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IN DECEMBER THERE ARE PARTY FLAVORS IN A DOCUMENTARY EXHIBITION AT THE SILVES MUNICIPAL LIBRARY During the month of December, in the António Lobo Antunes room, the Silves Municipal Library hosts a thematic documentary exhibition dedicated to Christmas gastronomic themes. It is a good opportunity for readers to discover a wide range of bibliography dedicated to this topic. On Christmas Eve we gather the family at the table and enjoy dishes that have been common over the years but always taste good! There are so many Christmas traditions around the world. This variety is also reflected at the table with many typical dishes; some more appealing than others, others more eccentric or colorful and, still, those that we are already finding on Portuguese tables. Which ones would you try? Let yourself be surprised by your Library’s proposals.

HAVE YOU EVER VISITED THE EXHIBITION “TREES AND CANAVAIS II”, BY JORGE SANTOS? The Misericórdia Church, in Silves, hosts the exhibition “Arvoredos e Canaviais II”, by artist Jorge Santos, until January 12th. The exhibition, curated by João Silvério, aims to pay homage to the work of artist Jorge Santos and his memory, in the place where he was born. His artistic production, carried out over almost a quarter of a century, is very vast: drawings, paintings, screen prints, photographs, videos, sculptures, tiles and a very considerable number of the artist’s books, but also annotated notebooks where we find studies for various projects in each of these areas of creation, many of them accomplished and others that, being part of his work process, contributed to many other works, some of them unpublished. The exhibition, the second in this cycle dedicated to his work, presents a selection of works very representative of his artistic career, from a more intimate perspective. It is a moment to share his memory and the legacy of a very unique, contemporary work closely linked to the human expression of a poetic and imaginary that is close to us. It should be noted that his works were exhibited […]

Salt Nativity Scene visitable from December 7, 2023 to January 7, 2024 09h00-13h00 | 2:30pm-5:30pm With artisanal elements, in river cane, built by the hands of basket maker Martinho, an apprentice of the late António Gomes; Collections of Ernesto Pires and the Castro Marim Parish Council; A starry sky that invokes the feelings that illustrate the story, of light, hope and love, and makes the base of this nativity scene, the “white gold” of Castro Marim, shine even more. A joint organization of the Municipality of Castro Marim and the Castro Marim Parish Council.

If laughter is the best medicine, don’t miss the return of comedy to the Club this Friday! Nuno Cardoso, David Simões, Roberto Gamito and Marcos Bilro are the guests of our host Marcelo Soares, who promise to heat up this evening which is expected to be chilly! Don’t miss this Friday’s best comedy show in Tavira (all the others will be empty) and hurry up to get there! Doors at 9pm, show at 10pm, everything out of here at midnight. M16

The exhibition of the winning works and the awarding of prizes to the winners of the 23rd Portimão Photographic Race, held this year in person and online, is scheduled for December 9th, starting at 5pm, at the Portimão Museum. This initiative, integrated into the City Day celebrations, saw the registration of 157 photography lovers in the two modalities, not only from the Algarve, but from various parts of the country and ten nationalities, giving a strong international dimension to the event. During the face-to-face test, which took place in the Municipality of Portimão on May 20th, participants had the opportunity to creatively record three photographs on each of the eight themes proposed and delivered throughout the day, about cultural and natural heritage, experiences , people, social work and leisure environments. In addition to the in-person format, encouraging participants to travel and discover the territory of the municipality of Portimão, this year the organization also intended to continue online participation. In this case, those registered in the digital distance modality were able to send their 12 photos from any location, in a special edition on the theme “Freedom”, based on the following four subthemes: 1st – Signs of freedom; 2nd – […]

The Municipal Library of Lagoa will host, on Saturday, December 9th, between 10:30 am and 11:30 am, the activity “𝗗𝗮 𝗕𝗶𝗯𝗹𝗶𝗼𝘁𝗲𝗰𝗮 𝗽𝗮𝗿𝗮 𝗮𝘀 𝗙 𝗮𝗺𝗶́𝗹𝗶𝗮𝘀”, with the second session being the theater play “𝗗𝘂𝗲𝗻𝗱𝗲𝘀 𝗟𝘂𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗼𝘀𝗼𝘀”, by the group Luzatrip. Synopsis: Parenthesis, Aspas and Travessão are three luminous elves who invade a house on Christmas Eve. Amazed by the decorations, they can’t resist tearing up packages and playing with the lights. Interestingly, these packages come with books with enchanting stories that they tell – for these three elves, telling a story is more than telling it in words; Therefore, the text is accompanied by music and luminous juggling. Admission is 𝗴𝗿𝗮𝘁𝘂𝗶𝘁𝗮, with limited and mandatory registration to: Biblioteca@cm-lagoa.pt. This activity is aimed at children aged 3 to 10 accompanied by their guardians. Sign up and come take part in this family activity!

It already smells like #Christmas! Magic hangs in the air. The educational services of the Algarve Regional Museum, Faro Municipal Museum and Ermida de Santo António do Alto came together to bring this date forward. On a very pleasant morning, the Regional Museum will welcome families and share Algarve Christmas traditions with them. The morning ends with a practical workshop. More information: Date: December 9th, at 11am Location: Algarve Regional Museum Recipients: Families Mandatory free registration: Tel. 289 870827 (call to national landline network)