April, Freedom!

45 years of freedom, 45 years after the Carnation Revolution. 25 de Abril SEMPRE! In April, Portugal celebrates 45th anniversary of liberation from dictatorship. During the Carnation revolution or “gentle“revolution almost not shots were fired. The flowers and music became the symbol instead. Since 1932, Portugal had been ruled by an authoritarian dictatorship Dictator Antonio Oliveira Salazar. His regime only crumbled on April 25 1974. 20 minutes after midnight, song “Grândola, Vila Morena” by prohibited singer Zeca Afonso was broadcasted in the national radio as a one of the secret symbol. ...

March, colorful giants

We celebrated these festivities by bringing Portugal to the heart of Europe. Portucalio was part of the official partners in the funniest carnival party of the Czech Republic organized by Camões Institute in Prague. And now for what everyone is been waiting, the winners of our giveaway! We were supposed to give 5 calendars in total but we end up offering 2 extra calendars. Thanks for your emails and for the “foliões” from the carnival party competition 🤡 Also congrats to our public answers from Veronika Janáčková and Lenka Pechová on our FB page. ...

February, I love Porto

Inspired by Northern Landscapes February, I love Porto. Light tones that depict the northern city and its romantic atmosphere. View from “Escadas do Codeçal” to Douro river.- Attempt to convey love and share with the common habit of neighbors sharing the same clothesline. Happy Valentine's day! From today Feb 14th till 17th every single penny from any @portucalio calendar sold goes to libre software. This means you will receive at your home a free calendar with #portuguese motifs done exclusively with free software. ...