7th edition of Jazz at the Wineries continues with more jazz magic in Silves until the end of May
Apr22

7th edition of Jazz at the Wineries continues with more jazz magic in Silves until the end of May

As another edition of Jazz nas Adegas draws to a close, there are still several opportunities to enjoy these unique concerts – April 22, 2024 With its series of concerts, Jazz nas Adegas (Jazz at the Wineries), organised by the Municipality of Silves, has been a great success over the years. Jazz nas Adegas will close this year’s edition with two bands, Lu-Fuki Trio on May 10 (9pm ) and 11 (5pm) at the Paxá Wines, and The...

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Portimão hosts series of exciting sports events this month
Apr12

Portimão hosts series of exciting sports events this month

A variety of sports events will take place this month throughout the municipality of Portimão, including skateboarding, motorsports, pétanque, athletics, kayak, surf, underwater fishing, and more – April 12, 2024 April 12-14 This weekend, the riverside area of Portimão will host an official stage of the Liga Pro Skate LPS skateboard championship. Praia da Rocha will also be the centrepiece of the Arade Classic, with surf,...

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“LocalARTE”: New Lagos exhibition celebrates 50 years of the “Carnation Revolution” featuring contemporary local artists
Apr04

“LocalARTE”: New Lagos exhibition celebrates 50 years of the “Carnation Revolution” featuring contemporary local artists

This year’s edition of the collective exhibition LocalARTE focuses on the theme of freedom – April 4, 2024 Centro Cultural de Lagos will host a contemporary art exhibition entitled “LocalARTE – Projeto de Arte Contemporânea de Artistas de Lagos”, an initiative to promote and support the local artistic community, between April 6 and May 25. The borough’s artists were challenged to draw inspiration from the theme of...

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Jorge Martín wins the Portuguese GP, Miguel Oliveira finishes in the top 10
Mar25

Jorge Martín wins the Portuguese GP, Miguel Oliveira finishes in the top 10

Portimão’s International Racetrack welcomed this year’s second stage of the MotoGP World Championship, which took place between Friday (March 22) and Sunday (March 24) – March 25, 2024 | Photo Lukasz Swiderek Organisers of the event reported an audience attendance of more than 200,000 for the Algarvian “roller coaster”. Jorge Martín (#89) started from the third position, quickly took the lead and did not let the competition have any...

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“Stories Brought by the River”: Results and findings of scientific research of the Arade River showcased in temporary exhibition at Portimão Museum  
Mar25

“Stories Brought by the River”: Results and findings of scientific research of the Arade River showcased in temporary exhibition at Portimão Museum  

Portimão Museum is hosting an exhibition with findings from research carried out over the last few decades, showing finding proofs that the region has been occupied since prehistoric times  – March 25, 2024 | Photos Portimão Museum The inauguration of the exhibition “Stories That the River Brings Us” aims to show the general public the result of scientific research carried out over the last few decades.  The research has brought...

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This summer’s Lota Cool Market dates have been announced, with artist registrations now open   
Mar22

This summer’s Lota Cool Market dates have been announced, with artist registrations now open   

Portimão’s Zona Ribeirinha will welcome Lota Cool Market between July 24-28 – March 22, 2024 | Photos Lota Cool Market This year’s event will celebrate the 100th anniversary of Portimão’s city status, taking place near the old fish market known as ‘Lota’ from 6pm to 1am, this year under the motto ‘eCOOLegacy’.  The organising association Teia D’Impulsos says the event will aim to show “where we (Portimão) have come from and where we...

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Silves Municipality hosts Feira do Folar this March 29-31 in honour of traditional Easter cake
Mar21

Silves Municipality hosts Feira do Folar this March 29-31 in honour of traditional Easter cake

São Marcos da Serra celebrates the event’s 26th edition – March 21, 2024 In celebration of the coming Easter, São Marcos da Serra, in Silves Municipality, is hosting the Feira do Folar, a traditional celebration of the famous ‘folar’ cakes in all their shapes and flavours, scented with cinnamon and anise, decorated with whole eggs and made from dough leavened with baker’s yeast – a staple for this season..  The celebration brings...

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Rallye Casinos do Algarve is back this March 15 and 16, with service park stationed at Fatacil Lagoa
Mar15

Rallye Casinos do Algarve is back this March 15 and 16, with service park stationed at Fatacil Lagoa

The event passes through five Algarve municipalities: Lagoa, Lagos, Portimão, Silves, and Vila do Bispo – March 15, 2024 Photo: CAAL This year’s edition of Rallye Casinos do Algarve marks a significant milestone as the rally will be held in five Algarve municipalities, a feat not seen since 1996. Marking the second race of the 2024 Portugal Rally Championship, the headquarters will be once again at the Hotel Algarve Casino in Praia da...

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First Portuguese-only Michelin gala takes place this February in the Algarve
Feb23

First Portuguese-only Michelin gala takes place this February in the Algarve

The long-awaited night will feature Portugal’s most celebrated restaurants and chefs, including many from the Algarve – February 23, 2024 Photo Bruno Filipe Pires/Open Media Group The Michelin Guide galas have been held in Spanish cities since 2009, with the exception of 2018 when Lisbon hosted the event, and this year will mark the first time ever the event will take place in the Algarve. The Portuguese-only Michelin gala will...

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Michelin experience: Chef Hans Neuner hosts an exciting gastronomic collaboration with Catalan chefs from ‘Cocina Hermanos Torres’ this February
Feb23

Michelin experience: Chef Hans Neuner hosts an exciting gastronomic collaboration with Catalan chefs from ‘Cocina Hermanos Torres’ this February

Vila Vita’s Ocean restaurant will welcome Catalan twins Sérgio and Javier Torres for a ‘Five Michelin-starred experience’ on February 28 – February 23, 2024 | Text Alexandra Stilwell Chef Hans Neuner, Ocean Restaurant, Vila Vita, Algarve Hans Neuner, chef at the two Michelin-starred Ocean restaurant, invites Catalan twins Sérgio and Javier Torres for an authentic gastronomic feast. Just one day after celebrating Portugal’s first...

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