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Ambassador of Egypt welcomed in the Council Chambers

On Wednesday, the Mayor of Porto welcomed the Ambassador of Egypt, Wael Abu Bakr Al Naggar, in a greeting presentation session.

The refurbished Parque de São Roque opens with one more hectare of green area

Following the municipal strategy for the increase of green areas in the city, the Porto City Hall invested more than 1.4 million euros in the extension and enhancement works of the green space located in the eastern part of the city.

South Korean delegation got to know the work undertaken in the management of Bolhão

A group of representatives from the city of Nam-gu, located in the metropolitan area of Ulsan (South Korea), visited Mercado do Bolhão on Wednesday.

Over two thousand jobs in IT have been created in Porto since the beginning of the year

This number corresponds only to the 35 companies with investment projects in the city, completed or in progress, monitored by InvestPorto or projects announced publicly.

World urban dance event is back in Porto

The moment of reunion of breaking fans with b-boys and b-girls from around the world is quickly approaching.

Feira do Livro do Porto has begun, this year with a “more emotional feature”

Emotions are felt in the tribute to the recently deceased Ana Luísa Amaral, the honored author of the event.

Lights in the Council Chambers mark Ukrainian Independence Day

Last night, Porto City Hall joined the celebration of Ukraine’s Independence Day, by lighting the Council Chambers’ building in blue and yellow, the national colours of the country.

Open water swimming back to the Douro River after 43 years of interregnum

More than 200 swimmers are already confirmed for the first edition of Douro Bridges Porto & Gaia Open Water, to be held on September 4, in Douro River.

Military honours escort D. Pedro’s heart to Brazil

The heart of D. Pedro IV, which the city of Porto temporarily donated for the Brazil’s Independence Bicentenary, is already on Brazilian soil.

Porto Half Marathon takes place on September 18

The Hyundai Porto Half Marathon returns to the road on September 18, with two distances: the Half Marathon, with 21,097 kilometers, and the Mini Marathon with 5 kilometers, the latter for all ages. Enrollments are ongoing.