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      10 The Portugal News • 20 Jul 2019                        Front Page Story


      Thousands of bikers expected in Faro



                                                                                The international Faro Bike Meet returns for the 38  year this
                                                                                                                                          th
                                                                                week between 18 and 21 July

                                                                                       ikers from all over the world will  There will also be 24 hour bar service, bike
                                                                                       be coming together this week in  shows, tattoo stands, contests and much
                                                                                       Faro to take part in the annual  more to keep visitors entertained night
                                                                                BFaro Bike Meet, with 20,000        and day.
                                                                                visitors expected to take part in the  As usual, there will be a bus between the
                                                                                internationally renowned event.     festival located in Vale das Almas next to
                                                                                Organised by the Moto Clube de Faro, the  Faro airport and Faro city from 11am on 18
                                                                                four day event costs €45 to attend on a day  July, until 8am on 21 July.
                                                                                pass which includes a goody bag with an  On the final day of the meet there will be
                                                                                official T-shirt, meal passes and a chance to  the traditional motorcycle parade through
                                                                                win a new motorbike or a week in Daytona.  the streets of Faro, offering residents and
                                                                                Within the event there will be live music  visitors to the city the chance to wave the
                                                                                from Dutch band Within Temptation,  bikers off as the leave for another year.
      On the final day of the meet there will be the traditional motorcycle parade through the
      On the final day of the meet there will be the traditional motorcycle parade through the
      On the final day of the meet there will be the traditional motorcycle parade through the
      On the final day of the meet there will be the traditional motorcycle parade through the  Portuguese band Amor Electro and Gisela  For further information about the Bike
      On the final day of the meet there will be the traditional motorcycle parade through the
      streets of Faro. (Photo: Lusa)
      streets of Faro. (Photo: Lusa)                                            João and other shows every evening.  Meet, please visit www.motoclubefaro.pt.
      streets of Faro. (Photo: Lusa)
      streets of Faro. (Photo: Lusa)
      streets of Faro. (Photo: Lusa)
      Euthanasia referendum challenged
        The president of the   standpoint and so       October have an obligation  “A sign of this is the fact
      Portuguese Association of  complicated in an ethical  to submit their proposals  that the proposals for the
      Bioethics has challenged  perspective.”          and ideas (…), rather than  legalisation of euthanasia
      political parties to put the  In the view of Nunes, who  what happened in the  have been rejected in
      holding of a referendum on  is a professor at the Faculty  current legislature,” Nunes  parliament by very small
      euthanasia in the electoral  of Medicine of the  said, referring to the   margins,” he stressed.
      programme as the only    University of Porto, “it is  various proposals on  Nunes was appointed
      way to ensure a serious  crucial that the parties  euthanasia that in this term  last April to the team of
      debate on the matter.    publicly discuss the    were voted on in         counsellors of Pope
        For Rui Nunes, “this is  proposal for a national  parliament.           Francis in the areas of
      the only way to ensure a  referendum on the practice  Nunes added that “even  human dignity considering
      serious, profound and    of euthanasia.”         among the MPs, the theme  the challenges of science  “it is crucial that the parties publicly discuss the proposal
                                                                                                        “it is crucial that the parties publicly discuss the proposal
                                                                                                        “it is crucial that the parties publicly discuss the proposal
                                                                                                        “it is crucial that the parties publicly discuss the proposal
                                                                                                        “it is crucial that the parties publicly discuss the proposal
      rigorous debate in areas so  “The candidate parties to  is controversial and  and technology.     for a national referendum on the practice of euthanasia.”
                                                                                                        for a national referendum on the practice of euthanasia.”
                                                                                                        for a national referendum on the practice of euthanasia.”
                                                                                                        for a national referendum on the practice of euthanasia.”
                                                                                                        for a national referendum on the practice of euthanasia.”
      complex from a technical  the legislative elections in  divisive.”                     TPN/Lusa   said Rui Nunes. (Photo: Lusa)
                                                                                                        said Rui Nunes. (Photo: Lusa)
                                                                                                        said Rui Nunes. (Photo: Lusa)
                                                                                                        said Rui Nunes. (Photo: Lusa)
                                                                                                        said Rui Nunes. (Photo: Lusa)
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