Festas de Lisboa

Fri, 01.06.2018

A month full of unmissable events around the city

The month of June is different from the other months in Lisbon. The streets are populated by people dancing, eating sardines and drinking beer and sangria: these are the Festas de Lisboa. For the occasion, various initiatives are organized in the city. It goes from musical events, exhibitions dedicated to Saint Anthony and its traditions, up to literary events. If you haven’t yet organized your route through this month, continue reading this article. We have selected, for each macro-theme, an event you can’t miss during the Festas de Lisboa.

MUSIC

Delight yourself by participating at the 12th edition of the Jazz Festival. This year, it also brings a message of ecosustainability.

Every Sunday, from the 3rd to the 24th of June, in the Anfiteatro Keil do Amaral, in Monsanto, from 17:00.

MARCHAS

On the 12th of June, at 21:00, will start the traditional  Popular Marches Parade in Avenida de Liberdade. This year will also be an opportunity to celebrate the 120 years aniversary of Vasco Santana.

ART

Don’t miss the possibility to know more about the history of Santo António. This is an exhibition that links the past to the present day.

16th June, Igreja e Museu de São Roque, from 15:00, free entry.

LITERATURE

This year, there is the 6th edition of the Noite da Literatura Europeia. There will be a wonderful opening show, a Coro Falado, organized by the Associação Cultural Miso Music Portugal and the Companhia Maior.

9th of June, Calçada do Combro, Rua do Século, from 18:00 to 23:30, free entry.

 

We remind you that, to facilitate travel around the city, during the night of Santo António the subway will be open all night. For any other information about Festas de Lisboa you can visit this site with the entire monthly schedule. We also recommend you not to miss the walking tour on the 14th of June organized by our school.  It will be about Santo António and its traditions.