Lagoa Wines shine at Wine Cities Competition
May16

Lagoa Wines shine at Wine Cities Competition

ARVAD Wines’ “Touriga Nacional” and Quinta dos Vales’ Marquês  dos Vales Grande Escolha, both produced in Lagoa, were awarded the Grande Medalha de Ouro (Grand Gold Medal) and the Medalha de Ouro (Gold Medal) at the Wine Cities Competition (Concurso Cidades do Vinho) – May 16, 2022 The event was held between May 5 and 8 at Setúbal’s Hotel and Tourism School and included a 30-strong jury of experts tasting 346...

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Next “Living in the Algarve” Live Seminar coming to Lagos on June 15
May06

Next “Living in the Algarve” Live Seminar coming to Lagos on June 15

Following the success of the first Living in the Algarve seminar event held at the Tivoli Carvoeiro Hotel on April 14, the organisers have now announced a further two dates and venues for this year. – May 6, 2022 The next event will take place at the Cascade Wellness Resort in Lagos on June 15 and is organised by the Open Media Group, publishers of the Portugal Resident newspaper and Essential Algarve magazine amongst other titles. To...

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Algarve to host its second Swimrun competition, this time in Lagoa
May03

Algarve to host its second Swimrun competition, this time in Lagoa

Lagoa Swimrun will take place throughout the Seven Hanging Valleys Trail – May 3, 2022 On May 8,  Swimrun Portugal is returning to the Algarve for its second year, this time in Lagoa, kickstarting the sports season. The global phenomenon of Swimrun already counts more than 700 races in various European countries, with more than 8,000 “finishers”. The sport started in Sweden in 2006 with the “Otillo” race...

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Moto GP: 2022 Portuguese Grand Prix this April 22-24 in Portimão
Apr19

Moto GP: 2022 Portuguese Grand Prix this April 22-24 in Portimão

Algarve is preparing for an exciting weekend at the Algarve International Racetrack – April 19, 2022 Portimão will host the awaited MotoGP race this April 22 and 24, at the Algarve International Racetrack, and fans will have the opportunity to welcome the Portuguese MotoGP star Miguel Oliveira this Wednesday at the pre-event. The event, part of the Grand Prix motorcycle racing World Championship, dates back to its first race...

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Last places for the Living in the Algarve Live Seminar
Apr12

Last places for the Living in the Algarve Live Seminar

Last places still available for the inaugural event on Thursday, April 14 – April 12, 2022 This Thursday, April 14 will see the first Living in the Algarve live seminar taking place at the Tivoli Carvoeiro hotel (see our recent article). Visitors interested to know more about residency, taxation, property, living and moving to the Algarve, can book their free seats by visiting: www.livinginthealgarve.pt The event is planned primarily...

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‘Folar Fair’ returns to São Marcos da Serra for the Easter Celebrations
Apr12

‘Folar Fair’ returns to São Marcos da Serra for the Easter Celebrations

The annual Folar Fair will showcase the sweet and delicious folar cake, local food & drinks and also performances by choir groups, dances, exhibitions, concerts and more – April 12, 2022 The small town São Marcos da Serra, in Silves, will host the annual event ‘Folar Fair’ (Feira do Folar) in honour of the sweet and delicious Easter cake, for which the town is so famous, which is made of cinnamon and fennel and decorated with...

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Easter Concerto by the Algarve Symphonic Orchestra and violinist João Pedro Cunha
Apr11

Easter Concerto by the Algarve Symphonic Orchestra and violinist João Pedro Cunha

Portimão’s TEMPO Theatre features an Easter Concerto by the Algarve Symphonic Orchestra this April 16 – April 11, 2022 This April 16, enjoy an Easter Concert by the Algarve Symphonic Orchestra (Orquestra Sinfónica do Algarve), taking place at the Portimão’s TEMPO theatre at 7pm. The Algarve Symphonic Orchestra is a recent project, whose debut concert took place in October 2021. The concert’s programme will be focusing on various...

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Algarve Jazz Orchestra and Vânia Fernandes perform this April 14 in Lagoa
Apr08

Algarve Jazz Orchestra and Vânia Fernandes perform this April 14 in Lagoa

Renowned Singer Vânia Fernandes will be joining the Algarve Jazz Orchestra in celebration of the International Jazz Day – April 8, 2022 After two sold-out concerts to start off the year, the Algarve Jazz Orchestra (Orquestra de Jazz do Algarve) is preparing to celebrate International Jazz Day (April 30) with a concert in Lagoa this Thursday, April 14 at Lagoa’s Municipal Auditorium at 7pm. “We never limit ourselves to just one day and...

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