Portuguese contemporary artist Joana Vasconcelos brought together a recent nucleus of sculptures that combine materials like glazed tiles, crochet and Murano glass.
UNESCO’s World Heritage Committee decided that the University of Coimbra has unquestionable exceptional universal value and that therefore deserved to be classed as World Heritage.
Next month brings five major festivals. In Algés, Optimus Alive from 12 to 14 July brings big foreign names such as Depeche Mode, Green Day and Editors as well as Portuguese favourites such as O’queStrada.
Hugo Viega is the man behind the latest commercial campaign for Dove – the most viral online video campaign ever. He told PDV how he believes women should be more confident about their looks.
Choosing a remote corner of Europe as your home amidst an ongoing financial crisis can seem strange, especially if you come from a more prosperous country like the UK or Australia. PDV asked three expats who have recently taken the plunge about what attracted them to Portugal.
The exhibition features around 40 works by Joana Vasconcelos dotted around the former royal household and features “The Bride”, “Independent Heart” and “Marilyn.”
In an internet-based survey, 51% of Portuguese citizens self-identifying themselves as members of the LGBT community expressed having experienced discrimination or harassment over the last year due to their sexual orientation against a European Union average of 47%.
PDV caught up with the British author and local correspondent for the Associated Press who has called Portugal home for over 25 years, sharing his insight on the country, its people and what makes it worthwhile living here despite the centuries-old crisis.
The fair includes live demonstrations of local products by nine craftsmen and a gastronomy exhibition.
The Tourism Confederation of Portugal on Wednesday rejected a proposal by the municipalities to levy a local tax on revenues from lodging.