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Portugal Cinematography

The forties and fifties According to topmbadirectory, the 1940s, characterized by a strong political and cultural isolation, represented the moment of greatest development for the Lisboet comedy genre, which was accompanied by the production of historical-patriotic films so dear to Ferro. In 1941 Lopes Ribeiro founded Produções António Lopes Ribeiro, which produced two successful musical… Read More »

Portugal Cinematography Since the 1980’s

João Mário Grilo revealed himself with Maria (1979) and A estrangeira (1983). The Reis-Cordeiro couple continued with Ana (1985) their discourse on matter, symbols and values ​​of the earth. Monteiro con Silvestre (1981) exalted the transgressive aspect of Lusitanian mythology and legends. Botelho rose to prominence thanks to Conversa acabada (1982; Conversation concluded between Pessoa… Read More »

Lisbon, Portugal

According to abbreviationfinder, Lisbon is the capital of Portugal and the Atlantic, since it is the only capital in Europe with Atlantic beaches. Lisbon was and is the capital of the sea. In the 16th century, caravels and ships that arrived by sea to distant India left the Tagus beaches. Geography Climate Lisbon is one of the warmest European capitals. The spring and… Read More »

Travel to Portugal

The light is dimmed, the candles flicker, a chair scrapes against the floor. The silhouettes of a trio take their places below the bar. Devotional silence in a room that only a few seconds earlier resounded with loud conversations. The violin strikes the beat and the singer fills the room with her powerful, nasal voice.… Read More »

Shopping and Living in Portugal

SHOP Overview In Lisbon, the shops on Rua Augusta (Baixa) are ideal for extensive shopping trips. However, the Chiado is still the best shopping area. Tiles, fine china, fabrics and carpets, crystal goods and jewelery are nice souvenirs. Craft shops (Artesanatos) offer nice quality goods. In the Centro de Turismo e ArtesanatoThere is a particularly… Read More »

Portugal Economy and Communication

ECONOMY Business etiquette In business circles, you can often get by with a knowledge of English or French, but if in doubt you should inquire beforehand. Business cards are generally only exchanged in managerial circles. July and August are not recommended for business trips. Lisbon In Lisbon there is much less bureaucracy when it comes… Read More »

Portugal Travel Overview

GENERAL Official name of the state Portuguese Republic. Capital Lisbon (Lisboa). Geography As a country located in Europe according to timedictionary, Portugal is located in the southwest of the Iberian Peninsula and borders Spain to the north and east and the Atlantic Ocean to the south and west. The country is divided into 20 provinces,… Read More »