Culture

Weekend style: set yourself to a tranquil afternoon with Quarentena Cinéfila

Once you have completed your wellbeing workout with the #Treinaemcasa, set yourself an interesting movie cinema from home. The suggestion by Quarentena Cinéfila, delivered by Medeia Filmes, in partnership with Porto Municipal Theatre, is Wings (1966) by Larisa Shepitko, about a woman who must reconcile her past with her present reality.

Porto Design Biennale 2021 announces Open Call winners

Porto Design Biennale (PDB) revealed the eight projects that were shortlisted in the framework of the Open Call for the parallel programming. Such projects will be part of the satellite programmes, scheduled to happen in June and in July 2021. The call summoned designers, artists, architects, activists, researchers, and other cultural agents to come forward with design themes projects in the framework of the programme "Satélites".

Ones to watch: online performances by Porto Municipal Theatre and São João National Theatre

On 25 February, Porto Municipal Theatre (TMP) takes to the online stage the performance “F...”, by the Estrutura company. The São João National Theatre (TNSJ) features, as well, two performances online, which will be delivered these coming days.

100 artists responded to WOMEX’s open call for the inauguration evening

Circa 100 artists responded to the open call launched by WOMEX, regarding the inauguration evening. There are now 50 proposals for WOMEX 2021 opening line-up. The World Music Expo is scheduled to happen from 27th to 31st October, in Porto.

Reading and storytelling municipal programme is back

The Municipal Library Almeida Garrett (BMAG) offers reading sessions of children’s stories every Friday afternoon, starting on 26th February, at 4 pm. This initiative is designed for children over the age of three.

Listen to the very best of Mário Moniz Pereira, delivered by Fonoteca Municipal do Porto

Amazing and delightful music by Mário Moniz Pereira, who coached Carlos Lopes, Olympic Gold Medal in the Marathon at the 1984 Summer Olympics in Los Angeles. For a true relaxing time, try Fonoteca Municipal do Porto, for a special podcast to remember the best Fado ever.

Set your sights on Espaço Mira and its newest display available online

Campanhã is brimming with a new display! The gallery “Espaço Mira” focus on contemporary issues such as identity, gender, post-human, ecology, social and political activism. The display themed “O Mundo que nos Vê” features video art, performance, cinema and visual arts that will reinvigorate your weekend. Check them out online.