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In August, the City of Olhão hosts the Seafood Festival at Jardim Pescador Olhanense, next to the Ria Formosa. There are many types of seafood that can be tasted for six days in the dozens of restaurants that gather at Jardim do Pescador Olhanense, in the center of Olhão, this being one of the main points of the year for all those who live not only from fishing but also from restoration in Olhão. Regional sweets, handicrafts and shows also fill a tourist poster par excellence.

Pedro Abrunhosa, live, in the Municipal Auditorium of Olhão. Tickets are only available at the auditorium’s ticket office. More information via tel. 289 700 160.

I teach a simple, straight-forward technique using one brush and the three primary colours, red, blue and yellow. No drawing is required. All painting media are welcome. Let me know if you are interested at dora@dorakeogh.com and I will send you a list of suggested tools and paints.

Tuesdays 17:30 – Children 18:30 – Youth 19:30 – Adults Thursday 18:30 – Children 19:30 – Youth and adults Capoeira is fight, dance, rhythm and acrobatics. Promotes a healthy lifestyle. Improves creativity, self-confidence, verbal and non-verbal communication, coordination, agility, strength, rhythm, balance and resistance.

Market open every Wednesday between 10 am and 2 pm and in the yard of Re-Criativa República 14 in Olhão. Local producers with organic products, selected handicrafts, clothes made of natural fibers, bread, honey from the mountains, natural cosmetics, etc …

This year’s edition of FICLO invites Italy to be the highlight country, in a selection of films that cover the creations that, since the post-war period, have brought contemporary narrative to the cinema. The Italian Cycle integrates great classics by Rossellini, Visconti, Antonioni and Pasolini, proposing a set of films that use the narrative structure and the theme of the journey to explore identity, another of the great subjects of contemporary literature. Films on Screen at FICLO: 🎥 Paisan [Paisà], Roberto Rossellini, Italy, fic., 1949, 134 ’ Journey to Italy [Viaggio in Italia], Roberto Rossellini, Italy, fic., 1954, 105 ’ Adventure The Adventure [L’avventura], Michelangelo Antonioni, Italy, fic., 1960, 145 ’ 🎥 The Leopard [Il Gattopardo], Luchino Visconti, Italy, fic., 1963, 205 ’ Dam The Damned [La Caduta degli Dei], Luchino Visconti, Italy, fic., 1969, 167 ’ 🎥 Death in Venice [Death to Venice], Luchino Visconti, Italy, fic., 1971, 135 ’ 🎥 Decameron [Il Decamerón – Trilogia della Vita], Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italy, fic, 1971, 107 ’ Can The Canterbury Tales [I Racconti di Canterbury – Trilogia della Vita], Pier Paolo Pasolini, Italy, fic, 1972, 140 ’ 🎥 Arabian Nights [Il Fiore delle mille e una Note – Trilogia della […]

Albert Serra is considered one of the most irreverent and transgressive contemporary filmmakers, being responsible for a work that, from Honor de Cavalleria [2006] to Liberté [2019], is undoubtedly marked by literature. This year’s FICLO takes a complete look back at a very particular look at human tragicomedy. 🎥 Films on Screen at FICLO: Honor of cavalleria (2006) El cant dels ocells (2008) Els noms de Crist (2010) The senyor ha fet en mi meravelles (2011) History of the meva mort (2013) La muerte de Luis XIV (2016) Roi soleil (2018) Liberté (2019) More information about location, time and ticket prices soon.

The FICLO 2020 International Competition includes nine works of recent production, which explore the different forms of filmmaking, all vertebrates by travel as a theme of universal literature over the centuries. Taking advantage of the excellent climatic conditions in the region, the main competition of the festival will have the courtyard of the Republic as its central point of exhibitions. SELECTION 2020 🎥 Adoration, Fabrice du Welz, Belgium, fic., 2020, 98 ’(National premiere) 🎥 I Do Not Care if we go down in History as Barbarians [Îmi este indiferent dacă în istorie vom intra ca barbari], Radu Jude, Romania, fic., 2018, 180 ’ 🎥 Campo, Tiago Hespanha, Portugal, doc., 2019, 100 ’ 🎥Endless Night [Long Night], Eloy Enciso, Spain, fic., 2019, 93 ’ 🎥 Fortress [Fortezza], Ludovica Andò, Emiliano Aiello, Italy, fic., 2019, 72 ’(National debut) 🎥 Out Stealing Horses [Ut og stjæle hester], Hans Petter Moland, Norway, fic., 2019, 123 ’(National debut) 🎥The Good Girls [Las Niñas Bien], Alejandra Márquez, Mexico, fic., 2018, 93 ’(National debut) 🎥 There was a Little Ship [Il était un petit navire], Marion Hänsel, Belgium, doc., 2019, 65 ’(National premiere) 🎥 Valley of Souls, Nicolás Rincón Gille, Colombia, fic., 2019, 127 ’(National debut) More […]

SURICATA – Pedro Gil on electric guitar and Tércio Freire on baritone guitar with guest Paulo Franco on percussions. In the music of Suricata is the fusion between Fado, Jazz and Blues with soundscapes that take us between the sea and the desert. Instrumental music and the dialogue between two guitars that blend the sounds of the traditional with the modern! Suricata music is a fusion of Fado, Jazz and Blues with soundscapes that take you to desert and sea. Instrumental music with two guitars crossing the portuguese traditional with modern sounds!

The accordionist Gonçalo Pescada performs in concert with Quinteto Sull’a Corda, composed of two violins, viola d ‘arco, cello and double bass, for a memorable concert around the work of Astor Piazzolla. Excellent performers who share a taste for music and art. Violins: Pedro Sá and Lizana Loch Maciel, Viola d’Arco: Elisabete Martins, Cello: Bárbara Santos, Double bass: Bruno Vitor Martins

LST – Lisbon String Trio José Peixoto – classical guitar Bernardo Couto – Portuguese guitar Carlos Barretto – Double Bass Together since 2013, they edited the first CD “Matéria” in 2014 that won the Carlos Paredes Prize awarded by the Vila Franca de Xira City Council. In 2016 they publish “Lisboa” and with this work, in addition to performing all over the country and in some festivals abroad, they are nominated for Best Disco – Prémio Autores 2017, awarded by the Portuguese Authors Society. In a land of blood dialects, it is in this purity of an impure race that new forms of expression for timeless feelings are generated. It is in this mestizo landscape that unique proposals like the music of this trio appear. Equidistant from various traditions, without mirroring them but inspired by them, developing various platforms where musicians can express themselves freely and sow them with their identities. Admitting that the two words / concepts “jazz” and “portuguese” can exist smoothly, this trio dares to build their music in this poetic and subjective context. Portuguese jazz? If fado were … Carlos Barretto is a reference in the Portuguese jazz scene as a bass player and composer. He […]

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