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INESC TEC assesses the risk of forest fires at European level

INESC TEC - Institute for Systems and Computer Engineering of Porto is one of the partner institutions of the international project FIRELOGUE – Cross Sector Dialogue for Wildfire Risk Management, whose purpose is to promote initiatives that focus on knowledge and best practice sharing, to reduce the risk of forest fires.

Freixo Marina has a new nautical service station

The Sport Club do Porto has a new nautical station in the Freixo Marina. The facilities opened last Saturday and the ceremony was attended by the Mayor of Porto, Rui Moreira and the councillor for Youth and Sports of the Municipality of Porto, Catarina Araújo, upon invitation by the president of the centennial club of the city, Paulo Barros Vale.

Social gathering with artistic overtones at the Fonoteca Municipal do Porto

The floor is open to anyone who wishes to celebrate the 30 years of the launch of the “Uno Dos” debut album of Repórter Estrábico. Members of the iconic band Anselmo Canha (bass player) and Paulo Lopes (guitar player), are the invited guests for the tertulia at the Fonoteca Municipal do Porto (FMP) aka Porto Audio Room, on 25 July, at 5 pm. The event is access free. Secure your spot (up to two seats per person) via e-mail

The U. Porto Museum Patio: a space fit for cultural life and contemplation

From 20 to 25 July, the Noites no Pátio do Museu [“Evenings at the Museum’s Patio”, free translation], invite for timeless cultural activities such as poetry, documentary film, theatre and so much more that participants can unveil at the Patio of the Central Pole of the Natural History Museum of the University of Porto, in the Rectory (MHNC-UP). Participation is free, upon prior seat reservation.

Best Of Wine Tourism Awards 2022 applications extend until 26 July

The applications for the Best Of Wine Tourism Awards 2022 are extended until 26 July. The organisation decide to extend the application deadline owing to the ongoing pandemic context. Companies that develop enotourism activities in Porto and Douro and the "Vinhos Verdes" Wine Regions can apply to such an award.

The 23rd Santa Cecília International Competition award ceremony at Casa da Música

The competition that puts to the test dozens of young talented pianist from all parts of the world delivered its final performance last Saturday, 17 July at Casa da Música. The winner of this year’s edition as Mirabelle Kajenjeri. The French pianist, who was born in Kiev, Ukraine, conquered the first prize - Prémio Cidade do Porto – with her piano performance of Concerto No. 1, op. 23, by Tchaikovsky.

Adentis is to open a second office space in Porto and hire more collaborators till the end of the year

The good performance and the growth in the city of Porto will lead Adentis to open a second office space in the Invicta and to hire another one hundred engineers. This office is estimated to be fully operating by the end of the year.

Águas e Energia do Porto provide water dispenser to the professionals of the São João Hospital

The municipal company Águas e Energia do Porto delivered the first water dispenser to the São João University Hospital centre, which will provide drinking water to the professionals of the Central Operating Rooms, under the project “Beba Água da Torneira, Segura e Amiga do Ambiente” [“drink tap water, safe and environmentally friendly”, free translation].

Search for Porto’s authentic origins by visiting the most thrilling viewpoints ever in town

Discover the most magnificent details of Porto‘s landscape through the lenses of the several viewpoints in the city. The new Porto City Hall promotional video offers 24 breath-taking overviews of the Invicta. Let your eyes have it.

Warm Up for precious moments at Campo Alegre

The array of activities that announces Porto Book Fair, one of the most important literary events in the city is the Warm Up, featuring must pick up events to prepare for precious moments. The first of those events kicked off yesterday, with the quartet A Flor do Lácio, and today there is Rui Reininho, outstanding figure in the national music scene. The music from Porto will take the stage at the Theatre Campo Alegre, at 5 pm, to present his newest work “20.000 Éguas Submarinas”.