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Dell’Acqua Trio performs at Silves’ Sunset Secrets in September

Music || Female trio Dell'Acqua Trio will be performing this Thursday (September 4) starting at 7.30pm at Silves Castle, as one of the acts of the small town’s new summertime initiative ‘Sunset...

Alcoutim's 63rd festival to take place on September 12

For the 63rd year in a row, Alcoutim will be hosting its traditional ‘Festa de Alcoutim’.

Taking place between September 12 and 14, the event features a vast entertainment programme, with...

Grammy-winning singer headlines September programme at Faro theatre

Culture || A performance by Grammy-winning fado singer Carlos do Carmo is the highlight of a long list of events that Faro’s Teatro das Figuras theatre has planned for September.

Nearly two...

Lagos Zoo welcomes Golden-handed Tamarind

Newcomers || Do you know what a golden-handed tamarind is? If not, this is your chance to find out, as Lagos Zoo has just welcomed three females of this primate species.

The animals were...

Last year was a hard one for Lagoa’s hallmark event FATACIL. After a couple of years of decreasing popularity, it was announced last winter that a financial audit was needed to investigate €700,...

A mixture of pop-rock and Fado is being offered at the Centro de Congressos do Arade in Lagoa as singers Viviane and Nuno Guerreiro and popular band Ala dos Namorados are scheduled to perform on...

Beach deaths 'drop'

Portugal’s Navy has announced that four people died at Portuguese beaches this year between May 1 and August 31.

It’s a sad figure, but one that has improved compared to the same period...

‘Bankrupt’ Portimão Council spends, spends, spends…

Debt || An investigation has revealed that far from being bankrupt, as the country has been led to believe, Portimão Council has actually spent more in the first eight months of this year than it...

Garden party raises €5,000 for cancer patients

Cheque || ‘Arabian Nights’, a charity summer garden party held in July, was described as a success by organisers, raising €5,000 for the Faro oncology unit.

The cheque was presented to Dr...

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