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The list below is only a selection of some of the many events taking place in Porto and its surrounding areas every year.

Dia de Reis
This is the celebration of the Epiphany that marks the end of the Christmas festivities. During the Dia de Reis is tradition to eat the bolo-rei (king cake) and crystallized candy fruits.

This film festival has been going for the past 20 years, during which time a variety of films by new directors were screened focusing the attention on science fiction movies.

Festival de Sao Joao
This festival takes place in late June during the summer solstice. Celebrations include a firework display over the Douro River, jumping over a fire while making a wish and hitting one another with garlic.

Regata dos Rabelos
Regatta on the Douro River of boats sponsored by the various Port labels starting from Foz and ending at Sandeman.

Fiero do Porto
Lively activities take place every summer night outside the Palacio de Cristal

Fiera do Artesanato do Porto
A fair featuring stall with arts and crafts displays from every region.

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