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Programme of the 49th anniversary commemorations of 25th April:

Keep track of the events that will take place at the end of freedom week in the municipality of Matosinhos


APRIL IN THE LIBRARY - ARTS WORKSHOP - PAPER CARNATIONS

In the context of the 25th of April, on 22nd April, at 11am, in the Municipal Library Florbela Espanca, there will be an activity consisting of the recitation of poetry and construction of paper carnations.

Free activity, but requires previous registration (bmfe@cm-matosinhos.pt); Maximum 12 participants.

When: 22nd April, 11am

Where: Municipal Library Florbela Espanca


BOOKS - CELEBRATION OF WORLD BOOK DAY - THE IMPORTANCE OF BOOKS, POETRY AND POETS.

On April 22nd, at 3pm, the Biblioteca Municipal Florbela Espanca will celebrate the World Book Day with a conversation about books, poems, poets and libraries, with the guests Filipa Leal and João Gesta, moderated by Raquel Marinho.

After the conversation, there will be a moment for poetry, with Isaque Ferreira, Rui Spranger and the participants of the lab Expresso Poesia.

The Books is an activity of the Matosinhos Municipal Reading Plan, promoted by the Matosinhos City Hall.

Admission is free and limited to the space's capacity. More information at: https://www.cm-matosinhos.pt/servicos-municipais/comunicacao-e-imagem/eventos/evento/os-livros

When: 22nd April, 3pm

Where: Municipal Library Florbela Espanca


APRIL IN THE LIBRARY - MUSIC AMONG FRIENDS

Zeca Afonso, Fausto, Adriano Correia de Oliveira will be among friends in the Library through the voice of Fernando Ribeiro, accompanied by Paulo Gouson on percussion.

When: April 22nd, 4.15 p.m.

Where: Municipal Library Florbela Espanca


APRIL IN THE LIBRARY - LAUNCH OF THE BOOK "OPERAÇÃO PLATINA" BY AUTHOR HÉLDER NETO

On April 22nd, at 5pm, at the Florbela Espanca Municipal Library, will take place the book launch session of the book "Operação Platina" by the author Hélder Neto.

This is a work that portrays the experience of the military in the Colonial War, also addressing the traumas brought from that time in the Overseas Territories. The author presents in the book real stories of soldiers who felt a lack of support on their return. Hence the objective of honouring, telling the story and defending the rights of the combatants who went to Africa.

When: 22nd April, 5pm

Where: Municipal Library Florbela Espanca


APRIL IN THE LIBRARY - PRESENTATION OF THE BOOK: JOSÉ AFONSO - TODAS AS CANÇÕES

At 6pm on April 24th, there will be a presentation of the book "José Afonso - Todas as canções", with the collaboration of AJA (Associação José Afonso).

When: April 24th, 6 p.m.

Where: Municipal Library Florbela Espanca


CONCERT WITH ENSEMBLE VOCAL PRO MUSICA AND FIREWORKS

The commemorations of April 25th in 2023 in Matosinhos will take place in the Town Hall building with a choral concert with Ensemble Vocal Pro Musica. The proposed concert will consist of the exploration of several acoustic spaces of the building, presenting a repertoire that is appropriate to these spaces and also to the 25th of April Commemorations.

Afterwards, at 00h00, in Jardim Basílio Teles, the traditional fireworks display will take place.

On the morning of the public holiday that commemorates the day of freedom, the traditional raising of flags outside the Town Hall will take place at 10 a.m., followed by a formal sitting to commemorate 25th April in the Town Hall.

24 April, 10 p.m. - concert with the vocal ensemble Pro Musica, Municipal Hall


25th April

00.00 a.m. - Firework display, Basílio Teles Garden

10.00 a.m. - Hoisting of the flags

10h30 - Celebration of the 25th April, Municipal Hall


49TH ANNIVERSARY OF 25TH APRIL IN THE PARISH ASSOCIATIONS


Programme of the Parish Councils of Matosinhos and Leça da Palmeira

23rd April - "ZECA DE MAIS ALGUÉM"

6.30 p.m. I Associação Recreativa Aurora da Liberdade

Songs and poems by José Afonso by Não cabe Mais Ninguém, Idilberto Vieira, Joaquim Tato and Nuno Costa


24 April - "REVOLUTION IN THE LARGO

16h00 I Sunset at the Castle Square

c/ Ratusfari, Rasheed, V.A.G.U.E and Academia de Dança Matosinhos


25 April - RAISING OF FLAGS

09h00 I JF Leça da Palmeira

09H30 I JF Matosinhos

10h30 I Matosinhos Town Hall

"APRIL WITH MOVEMENT

10h00 I Matosinhos and Leça da Palmeira

Bataria Municipal Complex

Handball, Basketball and Futsal Tournaments w/ CALE, GDBL and Acad. Leça

Contact Sports Tournament c/ TNK Ass.

25 de Abril" Billiard Tournament with A Portuguesa de Leça

Sports and Congress Centre of Matosinhos

Volleyball Tournament c/ Leixões SC

CCD Vítor Oliveira (JF Matosinhos)

5-a-side Football Tournament w/ Leixões SC

"APRIL WITH WORDS

3 p.m. I Children's Playground Florbela Espanca

Pre-School Storytelling

All events have free entrance.



Programme of the Parish Councils of Custóias, Leça do Balio and Guifões

23rd April

15h30| Let's Jump - Quadrilha Jograis - Custóias Village Auditorium


24th April

21h30| April Soirée - Guifões Parish Hall


25 April

09h00| Hoisting of Flags - Largo do Souto - Custóias

09h00| 44th Freedom Run - Largo do Souto - Custóias

10h00| Hoisting of Flags - Largo de Guifões

09h00| Freedom Ride - Custóias

16h50| Hoisting of Flags - Parish Council of Leça do Balio

17h00| Evocative Parish Assembly - Cultural Centre of Leça do Balio



Programme of the Parish Councils of Perafita, Lavra and Santa Cruz do Bispo

22 april - 16h00

Dance show - Participating groups: Academy Stars; Junqueira Dance; Let's move; Dance Project; Atitude Dance School

24 April - 21h30 - Freixieiro Square (Perafita)

Concert - Project 65 (April songs)

25th April

Hoisting the Flag

9.30 a.m. - Santa Cruz do Bispo Pole

10.00 a.m. - Lavra centre

10.30 a.m. - Perafita centre

10.45 a.m. - Formal sitting (noble salon)

03.00 p.m. - Folk-dance festival in Freixieiro Square (Perafita) with the following groups: Rancho Folclórico de Aldeia Nova; Folk-dance group of Casa do Povo de Santa Cruz do Bispo; Rancho das Sargaceiras e Marítimos de Angeiras; Folk-dance group Os Padeirinhos de Freixieiro.



Programme of the Parish Councils of São Mamede de Infesta and Senhora da Hora

25th of April

São Mamede de Infesta Parish Council:

9h30 - Hoisting of the Flags

Parish Council of Senhora da Hora

10h30 - Hoisting of the Flags - Junta de Freguesia da Senhora da Hora

Pigeon shooting - Sociedade Columbófila de Infesta

11:00 a.m. - Performance of the Choral Group of Senhora da Hora

11h15 - Official ceremonies, solemn session

12h15 - Choir Group of the SER+ Senior University

Matosinhos Past and Future Association:

12h00 - Inauguration of the exhibition "The Woman and Society

São Mamede de Infesta School Grouping:

Football Tournament

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