After the immense success of previous editions, Horta City Hall plans to continue this high profile project in the technology and entertainment areas, with two new events: the HLP Games Week in November 2016 and the HLP TechFest on April 2017.

The HLP 2016 edition, the 7th, will have video games as is primary focus and is dedicated to a younger generation. A tech festival is in the works for 2017, that will also have a video game competition, but it's main goal is to showcase the advances and innovations of technological products and services provided by the best companies in the world.

The project goal is the promotion of scientific and technological culture allowing people direct contact with these subjects, encouraging the birth of partnerships with tech companies, and to consolidate the scientific and technological potential of the Azores.

HLP GAMES WEEK 2016    November 10th to 13th of 2016
Lan party

Bring your PC and connect yourself to the interactive world of online gaming


Come and challenge the champions, by yourself, or as a team!

Retro gaming

A big selection of retro games and consoles will make you go back in time.

Virtual Reality

Get connected with Virtual Reality world!
Play guitar in a live concert and dive with sharks!
We have surreal experiences for you!


The team main members are from Horta city Hall's youth, educatioal and technology departments, assisted by a great team of logistics and technical volunteers.

Pictures from previous editions.



A lot of fun for everyone!
Gaming tournaments, contests and workshops!
Activities already confirmed:

What's new in the video games world?

The latest video games titles will be here!
Come and check it out!


Regulation (pt)

Online registration form

Juvenile authorization permit (pt)

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Smartphone Wallpaper

Portuguese Videogames

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Horta City Hall

Largo Duque d'Ávila e Bolama,
9900-997 Horta