IndieLisboa (April)
Is a privileged event to meet the most recent and interesting works of independent cinema from all over the world. The main aim of the Festival is to discover new films and directors, in the universe of independent cinema. Keeping its attention on the author’s creativity and independence, in only three years IndieLisboa was able to become the second most important Portuguese Festival.

Festas de Lisboa (June)
These celebrations take place in the historical quarters of Lisbon. At the street parties people, dance, listen to Fado, eat grilled sardines and drink. It is also traditional to hold a collective wedding ceremony where the brides are knows as Brides of Santo António,

Ocean’s Festival (July/August)
The Oceans’ Festival is a thrilling tour of the seven seas, made on dry land. It will attract thousands of locals and visitors to the Tagus riverside area where they can watch concerts, urban interventions on the theme of ocenas, multimedia shows and musical pyrotechnics.

Jazz at the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation (August)
An initiative set up by the Gulbenkian Foundation in 1984. The programme includes concerts by world acclaimed musicians, whilst promoting current trends in contemporary Jazz.

Portugal Motorcycling Grand Pix (September)
In Estoril as part of the World Motorcycling GP, this increasingly popular motorclycing race is back on the legendary Estoril Motordrome.

DocLisboa (October)
In October the world fits into Lisbon. The only Portuguese competitive  festival entirely dedicated to documentaries, it will bring the best of the contemporary national and international production offering 11 days fo an intensive program. Doc Lisboa 2007 also focuses on breaking new ground  and on the great diversity and vitality of this cinema of reality.

Arte Lisboa (November)
International Air Fair gathering the most prestigious art galleries in Europe thus promoting Contemporary Art in Lisbon. One of the most important objectives for Arte Lisboa – Contemporary  Art Fair, is to stimulate the development of patronage and artistic production. In the Nations Park of Lisbon.

New Year’s Eve Party (December)
This super-event marks the transition from the Old Year to the New Year. Staged usually in the waterfront of the river Tagus, it includes some concerts with some famous names as well as street entertainment and, of course, fireworks.

Informations provided by ITP – Instituto de Turismo de Portugal – www.visitportugal.com