Local project wins silver medal at architecture awards
Oct02

Local project wins silver medal at architecture awards

Ferragudo studio Marlene Uldschmidt Architects was awarded the silver medal in the category for Residential – Single-family Houses, at the Prémios Lusófonos de Arquitetura for their project Villa Petra Located in Carvoeiro, Villa Petra is a renovation project set in a low-density area and features several amenities such as pool and a tennis court, along with stunning landscape with palm trees and tropical plants. The Prémios Lusófonos...

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Expressions of colour
Oct01

Expressions of colour

From October 3 to November 28, the Celas Conventuais do Centro Cultural Convento S. José will welcome an exhibit from artist Ana Sota titled “Expressions of Colour”. Creating vibrant pieces with acrylic on canvas and wood, the artist seeks to blend the bright with the opaque whilst playing with strong colours and monochromatic tones. Looking to create a simple and vibrant universe that awakens different emotions in...

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Spy Manor Productions & Production Algarve launch Film Collective
Sep03

Spy Manor Productions & Production Algarve launch Film Collective

Twenty professionals from the region attended the launch event of Algarve Film Collective at Spy Manor on Friday, August 28. The initiative aims to bring together professionals from the film, fashion and the entertainment industries working in the Algarve region. Early last month, Spy Manor Productions and Production Algarve announced a long-term collaboration to raise the profile of the region as a destination for the global media...

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Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer Jr brings “A Night in Havana” to Estômbar
Sep01

Cuban singer Ibrahim Ferrer Jr brings “A Night in Havana” to Estômbar

The sounds and rhythms of Cuban music will bring the Sítio das Fontes in Estômbar alive on Friday, September 18 at 9.30pm. “A Night in Havana” is the name of an open-air concert by Ibrahim Ferrer Jr, son of Cuban singer of the same name, known for being at the centre of the Buena Vista Social Club ensemble of legendary Cuban singers. The “intimate performance” will see the artist interpret some of the greatest classic Cuban songs,...

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Lagoa hosts 7th International Guitar Festival
Aug27

Lagoa hosts 7th International Guitar Festival

The festival is returning from September 12 to October 1 The 13 scheduled concerts are set to take place in different locations in the municipality, showcasing the artistic and cultural heritage of the town of Lagoa, as well as offering different thematic proposals. The festival opens at the church of Ferragudo, in honor of the 500 Years of the Place of Ferragudo, with guitarist Francisco Morais Franco and Ensemble Med. The following...

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Algarve’s F1 dreams come true
Jul30

Algarve’s F1 dreams come true

Portimão’s Algarve International Racetrack has been officially confirmed as the venue for the F1 Heineken Grand Prix Portugal between October 23 and 25 The confirmation has been widely celebrated as the kind of good news the region has been desperately waiting to hear. Portimão Mayor Isilda Gomes said at a press conference to officially announce the long-awaited return of Formula 1 racing to Portugal after a 24-year absence that the...

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Outdoor cultural events start this month in Lagoa
Jul23

Outdoor cultural events start this month in Lagoa

A series of outdoor events entitled “A Cultura Sai à Rua” (Culture Out in the Street) has been launched by Lagoa council and will last until September 5, “following all health authority (DGS) recommendations”. On July 23, there will be jazz music by Mistura Fina at Fontes de Estombar; on July 24, Mónica Pereira and Fad’nu will perform a dance and music show outside Lagoa’s main church; and on July 28, Carlos Guilherme (tenor) will...

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Birdwatching festival returns to Sagres in October
Jul23

Birdwatching festival returns to Sagres in October

The Sagres Birdwatching Festival, described as “Portugal’s largest nature event”, is returning to the Western Algarve between October 2 and 5. It has become an unmissable event for birdwatchers and nature lovers alike, who every year travel to Sagres to participate in the many birdwatching activities, boat trips and hikes. This year, the event will feature online activities for the first time, allowing people from all over the world...

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