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HIV/Aids Mobile Unit screening actions in Porto this April

The HIV/AIDS Mobile Unit screening actions for this month of April are already available. The CAD VIH/SIDA Porto (Centro de Aconselhamento e Deteção Precoce do VIH/SIDA do Porto), which is the Counselling Centre for the earlier HIV/AIDS diagnosis features monthly free planning regarding HIV/AIDS screening actions, in various locations in Porto. There is no need for previous registration. See here the dates, times and locations for this month.

Porto marks World Health Day with a campaign to boost a healthy life

Today, 7th April, is World Health Day and the Municipality of Porto marks this day with a campaign that raises people’s awareness to the importance of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Porto. card is already available and brings exclusive city discounts and benefits

As of today, 5th April, the Porto. card is available. All residents in Porto can adhere to the online card, through the uploading of all the necessary documents. Free membership can accordingly be made in-person, at the Townsman Office (Gabinete do Munícipe), at Porto municipal libraries, at Porto Municipal Theatre - Rivoli and at the municipal pools.

HAPPY EASTER!

Porto City Hall wishes you a happy Easter!

Management Plan and Governance Model for the Historic Centre of Porto: the tool to preserve cultural heritage

The 10 year plan is aimed at maintaining sustainability in Porto Historic Centre, as a world heritage site that is built under four main working areas: Heritage; Population, Housing and Communities; Economy; Environment and Mobility.

The Mercado do Bolhão is finally starting to tick!

The Bolhão Market construction project is about to enter its conclusion phase. Right at Rua Formosa, we find the centennial Mercado do Bolhão building, where an intensive repair and restoration work, much like that of watchmaking, is ongoing. The works are estimated to conclude in the second half of the year. Circa 120 workers are keeping old features and traditions alive, by renovating a system of gears and springs at the heart of the old building, which will bring back to the city the heritage

CIIMAR paid internship: applications are ongoing

CIIMAR is looking for the best Sciences and Marine and Ecosystem Biotechnology students to enter a paid internship, under the 8th edition of the Blue Young Talent (BYT) programme. Applications are open till 30th April.

The Mercado do Bolhão is finally starting to tick!

The Bolhão Market construction project is about to enter its conclusion phase. This particular type of restoration work is very much like building watches by hand. Mayor Rui Moreira paid a visit to this meaningful worksite in Porto, where fine tunings and detailed masterpiece works are at the hands of renowned and prized architect Nuno Valentim.

Free virtual tour to Porto Historic Centre, with a 360 degree view

With curfew in place and confinement measures still in the agenda, visiting historic places and museums may be very much seem like wishful thinking. But there are other ways to explore the city landmark sites: accept the invitation by Porto City Hall and tour virtually through Porto Historic Centre, with a 360 degree view. Embark on an interactive virtual tour of Porto Historic Centre, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996.

Time to forge a new plan for the arts for higher education institutions across the EU with the UP

The University of Porto and the Portuguese Presidency of the Council of the EU organise the summit themed “Fostering the Union through Culture and the Arts”. The two day online event will be held on 29th March and on 30th March, at 9 am (GMT time). Follow this link or view it on YouTube. No registration is required.