Culture

Category: Culture

As a cultural capital, Lisbon has a huge variety of music, art, film, dance and more — and some of it you can’t find in any other city. Read about it here.


2018 LISB-ON Jardim Sonoro DJ Lisbon Lisboa Festival

Portugal’s Music Festivals, 2019 Edition

June 1, 2019

The biggest music festivals in Portugal, the capital of music festivals.

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Who to See at NOS Primavera Sound 2019

May 31, 2019

When it comes to deciding which shows to attend this year, where do you begin? Don’t worry, we got you — we listened to every artist in the lineup, so you don’t have to.

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When the Saints Go Marching: Santo António Day Explained

May 29, 2019

First of all, I’ll just let it out there: Santo António is an impostor. Yes, because the official patron saint of Lisbon is actually São Vicente. This is the one whose statue stands at Portas do Sol in Alfama, where he holds the symbol of the city in one hand – the ship crewed by […]

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What to Expect in June: Festas de Lisboa 2019

May 24, 2019

Festas de Lisboa are almost upon us, and as you know, Atlas likes to do our planning ahead so we can pack it all in and still have time to catch a film, see a show, or just lounge at home. Prepare for more than just cheap beer and pimba this year, folks: the Câmara […]

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MAAT Summer 2019 review

What’s on at MAAT: A Review of the Summer Collections

May 20, 2019

A review of the summer exhibitions at MAAT and Edp Central. What’s on display, and are they worth visiting?

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Bacalhôa Buddha Eden: A Little Peace For Everyone

May 7, 2019

Portugal is technically a Catholic country, but the 6000-tons worth of Buddha statues sitting just an hour outside of Lisbon would suggest otherwise.

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What to Do at Easter in Lisbon 2019

April 18, 2019

It’s time to whip your red baby-Jesus flag out once more, which, as I recently learned, can be purchased for very little at your local loja chinesa. That’s right, it’s Easter! But what can you do in the great city of Lisbon on this most holy of weekends? Apart from repent, of course, you dirty heathen. […]

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