According to the Expat Insider 2019 survey, Portugal offers an excellent quality of life (1st worldwide) and a “relaxed lifestyle”, as a British expat highlights. It is one of the world’s best countries for leisure options (2nd): more than four in five expats (83 percent) are happy with the socialising and leisure activities available to them (vs. 65 percent globally), and almost every expat (95 percent) rates the climate and weather positively (vs. 61 percent globally).
Source: The Portugal News
Amigos do Museu
On Sunday 15th September 17:00h to celebrate the new season and the anniversary of the Jazz Club we will have a very special event with 3 bands: Feel Good Band: The Feel Good Band is a jazz combo formed in the combos class of the Faro Philharmonic Association and composed of AFF students who, in their weekly work schedule, have been preparing a repertoire for which it made sense to become a band, and they have already represented the Association in several events. Their performances provide a relaxed atmosphere, full of rhythm and groove!
Bar, food and ice-cream will be available during the event.
Algarve Summer ends with White Night
On the last Saturday of August the spirit of the white one invades the city of Loulé in what is the official farewell party of the scorching Algarve summer - the White Night.
Loulé White Night, the first in Portugal, aims to provide visitors with a unique and unforgettable cultural and entertainment program, but above all, moments of pure pleasure and relaxation. White is obligatory and transverse to various manifestations, ranging from music to street animation, from fashion to painting, from the new circus to the fine arts.
“Dress in white! Feel the spirit of urban life in full and enjoy having fun with family and friends at the official farewell party of the Algarve summer! ”. This is the invitation that the Municipality of Loulé, promoter of the White Night, invites everyone.
Feira da Serra de São Brás de Alportel
In 2019, the nights shine again with intense rhythms and good music. The main stage of Feira da Serra is inaugurated by Calema on Thursday, 25th, followed by a night that promises to be invaded with rhythm and joy with the performance of Gipsy Kings by Diego Baliardo, on Friday, the 26th. On Saturday, the 27th, he goes to the Main Stage, Domingos Caetano with a show honoring Portuguese rock, warming the atmosphere for a night invaded by the contagious HMB hits. For the last night of Feira da Serra, the 28th, the singers Anabela, Joana Amendoeira and Duarte take the stage to present the tribute show to the unequaled Amália Rodrigues with the show “Cantar Amália. Over four nights, the moments of music and dance follow each other, all around the venue will circulate street animation and at Picadeiro the program of equestrian art animations is even more full. unforgettable moments and is proud to present the Lusitano Sao Brasense thoroughbred, Nubia, by the promising rider Daniel Pires, one of the many and very talented values of equestrian in the county.
This year, the 20,000 m2 of the fair will have 18 different spaces, including the renovated Sítio do Figo, which returns to the Fair 10 years later; the mountain village, heart of the Fair, which features handicrafts and local products; the introduction of flavours, true temptation for the senses; the arena, in this edition with an even more filled animation program with the animal site, children's entertainment; the Town Square; the market goes to the fair; Sítio do Vinho, which arrived in 2017 (and is here to stay); the Serra and Barrocal Gardens, with various proposals; Fun Square, the Artisan House, which is visiting the Fair for the first time; and Street Área, the Feira Station that meets again with various environmental and tourism projects, very well accompanied by Street Food.
Algarve Classic Cars 2019
Break at São Brás de Alportel
Sunday |11:30 a.m.| Avenida da Liberdade
|Days 12 and 13|friday and saturday | G. D. C. Machados’ Head office outdoor space|
© 2019 - Município de São Brás de Alportel - Algarve
Included in the itinerary of greatest “World Music” festivals in Europe, the MED Festival takes place in the Historical Centre of Loulé. Along with the musical alignment that brings to Portugal the best music references in the world, this festival also combines gastronomy, plastic arts, street entertainment, handicraft, dancing, workshops, and much more, with the clear objective of promoting the various cultures from around the world.
MED was born in 2004, under the program "Loulé, Host City" of Euro 2004 in an attempt to create a festival with "different and unique music" that promoted the Municipality, providing a different and quality tourist offer to revitalize the historic city.
|Confirmed in Loulé MED Festival 2019:|
|Marcelo D2 (Brazil), |
Tshegue (Congo / France)
Orkesta Mendoza (USA / Mexico)
Moonlight Benjamin (Haiti / France)
Kel Assouf (Niger / Belgium)
Mellow Mood (Italy)
Anthony Joseph (Trinidad)
The Turbans ( international)
Camané and Mario Laginha
Pier Sodré Funk Connection
|Devil on the Cross |
Dhafer Youssef (Tunisia)
The Sharks (Cape Verde)
Eneida Marta (Guinea-Bissau)
Francisco el Hombre (Brazil)
BaBa Zula (Turkey)
Los de Abajo (Mexico)