Society

European study shows Porto’s strategical alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals

Porto is part of a six cities pilot group analysed in the “Building urban datasets for the SDGs. Six pilot European cities monitoring the 2030 Agenda” study.

Portugal Fashion new edition kicks off with an approach to Africa in the agenda

The 49th Portugal Fashion Edition started yeaterday in Porto. Until October the 16th, the national fashion promotional event comes back to presential fashion shows and brings along several news, being the most relevant the partnership with Afreximbank, an investment bank committed to the promotion of Africa’s cultural and creative economy.

The magic lingers on in Jardim Botânico do Porto until the end of the month

The immersive experience “Magical Garden”, seen in Jardim Botânico do Porto, was extended until October 31.

Mayors of Porto, Valongo and Maia argue that a heliport is urgently needed in the Hospital de S. João

The outlining goal is to shorten the response times when dealing with serious patients’ situations, namely politraumayised patients, whose handling must be as swift as possible in order to, literally, increase the chances of saving more lives. Thus, the Hospital de São João wants to have a heliport, as it once did.

Lello Bookshop inspires new action film setting by Netflix

The iconic Lello bookshop in Porto Downtown, sticks out not only for its amazing centennial bookshop allure that combines books and magic settings, but also for inspiring the art work in general; this time, in particular, it drew the attention of the producers of the new action film “Gunpowder Milkshake”, by Israeli director Navot Papusha, a Netflix special.

Supporting mental health in schools in Porto

“Quanto mais cedo melhor” [“The sooner the Better”, free translation] and “Levar a saúde mental onde ela não chega” [“Take mental health to where it has no reach”, free translation] are two programmes to promote children’s mental health. The goal is to establish early intervention mechanisms in the school context.

Photography books on Porto are granted the Graphis Design Awards

The editions “Livro Moldura Porto.” and “Catálogo de Fotografias Porto.”, both with graphic design by the Studio Eduardo Aires, have been granted the “Gold” award at the Graphis international prizes, in New York.