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Everything You Need To Know About The Coimbra Biennial of Contemporary Art

Everything You Need To Know About The Coimbra Biennial of Contemporary Art ♦  The third edition of the Coimbra Biennial of Contemporary Art begins on Saturday, exploring different areas of the city, with works by 39 artists that sometimes “irritate”, sometimes can function as an antidote to a “noisy” world. The biennial, whose theme is […]

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Joana Vasconcelos Will Have An Exhibition In Boston’s New Museum

Joana Vasconcelos Will Have An Exhibition In Boston’s New Museum ♦ Portuguese artist Joana Vasconcelos was invited to create a monumental installation for the opening of the new museum of contemporary art in Boston, USA, on February 22, 2020, the creator’s atelier announced this Wednesday. The piece will be created specifically for the MassArt Art Museum […]

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Portuguese Traditions: The Amazing Craftsmanship Of Hand-Painted Tiles

Portuguese Traditions: The Amazing Craftsmanship Of Hand-Painted Tiles ♦ Hand-painted tiles, also known as Azulejos, are a traditional and ancient art form popular in Portugal. It involves a specific way of hand-painting tin-glazed ceramic tilework, usually with blue or yellow paint. These marvellous artworks can be found both indoors and outdoors, especially in churches, palaces, schools, restaurants, bars, hospitals, subway […]

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Camané: Interview with the Singer that took Fado across borders

Camané is a Portuguese Fado singer. Over the past few years, Portugal has become one of the most coveting benchmarks when it comes to tourism, mainly due to its emotive character. Portuguese music finds itself at the centre stage and Secrets from Portugal had the pleasure to interview Camané, one of the illustrious names known […]

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Ourivesaria Tavares develops innovative yet classic jewellery designs

Established in 1922, Ourivesaria Tavares is one of the most prestigious goldsmithery factories in Portugal, based in Póvoa de Varzim. They are best known for creating jewellery and sacred art pieces that amalgamate an unrivalled level of tradition and innovation. In all of their creations, they focus on using only the best materials and techniques […]