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Faro Municipality promotes VIII Edition of the António Ramos Rosa National Poetry Prize The Municipality of Faro promotes the VIII Edition of the National Poetry Prize António Ramos Rosa, instituted in 1999, in honor of the poet born in Faro, the greatest figure in the national and international poetic panorama and patron of the Municipal Library. The prize, in the amount of € 5000, counts once again with the high sponsorship of Fundação Milénio BCP and the support of the Regional Directorate for Culture of the Algarve and Jornal de Letras. The delivery of competing works will take place between January 7 and March 31 and poetic works, in 1st edition, published in 2019 and 2020 will be admitted. The jury will be composed of Professor Doctor Nuno Júdice, Professor Doctor Carina Infante do Carmo and Dr.ª Isabel Lucas. This award, of which seven editions have already been held, in 1999, 2001, 2007, 2009, 2015, 2017 and 2019, seeks to promote the appearance of new poets, but also to recognize the work of those already consecrated. In all editions there were more than 50 works in competition, having been awarded to poets of recognized literary excellence such as Fernando Echevarria, […]

Exhibition integrated in Portimão City Day Celebrations. In the social context of the current pandemic, the 20th Photographic Race in Portimão had a special edition Covid 19. Exhibition of the best works of the 20th Photographic Race of Portimão, in a very special thematic edition about COVID-19 and its profound social impact. Strange Times, Signs of Distance, Places of Hope and Solidarity, were the 4 themes that challenged the gaze and creativity of the participants, at a difficult time for all communities, but which simultaneously constitutes an important visual contribution in the collection of testimonies of our present for future memory. This initiative has as a media partner the South Information and has the support of the following companies and entities: Ocean Revival, CLCC, ETIC_Algarve, Ana-Ana, Restinga and Friends of the Museum of Portimão. The exhibition can be visited until April 25, 2021.

Make this Valentine’s weekend extra special with a romantic dinner for two, prepared by Quinta do Lago chefs for you to enjoy the ultimate date night at home. Available all weekend, a luxury three-course meal for two is prepared for you to take home, including lobster tail, sirloin steak and sides, strawberries and a special surprise gift. Enjoy luxury dining from the comfort of your home this Valentine’s weekend. Available 12th – 14th February. 170€ for two. Pre-order below, choose the time and day and collect at KOKO. Offer for Quinta do Lago area only. https://www.quintadolago.com/…/valentines-weekend-at-home/

Reading farms The astronaut got married over there ONLINE 11 Thu – 14 Sun BOL Live Streaming (Available from 10 pm on 11th) A verse by Fernando Lemos inspires this session that, for the first time, brings together on the TCA stage two luminous poets from Porto: Filipa Leal and João Habitually. The whole world fits into the poetry of our guests. It brings them together in a subtle and refined mood and, not least, a lightning and forceful vision of this sky that protects us less and less. We will go through the most intense moments of his work, through the unmistakable voices of Sandra Salomé, Isaque Ferreira and Filipa Leal. The conversation between the two invited poets will be instigated by João Gesta. Maria Corvacho makes her debut in this cycle with images inspired by small moments of day-to-day life, in nature and in her anxieties. A work that mixes all this with some irony. In the usual moment of a new circus, tied by a thread, the presence of the duo Daniel Seabra and Margarida Monteny should be noted. Music could not be missing in this poetic encounter. Between readings, the enchanting and intense sound of the […]

We couldn’t let Carnival pass. To run from the 13th to the 16th of February. Run or Walk 5km or 10km The Virtual Race gives you the possibility to choose the location every hour of the day You can choose your location, road, mountain in the sun in the rain. The important thing is to never forget that you have a goal to fulfill. All participants must pay attention to all safety regulations in force in the country where they are located, in view of the Covid-19 pandemic.


Master in Ayurvedic Therapy and Consultancy – DGERT Certification – 354hrs Ayurveda is recognized as one of the most important wellness systems for the body and mind, and its popularity is booming. This Traditional Medicine is a precursor and considers all therapeutic areas, from diet to plants, from mantras to meditation, to a range of treatments of more direct therapeutic application. It is applicable to the whole planet and adapts to the modern health system as Ayurvedic methods of disease prevention and daily routine management are becoming important issues for everyone. The syllabus of the course comprises the key aspects of Ayurvedic theory, diagnosis and practice. This is not an introduction to Ayurveda but a complete training in terms of its ramifications of practical application. The course emphasizes herbalism, using both Portuguese and Western flora according to Ayurvedic energetics and Indian herbs, presented in order to be a treatment model accessible to the West. All aspects of life are approached in a practical way aiming at treatment and transformation. There are no prerequisites for the course but it is necessary to consider that it is a challenging course with theoretical and practical moments of assessment throughout the training. Modules: – […]

“Livros à porta” is a reading service from the Municipal Library of Lagos that was born to bring the taste of your favorite books to your home. Consult the “Menu of the Day” on the Library’s FB page, with delicious suggestions, and tell us what you want. You can also order “à la carte”, that is, indicate books or audiovisuals that are not in the “Menu of the Day”. The rest … leave it to us! How it works? Contact us through the email Biblioteca@cm-lagos.pt, telephone +351 282 767 816 or the Library’s Facebook page. The date, time and place will be agreed between the reader and the Library, and the use of a mask by the reader is required. For the requisition, the following conditions exist: • Five books, for a period of 20 days; • Two magazines, for a period of 5 days; (Vision, Saturday, Active, Around the World, Cristina, Saber Viver, Faces and Decoration, Mens Health, Wines) • Two DVDs, for a period of 5 days; • A CD-Audio, for a period of 5 days. Note: Each book, magazine, CD or DVD goes through a quarantine period of 5 days before being assigned. The collection is previously […]

Despite the cancellation of the Loulé Carnival along the lines that it takes place annually and since the Corsican parade that attracts thousands of visitors to the city will not happen in 2021, the Municipality of Loulé, the event organizer, does not want to let white this moment and will promote some initiatives alluding to this tradition strongly rooted in the local community. “We live in difficult times, with a pandemic affecting millions of families around the world, and it would be impossible to organize a Carnival as we know it, with the gathering of the public and the enthusiastic interaction between the revelers. But we know the importance of this party for the louletanos and we could not fail to point out and bring a little of the spirit of Loulé Carnival to all who are confined ”. The main initiatives proposed by the Municipality will take place online, allowing everyone to follow this program in the safety and comfort of their homes, without jeopardizing compliance with the rules implemented in this state of emergency in which the country is. On the 14th, 15th and 16th of February, a virtual exhibition with images from old editions of the Corsican, […]

A great freestyle special on February 14th. organized by me LAST KING FB: @lastkingMZ YouTube: Official Last King Beatz Insta: Last King music

MASTERCLASS HIP HOP AND HYBRID MOVEMENT with Duarte Valadares February 14th »Hip Hop initiation – 15h / 16h »Intermediate / advanced Hip Hop – 16h30 / 18h »Hybrid Movent – 6:30 pm / 8 pm More information and registration to producao@estufa.pt or 936408775

The Alte Carnival, considered the most traditional in the Algarve, will be celebrated online, in a special 5-hour broadcast broadcast on a multiplatform, allowing interactive contact with the spectators, who will thus also be participants. The Alte Carnival, being one of the oldest in the Algarve, is rich in stories, satire, revelry, dancers, masked dances, traditions and a lot of humor. It has been held in Alte for over 100 years. This broadcast will cover this century of history, sharing videos, photos and interviews with many of those responsible, both for the organization and for the groups of revelers and floats. As a result of a joint organization of the Parish Council of Alte and the Municipality of Loulé, the live broadcast will begin by telling the story of the Alte Carnival, through testimonies by the participants, videos and photos, allowing to know Carnival in its beginnings and its evolution. We will discover the development of car construction techniques (from old beast cars to current tractors and vehicles), the social satire always present in the choice of themes and the tradition of community involvement. The recording of this first part will allow the creation of an audiovisual record whose information […]