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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, […]

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.

Thematic classes, masked teachers, animation, carnival music … Feel the energy of Carnival in the comfort of your home. We come to you through our platform emcasa.playlife.pt and also live on Facebook.

“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, […]

Anita’s Stories Reading “What is love?” by Davide Cali and Anna Laura Cantone

In 2019, Steven Taylor, a Canadian clinical psychologist, wrote: ‘a new pandemic is expected to occur in the coming years, with potentially devastating consequences.” It would arrive at the end of that same year. The Canadian psychologist’s statement from the University of British Columbia is taken from his book published in 2019: “The Psychology of Pandemics: preparing for the next global outbreak of infectious disease.” Steven Taylor will be at the ISPA Clinic, at a free online event, in which he will present some ideas and answer questions that have been asked in the current context. In Portugal, the pandemic has worsened. Many questions have arisen: how have the authorities managed communication with the public? What contribution can psychology experts make in this area of ​​communication? What criteria can political power follow to keep the public in line with the definitions of pandemic management? How to understand conspiracy theories and denialist processes? What psychological impacts can be expected on the population after the pandemic? How to promote adherence to the vaccine? These and other issues will be addressed on February 15, at 6 pm. Mandatory registration: clinica@ispa.pt

The circus workshops of Casa das Virtudes broaden their modalities. • From January 4th we start the Juggling Workshop … • From 16 years old • Mondays and Fridays • From 19h00 to 20h30 • Sign up fast • + INFO DM or 926 636 974 • – Due to the rules of the DGS, prior contact is requested to schedule the first class. – In compliance with the defined rules, the number of students will be limited. – Casa das Virtudes has implemented ALL the necessary measures to carry out the workshops in maximum security.

Marta’s Stories David McKee’s “Elmer” Reading

The Tuesday Vibes edition of the My House Radio Show on Beachgrooves Radio 2-3PM CET available on the Costa Del Sol on 108.6FM or 90.5FM. Also available online

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.