) – Spanish Capriccio, Op. 34 (1887) (15’) I. Alborada II. Variazoni III. Alborada IV. Scena e canto […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Coro Juvenil e Orquestra Juvenil de Cordas da AMAC

Gloria is the best-known sacred work by Antonio Vivaldi, the “Red Priest” who was one of the most important composers of the Baroque period. Written around 1715 for the Ospedale della Pietá in Venice (an institution that took in orphans and provided them with a first-class musical education), it uses the traditional words of Gloria […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Coro Infanto-Juvenil e Orquestra Académica da Universidade de Lisboa

Two of these pieces consist of what were originally unrelated compositions that merged into one: in A Ceremony of Carols Op.28 the Harp solo plays an important role in merging together the different parts; in Carol Symphony it’s possible to make out five well-known Christmas brought together in a symphonic melody. Moving from the UK […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Visitas guiadas

The Ismaili Centre is back at Natal em Lisboa, opening its doors to everyone wanting to know more about the Shia Imami Ismaili Muslim community, which has been based in the heart of Laranjeiras for the last 20 years.    

Christmas in Lisbon
Begoña Olavide & Javier Bergia

The music at the Ismaili Centre will evoke the Al-Andalus, where Muslims, Jews and Christians coexisted during the Middle Ages. Following traces left by these cultures, some of their songs have survived to the present day through oral tradition and will be performed using new arrangements and with a new concept. La Huella de Al-Andalus […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Camerata Atlântica

It will feature Händel’s masterpiece Messias (considered the most famous Oratorio of all) with two arias for soprano; the arias of Bach’s Magnificat and Cantata BWV120; the mastery of Vivaldi and Torelli and Pachelbel’s well-known piece Canon in D Major (considered something of a pop music godfather) along with Albinoni’s Adagio in G Minor. The […]

Christmas in Lisbon
Oriental X’MAS

Oriental X’MAS, organized by the Hindu Community of Portugal, aims to bring everyone together in an entertaining and different evening. Established in Portugal since 1975 and the decolonization of Mozambique, this community today comprises around nine thousand members. The Radha Krishna Temple opened in 1998 and has been, from the outset, a space open to […]

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Orquestra Clássica Metropolitana

Everything begins and ends with music brimming with fantasy and bravery: in Mozart’s The Magic Flute, we remember the difficult trials that Prince Tamino has to overcome in order to rescue his beloved in a supernatural tale; in Tchaikovsky’s The Nutcracker, we face the Mouse King’s army and afterwards we join Clara on a travel […]

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Filomúsica Ensemble

From Natal de Elvas, O Tannenbaum and Adeste Fideles to Schubert’s Ave Maria, there’ll be no shortage of well-known songs to hum along to, which reflect the essence of this group of soloists and instrumentalists from the Teatro Nacional São Carlos. The concert will take place at the Igreja de Nossa Senhora do Amparo (Church […]

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Orquestra Jovem de Cordas do Conservatório Nacional e ComPasso

This could have been a dated concert, were it not for the works of Brazilian Ernani Aguiar and Englishman John Francis Wade, a name which few associate with Adeste Fideles (“O Come, All Ye Faithful”), but who is in fact responsible for the carol reaching the present day in form we know it. In addition […]

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Gospel Collective

We’ll be saying farewell to this year’s Natal em Lisboa with the Gospel Collective and a concert which will mix traditional black spiritual music with more urban beats and afro-gospel. In an atmosphere of contemplation and adoration, we’ll be kicking things off with All Hail the Power of Jesus’ Name. And there’ll be no shortage […]

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Sessões de Meditação

Sharing the spirit of the festive season, the Buddhist Union of Portugal will be holding two meditation sessions at this year’s Natal em Lisboa. Saturday’s session will focus on “Shamata” (or mental calmness) meditation, where some simple techniques will be taught for increasing inner peace and awareness of our everyday life and the world which […]

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Coro das Nações

At this time of get-togethers, the Coro do Parque das Nações will greet those who arrive and say farewell to those who leave, with a wide-ranging repertoire where more traditional and well-known songs share a stage with other, lesser-known, pieces: a place for all worlds and languages. From classical Mozart to Black Spiritual music, passing […]

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Orquestra Orbis

The violin and the string orchestras will present us with a new stylistic approach, without recourse to vocals and other more traditional instruments of the period, such as the lute. So, there’ll be no lack of works by masters like Vivaldi, Bach, and Albinoni, but there’ll also be space for pieces by Pedro Teixeira da […]

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Fados de Natal – Brincar aos fados

We get things underway with a guided tour of the museum, followed by a musical performance called “Playing with Fado”. This is a project aimed primarily at children (but captivating for all the family), which seeks to disprove the widely-held belief that Fado is a sad, melancholy and grey music by showing that Fado is […]

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Uma História Musical do Natal

With voice and quartet, in commented concert format, we bring you some of the most famous songs that make up the image of this festive season. Listeners are driven by the History of Christmas Music over the centuries, through well-known melodies (Adeste Fideles, Joy to the World, Jingle Bells …) and a narrative line specially […]

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Visitas guiadas ao Centro Ismaili

In the heart of the Laranjeiras neighbourhood, amongst criss-crossing express roads and buildings which reach up to the sky, there’s a hidden oasis: the Lisbon Ismaili Centre, a space that, almost 20 years ago opened its doors to the Ismaili Muslim community and whoever else wants to visit, though it remains unknown to many Lisbon […]

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Coro Sinfónico e Coro Infantil Lisboa Cantat

Despite renditions of Messiah being almost as much of a Christmas tradition as eggnog in Anglophone countries, curiously it was actually written to be performed at Easter; only the first third talks about the birth of Christ, the second and third parts focus on his death and resurrection. When G.F. Handel first performed the work […]

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Noite Branca

The White Night is back, made possible by União de Associações do Comércio e Serviços da Região de Lisboa e Vale do Tejo. On the 20th of september, from Príncipe Real to Largo Camões, including Bairro Alto, Baixa Chiado and Rua Augusta there will be lots of animation, the stores will be open and the […]

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Lisbon Busking Festival

The concept is simple: street performances in the public space, captivating passersby. Largo do Intendente will welcome circus artists, jugglers, acrobats, clowns, puppets, living statues, improvised poetry, dance, theatre, music and everything else imaginable. 10 to 13 september O EspaçO Workshop Clown over 16s Information and registration lisbonbuskingfestival@gmail.com 13 september “O papel das artes de rua nos processos de regeneração […]

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Venham mais 20!

We now know that the impact of Expo’98 also reached as far as mentalities, triggering a period of profound changes which can still be felt today. The turn of the 20th century also heralded civilisational transformations, scientific and technological developments and the emergence of new political paradigms and ideologies. Therefore, for this concert, the Orquestra […]

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Verão no Parque

Um Parque de Contos 26 august , 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 september 11am Casa do Arboreto over 3s (target: children aged 3 to 10) Storytime in the Park! Portuguese and foreign storytellers will be delighting audiences with their stories. With Rodolfo Castro, Cláudia Almendra, Antonella Gilardi, Fábio Superbi and Ana Sousa Gabine. Promoted […]

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Feira da Luz

Organised by the Parish Council, Feira da Luz returns to Carnide for a month of fun and entertainment with workshops, exhibitions, theatre, handicrafts and food stalls, dances, the Carnide Popular Parade and the traditional procession in honour of N. Srª da Luz (Our Lady of the Light), which brings the fair to an end every […]

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Antiprincesas | Juana Azurduy (premiere)

These are the stories of four inspiring women: Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector; Mexican painter Frida Kahlo; Chilean writer and composer Violeta Parra and the Bolivian military leader of indigenous ancestry Juana Azurduy. In these stories, there are no crowns or castles, but real women, who challenged the norm and revolutionized the world through literature, art […]

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Antiprincesas | Clarice Lispector

These are the stories of four inspiring women: Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector; Mexican painter Frida Kahlo; Chilean writer and composer Violeta Parra and the Bolivian military leader of indigenous ancestry Juana Azurduy. In these stories there are no crowns or castles, but real women, who challenged the norm and revolutionised the world through literature, art […]

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Lisboa Soa (2018)

CONCERTS Mãe d’Água das Amoreiras 20 September 6.30pm SIRIUS (Yaw Tembe e Francisco Trindade), Portugal A duo comprising trumpeter Yaw Tembe and percussionist Francisco Trindade (Monsieur Trinité), who will be performing their debut album, Acoustic Main Suite Plus The Inner One, recorded at the Panteão Nacional. 7.30pm TOMOKO SAUVAGE, Japan Tomoko Sauvage has been investigating […]

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Lisboa Mágica

28 august Praça do Município, 11am Dan Marques Doctor Marrax Flip Mattia Joaquín Kotkin LeBart Peter Wardell Walter Maffei Arco da Rua Augusta, 2pm Adrián Conde Chan-Tún Dani García Jonathan Barragan Largo do Carmo, 5.30pm Ben Woodward Dan Marques Doctor Marrax LeBart Terraços do Carmo, 6.30pm Dani García José de Lemos Raul Camaguey Txema Largo […]

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Katia Guerreiro

Recognised as one of the most important fadistas of the new millennium, Katia Guerreiro is, above all else, a ambassador for fado and Portugal at all the various international concerts and cultural events she goes to, including the Ankara Opera House, the Olympia in Paris, the Berlin Philharmonic and concert halls in Mexico, Thailand, Japan, […]

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Sara Correia

Daughter of a Lisbon family of fadistas, Sara Correia was born into fado. She grew up singing in the most prestigious fado houses and won many competitions, such as the Grande Noite do Fado, and is now considered a point of reference in the genre. At this concert in the Praça do Município, she will […]

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Teresinha Landeiro

Teresinha Landeiro is one of the foremost representatives of the new fado generation. Born and raised in Azeitão, she first performed at the age of 12. After 10 years of onstage learning, sharing and growth, Teresinha Landeiro has now released her first album, Namoro, with music producer Pedro de Castro. The lyrics, written by the […]

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Paulo Bragança

Paulo Bragança, nicknamed the Punk fadista, spent more than a decade in artistic exile, but is back to continue a journey that is far from over. He recorded his first album in 1992 and on his return to Portugal he has already collaborated with Moonspell on the song In Tremor Dei from the album 1755, […]

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Palácio Baldaya 1st anniversary

1 setember, 5pm Fado Afternoon 8 setember 6pm Cadernos de Viagens, live music 9pm Naked “Um barzinho e um violão”, live music 15 and 16 setember, 9.30pm Benfica ao Luar, outdoor cinema 29 setember 6pm Fábia Rebordão, live music 10pm PZ, live music

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Entrada Livre (Free Admission)

Shows 16 e 17 september Sala Garrett 7pm, saturday 4pm, sunday Lear from King Lear by William Shakespeare production: Bruno Bravo Production: Primeiros Sintomas / TNDMII   Outdoor 3pm to 8pm Building Conversation Lotte van den Berg /Third Space   Sala Estúdio 7.30pm, saturday 5pm, sunday Topografia by Teatro da Cidade   Salão Nobre 11am […]

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Helder Moutinho

In a career spanning 20 years, “O Manual do Coração” is only Helder Moutinho’s fifth album. While his previous CDs had a very strong narrative element, each one telling a story, this tells a whole series of them.  They come from the heart, from emotions triggered by different experiences. Mainly consisting of fados-canção, the melodies […]

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Antiprincesas | Clarice Lispector – extra date

These are the stories of four inspiring women: Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector; Mexican painter Frida Kahlo; Chilean writer and composer Violeta Parra and the Bolivian military leader of indigenous ancestry Juana Azurduy. In these stories there are no crowns or castles, but real women, who challenged the norm and revolutionised the world through literature, art […]

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Clay Nativity Scene

How many figures does a traditional Portuguese nativity scene include? We challenge children and grown-ups to take a good look at Portuguese nativity scenes and, letting loose their creativity, mould one of the figures depicted at Jesus’ birth with their own hands, which you can then take home with you!

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Dia Mundial da Bicicleta

A day dedicated to bikes and bikers. Music, games, bike workshops and exhibitions at Cais do Sodré.      

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Sports Fest

A sports programme suitable for the entire family: from team to individual activities, board or traditional games. A true party. Join us.

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Sports weekend

The traditional sports weekend hosted by Lumiar’s Festas in Quinta das Conchas. Two days filled with different sport activities. A healthy way to celebrate Lisbon.

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Folklore Festival

The costumes, the songs and the popular melodies take to the stage to bring you an afternoon of fun and gathering. Organized by Casa do Minho this event brings to Lisbon groups from all over the coutnry.

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Rock Festival

As event dedicated to the youngsters that take the stage to play the hits of national rock bands.

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Natal em Lisboa

Natal em Lisboa is the time and place to every gathering, with sounds that go from gospel to chamber music, choral music or even songs from Andalusia. We had concerts inside churches – as usual – but in 2017 we also joined Centro Ismaili de Lisboa and Templo Radha Krishna.

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Lisboa na Rua 2017

In 2017 Lisboa na Rua filled Vale do Silêncio with music: Carmina Burana, in an interpretation by Orquestra Gulbenkian and the Choirs Gulbenkian and Infantil do Instituto Gregoriano de Lisboa. We celebrated the 20th anniversary of Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos with a show in Largo da Ajuda with Manuela Azevedo. Lisbon danced to different rythmes […]

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Summer Choral Festival (2017)

Continuing the growth of the Summer Choral Festival, the 6th edition has the largest number of participants to date: 23 choirs and a total of 750 participants from seven countries – Portugal, Spain, Israel, Singapore, Poland, Estonia, and Germany

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Orquestra Gulbenkian – Concerto de Aranjuez (2017)

The Gulbenkian Orchestra joined Festas de Lisboa’17 to offer the city a concert of exceptional quality, with distinguished guests, who evoked the great Latin American composers in a year in which the city is the Ibero-American Capital of Culture.

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Christian Moorish – Visits

June 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 Guided Tours to the christian moorish A two hours guided walk through the streets of the moorish quarter, that starts at Igreja da Nossa Senhora da Saúde, continues to Colégio dos Meninos Órfãos, Ermida das Olarias, Coleginho – the world’s first Jesuit’s house  and ends at São Cristóvão. […]

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Lisbon Revisited

Casa Fernando Pessoa returns to international poetry meetings to host the first edition of Lisbon Revisited, a programme consisting of conversations and readings with poets from various places. Premiering this year, celebrating the 130 years since the poet’s birth, we’ll be bringing together Ana Luísa Amaral, Jorge Sousa Braga, Luís Quintais and Margarida Vale de […]

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European Literature Night

Books, readers and authors set on the loose between Rua do Século and Calçada do Combro, on another European Literature Night, this year featuring Croatia and Poland. European Literature Night is an event promoted by EUNIC Portugal, which enjoys the support of the Representation of the European Commission in Portugal.

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World Poetry Lessons

Charles Baudelaire by Helena Buescu. The private library of Fernando Pessoa is still being revealed by teachers and specialists, who present the writers that Pessoa read and who, even today, are benchmarks in world literature.

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Tea with books

The Parque das Nações Parish Council dedicates the June session of their Tea with Books project to Fernando Pessoa, an initiative that raises awareness of Portuguese authors and promotes reading and debates on books.

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Não Khalo (open rehearsal)

Não Kahlo is a show which combines the universe of Alice in Wonderland with the world of Frida Kahlo.

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Não Khalo (premiere)

Não Kahlo is a show which combines the universe of Alice in Wonderland with the world of Frida Kahlo.

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Living Poets Society

Rosa Oliveira is the June guest for the Living Poets Society, where actors from the National Theatre read poems in the presence of those who wrote them.

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Refavela 40

The history of this show begins in 1977, when Gilberto Gil made his first journey to Africa. He went to Nigeria, to take part in Festac. Back in Brazil he recorded Refavela, a record that became one of his most respected albums, a classic inspired by the rhythms, experiences and songs he lived and heard […]

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The Public Goes to the Theatre

Since 2016, the Public Goes to the Theatre project has been showing that the theatre also belongs to the public, even when it’s closed. Throughout the 2016-17 season, three different groups (adults, teachers and children) will follow the programme and work of the São Luiz Municipal Theatre team, taking the chance to get closer to […]

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Save the Sardine!

June is the month of basil, parades and Festas de Lisboa. But it is also the month of sardines: of those that drip into the bread and those that glow on paper. Once again, we casted our nets to the seven seas and challenged everyone to join the Sardine Contest 2018. We received over three […]

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My Europe / A Minha Europa

This show follows the life path of an English boy born in Birmingham, England, who came with his family to live in Portugal at the ends of the 80s and a Portuguese girl whose family emigrated to London. The protagonists go through their own stories, reflecting on the social and political changes that they have […]

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Out’Jazz

Summer afternoons where jazz is joined by funk and soul. Celebrating its 12th year, Out’Jazz is backing the struggle for a more sustainable world by aligning itself with the Movimento Claro: a festival without straws to reduce plastic use. June 3rd Alejandro Espinosa trio feat Marina Martins / Ricardo Guerra June 10th Federico Pascucci east trio […]

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Lisbon Under Stars

The ruins of the Convento do Carmo will be the screen for a video mapping that will explore more than 600 years of Lisbon’s and Portugal’s history. The great events featured are narrated by Catarina Furtado and accompanied by some of the most important pieces of Portuguese music. There will also be special performances by […]

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CineConchas

Lights, Camera, Action! Open-air cinema to enjoy with friends and family. In the year that sees our 100th film screening, CineConchas will be bringing you films from Finland or Israel, with animation, drama and comedy. June 28th The Other Side of Hope by Aki Kaurismäki (98 min – M/12) June 29th Baby Driver by Edgar […]

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Soul mates

This visit, led by Ricardo Belo de Morais (of the Casa Fernando Pessoa team) is an invitation to get to know the Casa Fernando Pessoa by hearing the story of the relationship between Pessoa and Sá-Carneiro.

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Lovers’ Garden: The Art of Marrying in Mozambique

Weddings in Mozambique are surprising, but always solemn, rituals; an event of great importance for family and guests alike. They are prepared to the smallest detail and it is not uncommon for couples to wait for years until they have the necessary means to perform the ceremony (even if this means that the bride and […]

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Olisipíadas 2018

The final party of the 4th Olisipíadas sports festival is in our sights! A project aimed at all of Lisbon’s children and youngsters, developed by the City Council together with the city’s parish councils and in collaboration with the Portuguese Olympic and Paralympics Committees, Sports Federations and Associations, school sports teams and the city’s sports […]

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Extraordinary Voice

A series of shows that brings together 4 soloists/groups with classic and current pieces. 22nd June Katia Guedes, soprano Support: Senatsverwaltung für Kultur und Europa 23rd June Marina Pacheco, soprano 29th June Savina Yannatou, voz, and Joana Sá, piano 30th june Duo Tágide (Inês Simões, soprano and Daniel Godinho, piano)

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The Piano in the Middle of the Room

Pedro Burmester is this month’s guest in The Piano no Meio da Sala series, held by the Casa Fernando Pessoa for the last half year. An almost intimate solo concert, where Pedro Burmester will be playing some of his favourite pieces and speaking a little bit about his choices.

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VOCE

The VOCE Singapore Men’s Choir was founded in 2016 by local composer-conductor, Darius Lim. The 15-man choir consists of professional and amateur musicians, as well as passionate singers from a diverse range of musical backgrounds. One of the few all-male choirs in Singapore, VOCE has been recognized both locally and in the region for their […]

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Concerts in Lumiar

The Lumiar Parish Council invites Lisboetas to a series of concerts. You’ll have to hear it to believe it! June 15th Violets are Blues Quinta das Conchas, 7pm June 16th Kumpania Algazarra Saída do Metro de Telheiras, 9pm Concerto de Verão – CoroART Biblioteca Municipal Orlando Ribeiro Auditory, 9pm June 24th Tradicional Noite de Fados Museu Nacional […]

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Echoes

“I know not what tomorrow will bring”: Fernando Pessoa’s last words are the starting point of Echoes, the album by Portuguese singer Sofia Vitória. The concert will bring the curtain down on the special programme celebrating 130 Years of Fernando Pessoa.

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Com’Paço – 11th Lisbon Philharmonic Band Festival

Now in its 11th year, Com’Paço continues to support musical training and education. In the week before the Festival, INATEL in Oeiras will receive members from the participating bands, from Lisbon philharmonic bands and from partner music schools in another workshop for Young Musicians. And from there will emerge the 58 new young musicians who […]

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The Piano in Pessoa

CD launch by the singing and piano double act Nascimento Rosa (vocals) and António Neves (piano). Original songs with Fernando Pessoa poems.

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Summer Choral Festival

11 choirs, more than 700 participants from seven countries (Portugal, Spain, the USA, Lithuania, Poland and Singapore) will be performing at the Centro Cultural de Belém (Main Auditorium and Pedestrian Walkway), in the cloister of the Mosteiro dos Jerónimos, at the Museu da Marinha and in Jardim Vieira Portuense. Conductor Paulo Lourenço will be responsible for […]

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Tribute to Maria Armanda

The Benfica Parish Council celebrates fadista Maria Armanda’s 50-year career.

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The Choir hits the Streets

The Coro das Nações (Choir of Nations) takes to the streets to liven up Parque das Nações with a wide and varied repertoire of songs.

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Lisboa Mistura Festival

Lisboa Mistura has established itself as a meeting point of cultures, within the context of a growing city. The Ribeira das Naus, on the banks of the Tagus, is the natural location for a party which brings together music and culture, with a strong urban, social and political dimension. This year, Lisboa Mistura returns to […]

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Carminho invites Filipe Cunha Monteiro

Carminho made her public debut at the Coliseu de Lisboa at the age of 12. In 2009 she released her first album, Fado, which Time Out considered to be “the biggest fado discovery of the last decade”. It was released in the UK in 2011 and was nominated by the renowned British magazine Songlines as […]

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Camané Invites Laurent Filipe

Camané is one of the most nationally and internationally acclaimed fadistas, recognised for songs like Sei de um rio, Complicadíssima teia, A Guerra das Rosas, Ela tinha Uma Amiga and Senhora do Livramento, amongst many other. In 2017, he received the Tenco Award (also awarded to the Italians Vinicio Capossela and Massimo Ranieri). This prize […]

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Carlos Do Carmo invites António Serrano

To speak of Carlos do Carmo is to speak of Lisbon, city of traders’ cries and seagulls. With an unmistakable voice, Carlos do Carmo sings about longing, unrequited love, loneliness, spring swallows, the “kids”, hope and the future. Um Homem na Cidade, O Cacilheiro, Fado do Campo Grande, O Amarelo da Carris and O Homem […]

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Geração Gulbenkian

In times of uncertainly and conflict, it is in art and by default in music, that we find refuge and conflict. With eyes focussed on the future, the Gulbenkian Orchestra and the Generation Orchestra will review the great compositions that evoke war and historic feats of the past. From the 1812 Overture (composed by Tchaikovsky […]

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The Weddings of Saint Anthony

The weddings of Saint Anthony are one of the cornerstones of the Festas de Lisboa. This year, sixteen couples will celebrate holy matrimony at a public and joint ceremony, watched by thousands of people on the streets and via the media.    

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“To the Saint I don’t know…neither do I pray nor make offerings”

Come and find out about the story of Saint Anthony, his legend and iconographic attributes and discover his relationship with the present day and the collective memory.    

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Temporary Exhibition – Procession of Saint Anthony in Lisbon

An exhibition dedicated to the procession of Saint Anthony that takes place every year on the 13th June and has been part of the festival calendar since the 18th century. A genuine display of faith and devotion, nowadays the procession makes its way through the historic neighbourhood of Alfama. For the first time the exhibition […]

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Saint Anthony at your service

Saint Anthony takes on the role of matchmaker and, with his throne, sets up camp in the Armazéns do Chiado shopping centre. Romantics will have their requests heard and can take a snap to later reminisce.

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Museulogues. Dialogues between Museums

One theme, two museums. A series of visits involving conversations on a single theme from different perspectives. On this day, the dialogue is dedicated to the Thrones of Saint Anthony.

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Saint Anthony Throne and Figurine Competition

In a tradition more than 30 years old, the Lisbon Regional Handicrafts Association is once again organising the Saint Anthony Throne and Figurine Competition. Everyone’s invited to take part in this event that aims, above all else, to preserve the collective social and cultural memory.    

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Saint Anthony’s Thrones

Saint Anthony has a throne, has a throne and isn’t king. Bringing back a tradition that originated in the 18th century and was revived by EGEAC and Museu de Lisboa – Santo António in 2015, we’re calling on everyone to create their own Throne of Saint Anthony. As long as it includes Saint Anthony, anything […]

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Multiple Artistic Visions of a Unique Cult

“A Arte da Terra” (art gallery and shop) came up with the theme: finding new inspirations on the cult of Saint Anthony. The results can be seen during the month of June, when guest artists and new creators are brought together in “Multiple Visions of a Unique Cult”.  

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The Trezena to Saint Anthony

The Trezena to Saint Anthony is believed to have originated in Bologna, Italy. It was the year 1617 when a lady in need of an important favour from the heavens appealed insistently to Saint Anthony over nine Tuesdays, fervently praying. With her prayers answered, her example was followed by others and it soon became a […]

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In the footsteps of Saint Anthony – A Journey by Gonçalo Cadilhe

Following his book and documentary, Gonçalo Cadilhe brings us the photographs of the journey he made, tracing the route of Saint Anthony through countries like Morocco, Spain, Italy and France.

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Fair of Santo Amaro

A celebration which is unique at the Festas de Lisboa, with the Hermitage as the backdrop. The Romaria de Santo Amaro brings together thousands of people at a lively fair. The music and dancing go hand in hand with sport and cultural activities during five days of festivities, where there’s no lack of concerts or […]

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Lisbon Pride Festival

Lisbon Pride Festival once again invites the city to participate in what is the biggest event for the lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex community in Portugal. The venue is Terreiro do Paço and the entertainment will be provided by several DJs and performers.

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Great Fair of Benfica

The Benfica Parish Council is once again joining up with several associations to organise the Great Fair which, beyond traditional seasonal snacks, will include a musical line-up featuring names such as Quim Barreiros (21st June), Matias Damásio (22nd June), Raquel Tavares and Sons do Minho (23rd June) and Jorge Palma (24th June).    

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Alvalade’s Fair of Saint Anthony

The fair returns to Alvalade, accompanied by basil and sardines. There’ll be dancing for the more traditional, but there’ll also be humour with Herman José’s “One (Her) Man Show” (8th June); the now customary family day, with a performance of O Recreio da Anita (10th June); the sounds of the 70s with the Abba Tribute […]

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Vila Berta Fair

A Fair that is already a fixture at the Festas de Lisboa and which this year is taking place at a face-lifted Vila Berta, with a restored tile façade. There’ll be sardines, basil and much more. 8 and 9 june Dance 10 june Kids Fair, from 4pm 11 june Fado vadio 12 june Live music […]

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Fair of the Navigators

A space dedicated to family fun, with an area designed with youngsters in mind: the Arrailito. With music ranging from traditional to jazz, there’ll be food and drink to please everyone. This year, in keeping with our Eco-Fair commitment (where recycling isn’t just valued, it’s encouraged), there’ll be reusable cups to reduce the use of […]

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Fairs in Lumiar

The Lumiar Parish Council is joining in the party, with fairs for the whole community. June 2nd Arraial 66 do Lumiar Rua Luís de Freitas Branco, 19h Organized by the Scouts, Arraial 66 will have music, food and lots of animation. June 9th, 12th, 13th, 15th and 16th Arraial do Paço Largo do Paço do […]

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Popular Fairs

The dance and the dances, the sardines and the bifanas (pork sandwiches), barbecued chouriço and caldo verde (cabbage soup), fado and traditional pop music are the common denominators on these days. The streets are transformed into one huge room, brightly decorated with gaudy colours, to celebrate the Santos Populares.   Alcântara Academia de Santo Amaro […]

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Lisbon Children’s Parade

The stage belongs to the youngest who, through the city’s different parish councils, join the Festas de Lisboa. Under the slogan of “Lisbon, City of Traditions”, the day will be filled with performances by various parade groups in the Praça do Império and, at the end, there’ll be a joint performance and parade in the […]

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Street Parade

With well-tuned voices and well-trained steps, groups from different Lisbon neighbourhoods make their way down the Avenida da Liberdade and the city gets all dressed up for what is the high point of the Festas de Lisboa. This year, Vasco Santana and the Canção de Lisboa (film) are the inspiration for the Grande Marcha (Big […]

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Hamlet

To dance or not to dance… That’s not a question… With Hamlet, Teatro Praga goes about discovering and acting out alternative theatrical “scenarios” for the history of Hamlet. Two actors tell Shakespeare’s story to children, guiding them (or perhaps distracting them) through the narrative and encouraging them to participate actively. Every day a new version […]

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If I Were…a Sculptor

Do you know the story of Saint Anthony? Have you ever thought about making a sculpture in his honour? This activity which will be divided into two parts: one at the Museu de Santo António (17th June), where you can get to know the saint’s story and start to design a sculpture inspired by it. […]

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Saint Anthony

What do we know about Saint Anthony? Who was he? What did he do? Find out the answers to these (and other) questions with the activities organised by the Museu de Lisboa – Santo António for the month of June, with everything from walking tours to books and games. On the 12th and 13th June, […]

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Antiprincesas | Clarice Lispector

These are the stories of four inspiring women: Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector; Mexican painter Frida Kahlo; Chilean writer and composer Violeta Parra and the Bolivian military leader of indigenous ancestry Juana Azurduy. In these stories there are no crowns or castles, but real women, who challenged the norm and revolutionised the world through literature, art […]

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Antiprincesas | Frida Kahlo (reprise)

These are the stories of four inspiring women: Brazilian writer Clarice Lispector; Mexican painter Frida Kahlo; Chilean writer and composer Violeta Parra and the Bolivian military leader of indigenous ancestry Juana Azurduy. In these stories there are no crowns or castles, but real women, who challenged the norm and revolutionised the world through literature, art […]

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Micropoems to be read on Jupiter

When children play And I hear them playing Something in my soul begins to rejoice   The 130th anniversary of the birth of poet Fernando Pessoa is a cause for celebration. The Casa Fernando Pessoa association has put together a special programme with all ages in mind. Let’s celebrate!   Micropoems to be read on […]

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And finally…the cat?

When children play And I hear them playing Something in my soul begins to rejoice The 130th anniversary of the birth of poet Fernando Pessoa is a cause for celebration. The Casa Fernando Pessoa association has put together a special programme with all ages in mind. Let’s celebrate!   And finally…the cat? Cat, you play […]

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Theatre Visit

This visit is an invitation to the whole city; an opportunity to get to know the inside of our most recent cultural facility: an 18th century theatre which has been completely renovated by architect Graça Dias. Over the course of the day we’ll be revealing from the inside what can normally only be seen from […]

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Starry skies

Are all stars the same? What are moon craters like? Come and take a closer look at the sky in the company of researchers from the Institute of Astrophysics and Space Sciences.

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LU.CA, a new theatre for kids

A new municipal theatre has been born on the Calçada da Ajuda. With an eye on the future, and pushing harder to create new audiences for the arts, Lisbon now has a theatre which is exclusively dedicated to art programmes for youngsters. This space has a long history dating back to 1737 when it was […]

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You Are (not) Here

Thanks to Expo’98, the east section of Lisbon, which lay part abandoned, part frozen in time, was reborn with the creation of Parque das Nações, a city within a city. Photographer Bruno Portela was a privileged witness to one of the country’s greatest urban transformations. Few people have any idea of what inhabited the landscape […]

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The Wonderful World of Mechanical Music

A journey through the sounds of Fado in the universe of mechanical musical instruments, based on the collection of Luís Cangueiro (Museu da Música Mecânica). Daily guided tours with audio from speaking machines.

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A árvore da Saturnália

The christian christmas is supposed to have its origins in the roman period. The romans celebrated a party dedicated to the Saturn god, during winter. We know today that there was even a tree, decorated in a peculiar way. Do you want to know more? Come and join us.

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Al’Arido – Christmans Stories in the feminine

In this concert we report to the night of the pilgrimage of Joseph and Mary in search of welcome and warmth for the birth of the son of God; the pilgrimage of a people in search of a light, in search of a safe place. We tell, through music, the stories of several Marias hikers, […]

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World Christmas Trees

Legend tells us that it was German Ferdinand II of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (husband of Queen Mary II) who brought the Christmas tree tradition to Portugal in the 19th century, although in some parts of the country they had already decorated pine and fir trees some centuries earlier. Join us on a journey around the […]

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The Ricercare Choir and the Youth Choir of the Universidade de Lisboa

The young voices of the Youth Choir of the Universidade de Lisboa are joining forces with the Ricercare Choir in a set which transports us to a magical Christmas scene. The two groups interact continuously, taking advantage of the talents of their singers and the different spaces of the venue (Igreja dos Navegantes) in a […]

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Eduardo Paniagua Ensemble

In the heart of the Laranjeiras neighbourhood, amongst criss-crossing express roads and buildings which reach up to the sky, there’s a hidden oasis: the Lisbon Ismaili Centre, a space that, almost 20 years ago opened its doors to the Ismaili Muslim community and whoever else wants to visit, though it remains unknown to many Lisbon […]

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Ensemble Bomtempo and Orquestra de Câmara do Conservatório Nacional

The Ensemble Bomtempo (students of the Escola Artística de Música do Conservatório Nacional) and the Orquestra de Câmara do Conservatório Nacional will perform a concert of the music of French composer Camillie Saint-Saëns, a child prodigy who, at the age of 10, gave his first concert and became an essential figure of the Romantic Era. […]

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Dançar o Natal

Have you heard the rumour that this year Father Christmas has given the reindeer a day off and is bringing the presents by aeroplane? If you refuse to believe it, then you’ll have to come and see his grand entrance at the Humberto Delgada Airport. On 14 December it’ll be as if he he’s just […]

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Orquestra Academica Metropolitana and the Universidade Nova de Lisboa Choir

The São Luiz Municipal Theatre opens the doors to Christmas with a concert by the Orquestra Académica Metropolitana (OAM) and the Universidade Nova de Lisboa Choir, with pieces by the renowned composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Ludwig van Beethoven. Mozart’s most well-known religious composition is, without doubt, Requiem, written in the last months of his […]

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Oriental Xmas

The aim of this celebration organised by the Hindu Community of Portugal is to invite everyone to celebrate Christmas in an original way. In addition to guided tours of the Radha Krishna Temple, the festivities will also include music, Bollywood-style dancing, balloon modelling and Indian cuisine. Since it opened in 1998, as well as being […]

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Ensemble Vox Angelis

The last concert of Ensemble Vox Angelis’ tour to mark the Centenary of the Apparitions at Fátima takes place on the holiday of the Immaculate Conception (Patroness of Portugal) at the Church of Nossa Senhora da Conceição Velha, a classified national monument since 1910. The programme includes essential pieces from the canon of Mary-inspired music: […]

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Camerata Atlântica

At this concert, Camerata Atlântica, a project that has focussed on the sounds of Latin America, will be performing a selection of pieces composed by the great masters of European Baroque to celebrate the Christmas period. It will open with a tribute to the historic setting of the concert, which is said to be the […]

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The Musicians of the Tagus

Christian musical heritage is highly diverse. At this concert, the Músicos do Tejo focus on motets, a polyphonic musical style which arose in the 13th century in which different texts were used for each voice. This explains the origin of the name, which is derived from mot (“word” in French). The set concentrates on the […]

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Gospel Collective Choir

Perhaps it’s because of American films, but we can all clearly picture in our mind’s eye the gospel choirs that fill churches with music and rhythm, in upbeat celebrations of faith and hope. Although gospel can encompass various styles, all stem from the same root: the Christian music of the black community in the United […]

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Árvores de Natal do mundo!

Legend tells us that it was German Ferdinand II of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (husband of Queen Mary II) who brought the Christmas tree tradition to Portugal in the 19th century, although in some parts of the country they had already decorated pine and fir trees some centuries earlier. Join us on a journey around the […]

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Baldaya Palace Opening

After long months of recovery work, this emblematic Benfica road building will be returned to the population. On September 1, 2 and 3, the opening of this new cultural space of the parish will be marked with various cultural activities, in a schedule that will take place during the three days in the gardens and […]

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Orquestra de Jazz do Hot Club de Portugal

Since 2011, Orquestra de Jazz do Hot Clube de Portugal (OJHCP) has been involved in a project based on the new music of Portuguese composers. Three years ago, OJHCP was challenged, along with the Orquestra Metropolitana de Lisboa, to interpret the work of António Pinho Vargas, an essential name in contemporary Portuguese music. The result […]

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Andalucía Big Band

Andalucía Big Band (ABB) is a Seville-based jazz orchestra made up of musicians originating from different Andalusian provinces: Huelva, Cádiz, Seville and Málaga. It was formed with the aim of bringing jazz closer to the public, so they can get to know both traditional Big Band music and also the work of modern-day composers. For […]

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Big Band do Município da Nazaré

Big Band do Município da Nazaré (BBMN) was formed in 1999 and consists of a classic line-up. At this concert, the orchestra will perform a set based on the great jazz songs, immortalised by singers like Ella Fitzgerald and Natalie Cole which will reveal the full potential of their “resident” vocalist, Júlia Valentim. They will […]

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Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos

This unmissable concert brings together two of the most celebrated names in Portuguese music: the Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos and singer Manuela Azevedo. Over recent years the Orquestra Jazz de Matosinhos has been involved in a series of projects using vocalists originating from the most varied musical genres; from jazz (Dee Dee Bridgewater or singer […]

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LUME – Lisbon Underground Music Ensemble

Lisbon Underground Music Ensemble (LUME) is a project by composer Marco Barroso whose aim is to provide a space for the expression of his music, in a particular orchestral context, with an affinity for the classic Big Band model. The group began in 2006 and includes some of the most experienced musicians of the Portuguese […]

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Cristina Branco

Within a music genre with such conservative and traditionalist roots as fado, Cristina Branco always offers us an alternative. With an in-depth knowledge of the poets and poems that she interprets and performs, she is supported by wonderful composers and excellent musicians who accompany her and create a unique live aura. For this concert, she’s […]

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Cuca Roseta

Cuca Roseta is one of the most renowned vocalists of the new generation of fadistas. Following her successes at the Coliseu venues in Lisbon and Porto, this fadista returns to Lisbon and heads to the streets, at the Largo de São Carlos. For this concert, she will be joined by the Orquestra Ligeira do Exército […]

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Aldina Duarte

Aldina Duarte is considered one of the great personalities of contemporary fado, thanks to her artistic personality and unique interpretative ability. She’s had an intense career, with performances at Portugal’s main venues and important international festivals and shows. She came to fado after careers in journalism and radio and has two great passions: music and […]

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Swingin’ the Blues (solo)

An afternoon mixing Swing with the music of its roots: Blues. Before the dance, there’ll be open classes where everyone can learn the steps to Lindy Hop, Balboa and Blues or Solo Vintage Jazz, Solo Blues and Tap. The classes are followed by a dance with two DJs where the public can dance using whichever […]

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Traditional Portuguese Dances

At this workshop, we’ll look at the country’s dances from north to south, which vary from region to region, taking us through round dancing, partner dancing and square dancing. Amongst many other dances, we will explore viras, chulas, fandangos, verdegaio, modas cantadas and corridinhos.

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Carmina Burana by Carl Orff

At this year’s Lisboa na Rua, we’ll be performing an excellent open-air concert that wouldn’t be out of place at any of the world’s great concert halls. The Gulbenkian Orchestra and Choir, along with Instituto Gregoriano de Lisboa’s Children’s Choir, will be performing Carmina Burana, by German Composer Carl Orff. The concert will take place […]

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Antiprincesas | Violeta Parra

At these story-time sessions for boys and girls we will get to know one of the protagonists of the Antiprincesas collection: Violeta Parra, a Chilean singer and composer who lived an extraordinary life and left an enormous legacy. Through the dramatised reading of her life, we will remember a flesh-and blood heroine, whose life was […]

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Marvila Days

Topias Urbanas is an opportunity to see the parish of Marvila in an unexpected way. It consists of three days of performances, walks, games and video projections, designed by a group of artists, architects and social scientists who, for a period of 10 months, spent time in the area and worked in close contact with some of its residents. […]

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Street Hats

15 setembro Café O Largo 5pm Conference “The role of street arts in urban and social regeneration” – aimed at the mobilisation of cultural and artistic operators around the theme. Circus show for the parish’s schools In partnership with the Arroios parish council, a circus show will be performed for the Family Support Centres, as children prepare to return to school. […]

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4th Lisbon Classic Car Parade

For a few hours, Avenida da Liberdade will take a journey back in time to the last century, thanks to the 4th Lisbon Classic Car Parade. With over 200 classic cars, it will begin with the sports cars of the 1910s and 1920s, with each decade represented by several examples, all belonging to private collectors. […]

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Feira da Luz

The Feira da Luz, organised by the Carnide Parish Council, presents a vast, month-long cultural programme aimed at all the family. Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday, there’ll be concerts. Among the invited acts are many well-known names in Portuguese music, with Mia Rose (2 Sept), Amor Electro (9 Sept) and Tiago Bettencourt (24 Sep) some […]

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3rd Edition of the Friends’ Party

The Salvador Association holds the 3rd edition of the Festa dos Amigos, an important social and sensitization initiative that has been promoted annually in different Gardens of Lisbon, and this year has a GREAT goal of raising funds to support Sandra Manuel who urgently needs Platform. The entire revenue from the event will go directly […]

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Popular Marches 2017: Parade on the Avenue

Features Marches: Marcha da Associação do Bairro dos Anjos (Leiria) Marcha da Rua da Cabine de Quarteira (Quarteira) Marcha da Associação Folclórica Cultural e Recreativa Verde Gaio de Lordosa (Viseu) Line up: Infantil “A Voz do Operário” Mercados Santa Casa Alfama Benfica Madragoa Alto do Pina Carnide Penha de França Campo de Ourique Bica Castelo Ajuda São Vicente Mouraria Santa […]

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Children’s Marches in Lisbon 2017

We have around 700 children marching, enhancing and strengthening children’s interest in and knowledge about their cultural heritage and the city’s popular culture.

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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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Brincar aos Fados

Children’s book launch. The illustrated book Brincar aos Fados presents an interpretation of Fado that is especially directed at the children’s imagination, inspired by the historic neighbourhoods of Lisbon.

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Lots of junk, little junk

In this play, the Querido couple, who is not accustomed to travelling, decide to go and see their niece Manuela. But before the trip they have to pack.  This is when the problems begin.

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Ludopolis’17

Games, games, and more games.  It’s Ludopolis’17 – Festival of Fun and Games that will provide around 1,000 games and fun activities.

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Saint Anthony’s Selfie Paper

Starting at Museu de Lisboa – Santo António we invite you to discover Alfama and Mouraria and take the most typical selfie.

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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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Santo António de Alvalade Fair (2017)

Suitable for families, the music at this local festivities is a break from traditional popular music, with nights dedicated to fado, funk, world music, and even children’s music.  

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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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The Thirteen Days of Devotion to Saint Anthony (2017)

1 junho 19h Luísa Amaro e Vítor de Sousa 2 junho 19h Coro Solemnis 3 junho 20h Miguel Ângelo 4 junho 18h Teresinha Ladeiro 5 junho 18h Marco Oliveira 6 junho 18h Madalena Palmeirim 7 junho 18h30 Ensemble Opus 28 8 junho 19h Bela Quarteto 9 junho 19h Vera Monteiro 10 junho 20h Ensemble Sacra […]

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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.

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Olisipíadas 2017

University of Lisbon Stadium The Final dos Jogos da Cidade will be held at the University of Lisbon Stadium, featuring various games and sporting events for families. The goal is to promote sports and physical fitness as a component of daily life and to encourage active and healthy lifestyles in the city.