July 28, 2021 getLISBON

It was at Casa da Cultura de Sacavém that urban artist MOAMI told us about her journey, her art and also her mural created for Loures Arte Pública 2021 (public art festival), which has been revealed to be particularly inspiring. Over time, we’ve been lucky with the people we come across, most of them very willing to help and contribute to the enrichment of our project. But there are always those in particular that touch us with their friendliness, simplicity and affection. The urban artist MOAMI is one of them. After accepting to share her testimony in Lisbon in Us…

July 21, 2021 getLISBON

Amália Rodrigues is a remarkable personality that ignites passions. In Lisbon in Us by Pedro Vaz, this tourist guide reveals his admiration for his hometown but above all for its people and also the true passion he has for the artist. I can’t imagine living in another city. The light, the colours, the river, the proximity to the sea, the geography of the city with its hills, everything in Lisbon fascinates me. After all these years, I still manage to surprise myself with our Capital City. But it is above all the people who give it this strength, this charisma…

July 14, 2021 getLISBON

Today we invite you to visit B-MAD, Berardo – Museum Art Deco, an immersion in a world of beauty, know-how and creativity that transports us to the dominant aesthetic currents during the transition of the 19th to the 20th century. The Museum Inside of B-MAD The Berardo – Museum Art Deco is located in a building of the 18th century, built after the earthquake of 1755 as a summer house of Marquis of Abrantes. This building situated in Alcântara, on Rua 1º de Maio, was later on the residence of António Flores (1883-1957), neurologist, psychiatrist and professor, first director of…

July 7, 2021 getLISBON

It’s with great pleasure that we present you Ryoko who, despite not mastering the Portuguese language, accepted to share her fascinating story with getLISBON. In Lisbon in Us by Ryoko Inamura she tells us about her discovery of this marvellous city and how she became a photographer and guide for Japanese tourists. My interest in Portugal started about 10 years ago, when I was still a student. A city in Portugal was featured on a Japanese TV show and I was completely enchanted by what I saw on the screen. I decided that one day I’d go there. A few…

June 30, 2021 getLISBON

Today we’re going to explore the fado song Velha Tendinha that drops hints about the population of Lisbon and its experiences that are worth observing. After our article Tendinha Tavern, an Old Eatery in the Modern Lisbon, we had to take a closer look at this famous fado song of the 1930s that pays homage to this establishment that was already old at the time. The Fado Song Velha Tendinha in the Portuguese Vaudeville Play Zé dos Pacatos Apolo Theatre in Occidente March 1884; Verses of the Portuguese Vaudeville Zé dos Pacatos; Hermínia Silva in 1939 The fado song Velha…