Yearly Archives

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    Traditional music and dances experiences

    To experience local folklore is to go far beyond music and dance, it means to meet local history, traditions and culture. It is a very enriching experience for all participants and visitors. Keeping in mind that exchange of experiences, cultures and ideas contribute to a more tolerant world and more open to the difference.

  • Crafts and Folk Arts Workshops

    Ceramic and crafts workshop

    Barcelos is undoubtedly a land of ceramists. All year round we welcome you to discover the art of working on the potters wheel, create your own clay crockery or imagery. In this process you will discover that substance becomes, at each new object created, an instrument with its own personality, with the power to build […]

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    Paint the “Barcelo’s Rooster”

    The Imagery is incomparable to any other artisanal production in Barcelos due to its unique features. It is a production of excellence, of which the most common pieces are related to religion and celebrations, everyday life or beasts (devils, grotesque and ambiguous figures), among others, with the Rooster of Barcelos in the spotlight. With this […]


    Creative tourism in Argentina

    The director of the Creative Tourism Network® had the honor to share a keynote within the prestigious FIT – International Tourism Fair , held lat October 7th in Buenos Aires. The FIT is a referent for the tourist industry, especially in South America, and for this reason, it made sense to share experiences and good […]

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    Tango and creative tourism in Montevideo

    The Creative Tourism Network® (CTN) had the honor and pleasure of celebrating World Tourism Day on September 27th, in such a paradigmatic city as Montevideo is, for all that concerns synergies between creative industries and tourism. The director of CTN gave a master class on the theme “Tango, creative industries and tourism”, as part of […]

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    Creative Tourism in Croatia

    Last September 24th, the director of the Creative Tourism Network®, Caroline Couret, gave a keynote on creative tourism within the Conference on 365 Tourism, organized in Zagreb under the patron of the Ministry of Tourism of the Republic of Croatia. The aim of this annual conference, is to accompany the croatian stakeholders in the develop […]

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    Creative Tourism in Portugal

    The Creative Tourism Network® had the honor to speak within the Seminar on “Tourism development at regional and municipal level: how to explore new opportunities” organized last September 19th in Caldas de Rainha (Center Portugal), by  IPDT – Turismo e Consultoria with the support of Turismo de Portugal. Hundreds of delegates from the whole country attended this event […]

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    Interview with Marie-Virginie CONNAC, Director of Bachelor in Tourism and Hospitality (La Rochelle)

    Converting tourism paradigm shifts into innovation? This is the goal of the Excelia Group (La Rochelle, France) through their training courses at the  Tourism and Hospitality School.  The Creative Tourism Network®, which runs a workshop within the Bachelor of Tourism and Hospitality, felt inspired by the innovative spirit of the Group and interviewed her director, Mrs Marie-Virginie CONNAC, […]

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    6th Creative Tourism Awards: call for entries

    The Creative Tourism Network® is pleased to announce the open registration of the 6th Creative Tourism Awards. These trophies aim to reward every year companies, projects and destinations worldwide that bet on the creative tourism to cater this increasing demand of travelers eager to experience the local culture, while creating a value chain for the territory. The applicant can apply for […]

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    Recife, New CreativeFriendlyDestination

    Last August 2d, the Secretary of Tourism, Sports and Leisure of Recife City Council, Mrs. Ana Paula Vilaça, announced officially the recognition of Recife as a CreativeFriendlyDestination, an international label granted by the CreativeTourismNetwork® to distinguish the destinations that bet on creativity to turn the new challenges of tourism into opportunities. Also known as a Capital […]