Living in the Algarve free seminar events are coming to Vila Galé Lagos
May27

Living in the Algarve free seminar events are coming to Vila Galé Lagos

For anyone interested in moving to Portugal, the events are a good opportunity to have your most pressing questions answered by specialists in different areas – May 27, 2024 Vila Galé Lagos Mark your calendar! The Living in the Algarve free seminar events, are on their way to Lagos’ Vila Galé Hotel at Meia Praia on June 11. The venue has been changed from the previously announced Cascade Wellness Resort. “We apologise for any...

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The new GoBao by Gorilla is a fusion of Asian flavours and Portuguese culture 
Apr08

The new GoBao by Gorilla is a fusion of Asian flavours and Portuguese culture 

Lagos’s GoBao restaurant offers tasty buns with “exclusive flavours and delicious combinations” – April 8, 2024 | Text Beatriz Maio  ©️WEARE.CYMA There is a new take-away hotspot in Lagos with a concept that many are looking for. Created by the team behind the popular Gorilla restaurant, GoBao brings exclusive flavours and delicious combinations to the Algarve with recipes based on a typical Chinese favourite – the bao bun....

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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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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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To save lives: Lagos is creating a local defibrillation network
Feb08

To save lives: Lagos is creating a local defibrillation network

There will be 24 defibrillators installed throughout Lagos as part of a local defibrillation network, with public defibrillation courses available for everyone interested in learning – February 8, 2024 The municipality of Lagos has started implementing a network of trained and certified personnel to use the Automated External Defibrillation (DAE), to be ready to respond to cases of cardiac arrest in the community, part of the...

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Lagos hosts Algarve Breast Cancer Congress this February, a unique opportunity for visitors to come together and share knowledge and experiences
Jan26

Lagos hosts Algarve Breast Cancer Congress this February, a unique opportunity for visitors to come together and share knowledge and experiences

3rd Algarve Breast Cancer Congress under the theme “Women and Integrative Health” – January 26, 2024 | Text Alexandra Stilwell The Algarve Breast Cancer Congress will take place this February 16 at the Vila Galé Hotel in Lagos, both in person and online via Zoom. The event is a unique opportunity for all cancer patients, caregivers, and healthcare professionals to come together and share their experiences and knowledge. The initiative...

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This Saturday, internationally acclaimed textile artist Vanessa Barragão opens her solo exhibition in Lagos
Jan19

This Saturday, internationally acclaimed textile artist Vanessa Barragão opens her solo exhibition in Lagos

Lagos Cultural Centre will present the solo exhibition “Submerged/Immersed” by the Algarvian Vanessa Barragão – January 19, 2024 The Algarve-born textile artist Vanessa Barragão has shown her work in Portugal, England, Germany, the United States, Taiwan, Shanghai, and South Korea, garnering international recognition online with 577K followers on Instagram alone. Her large audience has become familiar with beautifully...

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Lagos Creative Arts Hub hosting Open Day on January 12 and 13 with a series of activities that will last throughout the night
Jan11

Lagos Creative Arts Hub hosting Open Day on January 12 and 13 with a series of activities that will last throughout the night

This two-day event will include concerts, performances, exhibits, and workshops – January 11, 2024 Photo LAC – Lagos Creative Arts Hub Facebook Page Lagos’ creative arts hub (Laboratório de Artes Criativas, or LAC), will host an Open Day event on January 12 and 13. From 6pm onwards on both days, there will be a wide range of performances, exhibitions and workshops taking place, all of which showcase the work of...

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Lagos could be the starting point of the “longest possible train journey in the world”, according to online travel enthusiasts
Jan11

Lagos could be the starting point of the “longest possible train journey in the world”, according to online travel enthusiasts

Travel and train enthusiasts have unveiled a journey that would pass through 13 countries, starting in Portugal and ending in Singapore – January 11, 2024 Lagos | Photo: Bruno Filipe Pires/Open Media Group Taking the train from Lagos in Portugal all the way to Singapore has now become possible with the recent opening of the Boten-Vientiane railway in Laos. According to a route created on Reddit by the user htGoSEVe, the journey would...

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Divers found two 300-year-old bronze pulleys in Lagos
Dec14

Divers found two 300-year-old bronze pulleys in Lagos

Underwater treasures – December 14, 2023 | Text Michael Bruxo Photo: DGPC/CNANS An archaeological campaign carried out in the bay of Lagos between October 9 and 20 uncovered two bronze pulleys that are around 300 years old, with more underwater treasures still waiting to be recovered. After almost five hours at sea, a team of divers from the National Centre for Nautical and Underwater Archaeology (CNANS), together with partners from...

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