“There is no place like Porto”, as the Invicta is under the Hollywood’s radar, this time starring in 'The Suicide Squad'

Porto is (again) in the international spotlight and this time it involves actress from Porto, Daniela Melchior and the Invicta as ‘characters’ in the latest “The Suicide Squad” film, by James Gunn. The film gets to movie theatres this 5 August.

Working space reservations at the Campus Paulo Cunha e Silva are open

Starting in September, the Campus Paulo Cunha e Silva will have a daily class programme for performing arts professionals. It will begin after the summer and classes run from Monday to Friday, in the morning, between 9.30 am and 11.30 am. Classes can be purchased as of July, at 3 euros per class. However, there is a class package of 10 classes at 25 euros, which can be purchased via the Online Ticket Office, at

Bright summer special in Serralves

The dream of an “ambitious visual and sensory experiment that transports the visitor to different perceptions between the real and the imaginary” is a dream come true with the 24 installations that illuminate the three kilometres in Serralves. This is the “Serralves em Luz” project to refresh and recharge body and soul, starting on 29 July and going until 17 October.

Eight new projects are allocated grants under the Shuttle programme

Porto City Hall approved, on 26 July, during the Executive Meeting, the allocation of another eight grants, in the scope of the 2021 Shuttle municipal programme. The outline goal is to promote Porto’s artistic scene at international level, namely projects by artists and cultural agents based in the city of Porto, who are granted stipends between 1500 and 7500 euros.

Eco art finds its way through Ai Weiwei’s installation at the Serralves Park

The exhibition themed 'Intertwine', by Chinese artist Ai Weiwei features was specifically conceived to be on display at the Serralves Park and at the Museum‘s central room. It raises awareness on the dangers of extinction and will be on show from 23 July 2021 to 9 July 2022.

WOMEX 2021 is on the way to making it all happen and announces new headliners

WOMEX 2021, the World Music Expo, which takes to Porto between 27th and 31st October, is one of the most relevant music support and development projects in the global music scene. Some of the confirmed national artists and bands are Vitorino, Miroca Paris, the duo Lina_Raül Refree and O Gajo, and the Palco Lusofónica also welcomes the Brazilian work by Ayom and Lucas Santtana, the French Lucia de Carvalho, the Sapnish Tanxugueiras and, from Guinea Bissau, the Bandé-Gamboa.

Lots of exciting ways and places to get to know Circus Arts in the Northern Region

The itinerary circus project “De Volta à Praça”, that gathers the great artistic companies of the Coliseu Porto Ageas and the São João National Theatre is travelling the Northern Region of Portugal, featuring performances and puppet workshops during the easing of lockdown, with people, children and adults alike taking to the streets to get to know what circus magic really means. The cycle concludes in Porto on 17, 18 and 19 September, at Casa das Artes.