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Fantasporto 2015 – Fantasy Film Festival, Porto

Fantasporto 2015 – Fantasy Film Festival, Porto

By | February 24, 2015 at 9:58 am | No comments

Question: Where else can you see world premiere movies and Oscar-nominated films, screening alongside a resentful cabbage patch doll and an exorcist in Barcelona? Answer: at Fantasporto International Film Festival. The 35th edition of this globally-popular event takes place at...

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Lisbon Mercado Gourmet – Campo Pequeno, 6-8 March

Lisbon Mercado Gourmet – Campo Pequeno, 6-8 March

By | February 22, 2015 at 8:15 pm | No comments

Take in the flavors of Portugal at Lisbon’s Mercado Gourmet (Gourmet Market). All of the delicious and delightful products at this annual market are made exclusively in Portugal and sold directly by the producers themselves. The Mercado Gourmet runs from 6-8 March at...

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Amor Cruzados at A Vida Portuguesa Intendente, through 15 March

Amor Cruzados at A Vida Portuguesa Intendente, through 15 March

By | February 14, 2015 at 4:19 pm | No comments

In the mood for love? During this month commemorating lovers, a very special exhibition of traditional Portuguese craftsmanship is on display at the Intendente location of A Vida Portuguesa. The ages-old craft of embroidering lenços de namorados (or Valentine’s handkerchiefs)...

Posted in: Culture, Lisbon

Essência do Vinho – Portuguese Wine Celebrated in Porto, 26 Feb-1 Mar

Essência do Vinho – Portuguese Wine Celebrated in Porto, 26 Feb-1 Mar

By | February 8, 2015 at 12:00 pm | No comments

Essência do Vinho (“Essence of Wine”), the largest event in Portugal celebrating and praising national wines of distinction, returns to the Palácio da Bolsa in Porto, 26 February to 1 March. At this 12th edition of the popular exhibition, sit in on wine talks and...

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CR7 101 – Canadian University Offers Course on Cristiano Ronaldo

CR7 101 – Canadian University Offers Course on Cristiano Ronaldo

By | February 7, 2015 at 10:05 am | No comments

You think you know Cristiano Ronaldo? Think again. Then, sign up for a semester-long course at the University of British Columbia in Okanagan. Students will examine the global image of the Real Madrid superstar player, three-time Ballon d’Or winner, Armani model, tabloid...

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Brazilian Street Artist Finok Debuts at Underdog Gallery, Lisbon

Brazilian Street Artist Finok Debuts at Underdog Gallery, Lisbon

By | February 6, 2015 at 10:43 am | No comments

Celebrated Brazilian street artist Raphael Sagarra (aka Finok) debuts in Lisbon with a solo exhibition featuring his unique style of urban art. The show, entitled O Enterro do Galo (The Burial of the Rooster), is presented by the Underdog Gallery, a space dedicated to...

Posted in: Culture, Lisbon