The month of Christmas has come. Look out for the cultural tassels that you can enjoy these days in Lisbon and Porto.
Christmas already lurks! With the arrival of December flourish the suggestions of markets and fairs in which Christmas is the central figure.
But there is much more to discover these days 7, 8 and 9 December.
For Lisbon, there will be many Harry Potter trying to escape but also exhibitions, music and even yoga to discover. To the north we also have Christmas but it is music that is in the centre of attention, with shows for all tastes to discover and more.
Stay with our suggestions.
Escape the room, Harry Potter
The Baldaya Palace in Benfica will be this weekend a kind of improvised Hogwarts. There is an escape game the room, free, to enjoy. And the theme of inspiration will delight the fans of magicians and wizards: Harry Potter. The participation is free but implies registration through the email. There are four sessions on Saturday and four sessions on Sunday. Enjoy!
There’s a lively Saturday at Colombo’s Fnac
This Saturday, December 8, has a full schedule in the Columbus Fnac. Here’s what you can find out: By 11.30, there is Story Time, Edite Vicente entertaining the little one. By 4 pm there is music to listen to, with the showcase from Side to Side. Finally, at 9:30 p.m., there is ‘Maluco Beleza’, a book by Rui Unas, which will be presented by Rui Sinel de Cordes.
Until January 1, Eduardo VII Park has Wonderland Lisboa. There are Ferris wheel, ice rings, decorations and ‘all things Christmas’ to discover, with Christmas saying ‘Gift’ right in the heart of the capital.
It’s Christmas at the Alvalade Market
The Alvalade Market will once again be in celebration, with the market’s tree going in its 5th edition and runs from December 7 to 16, at Avenida da Igreja, an artery in which visitors of all ages can find artisans and merchants from all over the country. Learn everything here.
Yoga at Quinta das Conchas
Until February, on Sunday mornings, at 10:30 a.m., there is Free Yoga to experience at Quinta das Conchas, one of the largest green spaces in the capital. It is the ideal opportunity to discover this ancient practice, outdoors and in good company. Learn more here.
Photography, my favourite trip
The Municipal Archive of Lisbon has a new exhibition: ‘Photography, my favourite trip’ has records by Helena Corrêa de Barros, a photographic collection with travel images collected between 1947 and 1972 that the family donated to the Archive so that we can all to see.
There is Christmas in Porto
This year’s Invicta’s Christmas program includes numerous attractions, from the Fantasy Square to the two ice rinks, music from different trends and genres, markets, street animation with humour, children’s stories and much more to enjoy up to 6 of January. It should be noted that the city’s Christmas Tree is located in General Humberto Delgado Square. Look for more details here.
There is music at Bom Sucesso Market
The Bom Sucesso Market has counted on musical animation for the most varied tastes. The space is in one of the noble zones of the city and invites to the tour. This Saturday there’s Time for T.’s music to discover, in a free entrance show. Learn more here.
Hugo Rangel no Tasty District
Friday, the 7th, at 9:00 PM, it’s time to listen to Hugo Rangel & Friends in Tasty District, at door # 57, near the end of the battle’s electric line. Admission is free. Learn more here.
The Fnac maintains the good tradition of giving us showcases, concerts in small point for great moments. This Friday, at 10 pm, at GaiaShopping’s Fnac, Ricardo Silva will present his new work, ‘Contado à Guitarra’.
Remember Amy at the Nortada Factory
This Friday, December 7, at 10.45 pm, Remember Amy – Tribute to Amy Winehouse will take to the stage of the Nortada Factory to bring us some of the soul and jazz touch of the late Amy Winehouse.
Portobello … Porto Belo
Every Saturday, the historic and world-famous London market of Portobello has a version to think about the ‘relax’ at Invicta. Here is Porto Bello, which has several benches. Purchases will have to be paid with the effort of the wallet, the ride not for that.