The weekend is there. Find out what you can see in Lisbon and Porto
Prepare the schedule, that the weekend is back.
The summer months so prolific in cultural offerings left the scene. But October took the stage and with it brings a very varied and free cultural program in Greater Lisbon and Greater Porto.
Cinema and ethnic diversity are prominent at Invicta. This weekend marks the 5th edition of MICAR – International Anti-Racist Cinema Show. The big screen at the Rivoli Theater will show minority films and some are even not to be missed.
In Lisbon there is an exhibition that explores other senses than vision. It is called ‘See with other eyes’, it will be at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and emphasizes the work done with people with blindness or with low vision.
Get to know our other friendly proposals from your pocket and plan your cultural weekend.
Lisbon International Contemporary Exhibition
Atelier Natália Gromicho hosts the 5th edition of the international exhibition that presents a selection of artists from all over the world. On this 5th anniversary they will present a great variety of artistic expressions, such as Photography, Sculpture, Painting, Installation and some surprises … Olivia Moelo, Domingo Parada, Nancy Woolf-Petty John, Carlo Benocci and Yoku Yu are some of the artists that will participate in this year’s event. You can learn more about this event here.
When From 6 to 12 October from 15h00 to 00h00
Where Atelier Natália Gromicho, Rua da Misericórdia, nº 14
Flea Market Alcântara
The first Saturday of each month is a special date for those who enjoy comics. An opportunity for collectors to try to buy another book or figure. But at this fair you can also sell some comics, manga or games that you no longer want. It is organized by Gateway City Comics in conjunction with the Parish Council of Alcântara. If you want to have a place to exhibit your products, you must register previously through the following email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Subscriptions are limited to existing space.
When October 6 between 10:00 a.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Where Largo adjacent to the street of Alcântara
Concert at the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum
The atrium of the Calouste Gulbenkian Museum hosts free concerts on the first Sunday of each month. This Sunday the pianist Daniel Cunha will play works by Alfredo Napoleão and Enrique Granados. The concert will take place at 12h00. You can consult the program here.
Until October 14th going to the Columbus shopping center can be the way to another dimension … in family! The square next to the Worten store hosts four virtual reality games, with the most innovative technology inspired by Artificial Intelligence, which combines the best of gaming, enhancing the creativity and fun of the players, in a free virtual experience.
Waze on Fnac
The artist who already has more than 20 million views on YouTube shows Karma, the most important Portuguese rap album in 2018. To listen to Vasco da Gama’s Fnac on Saturday at 5:00 p.m. Later, at 10:00 pm, a new opportunity this time at Fnac do Almada Forum.
See with other eyes
The exhibition aims to explore different processes of interpretation of works, through other senses than the vision – touch, hearing – in order to facilitate the access of people with visual impairment to the arts. The exhibition illustrates the work done with blind or low vision people, encouraging personal and artistic expression through photography. This exhibition shows the photographic work done by people with visual impairment. Using tactile images with audiodescription, it is accessible to a blind or low-vision audience. The exhibition ‘See with other eyes’ will be evident in the headquarters building of the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation until November 12.
Meeting with Anna Todd at Fnac
Do not miss the opportunity to be present at Anna Todd’s best-selling book, ‘The Brightest Stars’, the best-selling author of the ‘After’ collection. Fans can learn more about this new book and get a closer look at the writer. Anna Todd will be at North FnacShopping today at 5PM.
10th Anniversary of the Sea Shopping
Mar Shopping celebrates a decade of life and decided to offer several cultural gifts to anyone who passes through until October 21. This Saturday at 9:30 pm the Matosinhos Jazz Orchestra gives a concert. You can check the remaining programming here.
MICAR – International Anti-Racist Film Show
This is the 5th edition of MICAR, a show that through the cinema intends to give voice and image to minorities. Among the highlights of the program is, for the first time, a film about the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, ‘Road to apartheid’, a 2012 work by the South