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ScaleUp Porto Strategy at the Web Summit

The Porto City Hall, in partnership with the UPTEC - Science and Technology Park of the University of Porto and Porto Design Factory, of the Polytechnic of Porto, is present at the Web Summit, to be held from 7 to 10 November in Lisbon, promoting the ScaleUp Porto strategy.

Women's record broken today at Porto Marathon

Kenyans Samuel Mwaniki and Loice Kiptoo won today the 13th Porto Marathon, the most important event of its kind in Portugal. Portuguese athlete José Moreira rounded off the podium finishing third, while female athletes Catarina Ribeiro and Filomena Costa came in second and third places.

"Terra Elétrica" theme announced for the next edition of The Forum of the Future

The Forum of the Future closed today six days of authentic festival of thinking in Porto, with great names bringing thousands of people to the theaters in Porto. "Electrical Earth" theme announced for the 2017 edition of the Forum of the Future.

Large audience of people at the Grand Auditorium Manoel de Oliveira on the second day of the Forum of the Future

Large attendance last night at The Grand Auditorium Manoel de Oliveira to listen to Jem Finer, founding musician of The Pogues, in another session of the Forum of the Future.

Crowded Rivoli to listen to Dominique Wolton at the Forum of the Future

Rivoli was crowded again yesterday, in the late afternoon session of the Forum of the Future, to listen to Dominique Wolton, founder and director of the National Centre for Scientific Research in Paris and Hermes magazine.

The "Oscars" of the events will take place in Porto next year

The 2017 edition of EuBea Festival, also known as the "Oscars" of the events, will be held in Porto in November 2017.

Porto will host the Best Of Wine Tourism 2017

Next November, Porto will host the Great Wine Capitals Global Network, from 6 to 10 November, which is currently composed of nine cities and their respective wine regions.

Americans favourite destination

Airbnb website announced the top 5 destinations that are "on watch" by American tourists. Increasingly choosing Europe for traveling, North Americans prefer Porto to Milan, Lyon, Budapest and Dublin.

Animated film "A Rena Bela" awarded at The Dubrovnik Film Festival 2016

The animated film "A Rena Bela", made by the students of 2nd year of EB Covelo in the academic year 2015/16, was awarded as best animated film in the category of under 15 years, in The Dubrovnik Film Festival 2016 in Croatia.

100 Treasures Exhibition of Public Porto Library provides audio guides

On display in the Municipal Gallery the exhibition "100 Treasures of Public Porto Library," a show that was born of an idea of former Culture Councilman of Porto City Hall, Paulo Cunha e Silva, and suggests a trip to the collections of the Municipal Public Library (BPMP).