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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Night of European Literature
The most international literary event of the Lisbon Festivities once again filled the streets on June 8. This year, the European Literature Night (NLE) moves to the historic Santana Hill, and entry is still free. The 7th edition of the NLE will take place in 15 spaces, selected because they are not always associated with […]
The Aljube telling stories
Resistance and Freedom. Freedom to think, feel and imagine. Themes from letters, memories, tales and stories, to be told to youngsters. With Elsa Serra.
The Trezena to Saint Anthony
1 June Opening concert AMAC Orchestra Irgeja de Santo António 20:30 Over 6s 1 June Symposium “From the home of Fernando de Bulhões to the Church of Saint Anthony” 10:00 – 16:30 Museu de Santo António Over 12s 2 June Saint Anthony Miracle Worker Tour around the sites of Saint Anthony’s miracles 15:30 […]
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 […]
Don’t let me be lost to you: Early 20th century Near-Eastern music in New York City
At the end of the 19th century, the United States received various communities from the Middle East. The New York record industry hastened the dissemination of musical cultures brought by people from present-day Turkey, Syria, Armenia, Lebanon, Egypt and Greece. At this conference, archivist and researcher Ian Nagoski retrieves the stories and musical fragments of […]
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 […]
Ecotemporâneos is a reading group which meets in Lisbon’s green spaces. At each session, a guest is invited to present a book for discussion, including its relationship with the surrounding park. Some of the books will be printed in Braille, while others will be freely distributed and translated into Portuguese sign language, making the reading […]
April Conversations: two museums, a shared patio
In the late afternoon, discover the two museums which share the Pátio do Aljube: the Museum of Lisbon-Roman Theatre and the Aljube Museum-Resistance and Freedom. The Pátio do Aljube (one of the city’s oldest, which dates back to before the earthquake) survives to this day and links two museums housed in buildings of great antiquity. […]
A conversation with Isabel do Carmo led by Ana Aranha, with the participation of students from Escola Secundária Pedro Fonseca – Proença-a-Nova, Escola Profissional de Turismo e Hotelaria do Chiado and members of the community.
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)
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Conversation Circuit about LGBTI rights
2019 is the 45th anniversary of the Carnation Revolution and the 50th of the Stonewall Uprising, which led to the movement demanding Human Rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and intersex people (LGBTI) and their families. In this year’s celebrations, the ILGA Association Portugal is aiming to break down barriers between the struggles and symbolism […]
D. Gilberto vai à caça
Do you know what a Christmas meal was like in the time of Fernando Martins de Bulhões, better known as Saint Anthony? Come and find out what they used to eat in medieval days on this adventure-visit.
Fados de Natal
We’ll be starting off with a guided tour of the museum to get to know a little more about the life of Saint Anthony. Then music will be providing the entertainment with Silvana Peres.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
TEATRO by Pascal Rambert 15 september, 8pm Sala Garrett THEATRE was born in Russia. Pascal Rambert was at the Moscow Art Theatre, having been invited to present the play Clôture de d’amour in Russian. During the time he was there, Rambert spoke with the actors. Young and old. He heard the stories and memories of […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
10am – 6pm Testimonies Recollection The fight for Liberty and Democracy is indivisible from our past-present. If you have resistance and incarceration memories, yours or from your family or friends, please share them with us at Museu do Aljube Resistência e Liberdade. 10.30am Guided Tour Museu do Aljube houses an exhibition that shows the rise […]
A four-day celebration of Argentinean cinema, consisting of two complementary parts: the usual “Panorama” section at the Cinema São Jorge and a Martín Rejtman retrospec-tive at Cinemateca, with the director in attendance to present the films and interact with the audience.
Cinema of Writing
Literature and cinema are always connected and, very often, are simply different ways of telling the same story. At this Cinema of Writing event, three classic films will be shown, while a book fair (lasting until the 29th June) will run simultaneously. The choice is yours: do you prefer films or books? 14th June A […]
Lisbon Motorcycle Film Fest
Motorbike culture is back for the third year running at the Cinema São Jorge. There’ll be films, debates, concerts and live big-screen broadcasting of the MotoGP, while keeping a close eye on the performance of Portuguese Miguel Oliveira in the Moto2.
Literature of Sodom: Pessoa’s Censored Friends
A Sem casas não haveria ruas initiative, readings and stories with Casa Fernando Pessoa, the José Saramago Foundation and Boca publishers.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
Political Festival, day 3
3pm – Chapitô – Magic Suitcase Project: Capoeira Workshop* Manoel de Oliveira Room Maximum of 15 people via prior registration. The Entertainment in Action/Magic Suitcase project was created as part of the Chapitô Entertainment Team’s artistic work, alongside youths fulfilling correctional educational measures. As such it promotes social inclusion through the arts. At this workshop […]
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 […]
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. […]
Open House Lisbon
Enter the most beautiful buildings in Lisbon without even knocking on the door during a weekend full of guided tours which are free and do not need to be booked. At Open House 2017, around 70 spaces will be revealed, from palaces to private homes and museums to ateliers. Get to know iconic buildings as […]
Now I was an Indian
Workshop for plastic expression and making musical instruments.