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Loulé Carnival 2014

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On days 1, 2 and 4 March, the Carnival of Loulé will be out to the street in a parade full of animation, color and joy. Political and social satire is more than ever present in this edition motto – “Unique and Irrevocable ” – and will inspire the country’s oldest Corsican and 15 floats participating in it , from 15:00 in the Avenida José da Costa Mealha .

Loule Carnival 2014The famous case of the resignation by the former Minister of Foreign Affairs , Paulo Portas , last summer – one ” irrevocable ” decision as referred himself – and the volte face in this position paper is only one of several episodes of national life which will be depicted in this parade.

Prime Minister Pedro Passos Coelho and opposition leader, António José Seguro, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, the presidents of the big three – Pinto da Costa, Luís Filipe Vieira and Bruno de Carvalho, Cristiano Ronaldo and national team are some of the characters this Corsican marked by irony. But in sport, “King Eusébio ” presence is guaranteed.

In the year that marks the 40th anniversary of the April 25, Carnival recalls the Carnation Revolution up because the Municipality of Loulé promotes over 2014, a varied program of activities to celebrate this date. In Loulé corso, this theme will be highlighted by way of satire. Some of the political figures who marked the four decades of democracy as Mário Soares, António Guterres Cavaco Silva or be represented on the float ” The 40 -year- April: It’s always the same,”

By way of eulogy, the marque will also count this year with one dedicated to one of the largest ever revelers of Carnival of Loulé car, which had an important role in animating the parade over the years. A few months after his death , the organization of Loulé corso recalls Commander ” Beans ” in a car / boat manned by TUALE – Tuna Alphonsine University of Loulé and the contagious excitement of its elements.

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Porto elected best European destination 2014

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Two years after the city was chosen as best European destination, Porto won again the Best European Destination competition promoted by the European Consumers Choice, beating 19 competitors destinations, including Madeira, ranked 6th in the ranking.

Porto Best European destination 2014In the top 5 of the largest exhibition of e-tourism Europe preferences are followed Zagreb, Vienna, and Budapest Nicosia. The Invicta succeeds Istanbul, especially in the EBD website organization, based in Brussels that “Porto is exceptional.”

History, architecture, culture, cuisine and commerce are some of the things pointed out to visit the city. The “sumptuous” Palácio da Bolsa and the Foundation and the Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art are listed as must-see places to visit in.

Porto is exceptional in many ways. Elected Best European Destination 2014 by the european citizens, Porto, the “Cidade Invicta” (unvanquished city) is history, is architecture, culture, gastronomy, trade, encounters and discoveries.

Porto has all the charm of towns which happily cohabit with their river. You can stroll along the River Douro (river of gold) in the Ribeira, fly over it by helicopter or discover Porto ‘s architecture, its amazing landscapes and magnificent bridges by taking a cruise on this majestic river. Porto is also a sea city and in the briefest of time a tram will bring you to Foz do Douro’s gentle beaches face to face with the Atlantic.

Porto knows how to make you feel welcome; very likely it will conquer your heart and leave a long lasting impression. You will find it hard to leave.

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