Caixa do Tempo - Matosinhos, Portugal
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N 41° 11.017 W 008° 40.987
29T E 526576 N 4559189
Quick Description: This Time Capsule (Caixa do Tempo) is placed in the garden next to the city hall of Matosinhos.
Location: Porto, Portugal
Date Posted: 1/23/2015 12:00:28 PM
Waymark Code: WMN980
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher
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Long Description:
This Time Capsule (Caixa do Tempo) is placed in the garden next to the City Hall of Matosinhos.
The time capsule was placed by the City Hall in 2010 to celebrate the Dia da Europa (Day of Europe) and about a thousand messages from schools and local institutions on the theme "What Europe we will have in 25 years. The time capsule is to be opened in 2035.

At this link is possible to read a news article (Portuguese) and some photos of the event of the capsule placement: (visit link)

The plaque placed at the location is reads:

Caixa do Tempo

Que Europa vamos ter daqui a 25 anos?

No dia 9 de Maio de 2010, no âmbito das comemorações
do Dia da Europa, Matosinhos ousou "desenhar
o futuro" e respondeu, através de diferentes
vozes, a esta questão.

Matosinhos respondeu com sonhos, com pensamentos
e com expectativas.

Matosinhos respondeu com mensagens de paz e
esperança que foram seladas numa caixa do tempo,
colocada junto a esta oliveira.

Este Baú de memórias só será aberto em 2035. Até
lá, compete-nos a todos nós construir o futuro! De
Matosinhos, de Portugal e da Europa.

O Presidente da Câmara
Dr. Guilherme Pinto


English translation:


Time capsule

What Europe we will have in 25 years?

On May 9, 2010, as part of celebrations
Europe Day, Matosinhos dared "to draw
the future "and said, through different
voices that question.

Matosinhos responded with dreams, with thoughts
and expectations.

Matosinhos responded with messages of peace and
hope that were sealed in a time box,
placed next to this olive tree.

This memories Chest will only be open in 2035. Until
there, it is up to us all to build the future! of
Matosinhos, Portugal and Europe.

The Mayor
Dr. Guilherme Pinto

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