Newsletter – September 2018

Newsletter Setembro 2018 News Dozens of Perseids for hundreds of visitors During August it occurs the most known meteor shower, the Perseids. On the days around the peak of activity, 10th, 11th and 12th of August, OLA welcomed over 300 visitors eager to see these meteors originating from the comet Swift-Tuttle. The Moon helped this […]

Newsletter – August 2018

August 2018 Newsletter News The Minister of Agriculture Luís Capoulas Santos, visited OLA last July The minister of Agriculture, Forests and Rural Development, Luís Capoulas Santos, visited OLA in the company of the City Mayor, José Calixto and his team. On this session, the Minister had the opportunity to explore the Alqueva night sky with […]

Newsletter – July 2018

July 2018 Newsletter News Seniors on the move (Séniores a Mexer) at OLA In June, OLA has continued its collaboration with the Municipality of Reguengos de Monsaraz, in the context of the program “Séniores a Mexer (Seniors on the move)”. During the course of 5 sessions, around 144 participants got to know OLA’s project and […]

Newsletter – June 2018

Newsletter June 2018 News OLA is “Best Tourism Entertainment of Alentejo 2017” On 6th of May, a day after the celebration of Observatório do Lago Alqueva – OLA second anniversary, we were distinguished at the Alentejo and Ribatejo Tourism Awards 2017 as “Best Touristic Entertainment of Alentejo 2017”. At the ceremony that was held at […]

Newsletter – May 2018

Newsletter Maio 2018 News OLA celebrated the 25th of April at São Bento Palace On the occasion of the 44th Anniversary of the 25th of April Revolution, OLA offered a solar observation session with a completely safe telescope. Nearly 400 people could appreciate our star, including the Prime Minister António Costa. In May and June, […]

Newsletter – April 2018

Newsletter April 2018 News OLA cooperated on the activities held on the Day of Reguengos de Monsaraz Schools Group On the past March 22nd, OLA participated on the Day of Reguengos de Monsaraz Schools Group. During the morning we safely showed the Sun with telescopes to several hundred students from various schools of the Group. […]

Newsletter – March 2018

Newsletter March 2018 News “Mais Perto do Céu” on air at Radio Corval OLA collaborates on a weekly basis with Rádio Corval, a local radio, within the  program “Closer to the sky”. In this program, OLA’s team present the scheduled activities at the observatory and discuss the latest Astronomy news. The emission happens every Thursday […]

Newsletter – February 2018

Newsletter February 2018 News Tickets to OLA’s stargazing sessions now available also at Last2Ticket Now you can purchase your tickets for OLA’s sessions from the comfort of your home. You just need to visit the Last2Ticket website! There you will find tickets in the categories of Adult, Teenager and Family, for our Winter and Summer […]

Newsletter – Jan2018

Newsletter January 2018 News OLA awarded Medal of Scientific Merit On the past December 8th, on the occasion of the celebration of the 13th anniversary of the elevation of Reguengos de Monsaraz to the administrative category of city, the Observatório do Lago Alqueva – OLA and the Alqueva Dark Sky Reserve were awarded the Medal […]