Not the usual kind of love story told for St. Valentine’s Day… a love story about the magic of Portugal.
What is the last projectionist of the Odeon Cinema doing, going to his workplace every day, even though this most beautiful Lisbon theatre closed 20 years ago?
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When a scandal blows up, everyone has an opinion. A good scandal always gets people interested. In this episode, we tell of several historical scandals, all in the city of…
On the night of 25th to 26th of November 1967, in Lisbon and the Tagus Valley, hundreds of people died in the worst floods ever seen in Portugal.
This is a story from the centre of Portugal, it tells of birds and bikes and all begins on one of the most famous bridges in the country, more than a hundred kilometres away.
We went to find a story about a craftsman. We left with another story.
Piquete is always on duty. He never leaves Vendas Novas Fire Station.
Which flag is the flag of Portugal? For most people, the green and red one comes to mind. But not everyone thinks of THAT flag as Portugal’s flag.
A special episode for more than one reason that you’ll discover while listening, but one thing is for sure…the fountain water is to blame.
There was no battle called The Battle of the Uvas and the Telhado, or Lixa, but a battle did take place round here, in a land rich in grapes (which make a fantastic Vinho Verde) and there’s a native of Telhado who is important in this story… of Quinta da Lixa.
11th of September, 1984. Something that had never been seen on a football field happened 20km from Arouca. It wasn’t a football match, but it did have a ball and…
António Fortunato, 82 years old with a collection of tractors and other agricultural machinery from times past. A collection which isn’t a collection.
The story – and stories – behind one of the most emblematic chapels in Portugal. The chapel of Nossa Senhora da Conceição – Praia de Mira, Coimbra.
The (apparently commonplace) story of a man who, on one hand, had a big misfortune in his life, but on the same hand, acheived fortune and the admiration of everyone.
The Padrão dos Descobrimentos, Monument to the Discoveries, has had two lives, and it has two sides, but some say that only one of them is the “right” side. Episode…
Nobody knows the exact number of closed or derelict theatres and cinema-theatres in Portugal. This is the story of one of them. Episodio 2 – No Theatre today |Created and…
Luís Rodrigues Vitorino is one of the most inventive people you could ever meet. They call him Luís das Molas (Luís of the springs) and The Engineer, despite his only…
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