Upcoming Events

  • Welcome to the first month of the photography competition, where we launch a word or a theme around Portugality and you let your imagination flow around it. The first word is: DESENRASCAR. (de·sen·ras·car [ʤizı̃jxasˈkar… [Read]
    Location: Online

  • In a time when travelling is limited, the Portuguese semester is proud to present a series of photography exhibitions that will allow for viewers to travel to Portugal via the lens of a series of photographers that try to… [Read]
    Location: Portuguese semester website.

  • Welcome to the second month of the photography competition, where we launch a word or a theme around Portugality and you let your imagination flow around it. For the month of March our word is:     DISCOVERY ~… [Read]
    Location: Online

  • Whether you are a dance lover or are just looking for something fun to do on a Friday night, this workshop is for you! We will travel to Portugal through dance. Each dance represents a different region in Portugal. We start… [Read]
    Location: Online

  • What is a tree? What is a forest? How important are forests, ecologically and economically? Forests cover one third of the Earth's land, and have a vital role around the world. Around 1.6 billion people - including more… [Read]
    Location: Online

  • 22 March, the World Water Day, #Water2me During COVID times we all know that hand-washing saves lives. But 40% of the world’s population do not have access to basic hand-washing facilities. The World Water Day celebrates… [Read]
    Location: Online

  • Are you feeling like a canned sardine lately? Well, then this workshop is for you! From a long time, the portuguese people has been looking at the sea both as a way of discovery and a way of survival. With a sea that goes… [Read]
    Location: Online

  • Azulejo, from the Arabic al-zillīj is a form of Portuguese painted tin-glazed ceramic tile work. Azulejos are omnipresent throughout the country, from interior and exterior of churches, palaces, houses or train and subway… [Read]
    Location: JRC Ceramics club / Clubhouse

  • Master the basics of Portuguese language in this special episode of Portuguese with Leo to celebrate the World Portuguese Language Day. Discover survival phrases and fun facts you never knew about Portuguese. Ideal for… [Read]
    Location: Online

  • Lunch time webinar
    Location: Online

  • In May, the Portuguese Semester celebrates diversity in its different forms and formats. The 24th of May is the time to honour biological diversity (or biodiversity), which refers to the variety of living organisms on Earth… [Read]
    Location: Online

  • *** date to be confirmed *** Portugal is one of the main wine producers in Europe and it is home to a large diversity of local, unique grapes and wine varieties. Wine making in Portugal goes back to ancient times,… [Read]
    Location: JRC-Ispra Clubhouse/Mensa or online (to be confirmed)

  •  "Knowledge will bring you the opportunity to make a difference." Claire Fagin (American nurse, educator, academic, and consultant) Science communication outreach, a powerful tool to promote science education When you… [Read]
    Location: zoom - to be announced

  • A variety of short cuts of several styles and for all ages (more news coming soon) *Still under construction*
    Location: To be confirmed, if possible presential (Ispra)

  • Of all the corners of the world I love with a stronger and deeper love That beach enraptured and bare Where I become one with the sea, the wind and the moon. Sophia de Mello Breyner Andersen, (Mar, in Poesia, 1944)* 8th… [Read]
    Location: Open air