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Alexandra Figueiredo is a journalist and communication consultant with a postgraduation in Psychological Assessment. She's specialized in health journalism and in medical and scientific consultancy. Worked as a radio newscaster and was journalist at SIC Notícias, Expresso, and in two RTP programs, between others. Also coordinated a health program for RTP TV channel. She won several poetry contests, having published poems. She was director of a solidarity association chaired by the former Minister of Health Ana Jorge and was press advisor for the former President of the Portuguese Republic, Dr. Jorge Sampaio, during his time as Ambassador of Tuberculosis in the World. You can follow Alexandra on Instagram.

25 April 2022

10 facts to know about Portugal’s Carnation Revolution

April 25: A Revolution started with music and ornamented with carnations… The carnation revolution that took place on April 25, 1974 impressed the world because violence […]
21 April 2022

100th anniversary of the Garden Cities of the Brussels Region

The majority of the Brussels-Capital Region’s garden cities were built a century ago. To celebrate the occasion, the month of May will bring a festival of […]
19 April 2022

Panorama Mont Des Arts Festival to take place in the heart of Brussels

From April 23rd to May 1st, a wide range of participating institutions will open their doors in downtown Brussels with a unique Panorama Program. Hidden roof […]
18 April 2022

Brussels Tram Museum to resume retro tram rides for first time since pandemic

Retro tram rides will resume in Brussels for the first time since the Covid-19 pandemic halted the service, announced the Brussels Tram Museum. Introduced in 2019 […]
15 April 2022

Uzbekistan to host Boysun Bahori international folklore festival next 7 and 8 May

On May 7 and 8, the Uzbek festival “Boysun Bahori”, the long-awaited holiday of the renewal of nature, national traditions and folklore will start in the […]
15 April 2022

Australia’s newest museum is set to dazzle the world

As the Art Gallery of New South Wales in Australia marks its 150 anniversary, an exciting new era is about to begin for the gallery: the […]
15 April 2022

Brussels’ Iris Festival returns after a two-year pause

After a two-year pause, the Iris Festival will be held in Brussels on May 7th and 8th. It will mark the 33rd anniversary of the Brussels-Capital […]
14 April 2022

88 years since the infamous theft of ‘The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb’ in Ghent

April 11th marked the 88th anniversary of the infamous theft that took place in St. Bavo’s Cathedral, in Ghent, where two panels of ‘The Adoration of […]
13 April 2022

The world’s thinnest skyscraper is welcoming new residents in Manhattan

At 435 meters tall, the Steinway Tower is located in Midtown Manhattan and is also one of the tallest in the Western Hemisphere, trailing only two […]
11 April 2022

Historians reveal Machu Picchu’s real name

It appears that ever since its “discovery” in 1911, Machu Picchu has been called the wrong name. In an article entitled ‘The Ancient Inca Town Named […]
8 April 2022

Curious art attraction comes to Knokke

Throughout 5 months, from 4 April to 4 September, the Closer project can be seen in Knokke. The artwork is the creation of Wim Tellier, an […]
8 April 2022

156 million euros to renovate Cinquantenaire Park ahead of Belgium’s 200th anniversary

On Friday April 1st, the Council of Ministers in Belgium gave the green light to the redeployment and upgrading of the Cinquantenaire Park in Brussels, particularly […]
8 April 2022

Why Santarém is the ultimate destination for history lovers

An hour’s drive from Lisbon, Santarém grips a plateau above the Tagus river, the city’s fingers fanning out and reaching for the edge. It’s a place […]
7 April 2022

Montpellier joins bid to become the European Capital of Culture in 2028

The city of Montpellier and the surrounding territories of the Hérault, from Sète to Agde via the first foothills of the Cévennes and Lunel, have just […]
6 April 2022

An international fireworks competition to take place this summer in Knokke

Spring has arrived but a curtain of cold weather remains in some parts of Europe. Many people are already looking forward to the summer, to warmer […]
6 April 2022

Want to travel differently? This travel festival in Namur is just for you

Travelling is probably the one interest most of us have in common. It’s a nice way to relax, an escape from reality, which at the same […]
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