See the cultural tassels that you can enjoy these days in Lisbon and Porto.
It’s Christmas, it’s Christmas, and tassels nobody leads to evil.
With December 25 approaching, the best thing is to take some time out of the ever-tricky task of buying gifts and enjoying to unwind with wallet-friendly programs.
Christmas dominates all the attention in Lisbon and Porto. Fortunately, Christmas can also be synonymous with diversity and there are even activities for all tastes and all ages waiting for you.
Find out what you can enjoy on these days 21, 22 and 23 December, in Greater Lisbon and Greater Porto.
Choir of Nations at the Airport
Christmas in Lisbon is also celebrated at Humberto Delgado International Airport. In this time of re-encounters, the Choir of Nations receives those who arrive and says goodbye to those who leave, with a wide repertoire. This Saturday, at 7:00 p.m., we can hear the choir in the Airport Arrivals Hall.
It’s Xmas Time in the Time Or Market
The market of Ribeira has gained a new life with the bet of Time Out. By Christmas time, it is necessary to be faithful to the time. The challenge is simple: If you like to enjoy the Christmas spirit and usually leave everything for the last hour … this event is an opportunity. A few days before Christmas, several national brands join in this event that also has a creative desk to do projects with the World of Sofia.
There is gospel in the Church of the Navigators
The church of Nossa Senhora dos Navegantes receives Gospel Collective music, a lively way to pay tribute to this holiday season. The concert is scheduled for this Sunday, at 9:30 p.m.
Until January 1, Parque Eduardo VII 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.
The City of Filipa Oliveira Antunes
At Fnac do Cascais Shopping there is a show of sketches made by Filipa Oliveira Antunes to be discovered, with the design being “a tool of expression but above all knowledge and understanding of the place”. The exhibition is open until 23 January.
A flashback is a free-entry event that will liven up Saturday afternoons in downtown Porto during the entire month of December. Music is a ‘treat’ of the past, dating back to the 70s, 80s and 90s. Different DJs have been giving a different colour to the holiday season. This Saturday, in Jardim da Cordoaria, will be the DJ Tiago Sousa giving music to Baixa.
See Invicta Christmas from the Tower Top
This suggestion is not to the tassel for everyone, only for minors until 10 years of age. But if you have the chance it is to be enjoyed. It is that from December 14 to 30, the Clérigos Tower again has night visits. It will be a special opportunity to see the city lights from the top of one of Porto’s ex-libris.
Dominguinhos at MAR Shopping
The MAR Shopping continues to give us Dominguinhos, Sunday mornings with animation thinking about the little one. This last Sunday before Christmas counts on Atelier de Artes Plásticas. It is free but you will need to register.
Christmas Concerts at the Door
The music will ring out the door of several emblematic buildings of the city during December. On Saturdays with the choir PopUp – Portable Voices and Sundays with lyrical song show by the company Pocket Opera. In one case and another, with a repertoire dedicated to the Christmas classics. This Saturday, December 22, at 3:30 p.m., the music will sound on the Varandim da Torre dos Clérigos.
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.
30 years of Rock in Rio
Long before arriving in Portugal, Rock in Rio was already an odd event on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean. Over the course of three decades, many stars have passed the stage and many moments have been recorded in photographs. It is precisely these photographs, captured by the most diverse photographers, that can be discovered until January 10 at Fnac do Norte Shopping.