The career of Mísia sets the tone for the contemporaneity of fado. Mísia was one of the artists who has carried out a true fado revolution. Contemporary poets have written exclusively for her voice (José Saramago, Agustina Bessa-Luís, Lídia Jorge, Vasco Graça Moura, Hélia Correia, among others) and she has created her own sound identity
Prestigious Portuguese musician António Zambujo, deeply influenced by fado and the typical singing of Alentejo region – “cante alentejano” – presents his 6th album “Rua da Emenda”, a mix of sounds from Brazil, France, Uruguay and Africa, on March 7th at 21:30 in Teatro Aveirense.
From February 17th to March 22nd, 4 Chapitô tents and dozens of acrobats, jongleurs, clowns and circus performers will occupy the city of Viseu for a month and an half with the project Circus Lab. A challenging event that will make everyone smile!
The March Fair
In Aveiro the March Fair will open its doors to the public during a month. Later we will give you more information about this fair which is one the city’s major highlights.
Óbidos Chocolate Festival
Anyone with a sweet tooth shouldn’t miss the chance to take part in the International Chocolate Festival in Óbidos. During several days the medieval town’s narrow streets will be transformed into genuine showcases of cakes and sweets that everyone can sample and purchase. For younger visitors, the “Kids’ Chocolate House” offers recreational and pedagogical activities and
Feast of Saint Joana, the Princess
On May 12th, Aveiro will be celebrating the Feast of Saint Joana, the Princess, patron saint of the city.