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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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Vilamoura Atlantic Tour 2015 – Equestrian Competition 17 February to 5 April

Vilamoura Atlantic Tour 2015 – Equestrian Competition 17 February to 5 April

By | February 20, 2015 at 11:27 am | No comments

300 riders and 1000 horses are in Vilamoura for the 2015 Atlantic Tour Competition. This extraordinary show jumping event takes place 17 February to 5th April.  €825.000 in prize money is up for grabs. Plenty of competitors from Portugal will be on hand, as will...

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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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Carnival 2015 in Funchal, Madeira – 11-18 February

Carnival 2015 in Funchal, Madeira – 11-18 February

By | January 27, 2015 at 1:24 pm | No comments

Carnival season is here…and no one celebrates these pre-Lenten festivities quite like the city and people of Funchal on Madeira Island. For eight days, the city is decorated with in festive colors and lights. Residents and visitors alike flood the streets in brightly adorned...

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Lisbon Chocolate Festival – 5-8 February 2015, Campo Pequeno

Lisbon Chocolate Festival – 5-8 February 2015, Campo Pequeno

By | January 15, 2015 at 9:54 am | No comments

If “dieting” and “losing weight” are on your list of New Year’s resolutions, then this event is NOT FOR YOU! However, if you go weak at the knees when someone mentions chocolate or cocoa, then you should mark your calendar now for the Chocolate in Lisbon (O Chocolate...

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