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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 […]

Lisbon Festivities
Trezena to Saint Anthony

  28th may 5.00 pm LISBON ON PARADE Walking-tour showing the preparations for the Festas de Lisboa. Museu de Lisboa – Santo António Free participation upon registration: reservas@museudelisboa.pt     30th may to  5th september FLOWER WALL PANEL DEDICATED TO SAINT ANTHONY The flower wall panel dedicated to Saint Anthony returns to the Largo de […]

Lisbon Festivities
European Literature Night 2022

European Literature Night is a EUNIC Portugal initiative, a network of cultural institutes and cultural services of European embassies, as well as of the Representation of the European Commission in Portugal. Part of the Festas de Lisboa, in partnership with EGEAC and São Vicente Parish Council.

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 […]

Junho em Lisboa 2021
Ecotemporâneos – Patrícia Portela

Exploring the connections between literature and green spaces, at each session a guest will be challenged to select a book whose theme or imagery bears some connection to the surroundings. This time we’re taking our books to Jardim da Quinta Alegre, in the parish of Santa Clara.   Special guest: Patrícia Portela Chosen book: As […]

June in Lisbon 2021
Ecotemporâneos – Selma Uamusse

Exploring the connections between literature and green spaces, at each session a guest will be challenged to select a book whose theme or imagery bears some connection to the surroundings. This time we’re taking our books to Jardim da Quinta Alegre, in the parish of Santa Clara.   Special guest: Selma Uamusse Chosen book: Vamos […]

Lisboa na Rua
Ecotemporâneos – Second session

Special guest: GISELA JOÃO Fado singer Chosen book: “O Sol e as Suas Flores”, by Rupi Kaur  

Lisboa na Rua
Ecotemporâneos – First session

Special guest: JORGE SILVA MELO Director and author Chosen book: “O mundo dos Outros”, by José Gomes Ferreira    

Lisboa na Rua
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 […]

Lisboa na Rua
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 […]