EGEAC is responsible for managing some of Lisbon’s key cultural spaces and for organising Festas de Lisboa and other street festivals.
For more than 20 years, this municipal company has been promoting cultural activity in Lisbon through its street festivals and management of cultural spaces, including São Luiz Theatre, various museums and art galleries, and monuments such as the Monument to the Discoveries and São Jorge Castle. These cultural spaces are visited by more than 2 million people each year, while close to 1 million participate in activities held in the street. As a key actor in the city, EGEAC provides programming that is multidisciplinary, comprehensive, inclusive and democratic, striving to be an agent that is active and receptive, interacting in both contemporary and popular activities.
Vision and mission
To be a leader in cultural creation and promotion in the city of Lisbon, a reference in cultural venues and cultural events management, an agent in the valuation of our heritage and the catalyst of an artistic and cultural network.
To create a unique and distinctive cultural personality for the city of Lisbon, by stimulating artistic creation and promotion, by investing in cultural projects of reference and leveraging the dialogue between the city and its local publics, national and international.