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Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso: A Pioneer of Modern Art in Portugal

Amadeo de Souza-Cardoso, born in Amarante, in the town of Manhufe, in November 1887, is today recognized as one of the most prominent avant-garde artists of the early 20th century. His legacy is intertwined with movements such as Cubism, Futurism, and Expressionism, reaching, at many points, and in a sustained way, a level that is…

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March 19, 2024

Northern Portugal 2024: New Year’s Eve Highlights

New Year’s Eve in Portugal is celebrated with great importance, marking the end of one year and renewed hope for the next. This celebration takes on a festive dimension throughout the country, with cities, towns, and villages lit up by fireworks displays and lively events. The tradition of welcoming the new year is often associated…

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December 30, 2023

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Visit Braga

Discovering the best of northern Portugal involves visiting the beautiful bimillennial city of Braga, where the history of the distant past intersects with modern history and religion with tradition. Concerning infrastructure, Braga is the third city in Portugal, immediately after Lisbon and Porto. However, Braga is the oldest Portuguese city, with the most gardens and…

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August 27, 2023