What do we have in store in June? 


We are entering in the final sprint of our semester. It is amazing how fast it went. 

But with the good weather and the improvement of the pandemic situation the opportunities for open-air activities away from the computer have finally arrived!!!! 

We continue our mission of bringing Portugal closer to you by sharing Portuguese cinema, photographers, food recipes and even our language and our best-kept secret spots. 


Here’s what we have in store this month: 

1 June | Celebrating the Portuguese Children's 

  • We had a wonderful celebration webinar on 2 heart-warming social projects that give scientific role modules to less advantegeous children. If you missed it, the recording will soon be available here

  • We shared the links to children story tales about our planet, the oceans, the climate crisis and how to live in a more sustainable way. 

  • And we prepared 3 traditional Portuguese stories in video, with intros in italian and english, made by the children themselves.  

6 June | Tin tan tuna - Portuguese canned food workshop 
All hands on deck!! At aperitivo time we will guide you through some recipes that you can prepare and have for dinner right away. We will go through some of the history around the canned fish industry and how you can eat it. 

Until 6 June | Lake Cleaning 
We care about the environment and we want to take action where we can involvE our families. We are organizing several cleaning days. We have already some partners but together we reach better results. Are you willing to join us? 

8 June | Celebrating the World Oceans Day 
On the International Day of the Oceans, we talk on how we should take care of something that is so dear and so important to us. 

11 & 12 June|Dance Challenge 
Whether you joined our Dance workshops or not, everyone is invited to join the Dance Challenge. Dance the Malhao wherever you are and be part of our Semester closing video.  

19 June | CINEMANDO ao ar livre: 'curtas' 
Within Ispra Lagovisioni programme, a night of short films featured at the prestigious Festival Cinema from Vila do Conde and from School of Design of Caldas Da Rainha ESAD.PT students. And who knows some PT specialities to entertain the stomachs. 

25 June | CINEMANDO ao ar livre: A Gaiola Dourada 
Within Ispra Lagovisioni programme, we will feature A Gaiola Dourada (Gilded cage) It is a French-Portuguese comedy film released in 2013. It was directed by Ruben Alves. An emigrant family in Paris which everybody loved... La crème de la crème of Portuguese actors perfom at this film. 

15 June | Photography exhibition with the JRC Photo Cine Club: Lisbon Street Photography 
For our last  exhibition we return to where we started. Street Photography. 

1-30 June | Photography competition 
This month the word is POPULAR. Show us your most typical party pop pictures. 

June | Let’s celebrate?   
June is also the month that in Portugal we have several folkloric and traditional celebrations .... depending on the restrictions we might have something cultural, sportif and for leisure for you. Stay tuned 😉 


Keep moving in June! 

PT Semester XC Runnning Race Geel 

Virtual Run & Walk from Ispra to Lisbon 


Here are our “Made in Portugal” June’s picks:   

Secret Route | The West is best TAKE 1, and 
Ines, Tiago, Luisa and Sandra take us to the WEST! West is the Best and you can take it in 3 times. Outstanding World Heritage sites, long breath-taking beaches and Atlantic waves that will keep you on your toes and make you, too return to the West. 

Sounds of Portugal | Our picks 
Don’t know what music to listen anymore? Discover the songs and albums our team loves the most.   

Tastes of Portugal | Recipes from Chef Carlos 
Our colleague Carlos Chaves has now released nine Portuguese recipes. Try them out and let us know! 

Sustainable eco-friendly footware. Right on time for the summer! 


Do you know that all events can be directly added to your own calendar so that you don’t miss them out? 
You just need to go to our website or web app  http://pt-semester.eu/events and click on Add to calendar.  

As we know you don’t want to miss a thing, we are making the recordings of all past events available here