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Folk dance groups give downtown Porto a vibrant life

Keeping with tradition of the festivities of São João, Saturday, 17 June, starting at 3 pm, there is a parade of folk dance groups through the streets of Porto to honour the patron of the city.

Nice and warm weather guarantee excellent outings in Porto

Different street markets enliven the streets of Porto these days. Set out on a discovery of this seven events that are free of charge.

Mercado Bom Sucesso celebrates 4th anniversary with Mallu Magalhães

The Mercado do Bom sucesso offers a free concert by Brazilian singer, songwriter and musician Mallu Magalhães, June 13th starting at 10 pm in order to celebrate its innovative shopping and leisure areas, inaugurated 4 years ago.

Boutique beer and street food in Porto Beer Fest

The 2nd edition of Porto Beer Fest will take place in Palácio de Cristal, June 14 to 18. This event takes place in the scope of São João Festival Programme in Porto and it includes handmade beer and street food, combined with concerts and DJ performances.

Royal Charter granted to Porto by King Manuel I tells tales of ancient times at Casa do Infante

The exhibition "THE ROYAL CHART OF PORTO. 1517-2017. MARK OF A KING, IMAGE OF A CITY" is open to the public starting June 11th, at Casa do Infante, from 9.30 am.

NOS Primavera Sound, a Happy people festival

This is the last day of the NOS Primavera Sound Festival, 2017 edition and yes, we all knew this is a happy people festival.

NOS Primavera Sound Day One full of animating spirit

Probably the best summer festival in the country, Nos Primavera Sound started up today. Tens of thousands of people of different nationalities gathered at Parque da Cidade to celebrate music.

Toast to São João at the handmade beer festival at Palácio de Cristal

The official programme for the festivities of São João, patron saint of Porto, includes the Porto Beer Festival, held at Palácio de Cristal Gardens. This is the second edition of the festival devoted to handmade beer.

Ferris wheel started rotating at Boavista in Porto

The scent of São João is in the air! People can now commute to Boavista area for entertainment. A Ferris wheel, sometimes called Great Wheel, is also part of the enjoyment. For those brave enough to try out the amusement ride, the non-building structure is 40 metres high with a capacity for 144 people.

ALUMIA project features "Installation de Feu" by French street art collection Carabosse, near the old Municipal Prison

The "Installation de feu" ("Fire garden" in English) by French street art collection Carabosse will ablaze Porto at Amor de Perdição square, Saturday, 27 May, by creating a magical night time scenario, between 9 pm and midnight.