Culture

January arrives at the Teatro Municipal do Porto with Rivoli’s 90th birthday party

One of the main moments of the second half of the 2021/22 programming of Teatro Municipal do Porto is the celebration, in January, of the 90th anniversary of Rivoli. Between April and May, the cities of Porto, Vila Nova de Gaia and Matosinhos host, once again, the DDD –Festival Dias de Dança.

Christmas Palace livens up weekends on the festive season

In the programming dedicated to families there’s no lack of story telling sessions with Saphir Cristal and Kiara Terra, dancing by Companhia Jovem de Dança do Porto, which presented the season’s classic “The Nutcracker”, but also juggling and balancing techniques with the “Natal a Rir” cycle.

The greatest show in the Universe celebrates its 80th anniversary at Coliseu do Porto

The journey that promises to go beyond the walls of one of the most iconic show rooms in the city will take place until January 2nd. At the age of 80, the Coliseu Christmas Circus no longer wants to be the greatest show in the world, but in the universe. In an edition inspired by unknown galaxies and planets, it showcases an adventure without a net that challenges all the limits of circus technics.

Exhibit in Galeria Municipal do Porto on Frieze top 10

It’s the first time that a Portuguese art institution is distinguished in the yearly ranking of one of the most important and influent contemporary art international magazines.

PortoCartoon 2021 promotes caricature party at S. Bento trainstation

The Exhibition with hundreds of drawings that integrates the 23rd edition of PortoCartoon opens Friday.

Christmas Circus returns to Coliseu from December 10th

From December 10th to January 2nd the Porto downtown concert hall hosts one of the greatest traditions of this holiday season.

The show TODOS took the art of young people to the Coliseu stage

Sixteen young people from the Cerco and Pasteleira housing projects presented TODOS in Coliseu Ageas. The show with technical direction of Isabel de Barros and Max Oliveira, marked the closure of activities promoted by Domus Social, under the program AIIA - Abordagem Integrada para a Inclusão Ativa, supported by the Municipality of Porto.

The WOMEX festival says goodbye to Porto after five days of great musical communion

The 2021 edition of WOMEX, the world music festival, said goodbye to Porto. The Teatro Rivoli was the chosen venue to host the closing session, marked by the WOMEX Awards ceremony.

The show TODOS took the art of young people from Cerco and Pasteleira to the Coliseu stage

The show with technical direction of Isabel de Barros and Max Oliveira, marked the closure of activities promoted by Domus Social, under the program AIIA - Abordagem Integrada para a Inclusão Ativa, supported by the Municipality of Porto.

History of the iconic Cinema Batalha has a new documentary

The invitation came in 2019 from a French producer: to film a cinema of your choice in Portugal. The director, from Porto, chose the most iconic cinema in his city: the Batalha. The process is already in progress.