The weekend is there. Find out what you can see in Lisbon and Porto

Get to know cultural tassels that you can enjoy these days in Greater Lisbon and Greater Porto.

Our suggestions for this weekend have a great musical component. Both in Lisbon and in Porto there are many concerts and the best part is that you do not have to spend money to watch.

Our proposals have diverse sonorities, which will carry you through rhythms and styles that spread throughout the globe, with particular emphasis on Latin America. But there are also more recognized voices of the general public.

This weekend will also be marked by an event that promises to please the little one (and not only). The ‘Pokémon Let’s Go’ Party brings Portugal one of the most popular characters in cartoons and video games.

Find out more about this and other events and start planning your weekend program.


Museum of the East

Every Friday from 6 pm until 10 pm admission to the Oriente Museum is free. A good opportunity to explore the temporary and permanent exhibitions of this space and get to know the best the history of the Asian people.

Party ‘Pokémon Let’s Go’

About the launch of the games ‘Pokémon, Let’s Go Pikachu!’ and ‘Pokémon, Let’s Go Eevee!’, El Corte Inglés will host this Saturday the ‘Pokémon Let’s Go’ Party. Fans will be able to try new titles for the Nintendo Switch, as well as participate in a series of activities. The event will also feature the presence of YouTubers, but mainly with the most famous character of Pokémon: for the first time the Pikachu comes to Portugal. The party starts at 10 am and the photo shoot with Pikachu starts at 2 pm.

Poetry and Music of Unrest

The Days of Unrest begin today and take place by the end of the month. Not all activities are free. However, this Saturday at 16:30 the Church of Santa Isabel, in Campo de Ourique, will be the scene of spiritual poems of the East and West. The poems come from the 12th and 13th centuries of Ibn’Arabi and Rumi to Emily Dickinson, Fernando Pessoa or Ruy Belo and will be accompanied by the guitar of Norberto Lobo.

Music in the Chapitô

Nahuel Colectivo is dedicated to the production and diffusion of music and visual in Latin America. The trio seeks to recover the more traditional rhythms of Latin American countries. You can hear them this Saturday at 10:30 pm in Chapitô.

Arena Live 2018

This is an exception because it is on Mondays that it will take place. But note: The Casino of Lisbon is offering a series of ten concerts to hear until the end of the year at the Arena Lounge. The entrance, as you wish, is free. On the 19th they play The Olives. Learn everything here.


Bolhão in Party

The Abaporu will give an intimate concert showered with bossas, sambas and various latinities, with hints of jazz and arrangements that promise good surprises. The show unites the Brazilian singer Tamy Rodrigues to the Czech guitarist Martin Pridal. It is part of Bolhão in Festa and happens this Saturday at 3 pm in the Temporary Market of Bolhão.

Unimagine the world

Galeria MIRA FORUM invited 24 photographers to associate photographs with six poems by Manuel António Pina. The result is an exhibition whose works – two photographs per participant – will be shown on Saturday at MIRA FORUM at 4 pm and in the Porto Metro, more precisely at Trindade station, starting at 6 pm. You can learn more here.

There is music in Bom Sucesso Market …

The Bom Sucesso Market has counted on musical animation for the most varied tastes. The space is in one of the noble zones of the city and invites to the tour. Luca Argel, the lead singer of groups such as Samba Sin Fronteiras and Orquestra Bamba Social, performs solo this Saturday at 10 pm. Learn more here.

Porto Belo

Invicta has a market version of Portobello in London. The market of Porto Belo takes place every Saturday between 10 am and 6 pm at Praça Carlos Alberto. Enjoy knowing!

Good weekend and good cultural offerings!

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