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They are, in fact, more than “100 Memories of Castro Marim”, a collection of letters, photographs, postcards, documents, books and many other memorabilia that were left to the new Digital Archive of the city hall, contributing to the construction of a new look about Castro’s cultural and social identity. The “100 Memories” project was born at the end of 2019, with a challenge launched to the population to give these personal and / or family memories to the Municipality. Inspired by the need to preserve, treat and disseminate Castro Marim’s historical documentation, Castro Marim’s autarchy built a chronologically contextualized narrative, which allows not only a rescue of the past, but also the construction of a new meaning about it. In the digital archive you can search and consult the documentation held by the Municipality of Castro Marim. This documentation is part of the collection with an extensive documentary volume, so the database will be periodically loaded and updated. Thus, the community is appealed to continue to contribute to this estate, sending their memories, by loan or donation, via email 100memorias@cm-castromarim.pt. In this dive into individual and fragmented memories, an audiovisual survey was also carried out on the intangible heritage of […]

Long-term exhibition where we can see archaeological remains from interventions in various parts of the city, dated in the majority of the century. XII. In addition to these materials inside the Islamic Nucleus, visitors will be able to observe a section of the Islamic wall that protected the citadel, visit the famous “Vaso de Tavira” and watch a video on the city’s Islamic history. Location: Tavira Municipal Museum | Islamic Nucleus Monday to Friday: 09:30 – 16:30, Saturday: 09:30 – 12:30

Designed for all audiences, the exhibition allows the learning of the multiple dimensions of this heritage and its pedagogical exploitation by schools, in the areas of human health and nutrition. It results from the preparatory work for the Transnational Candidacy of the Mediterranean Diet to Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, presented to UNESCO in March 2012, for which Tavira was chosen as the representative community of Portugal. This Candidacy involves not only our country, but also Spain, Italy, Greece, Cyprus, Croatia and Morocco in sharing a common civilizational heritage. Location: Tavira Municipal Museum | Gallery’s Palace | Monday to Friday: 09:30 – 16:30, Saturday: 09:30 – 12:30

Counter-wall Ana Vidigal, Nuno-Nunes Ferreira, Pedro Gomes Curated by Hugo Dinis Tavira Municipal Museum / Palácio da Galeria Opening: April 10, 2021 Exhibition: April 10 to July 10, 2021 Free entry Open from Tuesday to Friday, from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm and on Saturdays, from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm. Closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays. Closed Sundays, Mondays and holidays. [Access to the Municipal Museum of Tavira is conditioned to the aspects of individual security and maximum capacity in the rooms in accordance with the rules issued by the Directorate-General for Health, the use of a mask being mandatory. All the rules of social distance and space hygiene will be guaranteed]. The Municipal Museum of Tavira / Palácio da Galeria, presents from April 10 to July 10 the curatorial project Contra-Parede, by Hugo Dinis, with works in dialogue by the artists Ana Vidigal, Nuno Nunes-Ferreira and Pedro Gomes. Starting from an extended discussion around the wall as a privileged place for intervention in the public space, the artists propose to question the architectural space in which the works are presented. At the same time, considering the social, historical, cultural and political space in which the museum equipment is inserted, […]

The Order of Christ was created in 1319, by order of King D. Dinis, after the extinction, by Pope Clement V, of the Order of the Templars, one of the most famous Military Orders of Cavalry, founded in 1118, in the aftermath of the 1st Crusade. With a decisive role in the Reconquest period, in the military activity against the Moors and in the settlement of the territory, the Order of the Templars was also the owner of a vast patrimony that, by right, belonged to the Holy See, a fact that threatened the sovereignty of the king. With the pretext of defending the Algarve coast from attacks by pirates and Maghrebian pirates, D. Dinis manages to decree the creation of the new religious-military order. The 1st headquarters of the Order of Christ was then the Castro Marim Castle, with one of the most solid defensive systems in the entire Kingdom of the Algarve and located on the maritime border with Morocco and in the vicinity of the Islamic community of Granada. “Castro Marim, First Seat of the Order of Christ” is an exhibition approved under the Interreg Spain-Portugal Program 2014-2020, supported by the European Union, co-financed 75% by the […]

Using its own methods of torture, the Catholic Inquisition was responsible for thousands of deaths and barbaric acts against human integrity, which only served to cause excruciating pain and atrocious suffering to those who did not profess their faith. Throughout the exhibition you can find several replicas used to punish the condemned and that convey to us a little of the horrors committed in the dark period of the inquisition. * This exhibition was approved under the Interreg Spain-Portugal 2014-2020 program, supported by the European Union, 75% co-financed by the ERDF | project 0131_FOURTOURS_5_E.

BLUE BOW CAMPAIGN April 1st to 30th Location: Lagos Municipality Org .: CPCJ – Commission for the Protection of Children and Youth of Lagos The Blue Ribbon Campaign started in 1989 in Virginia, USA, when a grandmother, Bonnie W. Finney, tied a blue ribbon to her car’s antenna as a way of alerting the curious who questioned her about the ills. treatments suffered by his granddaughter, who had already brutally killed his grandson. Why blue? Because, despite being a beautiful color, Bonnie Finney did not want to forget the beaten and bruised bodies of her two grandchildren. Blue would serve as a constant reminder of her struggle to protect children from abuse. This story, in addition to demonstrating how the concern of a single citizen had an effect on awakening the consciences of the general public, became universal, giving rise to a campaign for the Prevention of Child Abuse, to which the National Commission for Promotion of the Rights and Protection of Children and Youth (at national level) and the Commission for the Protection of Children and Youth in Lagos (at the local level) have come together, with the aim of raising awareness of the care and protection of children. […]

Painting Exhibition “Minhas Raízes” by Vitor Pisco April 5th to 27th Art Gallery Painter Samora Barros Monday to Friday from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm and from 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm. Closed on Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. Vítor Pisco began to draw and paint as a child by the fireplace. Then, in elementary school, in the breaks I stayed in the classroom to draw, while his classmates went to play ball. He learns the first oil painting techniques as an adult, first to observe in books and then with the impressionist painter Camol D’Évora. He starts with acrylic painting and mixed media. Vítor Pisco will drink to several influentials but prefers a free style without rules. His favorite painters are Picasso, Salvador Dali, Van Gogh, Marc Chagall and Kandinsky. His favorite styles are: expressionism, neo expressionism, abstractionism and figurative expressionism. The exhibition consists of a retrospective on my memories, roots, relationship with local culture, work in the field, nature, animals and trips through the Alentejo. The techniques used are acrylic, oil and mixed media. My inspirations come from the memories of the Alentejo of yesteryear and some from the present. On the screens you can see harvesters, shepherds, mondadeira, […]

National Choro Day, one of the oldest popular music genres in the world in activity, will be celebrated at the 3rd Casa do Choro Festival with a free and virtual musical marathon from April 19 to 23. Training workshops and shows by Luciana Rabello, Cristóvão Bastos, Mauricio Carrilho, Jayme Vignoli, Rui Alvim, Pedro Aragão and Paulo Aragão, among other big names in instrumental music, will be broadcast through the Casa Do Choro Digital platform. The program starts with instrument lessons in the morning and classes in the afternoon on group practice (free of charge) in the form of workshops ranging from the main orchestras to the history of percussion, compositions and arrangements for bringing musicians together in choro. The concerts, also free, have an extensive program, a show with the current production of new composers and a tribute to Dominguinhos – who would turn 80 – and the centenary of the composer, conductor and multi-instrumentalist Zé Menezes. The 3rd Casa do Choro Festival also takes the crowded circles to the instagram of @casadochoro, with live transmission. The event is sponsored by the Federal Government, State Government of Rio de Janeiro, State Secretary of Culture and Creative Economy of Rio de […]

April 19 to July 17 patent | 10 am – 6 pm (Monday to Friday) Location: Lagos Cultural Center – Room 1 Magalhães is a source of humor! In this unique exhibition to see, laugh and think, dozens of caricatures about the navigator are presented, which, 500 years ago, confirmed that the earth is round through its circumnavigation journey. In this amazing exhibition, a set of 70 caricatures from the Special Caricature Prize integrated in the 21st Porto Cartoon World Festival dedicated to this hero of the Discoveries are presented. The artists come from several countries such as Bosnia, Brazil, China, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Indonesia, Iran, Kenya, Serbia, Turkey, and the winner of the 1st prize was the Portuguese artist Pedro Ribeiro da Silva.

April 19 to July 17 patent | 10 am – 6 pm (Monday to Friday) Location: Lagos Cultural Center – Room 2 and 3 Free entry “Art-Space-Architecture Interdisciplinary Dialogue – The greatest potential for human freedom lies in self-determined restrictions” It was at the Art Academy of Düsseldorf (Germany), in 1970, that Ernst Föll studied and had the pleasure of having as a teacher the artist Joseph Beuys, considered one of the most influential German artists of the second half of the 20th century. It was also there that he met the Fluxus Art Movement, a libertarian movement characterized by a mixture of different arts, originally in the visual arts and later also in music and literature. This movement was very active in the 60s and 70s. However, it was considered anti-art, since at that time the Fluxus movement went against the very object of art. Ernst Föll witnessed this artistic manifestation, as his teacher and another group of artists had a thought beyond borders. It is with this thought and learning that Ernst learned to see Art in a broader way, without barriers and with a lot of ambition. In his artistic career, poetry, philosophy and architecture play a […]

Location: Former Paços do Concelho / Praça Gil Eanes and Facebook page of the municipality Org .: CM Lagos and Lagos Municipal Assembly On the 47th anniversary of Freedom Day, the municipality proposes a series of initiatives of an institutional and cultural nature to mark this very important date in Portuguese democracy. Given the epidemiological situation, for everyone’s safety, the celebrations will be held digitally. Being just a click away, residents and visitors can join us in the celebration of Freedom through cultural initiatives, music videos, livestreaming shows and the usual live broadcast ceremony. PROGRAM: MEMORY AND FORGETTING – APRIL 25, 1974 April 19th to 25th Org .: Municipal Library of Lagos Sharing bibliography, multimedia and texts from a Portuguese time on the Facebook page of the Municipal Library of Lagos THE STAGE AT HOME – PAULO RIBEIRO April 23 | 7:30 pm Location: Centro Cultural de Lagos (broadcast on the Facebook page of the municipality of Lagos) Piano da Primavera – Original music composed and performed by Paulo Ribeiro for these different times in which we live. It has the theme of spring, Liberdade e Abril, which, in a solo environment, transmits emotions and feelings through this piano in […]