Street market on avenida da Liberdade
Passeio Público is about to take avenida da Liberdade with its very own Avenida da Liberdade Fair. The non-profit organization hopes to bring a new dynamic to said avenue with this open-air, on the streets fair dedicated to handicraft, design products and antiques. Avenida da Liberdade Fair will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Teresa Salgueiro to perform in Lisbon
Teresa Salgueiro (formerly from Madredeus) is scheduled to perform this Sunday, 9 March, in igreja de São Domingos for a special concert. From 4 p.m., the vocalist will perform “Evening and morning chants”, a show with religion inspired lyrics. Salgueiro will be accompanied by the Carisa Marcelino (accordion) and Óscar Torres (double bass). Entrance is free.
Two decades of fado in celebration
Fado singer Aldina Duarte is set to celebrate twenty years of career with a couple of shows in Culturgest’s Grand Auditorium, on the next 7 and 8 march. The show, entitled O Que Nunca Direi, will surely cover the four albums released by Aldina Duarte to this day. Tickets are now available for purchase for 18 euros. For people under 30 years old, the price drops to five euros.
Four day Carnival in Graça district
Graça ao Re-Verso is the name chosen for a Carnival mini-festival that will occupy Voz do Operário on the next four days. The festival program includes community and familiar activities during the day time, whereas for the night, Graça should expect concerts and DJ sets that will most likely keep the district partying until late at night. The concerts on the 28th, 1st and 2nd March have free admission, but the party on the 3rd has an admission fee of five euros. Full program can be seen here.
Aqueduct to open this weekend
Águas Livres Aqueduct will open to the public this saturday, 1 march. According to recent years tradition, door number 6 in Calçada da Quintinha, Campolide, will give direct access to the 3000 feet crossing between Campolide and Monsanto. The Aqueduct currently belongs to EPAL and even though it is deactivated since 1967, annually opens its doors so the interior can be seen by both locals and tourists. Visits take place every day of the week between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. and the admission fee is set on two euros.