Museu de Portimão shows Best Sport City of 2019 and 25 years of Teatro da Caverna

Exhibitions open on the 14th

A photographic exhibition on Portimão – European City of Sport 2019 (CED) and an exhibition portraying the 25th anniversary of Teatro A Caverna, by Manuel Teixeira Gomes Secondary School, will be on display from the 14th at the Museu de Portimão.

In the first case, the exhibition shows how the event that ended up receiving the distinction of Best European City of Sport in 2019, in which more than 700 sporting initiatives were carried out, involving about 550 thousand people, including practitioners, spectators , volunteers and partners.

The selection of images, which outlines a diverse portrait of CED 2019, combines the perspectives of photographers Filipe da Palma (Portimão City Council) and Miguel Veterano (Kore), with the images captured by young people André Guerreiro, Jéssica Coelho, Ana Kovdiei, Verónica Santos, Beatriz Cardoso, Jack Palmer and Ângelo Zambujo, students of the Professional Technical Photography Course at Escola Profissional Gil Eanes.

"The movement, effort, resilience, inclusion, the spirit of unity and the desire to win over athletes who gave their best, always bearing in mind the support of the crowds, are pervasive," described the Portimão Chamber .



The exhibition on O Teatro A Caverna, by Escola Secundária Manuel Teixeira Gomes, aims to show the trajectory of this group, founded in the 1993/94 school year and which over the last 25 years has presented more than 20 shows.

It is this artistic activity that will be represented in the exhibition, «through photographs, notes of scenery, props, wardrobe and posters», which will lead the visitor «through the intricacies of the group's path, in favor of education through art ».

Both exhibitions open on the 14th of March, a Saturday, at 17 pm.

This initiative has the support of the Professional School Gil Eanes de Portimão, the Group of Schools Manuel Teixeira Gomes and the Theater Group of the Secondary School Manuel Teixeira Gomes – O Teatro A Caverna.

The shows can be visited until May 3rd, on Tuesdays, from 14:30 pm to 18:00 pm, and from Wednesday to Sunday, from 10:00 am to 18:00 pm.