Nations League – Final Four

The final four of the Football Nations League is coming to Portugal and also to Oporto between the 5th and the 9th June 2019. Besides Oporto, also Guimarães will be hosting some of the games of this final four. The football teams playing this final four are Portugal, UK, Netherlands and Switzerland. The final match will take place in Dragão stadium – Oporto.

The schedule for matches is the following:

  • 5th June – OPorto – Portugal – Switzerland
  • 6th June – Guimarães – Netherlands – England
  • 9th June – 14h00 – Guimarães – 3rd and 4th place
  • 9th June – 19h45 – Oporto – Final

Ticket prices range from 30 to 120 euros for all matches except the final. The final ticket prices range from 40 to 150 euros. All tickets can be purchased in the UEFA website.

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Porto World Battle – 2019

After starting as an eurobattle of street dancing, the Porto World Battle is now a major world event that gathers performers from all over the world. In 2019, the 14th edition of this event is going to be all over Oporto, from Ribeira to Coliseu and much more.

Most of the battles will take place on the MXM Art Center between the 3rd and the 4th May, however, the final will be hosted by the Hard Club. The types of dance included in this event are: bboying, bgirling, hip-hop, house, popping and locking, bboying kids 1vs1, bonnie & clyde, footwork, toprock, powermoves, bboying 1vs1, open styles 3vs3, cypher locking, cypher Popping, cypher hip-hop, cypher house, cypher dancehall and cypher krump.

For more info and tickets, please visit the Porto World Battle website...

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James coming to Oporto twice!

The UK band James is going to perform live twice in Oporto in 2019. With the first gig scheduled for the 3rd April already sold out, the band decided to announce another live performance for the 13th September 2019. The September concert will take place in Parque da Pasteleira whereas the 3rd April gig will take place in Coliseu Ageas. The 13th September 2019 will also be the time for the release of their 15th album of originals, named Living in Extraordinary Times.

Tickets are already available for purchase in FNAC and ticketline, with prices starting from as low as 28 euros.

If you are a fan of James, then this is an opportunity you cannot miss. Buy now your tickets for the September gig and stay with us at the Oporto Sunset Blue Balcony!

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Portugal fashion back to Oporto

The 2019 edition of the Portugal fashion is going to happen in Oporto between the 14th and the 17th March. After New York, London, Milan and Paris, Oporto is the next stop for this event that is going to be held in Alfândega building over the next 4 days.

There will be more than 40 fashion shows featuring some of the main brands and national designers. They will be presenting their autumn-winter collection.

For more info, please visit the Portugal Fashion website.

If you are into fashion and want to know the local trends, then this is an opportunity you cannot miss.

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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.

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Oporto Extreme XL 2019

After last year’s success, the World Enduro Super Series returns to Oporto in 2019. The first event of this competition will take place in Oporto on the 11th May. The main location for this competition will be Ribeira and some of the top names will be performing there: Billy Bolt, Josep Garcia, Paul Bolton and many more!!

This is the 6th time this event happens in Oporto, becoming already an important milestone for Enduro fans. Last year’s edition had 240 participants that came from 22 different countries.

For more information about his event, please visit the Series website.

If you are into Enduro, then this is an opportunity you cannot miss!!

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39th edition of Fantasporto

The 2019 edition of Fantasporto is on from the 22nd February until the 2nd March. As it is usual, this year’s edition will take place in Rivoli movie theater in Oporto. There will be plenty of fantastic movies for all types of fans. There will also be a special edition of “Easy Rider” from Dennis Hopper to celebrate 50 years since its release.

If you are into fantastic movies, then this is an opportunity you should not miss. Visit the Fantasporto website and make your booking now!!

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BOOM-Massive Growth week

The BOOM-Massive Growth week returns to Oporto for another series of workshops on Marketing and Sales that will be directed by several experts in these two fields. Approximately 25 speakers have been invited to address some of the most relevant and controversial topics in terms of real estate expansion, lean marketing and much more. This event is sponsored by the national association of young entrepreneurs (ANJE) and other institutions with a dynamic role in terms of startups.

Tickets are available in the following formats:

  • Daily ticket: 34,99 euros, including lunch.
  • Weekly ticket: 139,99 euros, including lunches.

For more info about this event, please visit the BOOM week site.

If Marketing and Sales are your thing, then this is an opportunity you should not miss!!

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16th edition of “Essência do Vinho”

The 16th edition of “Essência do Vinho” will take place in Oporto between the 21st and the 24th February 2019. As it is usual, this year’s edition will be located in Palácio da Bolsa featuring more than 3000 wines from 400 national and international producers.

There will be several wine contests, workshops, wine tasting and much more. The venue will be open from 15h00 until 20h00 on the 21st and 24th , and until 21h00 on the 22nd and 23rd. Tickets are already available for online purchase. For more info, please visit the event website.

If wine is your thing, then this is an event you should no miss. Please book now and stay with us 🙂 🙂

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TAP trebles flights to New York

The Portuguese airline (TAP) announced a threefold increase in the number of flights between Oporto and New York City. The airline is going to increase the number of weekly flights from 2 to 6. Therefore, it is possible to travel between these two cities everyday, except Tuesday. Flights are already available for sale and the plane used in this route is the Airbus A321 Long Range.

This is a relevant step for Oporto as it significantly enhances its ability to attract traffic and tourists from other continents. It is clearly a great opportunity for US citizens to visit Oporto!!!

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