Wednesday, 19 January 2011

Portuguese rock group ‘Virgem Suta’ is at Portimão’s TEMPO Theatre – Saturday 29 January 2011

‘Virgem Suta’ (Nuno Figueiredo e Jorge Benvinda) travel down from Beja, Alentejo and bring their sweet voice and great music ! Recommeded!

Saturday 29 January 2011

Venue: TEMPO - TEatro Municipal de POrtimão)

Location: TEMPO - TEatro Municipal de POrtimão).

Address: Largo 1º Dezembro, 8500-538 Portimão, Phone: (+351) 282 480 496

Ticket prices: 10

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Links & Notes:

Virgem Suta @ myspace:


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Tuesday, 4 January 2011

Pre-season testing for the 2011 Superbike World Championship, 26, 27 & 28 January 2011

Superbike & Supersport Championship pre season tests are underway later this month 26, 27 & 28 January 2011 @ Algarve Motor Park. A number of superbike riders will be present including the local team Parkalgar Honda team in the class of Supersport: Miguel Praia, Sam Lowes e James Ellison. Watch them ride !

Tickets for the pre-tests cost €3; paddock €5. Can be bought at the venue or online:

Note: The world superbike & supersport championships start on the 27 February 2011 in Australia and finish in Portimão on the 16 October 2011.

Venue: Autódromo Internacional do Algarve, Portimão, Portugal

Location: The Autódromo Internacional do Algarve is located near the city of Portimão, in Sítio do Escampadinho in the parish of Mexilhoeira Grande. This is about 4.5 kilometres north of the Algarve motorway (A22), with a direct road link via the motorway exit at Mexilhoeira Grande.

The cities of Portimão and Lagos are a 10-minute drive away.

Address: Autodromo Internacional do Algarve

Sitio do Escampadinho, Mexilhoeira Grande

8500 - 130 Portimão

Algarve - Portugal

google map

Links & Notes:

The Autódromo Internacional do Algarve commonly referred to as Portimao Circuit is a 4.692 km (2.915 mi) race circuit located in Portimão, Portugal. (Wikipedia)

World SBK Official web site


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Saturday, 1 January 2011

Last day for Medieval Fair in Paderne, near Albufeira, is 2 January 2011 – Go back in time!

We are in the 14 Century and we can witness and feel the cultural and religious mix, watch jousting tournaments and see artisans at work. Accompanied by music and lovely food!

Great atmosphere and and a great day out for all!

The fair opened on the 30 December and the last day is Sunday 2 January 2011.

Free entrance!

Venue: Town centre of Paderne,

Location: Paderne

Address: Paderne, 8200 Albufeira, Portugal

Google map

Links & Notes:

‘Paderne is a village and a civil parish in the municipality of Albufeira, Algarve, Portugal[1]. The village is situated 7.4 miles north of the town of Albufeira, 23 miles west of Faro and is 151 miles from Lisbon.’ (wikipedia)


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What’s On in the Algarve in January 2011

Start the Year by treating yourself to some relaxing Algarve time. No stress & mild weather with excellent entertainment too help you enjoy your holiday!

- Concert by Portuguese group ‘Virgem Suta’ – Portimão TEMPO Theatre

- Photography exhibition at Portimão’s Municipal Museum

- Exhibition ‘Taste of Europe’ at Portimão’s Municipal Museum

- ‘Sleeping Beauty’ - Portimão TEMPO Theatre

- Handball Competition – National Super Cup

- Portuguese Cinema: Manoel de Oliveira’s ‘Vou Para Casa’ - Portimão TEMPO Theatre

- Medieval Fair in Paderne – Go back in time! Portuguese handicrafts and traditional food

- International Gourmet Festival 2011 Albufeira (Vilajoya)

- New Year Concert by the Lagos Music Academy

- Querença Sausage Festival

- Contemporary dance by the Olga Roriz Dance Company: ‘Nortada’

- Algarve Athletics Competition

- 7th Fair of Wedding Preparations and Accessories

- Epiphany Charity Concert ( Concerto de Reis Solidário – Banco Alimentar)

- New Year’s Festive Singing (Janeiras e Charolas)

- Jazz Concert in Lagos

- Music Concerts in Tavira

And a lot more is taking place this month!

Obtain the Algarve What’s On Guide in hard copy at Faro Airport (in the Tourist Office) and in all Tourist Offices throughout the Algarve or you can download it from here:

What’s On in the Algarve in January 2011

There is more to the Algarve than ‘Sun, Sea & Sand’!


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