Lisbon celebrates Christmas, with light and music
The 2019 Christmas holidays are approaching.
And Lisbon has put on its glamour of light to seduce young and old alike.
A walk through the city centre is enough to make your eyes shine: a 30-metre tree in Terreiro do Paço square, a giant Christmas ball in Camoens square. Rua Augusta (Baixa) is covered with lanterns that change colours… a simple but effective decoration.
The Rossio Square is occupied by a Christmas market, but it is not the favorite atmosphere of http://www.lisbonne-affinités.com
But the ambience in the city is magical, and Christmas 2019 is expected like previous Christmases.
The cultural programme is in harmony.
On the program, a lot of music with concerts and choirs in churches.
December 12 Fado at the São António Museum. The evening is sold out, an additional date on the 13th is proposed.
On the 12th a delicious piano recital, in a place that is also delicious and original: the archives room of the Lisbon City Hall, Praça da República (Baixa). Alexey Shakitko for Chopin, Bach Schubert and Beethoven. A free concert, depending on the number of seats available.
The following week, on the 15th and 18th, the choir regina coeli and the army philarmonic at 4pm at the Sé Cathédrale. On the 18th, the Metropolitana orchestra will take over Teatro São luis, for Mozart and Tchaikovsky. At 9:00 p. m.
On December 19 it is at the airport that you will have to be for a happening by the Gospel choir S Dominic. At 7:00 p. m. in the arrival ha
Many activities are on the program of the festivals.
It is at Eduardo VII Park, an ice skating rink, crafts, small shops for snacks, a giant carousel, music and entertainment for the little ones… the typical diversion of the Christmas holidays. It will be until January 1. Open from 1pm to 8pm Monday to Thursday and until 10pm on Friday. On Saturdays and holidays the space opens at 10am and closes at 10pm, on Sundays it closes at 8pm
There are two of them. The circus tradition at Coliseu dos Recreios in the heart of Lisbon, the famous Christmas circus. And just as famous but in the park of nations the Circus Cardinali. The first one at the Coliseu until 26 December, the second Cardinali until 6 January.
Capital do Natal capital capital of Christmas.
After chaotic beginnings, the village of Lapland, reconstituted on the seafront promenade of Algiers, promises surprises. Lights, entertainment, skating and celebration. Admission ticket between 23 and 30 euros.
The Christmas tram
It is a tradition… the typical tramway of the city centre welcomes a Santa Claus tram driver and a goblin who must be a joker. Entertainment on board . meet in the Terreiro do Paço square. 2 € of the ticket will be donated to the association nez rouge which animates the Christmas of hospitalized children.
Cascais, Sintra, Setubal, Palmela….. Many cities in the vicinity of the capital have also prepared some nice surprises for the holidays.
Ho ho ho ho Christmas in Lisbon, Christmas 2019 for all tastes. Information and program.