Culture.


Marta studied Political Science and Media & Journalism at the Catholic University of Portugal (UCP) and has developed her journalistic career working for the Portuguese newspapers Diário de Notícias, Correio da Manhā and media outlets in Brussels. She is a freelancer for the Brussels Morning newspaper and the Parliament Magazine, and is also engaged in delivering communications services and EU policy research for different consultancies in Brussels. A former Blue Book trainee of the European Commission, Marta has a keen interest in EU and global affairs, and experience in reporting and interpreting information. Whenever she can, Marta loves traveling, exploring nature and learning about regenerative agriculture. She is also quite enthusiastic about space ventures and the cosmos.

18 January 2022

15 oldest countries in the world

How can we define which countries are the oldest in the world? Such task may be a tricky one, since past History events may indicate that […]
18 January 2022

Vandals have permanently damaged some of North America’s oldest surviving rock art

On December 26th, a panel of ancient petroglyphs in the Indian Head area of Big Bend National Park was irreparably damaged when vandals chose to boldly […]
17 January 2022

Archaeologists find 1,000-year-old mummy in underground tomb in Peru

Archaeologists found a well-preserved mummy dating back around 1,000-800 years in an undergoing tomb, in Cajamarquilla, Peru. The researchers discovered the mummy lying in a fetal […]
12 January 2022

Artist from Aalst wins international street art competition

Nigel Leirens has become the number 1 in an international street art contest with the work “The Girl with the Windmills”. Leirens is a Ghent native […]
10 January 2022

UNESDA Soft Drinks Europe to promote the music sector

There’s no denying that the culture sector has been greatly affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. Since the onset of the public health emergency, with lockdowns imposed […]
6 January 2022

Rio de Janeiro cancels Carnival street amid omicron surge

Rio de Janeiro has cancelled for the second time in a row its famous Carnival street parades due to surge in omicron cases. “We had a meeting […]
6 January 2022

10 unmissable carnivals around the world

1. Rio de Janeiro Carnival, Brazil Probably the first to come to mind when we think of the world’s greatest carnival, and with good reason, the […]
5 January 2022

Climate change satire Don’t Look Up granted a spot on the mainstream narrative

Staring No. 1 film on Netflix for several days in a row, the climate change satire Don’t Look Up has granted a spot on the mainstream […]
4 January 2022

3 cities hold the title of European Capital of Culture in 2022

Since 1 January 2022, three cities in Europe hold the title of European Capital of Culture for one year: Esch-sur-Alzette, in Luxembourg, Kaunas in Lithuania, and […]
4 January 2022

20 TV series we look forward to in 2022

2020 and 2021 saw a drastic increase in streaming platforms subscriptions. And the reason is no mistery: As the Covid-19 pandemic forced people home, their habits […]
4 January 2022

Tower in Denver to have a landscaped rift built into the facade

The Chinese studio MAD Architects has unveiled the design of a residential tower in Colorado with a canyon cutting its shape, which is meant to showcase […]
3 January 2022

New TV series premiering in 2022

2022 is going to be a great year for TV, with exciting new shows coming from Netflix, HBO, Hulu, Disney+, and more. The new year seems […]
31 December 2021

Unusual New Year’s traditions

With the end of the year approaching, we all want to see if off in nice way and welcome the new year into our lives, hoping […]
31 December 2021

Remembering The Battle of Little Big Horn

History, when remembered, is like time travel. It can be exciting tourism, sate curiosity and help us forget today’s toils, but it can also be a […]
30 December 2021

Bill Gates reveals his 5 favorite books of 2021

The final days of the year is often a period when people choose take time off to see friends and family. In 2021, however, the Omicron […]
29 December 2021

Schuman square to become a car-free roundabout

After an intensive process of several years, Brussels Mobility has received the building permit for its plans for the complete Schuman square redevelopment.  “It is essential […]
Send this to a friend