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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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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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Remember Belém Tour

This tour aims to draw attention to the history of Belém, as a place connected to the Maritime Discoveries and featuring at the 1940 Portuguese World Exhibition. It will thereby demonstrate how constructed and natural heritage intersect and reinforce its cultural and patrimonial identity, linked to the Tagus and the sea.

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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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Thrones of Saint Anthony street exhibition

Once again the Museu de Lisboa – Santo António is challenging all lisboetas to put together their own throne of Saint Anthony, transforming the city into one huge exhibition room. Continuing the thrones of Saint Anthony tradition, the museum is making throne structures available to the community which they can decorate and place on the […]

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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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Vieira da Silva em Festa

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

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Lisboa Idade – Junta a Família

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

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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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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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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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Partituras para ir (Music score to go), Joana Braga

Partituras para ir is a walking route in central Lisbon, created by artists and researchers from around the Teatro do Bairro Alto area. We invite the public to join us in search of Lisbon’s fifth façade (the name given to the rooftops of buildings in architecture) and of places and happenings which are invisible in […]

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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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Lisbon International Tango Festival

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

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CineConchas

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

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Festa do Japão em Lisboa

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

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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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Libertas Project

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

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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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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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Lisboa Mistura – 10 june

15:00 Intercultural Festival The Intercultural Festival has been a feature of Lisboa Mistura since the beginning. The different communities and people, who seem invisible, are one of Lisbon’s greatest assets and have been part of the city’s DNA for as long as it’s existed as an urban centre. The Intercultural Festival, symbolically held on 10 […]

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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 […]

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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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Fausto Bordalo Dias Band & Orchestra Music & Revolution

Fausto is one of those men who’s excused (by the nature of his art and the reach of the songs he carefully designs, sculpts and clothes) from living under the dictatorship of the “obligatorily ephemeral”, a variant of the “politically correct” which assails us on a daily basis. What’s more, in the age of videos, […]

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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 […]

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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.

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Party in the Park

Celebrating the 45th anniversary of the Carnation Revolution with a festive morning for all the family, with creative workshops, music and sports activities at the revamped Jardim do Campo Grande.

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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.

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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
Richie Campbell Presents: Lisboa with Guests

After midnight, after the fireworks and the “Happy New Year’s”‘ the party will go on through the first hours of this new day. With Lisboa, the most awarded album of the year in Portugal, Richie Campbell will share the stage with Dengaz, DJ Dadda, Mishlawi, Plutonio and other surprise guests.  

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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.    

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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 […]

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Branko & Guests

Branko is the host of this first night at Terreiro do Paço. With the DJ, Producer and founder of Buraka Som Sistema comes Cachupa Psicadélica, Carlão, Dino D’Santiago and Sara Tavares. Before Branko, at 9.30pm, PEDRO will set the pace with a DJ set. BRANKO & GUESTS  9.30pm – Warm up (DJ) PEDRO 10pm – Branko & […]

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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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You are (not) here

“Places possess a spirit. But time doesn’t always allow them to keep the same one forever. In this piece of Lisbon, whatever it is in hectares (340), stretching from Terreiro do Paço to Entrecampos, ways of building, ways of letting go and part of a century died. Peace to its soil. In the middle of […]

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Out Jazz

Jazz features in its name, but the music heard on Sunday late afternoons includes many other styles. In September, Out Jazz arrives at the Jardim Mário Soares (Campo Grande) with names like Kwan, Mr. Mute and Hugo Antunes Trio. It’s farewell to another summer of outdoor concerts.

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Música no Cinema

Music returns to the Vale do Silêncio, with the Gulbenkian Choir and Orchestra. With Carmina Burana still fresh in the memory, this year the public was allowed to choose the music by means of a vote which included a selection of classical compositions turned into sound tracks for memorable films such as Amadeus, West Side […]

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Moving People, Artista na Cidade

A project about encounters. A space to talk about memories, about Utopias and about the future. The encounter takes place between people who have moved around in the world; migrants, refugees who set off in search of a new home. A local actor will also participate alongside the immigrants, in addition to the memories of […]

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Os Cafés e outras Constelações de Encontro da Avenida de Roma

Until the end of the 19th century, Alvalade essentially consisted of fields, farms and vegetable plots, used in the summertime by the nobility and then later as an area for leisure and sports by the general population. It was in the second half of the 1940s that it underwent its greatest period of development, becoming […]

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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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Fuso 2018

August 28th, 9pm Travessa da Ermida Invited artist: Daniel Blaufuks (Portugal) Daniel Blaufuks was born in Lisbon, where he lives and works. Graduated by AR.CO, Lisbon, 1989; Royal College of Art, London, 1993; Watermill Center, New York, 1994; International Studio and Curatorial Program, New York, 2001, 2002, Location One, New York, 2003; PhD, University of […]

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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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Street Dance Fest

Dancing in the street; joy is the watchword. Street Dance Fest Alvalade is a festival which brings together dance, exhibitions and street entertainment. Everyone is invited to participate, from art schools and institutions to local artists.  

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Vicente’18

In its eight edition, the VICENTE project ends a programme of events that, since 2011, has sought to reinvent and explore the relationship between the public and the figure of (and myths surrounding) Saint Vincent, patron saint of Lisbon. VICENTE’18 takes place under the slogan “Lisbon, anchor of the infinite” and brings the artistic offering […]

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Festival Cioff® Culturas Mediterrânicas

A meeting of Mediterranean (or Mediterranean-influenced) cultures and countries, where traditions and customs can be discovered through experimentation: dance, music, handicraft, gastronomy, exhibitions and workshops. The festival, which will welcome 400 artists from 12 countries, will include entertainment from groups like Sinies Corfu (from Greece), Ensemble BrodoSplit (from Croatia) and more than 40 traditional Portuguese […]

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Beleza não tem Idade na Cidade

The idea is to leave all preconceptions related to age to one side. Beleza não tem idade na cidade is a fashion, music and video show. The parade in the Praça do Comércio (which will have the city of Lisbon as a stage through videomapping) will include individuals supported by Santa Casa da Misericórdia de […]

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Incomodarte – Disabilities and Society

Sexuality, independent living and war are the three themes featured in this initiative that brings together films and debate. The objective is to raise community awareness of the issue of disability and of the rights of people with disabilities.

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Open House Lisboa

The 7th edition of OH Lisbon happens on the weekend of September 22nd and 23rd 2018. We like to see the city from different perspectives and because of that this year we are going to look at Lisbon through the gaze of architect, critic, and teacher Luís Santiago Baptista, and architect, teacher, and curator Maria […]

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Festival MuDança – CANCELED

For reasons out of EGEAC’s control, Festival MuDança will not take place.  

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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 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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Septeto do Hot Clube de Portugal

Septeto is an “official” HCP group which consists of Portuguese musicians who will be performing pieces from their record released in January, 2018: Volume III. Joana Machado, vocals João Moreira, trumpet Ricardo Toscano, alto saxophone Pedro Moreira, tenor saxophone  Bruno Santos, guitar  Romeu Tristão, bass and double bass Joel Silva, drums  

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Orquestra de Jazz do HCP – The music of Duke Ellington

Another “official” HCP representative, OJHCP is a well-known band made up of Portuguese musicians and conducted by Maestro Luís Cunha. For this concert they’ve invited a Duke Ellington specialist, Pedro Moreira, who will be conducting the orchestra for some Ellington pieces from the 1930s to the 1950s. This concert will also feature the special participation […]

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CoMbO cOmBo

Comprising students (both young and less young) and teachers, CoMbO cOmBo is a School of Jazz project with a goal: to make music together. Together they’ll perform a collection of unreleased pieces. Duarte Valença, vocals Gonçalo Marques, trumpet Maria Krug e Luís G. Cunha, alto saxophone Nuno Costa, guitar Maria Ceia, vibraphone Alexandre Figueiredo, contrabaixo Pedro […]

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Corpo Docente

Corpo Docente is a band especially assembled for this series of concerts, made up of teachers from the  Hot Clube de Portugal Luiz Villas-Boas Jazz School. The quintet will be performing originals of all the musicians and tunes popularised by jazz music. André Santos, guitar Gonçalo Marques, trumpet Daniel Bernardes, piano Francisco Brito, bass Luís Candeias, […]

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Dançar a Cidade

26 august Quinta das Conchas, 6pm Brazilian Dances Xote, baião and arrasta pé. Don’t know what they are? Would it help if we said Forró? Enrique Matos and Camila Alves show you how to dance to the sound of this Brazilian beat. how to get there subway: Quinta das Conchas (yellow line) bus: 717, 736, […]

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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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CineCidade, football

The first session is dedicated to football. Victory, by John Huston 116 min, over 12s As allied POWs prepare for a soccer game against the German National Team to be played in Nazi-occupied Paris, the French Resistance and British officers are making plans for the team’s escape. San Siro, by Yuri Ancarani 26 min, over […]

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CineCidade, racing

The third session of thies year edition of CineCidade is dedicated to racing sports. Senna, by Asif Kapadia 106 min, over 12s A documentary on Brazilian Formula One racing driver Ayrton Senna, who won the F1 world championship three times before his death at age 34. Engine, by Miguel Ildefonso 5 min, over 12s Man […]

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CineCidade, figure skating and gymnastics artistic

The second session will take us into the world of figure skating and gymnastics artistic. I, Tonya, by Craig Gillespie 120 min, over 16s Competitive ice skater Tonya Harding rises amongst the ranks at the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, but her future in the activity is thrown into doubt when her ex-husband intervenes. Giant, by Salla […]

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CineCidade, olympic games and diving

The last day of CineCidade takes us to the olympics. Olympia Part Two: Festival of Beauty, by Leni Riefenstahl 96 min, over 12s The document of the 1936 Olympics at Berlin, orchestrated as propaganda. The Diver, by PV Lehtinen 21min, over 12s Diving is like poetry, each movement flowing into the next.

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Lisboa Soa (2017)

This year the Lisboa Soa is taking place over three days at the Estufa Fria de Lisboa. Sound art can be defined as a series of practices that use sound and hearing as a theme or subject matter. In recent years it has become an innovative and growing field within the world of contemporary art.   Sound […]

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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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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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Party in the Garden

On the morning of April 25, the Jardim do Campo Grande hosts a party for the whole family, with musical moments, sports, pedagogical games and artistic workshops, always with the theme of freedom in the background. Workshops / OFICINAS / ATIVIDADES DESPORTIVAS Grupo Coral Al Cante Orquestra Geração

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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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Diversity Festival

More than a celebration, Diversity Festival aims to share, within the city’s public space, the knowledge, flavours and sounds from all around the world, with dignity, respect and equality. More than celebrate diversity, this Festival aims to give a contribution to a intercultural dialogue that allows that what is different may be not only recognize […]

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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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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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Fado no Castelo (2017)

In 2017, the Fado no Castelo nights had a special flavour, with three unique shows, where fado met flamenco, chorinho, and tango, in unlikely marriages that delighted the audience against the backdrop of one of the best views in the city.  

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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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Sails of Lisbon

The 5th edition of Sails of Lisbon, starting at Cais das Colunas for a regatta down the Tejo. A perfect occasion for taking that picture of Lisbon.  

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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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Rossio Fashion Day

The clothing and accessories collections belonging to traditional Baixa Pombalina shops (in Lisbon’s city centre) take to the catwalk set up in Rossio square.

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Festival of Japan

With the Tagus as a backdrop, everyone can share in and experience the Japanese culture (both traditional and pop) and, as a result, strengthen the friendship which exists between the two countries.

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Celebrating Vieira da Silva

The birthday of Maria Helena Vieira da Silva and her love story with Arpad Szenes are cause for celebration. At the Museum, the Casa-Atelier Vieira da Silva and the Jardim das Amoreiras there’ll be exhibitions, children’s activities, concerts, films, singing, dance, performances, handicrafts, an art-book fair, flowers and much more.

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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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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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Race of Saint Anthony

“Running at night, all the Saints help”. Trainers on? Muscles warmed up? Ready, steady, go! On 2nd June, get down to the Praça D. Pedro IV! The start of the 10km night race is at 20:30 and the runners will make their way along Lisbon’s Riverside, via Avenida 24 de Julho and Avenida da Índia. […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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Speak closed-mouthed

Parks are also home to statues and so, every day, we’ll be stopping next to one and listening to what (closed-mouthed) they have tell us, before throwing ourselves into the creation of new figures and objects.

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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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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 Júnior

Big Band Júnior is a jazz orchestra-school consisting of around 20 musicians aged between 12 and 17. It was founded in 2010, based on an original idea belonging to Alexandra Ávila Trindade and João Godinho and took form through a partnership between the Centro Cultural de Belém and Hot Clube de Portugal. BBJ aims to […]

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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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Sleeper

Sleeper is a science-fiction, satirical comedy by Woody Allen. Miles Monroe (Woody Allen) is a jazz musician who goes to a New York hospital for a small operation on an ulcer. But things don’t go as expected and Miles is frozen, only waking up 200 years later. As if this temporal upheaval was not enough, […]

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THX 1138

In a society of the future, human beings are kept to a strict routine, with great emotional control and lack of individualism, thanks to the obligatory use of drugs. THX 1138 (Robert Duvall) works at a factory producing android police officers and deals with radioactive material. The accuracy of his movements begins to fail when […]

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The Fifth Element

New York, 23rd Century. Every 5,000 years, the four natural elements are joined by a fifth element to fight the Forces of Evil. Land, Air, Water and Fire together are the engine of the universe, but an unknown 5th element also exists. An evil force, supported by Zorg (Gary Oldman), is keen to break this […]

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Akira

Based on a Japanese manga series of the same name, Akira is set in 2019, when a secret military plan puts the futuristic and cyber-punk city of New Tokyo at risk. As a result of this military experience, a member of a motorcycle gang turns into a psychopath with mental powers who is capable of […]

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Dark City

Released a year before the first film in the Matrix trilogy, Dark City anticipated much of the neo-noir atmosphere that would be popularised globally by the Wachowski brothers’ saga. John Murdoch wakes up in a hotel room suffering from amnesia and discovers a group of brutal killers are after him. Pursued by the police and […]

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Kiosquorama

Kiosquorama is a free and itinerant festival that began in the bandstands of Parisian gardens and spread to other European cities. This year, the fourth which embraces Lisbon, brings lots that is new: in addition to new musicians from the French music scene, there will also be performances by Portuguese musicians, a vinyl record market, […]

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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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Come On & Dance

Swing Station, along with the Espaço Baião and Tradballs projects, invites the public to a summer’s evening celebrating the different rhythms that get us moving. With one DJ representing Swing, another for Forró and a third for Folk, the set is divided into three styles for each rhythm. If you don’t know the steps, you […]

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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 Dances from around the World

At this workshop we’ll be exploring popular dances from around the world. The dances are many and varied, including European and Polynesian dances and the hot rhythms of Africa and Central America.

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Traditional European Dances

This workshop for dances of traditional European origin explores the repertoire of popular dances that are danced in folk balls At this workshop you’ll learn the dances of France, Ireland, Great Britain, Italy, Greece, Spain, the Baltic States and Central Europe in a simple and fun way.

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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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Latin Dances

On this afternoon we will immerse ourselves in the heat of Latin dances: Salsa, Merengue and Bachata Salsa appeared in Havana cabarets in the 1940s. Merengue and Bachata are characteristics of the Dominican Republic.

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Danças Ibéricas

An afternoon spent dancing to the rhythms of nuestros hermanos, with Flamenco and Sevillanas. Despite being similar styles, they have particular features which distinguish them: in fact, the Sevillanas are often considered to be a more popular version of the Flamenco. It involves music, song and dance and, while it is particularly associated with the […]

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Danças Brasileiras

This dance is a journey to Portugal’s brother country, land of Samba, Forró and the tribal dances of Amazonia. Samba is a dance form originating from Rio de Janeiro, based on African ritual dances. Forró, another traditional Brazilian dance, is danced in pairs to the sound of various typically north-eastern beats.

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African Dances

These African dances are moving out of the discos and taking over the Jardim do Príncipe Real! Kizomba, Funaná, Kola Sanjon and African Tribal Dances will be setting the beat on an afternoon which promises to be red hot. Kizomba, a dance originating from Angola which has conquered Portuguese dance floors is a partner dance. […]

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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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Out Jazz (2017)

Tune the basses, get the saxophone and trumpets ready, sound the drums. OUT JAZZ is back for another summer of great music and entertainment. As usual, every Sunday the capital’s most beautiful parks will be taken over by music. Jazz, soul, funk and hip-hop are just some of the beats that will get Lisbon dancing […]

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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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Nações Run

Parque das Nações is staging a 10 km night run and a 5 km walk with the aim of promoting a message of togetherness, interdependence and emotional sharing between peoples and cultures. Starting after sunset, the Corrida das Nações offers participants a unique opportunity to take part in a night run through Parque das Nações’ […]

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MuDança Festival

Festival MuDança has changed Alta de Lisboa, transforming an intervention project using music and dance into a shared stage open to cultural and artistic diversity which embraces the city. This year’s programme will allow you to experience traditional African dances, the dances of India, African and traditional Portuguese music, the sounds and dances of hip […]

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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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Sons do Vale Olivais Street Food

Following two successful editions of the events Sons do Vale and Olivais Street Food, the Olivais Parish Council is this year promoting the “Sons do Vale Olivais Street Food”, a large cultural event that will take place over five days in Vale do Silêncio, the biggest green space in Olivais. It intends to be the […]

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Silence Festival

Festival Silêncio is back in 2017 to present the public with a programme in which every ones has a say. With a transdisciplinary and participative programme, Festival Silêncio celebrates the word as a vehicle for knowledge and an act of creation. Over four days, the word will cover different genres and languages, encouraging contact with […]

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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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Baila Comigo Lisboa

In the year that Lisbon is the Ibero-American Capital of Culture, we couldn’t fail to bring the joy and spirit of Latin music and dances to the Festas, transforming the Praça do Comércio into an enormous dance hall by the banks of the Tagus.  Two bands, a DJ, VJ, and dance schools will be on […]

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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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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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CineConchas (2017)

Cineconchas, the biggest and most popular open-air cinema cycle in the country, is back, combining various genres and world cinemas in an interaction between people who celebrate their enthusiasm for the seventh art and diversity.   29 junho Julieta de Pedro Almodóvar (99 min, M/14) 30 junho Passageiros de Morten Tyldum (116 min, M/12) 1 […]

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International Yoga Day

The goal of this commemoration is to promote the practice of yoga and personal development, and to promote public health and peace between individuals and peoples.