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Porto São João 2015 – 24 May to 4 July

Porto São João 2015 – 24 May to 4 July

By | May 29, 2015 at 2:44 pm | No comments

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. Activities include traditional to current musical...

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Nos Primavera Sound 2015 – Music Festival, Porto, 4-6 June

Nos Primavera Sound 2015 – Music Festival, Porto, 4-6 June

By | May 28, 2015 at 5:36 pm | No comments

NOS Primavera Sound, in Porto,is one of Portugal’s premier music events. For 2015, organizers have announced such notable performers as Patti Smith, interpreting in full her iconic work “Horses”, and the return to the stages of the cult band Ride, among many others. Nos...

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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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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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Douro Film Harvest 2014 – Wine & Food Film Festival, 4-14 December, Porto

Douro Film Harvest 2014 – Wine & Food Film Festival, 4-14 December, Porto

By | November 24, 2014 at 8:39 am | No comments

Feast your eyes on delicious films at the 6th annual Douro Film Harvest. This film festival dedicated to movies with themes of food and wine, rolls out across screens in Porto and the Douro Valley, 4-14 December. Make your reservations now for a tasty experience of fun, food and...

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Maquinas de Tortura Exhibition – Porto, through 28 September

Maquinas de Tortura Exhibition – Porto, through 28 September

By | August 2, 2014 at 12:09 pm | No comments

A macabre and sobering exhibition featuring instruments of torture are on display in Porto. The Maquinas de Tortura (Instruments of Torture) exhibition, which has already been seen in over 10 countries worldwide, features 50 original pieces used during the period of the...

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