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"Porto World Heritage 20 Years | 20 Pictures"

On the day Porto celebrated its classification by UNESCO, the municipality launched the book "Porto World Heritage 20 years | 20 Pictures" in the Library of the Seminário Maior and shared it with a room full of people.

Innovation in Tourism debate in Porto

The NOS Conference held at the Rectory of the University of Porto, in partnership with Dinheiro Vivo and TSF radio station, focused on the key topic of innovation in Tourism, by providing a practical framework for understanding the roles and perspectives of national and regional organisations in tourism innovation, ranging from the state, the municipality, to the companies, to the consumer.

Employability for life with the University of Porto

The University of Porto is among the 200 institutions of higher education worldwide - and 75 in Europe - that best promote their students' employability, according to the 2017 edition of the QS Graduate Employability Rankings, recently released by the British consultancy Quacquarelli Symonds (QS).

Porto sees twenty years as UNESCO World Heritage

Monday, December 5, marks 20 years since Porto Historic Centre was classified as World Heritage. To mark the date, Porto City Hall prepared a number of activities, namely the inauguration of six lighting installations within the framework of ALUMIA project.

The first Leica Store in Portugal will be inaugurated in Porto

The oficial opening of the first Leica Store in Portugal was inaugurated in Porto on Thursday, December 1, at 7 pm. The full on gallery plus Leica Store is located at Rua Sá da Bandeira nº 48/52.

"Eyes wide open" 100 years of Leica photography exhibition opening in the Municipal Gallery

The exhibition "Eyes wide open" 100 years of Leica photography, opened Wednesday, November 30, at 7 pm, in the Municipal Gallery. Organized by Porto City Hall and curated by Hans-Michael Koetzle, the exhibition will be open to the public until February 5. This event is free.

Porto joins the celebration today 30/11 of the first edition of the International Day of the Educating City.

Founded in 1994, the International Association of Educating Cities (IAEC) is a non-profit Association, constituted as a permanent collaborative structure uniting local governments committed to the Charter of Educating Cities, which is the road map of the cities that comprise it.

New Year's Eve in Porto with Blind Zero and Os Azeitonas

Take a walk to Avenida dos Aliados, one the most emblematic outdoor stage in Porto and welcome New year to the sound of Blind Zero and pause to skim the skyline for the fantastic midnight fireworks. Os Azeitonas guarantee the show continues past the zero hour. Official countdown will start at 11.55 pm.

"Forget Lisbon. It's chic to buy in Porto", says The Times

Bristish newspaper, The Times highlights rehabilitation of the 300-year-old Porto historic city centre and emphasizes investors are heading to Portugal's northern city.

Rui Moreira, Mayor of Porto, wants to strengthen economic relations between Portugal and Spain

Rui Moreira called for a strengthening of economic relations between Portugal and Spain at the beginning of a luncheon hosted by the Mayor of Porto to the Spanish monarchs and chaired by the Portuguese head of State, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, at Palácio da Bolsa, on the second day of the State visit to Portugal.