Zhang Lei China

World Press Photo 2016 in Maia, 18 Nov to 8 Dec

It´s not an exaggeration to say that many emotional events and provocative issues have taken place on this planet in the last year. Fortunately, the world´s photojournalists have documented this occasions for us to visualize, consider and reflect. The World Press Photo organization selects...
porto sao joao festival 2016

Porto Festas de São João 2016 – 20 May to 26 June

In Portugal, the month of June is a time to celebrate popular saints with religious and festive celebrations. Perhaps the largest, most fun and silliest festival can be found in Porto…the Festival of São João de Baptista.
Fantasporto 2016

FantasPorto 2016 – Fantasy Film Festival in Porto

The 36th FantasPorto International Fantasy and Science Fiction Film Festival is back, and as they say, bigger and better. Established and up-and-coming producers, directors and actors join together with film buffs of Portugal in a celebration of the weirdest, the scariest and most fantastical movies from the last year.
experimental design 2015 biennale lisbon porto

EXD 15 – Experimental Design Biennale, through 20 December

See what’s new, innovative and exciting in the world of Portuguese art and design at Experimentadesign 2015. EXD 15, as it is better known, is an international biennale featuring design, architecture, and cultural and creative socioeconomic projects. Events, exhibitions, conferences and discussions take place in venues throughout Lisbon, Porto and Matosinhos. EXD 15 runs from 12 November to 20 December.
wrong weather gallery

Just Because They Don’t Do… at Wrong Weather Gallery in Porto

The Wrong Weather Gallery in Porto plays host to a group exhibition featuring works by Portuguese artists Manuel Forte, Pedro Matos and Ricardo Passaporte. Entitled “Just Because They Don’t Do What We Do Doesn’t Mean It’s Wrong”, examines perceptions and details that, once taken out of context, may provide a new meaning and contemplation.
Serralves Under the Clouds sob neves

“Under the Clouds” Exhibition at Serralves in Porto, through 20 September

The mushroom cloud, symbol of the atomic bomb, meets the virtual cloud of the information age in a new exhibition at Serralves Contemporary Art Museum in Porto. “Under the Clouds” explores the interrelated effects and affects of these two clouds on life, work, leisure, love, and on images, bodies, and minds.
Fantasporto 2015

Fantasporto 2015 – Fantasy Film Festival, Porto

For 2015, 27 features and 19 short films will compete for top awards at this festival dedicated to fantasy films. Additional films will be screened in Directors Week, Orient Express and Cinema Portugués sections. Films from 27 countries will unspool, of which four will make world premieres ...