Events

Events
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​Porto maintains a regular agenda of entertainment and events. Large concerts, street music and entertainment, theatre, art, alternative and street markets, major exhibitions and exciting sports events are some of this city’s many attractions. These activities – which combine tradition and modernity with a creative touch – make day-to-day life an intense and vivid feast to which everyone is invited.

Some events, as the simultaneous Miguel Bombarda’s art galleries inaugurations, outdoor concerts and some street markets happen regularly during the year and complete an intense and varied agenda.

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Published 08-09-2013
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