Climate Change Leadership

The Climate Change Leadership conference starts today in Oporto and will last until the 7th March. This year’s edition features a particular focus on the wine industry as this will be the main sector under coverage over the next 3 days. The keynote speaker this year will be Al Gore, who will be in charge of closing the event with a speech scheduled for 17h00 on the 7th March 2019.

The event will take place in Alfândega building. Tickets prices range from the early bird registration of 738 euros up until the 1168.50 euros that includes the official gala dinner. If you want to know more about this event, please visit the Climate Change Leadership website for more info.

If you are worried about climate change, then this is a relevant event for you...

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Banksy arrives to Oporto – Alfândega

The exhibition “Banksy, Dismaland and Others” arrives to Oporto on the 19th January 2019 (next Saturday). This exhibit can be visited in Alfândega do Porto between the 19th January and the 31st March 2019.

The exhibition includes large pictures from the Dismaland project (2015), as well as pictures from “Walled Off Hotel” (2017) and “Flower Thrower” (2005). There will also be some pictures from young Portuguese talents.

If you are into photography and you like Banksy work, then this is a great opportunity to visit Oporto and see the exhibition!!!

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Oporto Christmas Village

The Porto Christmas Village is taking place between the 24th November and the 30th December 2018 in the Alfândega do Porto building. In its first edition, this initiative aims at providing children and families with several Xmas related experiences that range from food, drinks, ice rink, toys, workshops, Xmas market, Virtual reality and much more.

The Village is going to be open between 15h00 and 20h30 during weekdays and 11h00 to 22h00 during the weekends. The admission price is 5 euros per adult and 3.5 euros per child. There is also a family pack of 15 euros available. On Mondays, children will not pay and during the week, entry is free after 19h00.

For more info, visit the Porto Christmas Village website

If you are going to be in Oporto for Xmas, then this is an opportunity you cannot...

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Portugal Fashion 2018 – Oporto

The 43rd edition of Portugal Fashion will take place in Oporto between the 18th and 20th October 2018. The location chosen to host almost all the shows will be the Alfândega do Porto. More than 30 fashion shows are already lined up and there is a lot of expectations about the quality of some featured designers. There also will be some slots for new and promising designers.

If you are into fashion, then this is an opportunity you cannot miss. Visit Oporto during the fashion week and get to know more about Portuguese fashion!!!

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Next Generation Internet – 2018

The second edition of the Next Generation Internet event will take place in Oporto on the 13th September 2018. The conference center of Alfândega do Porto will welcome several european specialists in technology and innovation. The purpose of this event is to design, build and improve the internet of the future.

This year’s edition will cover the following topics, among others: Internet safety, artificial intelligence, Internet software, blockchain and network infrastructure.

Participation in this event is free and you can get more info in this link.

If you want to know more about the Internet of the future, then this is an opportunity you cannot miss!!

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20th Entrepreneur Fair at Oporto

The 20th edition of the Entrepreneur Fair will take place in Oporto between the 23rd and 25th November 2017. This year’s edition lasts for three days and is expected to welcome more than 10000 people to the Alfândega do Porto building. This event is promoted by ANJE and should have the participation of approximately 100 firms spread by two different areas: the Startup Village and the Entrepreneur Showcase. The event will include workshops, pitching sessions, networking and much more.

If you want to know what the Portuguese entrepreneurship is all about then you should not miss this year’s event!!

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Wine Fest Porto – November

In 2017, there is another Wine Fest edition that will take place on the 18th November in “Salão Nobre da Alfândega” – Oporto. Around 33 wine producers coming from 11 regions in Portugal are going to present more than 300 wines to distributors and final consumers in a single room. There will be several wine tasting events and some of those include very unique and special wines.

The event starts at 15h00 and goes until 20h00. There are three types of packs available to participate in the Wine Fest: a standard pack of 10 euros, a special event pack of 20 euros and a full pack of 50 euros.

If you are into wine and want to taste the best that Portugal has to offer then you cannot miss this event!! Be ready for the ultimate wine experience!!

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Alternative health fair – Oporto

This year, the alternative health fair will take place in Oporto between the 27th and 29th of October. This fair is considered as an international reference for the promotion of well-being, personal development and healthy living.

This initiative will take place in the Alfândega do Porto conference center and each daily ticket costs 5 euros. The three day ticket costs 10 euros and children until the age of 10 can enter for free.

The fair starts at 15h00 on the 27th October and will include workshops, lectures, meditation sessions and much more. There will also be four special sessions with the Croation therapist Braco which is well-known for past work done with Naomi Campbel, Matt Bomer and Alan Comming.

If you like these therapies or are just curious to know more about them, then there ...

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Biggest electric and hybrid car show

Once again, Oporto innovates by hosting the biggest electric and hybrid car show in the world. This event will take place between the 13th and 15th October 2017 in the “Alfândega do Porto” building, in Ribeira. For those interested, the show starts at 10h00 and closes at 22h00 on Saturday and 20h00 on Sunday. 12 brands and 40 models will be presented in this show. Additionally, there will also be workshops, test-drives and much more.

If you are visiting Oporto in one of these days, this can be a great opportunity to know more about electric and hybrid cars!!

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Portugal Fashion – Oporto

The Portugal Fashion Autumn edition will start in Lisbon on the 12th October, but it will move to Oporto on the 13, 14 and 15th of the same month. The main stage for all shows will be the Alfândega do Porto. Additionally, there will also be some parallel shows for young talents and established designers. The former will take place on the 13th in the CTT palace and the latter will happen at the cruise terminal of the Porto de Leixões.

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