Boticas advances with Barroso Nature Observation Center

The Boticas Municipality will apply 278 thousand euros at the Barroso Nature Observation Center, which aims to create more pedestrian paths, a birding shelter and the recovery of a dam on the Beça river. Boticas Mayor Fernando Queiroga told Lusa yesterday that the project aims to improve the conditions of visitation of Boticas Parque – […]

Half a million euros for traditional irrigation

In the framework of the National Irrigation Program, the Ministry of Agriculture approved a set of rehabilitation projects for traditional irrigation in the six municipalities that comprise the Alto Tâmega Intermunicipal Community (portuguese CIM-AT) area, in an investment of around four million euros. Of this share, a little more than half a million euros (€ […]

Boticas received 2360 trees

Following the different applications presented by the Municipal Council of Boticas to the Common Forest Program, the Council received 2360 trees to reforest the parishes of Alturas Barroso and Cerdedo, Ardãos and Bobadela, Boticas and Granja, Codessoso, Curros and Fiães do Tâmega, Covas do Barroso, Dornelas, Pinho, Sapiãos and Vilar and Viveiro. The species, 160 […]

Ritual Masks of Portugal Roberto Afonso Collection

The exhibition “Mascaras Rituais de Portugal (Ritual Masks of Portugal)” is on display until February 27, at the Ecomuseu de Barroso – espaço padre Fontes, in Montalegre. Composed of several dozens of masks and accessories used in festive rituals of the Roberto Afonso Collection. The exhibition, with the festas (festive celebrations) distributed chronologically between October […]

XXI Pork Gastronomic Fair

The XXI (21) Pork Gastronomic Fair will be held on January 11, 12 and 13, 2019. An event with a great significance for the local economy, especially for those who continue to create the pork and make sausages in the traditional way. In the fair, which attracts thousands of people every year, it will be […]


It will be curious to try to understand, nowadays, and at the dawn of a new century, how the work of Nadir’s rigorous modernist profile could evolve again in the course of the last decades in the plan of a constant reinvention in the search for new solutions plastic and towards what the artist himself […]

Inaugurated new exhibition at Nadir Afonso Arts Center

The Nadir Afonso Arts Center hosted last Wednesday, December 5, on the anniversary of the birth of the painter, the inauguration of the exhibition “Nadir Afonso – Nadir in the Cities”. The inauguration ceremony was attended by the curator of the exhibition, Bernardo Pinto de Almeida, the president of the Nadir Afonso Foundation, Laura Afonso, […]

3rd Christmas Window Shop Competition

The Christmas Window Shop Competition, promoted by Mais Boticas – Boticas Business Association, will run from December 10, 2018 to January 6, 2019. This year the “Best Street” award was eliminated. On the other hand, the number of prizes for the “Best Window” increased, thus, giving prizes up to the 5th place (a). The registration […]

Barroso World Agricultural Heritage receives Chinese delegation

Boticas received a visit last November 16 and 17 from a Chinese delegation from the province of Gansu in the framework of the recent classification of the Barroso region as World Agricultural Heritage by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). This meeting had as main objective the exchange of knowledge between […]