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Porto Walking Tour

Friday, 10:45 – 12:30

Join us for a walking tour around the UNESCO classified historic city center Porto. Away from the main streets, you will see how Porto was shaped over its many centuries of existence. Strolling through the narrow streets of the city center, accompanied by enthusiastic local guides, who will share with you not only the history, but also their favourite stories and anecdotes.

Price: 5€/person (pay in cash on arrival at the meeting point)
Meeting time: 10:45
Meeting place: Praça dos Leões, next to the fountain
Tour Duration: 1.5 hours • 11:00 – 12:30
Tour guides:  Pedro Nelson Dias and Álvaro Costa

Gala Dinner

Saturday, 20:30 – 22:30

On Saturday before the party, you can join us for our special dinner at the Casa da Música restaurant!

22€ / person – includes soup + choice of meat or vegan menu + drinks + coffee:

Vegetable Soup with chestnuts & pesto
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Choice of:
Roasted Beef Tenderloin with cheese fondue apple & carrot treat
or
Seitan on stewed lentils and sautéed vegetables (vegan)
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Pear & Raisin Crumble with ice cream
or
Coconut pudding with pieces of mango and tapioca (vegan)

 

Em Português:
Sopa de legumes com castanhas e pesto
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Escolhe:
Mignon de novilho assado com fondue de queijo e mimo de cenoura e maça
ou
Seitan sobre lentilhas estufadas e vegetais salteados (vegan)
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Crumble de pera e sultanas com gelado de nata
ou
Doce de leite de coco com pedaços de manga e sagu (vegan)

Social Dance Contest

Prelims • Friday during the beginning of the party
Finals • Saturday during the party

Most of you know how these work! Bring on those moves you’ve been working on. Challenge yourself! Get over your fears of dancing for an audience. So many reasons to compete. Find your own and get out there! For the Social Dance Contest, you have to be able to be present on Friday night at the beginning of the party for the prelims and Saturday night for the finals.

You’ll have a chance to win a full pass to one of these events:

The Spoonful • Edinburgh, Scotland • 12-15 July 2018
Drag the Blues • Barcelona, Spain • October 2018
Korea Blues Camp • Seoul, South Korea • September 2018
Atlantic Blues • Porto, Portugal • February 2020

Solo Blues Contest

Prelims • Friday during the beginning of the party
Finals • Saturday during the party

No hiding behind a partner with this one! Just you and the music! Find your groove and bring on all of your best moves.  In order to compete, you have to be able to be present on Friday night at the beginning of the party for the prelims and Saturday night for the finals.

You’ll have a chance to win a full pass to one of these events:

The Spoonful • Edinburgh, Scotland • 12-15 July 2018
Drag the Blues • Barcelona, Spain • October 2018
Korea Blues Camp • Seoul, South Korea • September 2018
Atlantic Blues • Porto, Portugal • February 2020

Porto Wine Tasting

Sunday, 22:00 – 22:45

A trip to Porto isn’t complete without a taste of port wine! So that’s our plan for the beginning of Sunday night’s party at Casa da Música!
This will be a journey through the wonderful and fascinating world of port wine, You will taste one of the best and oldest nectars in the world from the Douro Valley.

9€ / person • Port Wine Explanation + Tasting
Presented by Filipe Neves, Winemaker and Brand Manager at Casa Ferreirinha, there will be three tastings: Sandeman Founders reserve, Sandeman White and Sandeman 10 Years Old.