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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, […]

“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 […]

The City Council of Oliveira de Azeméis will honor, on March 2, the victims of the COVID disease and the health professionals involved in fighting the pandemic. The tribute involves placing a banner in the City Hall building containing a message and thanking all professionals working on the front line, placing the municipality flag at half-mast (9 am) and a minute of silence for the victims of the disease at 10 am in Largo da República, which will be broadcast on social media and followed by a launch of biodegradable white balloons. The tribute also includes, at 6 pm, the placement of candles in public buildings. “This initiative aims to recognize the remarkable effort of health professionals in this difficult fight as well as to honor all victims of the covid-19 on the day that the first death caused by the disease was registered in the country,” says the Mayor, Joaquim Jorge. The mayor appeals to the olive growers to join in the minute of silence for the victims and health professionals and to place a candle in their homes, in a clear gesture of solidarity. The event will have the following program: 09h | Half-masted municipality flag 10h | […]

Marta’s Stories Reading of “Dinisáurio Belisário” by Pepe Cáccamo and Carles Arbat

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.

União Audiovisual Algarve collects food at the headquarters of the Faro Musicians Association. Major Needs: – Beef. – Fish. – Cheese. – Ham. – Vegetables. – Fruit. – Eggs, – Butter. – Carrot. – Garlic. – Canned. – Cereals. – Yogurts. – Loaf bread. – Toilet paper. – Hygiene products. Thanks!

The Stories of Ana Paula Reading “Me and my fear” by Francesca Sanna

We spend the day feeling emotions, some that make us feel good, others that make us feel bad. We spend the day with a mind full of thoughts, in such a way that sometimes we want to rest and cannot … The COVID-19 pandemic has aggravated the emotional exhaustion in which the national and world population lives. The fact that we are unable to calm our thoughts means that we are unable to relax and find the balance between reason and emotion, which will lead us to the long-awaited physical, emotional and mental well-being. The lack of this balance between reason and emotion has consequences for our physical health, such as cardiovascular disease, fatigue, insomnia, nervous tension, hypertension, anxiety, depression … This training is an invitation to STOP and invest in 30 hours just for you. In this course we will be able to think about what makes me angry, sad, worried, angry, happy, serene, calm, understand the causes, understand if there are unmet needs and learn many techniques for this emotional self-regulation… When we increase our knowledge and expand our awareness, we are able to combine emotion with reason with two great benefits: – self-regulating emotions that lead to […]

LAGOS AT HOME WITH… Location: Facebook page of the municipality (online event) With around 52 videos shared and more than 340 thousand views in 2020, the initiative “Lagos at home with…” was a huge success, having achieved over five months, not only entertaining and bringing culture to the population in a critical period of pandemic, but also to support local artists. Given the epidemiological situation we are experiencing at the beginning of 2021, the municipality of Lagos decided to resume the initiative with new videos of these artists connected to Lagos. Throughout the month of March, there will be many artists, bands and associations that will be present on the municipality’s Facebook page with a lot of music and surprises. PROGRAM: March 31 Coral Group of Lagos (7:00 pm) Cláudio Rosário (9:00 pm) April 4 Ângela Silva (7:00 pm) Ballet Studio Gwen Morris (9:00 pm) April 7th Carlos Sax (7:00 pm) Marta Alves (9:00 pm) 11th of April Time for T (7:00 pm) Helena Candeias (9:00 pm) April 14 DJ Manu (7:00 pm) Sneaky Mouse Cover Band (9:00 pm) April 18 Marie Beatriz Lúcio (7:00 pm) João Insured (9:00 pm) April 21 DJ Toby One (7:00 pm) Orphélia ((9:00 pm) […]