Celebrating Portugal's National Day

  • Embassy of Portugal

Canning House is pleased to present a virtual celebration of Portugal's National Day, 10 June, including a video from HE Ambassador Manuel Lobo Antunes and a selection of links to Portuguese cultural materials, courtesy of the Embassy of Portugal.

10 June is Portugal's National Day!

Courtesy of the Embassy of Portugal in the UK, Canning House is pleased to present a celebration of the National Day of Portugal!

On this page we showcase a video message from H.E. Ambassador Manuel Lobo Antunes, and a selection of Portuguese cultural resources and events including films, music, talks and art.

A message from HE Ambassador Manuel Lobo Antunes, Ambassador of Portugal to the UK

Cultural Resources

Click here for an extensive selection of Portuguese cultural resources

Including film suggestions from Érica Faleiro Rodrigues and Raquel Morais, a wide variety of books, and a selection of virtual exhibitions from art galleries, museums and palaces across Portugal!

Digital Cultural Agenda

Visit the Embassy of Portugal's Facebook page to watch their full digital programme (as detailed below), broadcast live on 10 June!

Opening message, 10:00

From H.E. Ambassador Manuel Lobo Antunes

Poetry reading, from 11:00

Portuguese voices living in UK

Talk with Helder Macedo and Regina Duarte, 14:00

London in the 70s: Paula Rego and Contemporaries

Live concerts

17:00 - Regina Freire e Pedro Lopes

17:30 - João Menezes

18:00 - André Lacerda e Joana Resende

18:30 - Best Youth

Visiting Portugal

Portugal: talented and welcoming

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