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In the former cistern at the Factory, where rainwater was collected and reused to feed the factory’s brine tanks and boilers, we now discover moving images of the underwater fauna and flora of the Arade River and the coastline of Portimão. In this same Cistern, in September 2013, the nucleus Ocean Revival – Portimão Underwater Park was installed, which made it possible for our visitors to follow on land what is going on underwater with the ships sunk about three miles from Praia de Alvor .

The photographic exhibition on Portimão – European Sport City 2019 (CED) portrays some of the remarkable moments of a program that involved the entire municipality, having attracted around 550 thousand protagonists, among practitioners, spectators, volunteers and partners. In all, there were more than 700 sporting events, around 100 training sessions and awareness-raising activities and more than 20 inclusive sports activities were promoted. All these figures contributed to the choice of Portimão as the Best European Sport City in 2019, representing this show a privileged window for an extraordinary year, of great vitality and energy, with an intense program of sporting events that have left an invaluable legacy. The selection of images, which draws a diversified portrait of CED 2019, combines the perspectives of photographers Filipe da Palma (Portimão City Council) and Miguel Veterano (Kore), with the images captured by the young André Guerreiro, Jéssica Coelho, Ana Kovdiei, Verónica Santos, Beatriz Cardoso, Jack Palmer and Ângelo Zambujo, students of the Professional Technical Course in Photography at the Professional School Gil Eanes. In the collected photographs, movement, effort, overcoming, inclusion, the spirit of unity and the desire to conquer athletes who gave their best, always bearing in mind the support of the […]

The Manuel Teixeira Gomes Secondary School group – Teatro da Caverna, was formed in the academic year 1993/94 as an extracurricular project. Integrating all students of Secondary Education who wish to experience theatrical expression, it has proved to be an important link between the school, the family and the community, since creating its own space in the cultural universe of the city of Portimão. Over the years, this project has contributed to the personal, school, civic and artistic training of young people and to the creation of a theater audience. Proof of this are the more than 20 shows presented over these 25 years of artistic activity, which, through photographs, setting notes, props, wardrobe and posters, guide the exhibition visitor through the intricacies of what was the group’s journey , in favor of education through art.

Exhibition “A look at the churches of Alcoutim” which aims to disseminate the script of the sacred art of the municipality, integrating it into the set of its cultural heritage and, thus, contributing to the knowledge of its unique history. vehicle of pedagogical extension to the local population, namely the school, this nucleus intends to make known the history of the county’s art, in the context of the history of regional, national and European art. This exhibition is guided by a historical / expository route, which begins in Manueline (16th century) and ends in Neoclassicism (19th century), consisting of panels with information related to each historical period and the graphic representations of the most important works . Along the way there are also showcases with some images, as well as liturgical implements.

The “Escolinha de circo para tod@s”  activities are the beginning of the formation of a circus school inclusive for Faro where the goal is to join children from different backgrounds, create new friendships and work together as a team to fight prejudice and social exclusion. In partnership with: Cooperativa Mandacaru & Escola secundária Pinheiro e Rosa Courses: juggling, balancing, music and rhythm, acrobatics, aerial silk, clowning, mimes, body expression, children’s rights, scenery and costume design; Summer Holidays Timetable: Monday to Friday from 9 a.m till 5 p.m More Information: https://amarelarte.weebly.com/circus.html 

Fado is Portuguese but is also UNESCO’s ‘Intangible Heritage of Humanity´, reflecting the experience of a people and a history. Show Timetable: 12:15a.m., 3:15p.m. and 5:15p.m.

Tuesdays 17:30 – Children 18:30 – Youth 19:30 – Adults Thursday 18:30 – Children 19:30 – Youth and adults Capoeira is fight, dance, rhythm and acrobatics. Promotes a healthy lifestyle. Improves creativity, self-confidence, verbal and non-verbal communication, coordination, agility, strength, rhythm, balance and resistance.

Laginha entered the music school for the first time when he turned 6 years old and until now the accordion has always been present in his life. Thus, in the area of popular music, it has a 17-year history (2003 – 2020). Many have been parties, dances and other events in which he made his music sound. Its goal is to bring music to the most varied points of Portugal and to Portuguese communities around the world, thus increasing its projection and promotion in balls, parties and pilgrimages that animate with its music and good mood. https://www.facebook.com/LaginhaOficial/ 

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Cycle dedicated to bands, broadcast live on Facebook and Youtube pages, from Teatro das Figuras. Puracura celebrate, revive and rejuvenate MTP – Traditional Portuguese Music, inspired by musicians like António Variações, João Aguardela or A Naifa. His songs address various aspects of the human condition, its experience and existence. To see the broadcast go here: >> www.facebook.com/teatrodasfiguras >> www.youtube.com/teatrodasfigurasfaro