Global Hug for Big Wave Riders.
Agora muda tudo is a new song cycle, aesthetically placed between contemporary music, jazz and popular music. Performed by the unrivalled voice of Maria João who turns them into wild improvisation songs. The poems were written by the award-winning Portuguese writer, José Luís Peixoto.
Created in 2013, Leiria Film Fest is an International Short Film Festival that is showcasing its 5th Edition, to be held on March 16th and 17th 2018, in Leiria. Organized by Leiria Film Fest – Cultural Association, the Festival has the special support of Leiria’s Council, and the regional weekly “Região de Leiria” as its
Anyone with a sweet tooth shouldn’t miss the chance to take part in the International Chocolate Festival in Óbidos. During several days the medieval town’s narrow streets will be transformed into genuine showcases of cakes and sweets that everyone can sample and purchase. For younger visitors, the “Kids’ Chocolate House” offers recreational and pedagogical activities and
The fado singer Cristina Maria presents its 4th album called “Livremente”. An involving trip across Portuguese traditional music, timbrels, “Cante Alentejano”, Cape-verde “morna”, along with classical and original fado songs that complete her repertoire.
Ute Lemper returns to Portugal for a unique concert in Leiria ! 30 years of an outstanding music career, performing the timeless song of Berlin Cabaret Songs, Marlene Dietrich, Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Léo Ferré, Jacques Prevert, Nino Rota and Astor Piazzolla !
A festival for alternative music lovers in a city that bursts with culture, Leiria. This festival is organised by the cultural association Fade In, also in charge of the Gothic Festival Entremuralhas that takes place every year by the end of August within the walls of the deeply mysterious Castle of Leiria. Amazing concerts, absolute premieres in Portugal, the 3rd edition of MONITOR – Minimal Wave & Post-Punk International Rendez-Vous will certainly be a major success for urban tribes that love to go against the tide!
Since 2012, hádoc documentary film festival is a privileged means of promotion of documentary movies, as well as a place of debate and reflection through an independent alternative approach.
This documentary film festival is organised by ecO – Associação Cultural de Leiria and SalaB – cineclube. It will take place on March 20th, April 3rd and 7th, May 8th and 22nd and June 5th and 19th.
The 9th edition of music festival BONS SONS takes place from August 9th to 12th in the village of Cem Soldos, near Tomar. “Summer love” is this year’s theme. A love devoted to the roots, locals and sunny music experiences.
In 2018, the Summer love of thousands lovebirds in love with the village and music will have many surprises. Things may change, but some things stay the same: the starry sky, streets filled with smiles, the difference of equality and painted memories. Along with the best Portuguese music, the perfect soundtrack for 4 hot days of passion. The one and only quality festival BONS SONS.
In addition to raising audience awareness, the primary goal of BONS SONS is to contribute to local development by boosting the economy and contributing to keep the younger population in the region.
The imposing Castle of Leiria will host the Gothic Festival Entremuralhas! This festival has a truly eclectic programme and this year’s editions will present amazing music shows. Enjoy the darkness!
Peniche has been and will continue to be the stage of the world’s best surfers. The fantastic waves, the spectacle of the manoeuvres, the presence of the best surfers in the world, and the party atmosphere makes the Rip Curl Pro Portugal – Peniche an event not to be missed! The Rip Curl Pro Portugal will take place