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Bispo, Malabá, Piruka, Anjos, Soraia Ramos and David Carreira at the Popular Festivities of S. Pedro do Seixal

June 21st to 30th, at Quinta dos Franceses Urban Park

The Popular Festivals of São Pedro, in Seixal, will take place from the 21st to the 30th of June, in the Quinta dos Franceses Urban Park and in other places in the parish. On the 21st, starting at 9 pm, the traditional Marchas Populares das Escolas parade will take place in the streets of the old urban centre of Seixal.

The festivities include, in their program, several musical shows with well-known artists, such as Bispo (who will perform on the 22nd), Malabá (together with the Orchestra of the School of Arts of the Independent Football Club Torrense, on the 23rd), Piruka (on the 27th), the Anjos (on the 28th), Soraia Ramos (on the 29th) and, finally, David Carreira on the 30th of June. On the main stage, well-known names at the municipal level will also appear, Vozes do Atlântico, the Banda da Sociedade Filarmónica União Seixalense and I’m a Rock Star (with the show Cantar Abril) and Talentos sem Fronteiras.

Sol da Caparica < Dia14 < Bispo ©Luís M. Serrao

In Largo da Igreja, several shows are also scheduled, promoted by the Union of Parishes of Seixal, Arrentela and Aldeia de Paio Pires, with the Seixal Pole of the Music School of the National Conservatory, the Ethnographic Parade of Folklore Groups, the Festival of Folklore from Rancho Honra e Glória de Arrentela, F3, Dilema, Novos Talentos, Banda da Sociedade Filarmónica Democrática Timbre Seixalense, Coral Alentejano dos Serviços Sociais, Vítor Paulo Trio, Marchas Populares, Baile Popular de São Pedro, Banda Filarmónica da Sociedade Filarmónica União Seixalense and Grupo Coral Os Gralhas.

In addition to these musical shows and marches, the festivities program includes dances, crafts, gastronomy, street entertainment, the traditional Baía do Seixal Nautical Parade and, also, the procession celebrating the patron saint.

Paulo Silva, president of Seixal City Council, states that «the objective is to involve the entire community, including the municipality’s lively forces, giving life to an initiative that, like previous years, promises to attract thousands of visitors who will enjoy and participate in a wide range of initiatives and competitions that highlight the very varied offer that exists in our municipality, at different levels. We are waiting for you, come and discover the best that is done in terms of local culture and the municipality».

Anjos > Campo Pequeno ©Luís M. Serrão – iNeews 2022.05.14

It should be noted that the global program of the Popular Festivals of the Municipality of Seixal will take place from June 21st to September 1st. The program offered is full of concerts and, across the various stages, renowned artists and others from the new generation will perform. There will also be popular dances, displays of economic activities and crafts, good cuisine, nautical parades, traditional popular marches and lots of street entertainment.

The Festas de S. Pedro, in Seixal, is followed by the Popular Festivals of Arrentela (from the 10th to the 14th of July), Fernão Ferro (from the 23rd to the 28th of July), Aldeia de Paio Pires (from the 31st of July to the 4th of August), Amora (from August 14th to 18th) and, finally, Corroios (from August 23rd to September 1st), whose posters promise to delight thousands of party-goers.

Soraia Ramos – Festival Nossa Lisboa – Altice Arena 2021.09.11 ©Margarida R. – iNeews

Program (updated) of the Popular Festivals of S. Pedro, in Seixal:

June 21st (Friday)

9 pm

– Start of the Marchas Populares das Escolas parade: leaving the Seixal Clube 1925 pavilion, passing through Rua da União, Rua Paiva Coelho and Praça 1.º de Maio

9.30 pm

– Presentation of the Popular School Marches, on Avenida da República

22 hours

– Performance of the Seixal Center of the Music School of the National Conservatory, in Largo da Igreja

June 22nd (Saturday)

3.30 pm

– XI Meeting of Traditional Tagus Boats, Seixal Bay

21 hours

– Ethnographic Parade of Folklore Groups, Largo da Igreja

From 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm

– Manjericos Bailarinos, old urban center of Seixal

10 pm

Church Square

– Rancho Honra e Glória de Arrentela Folklore Festival,

Quinta dos Franceses Urban Park

– Bishop

Festival do Marisco -David Carreira < 2023.08.10 > Olhão ©Luís M. Serrão -ineews

June 23rd (Sunday)

4 pm

– Nautical Parade, Seixal Bay

From 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm

– Charanga Huga-Huga do Rosário, the ancient urban nucleus of Seixal

10 pm

Church Square

– F3

Quinta dos Franceses Urban Park

– Malabá and Orchestra of the Independente Futebol Clube Torrense School of Arts

June 24th (Monday)

10 pm

Church Square

– Dilemma

Quinta dos Franceses Urban Park

– Voices from the Atlantic

June 25th (Tuesday)

From 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm

– Street Theater: «Os Irmão Farófia – 3 Chefs de Cuisine

Endiabrados!”, Núcleo Urbano Antigo do Seixal

10 pm

Church Square

– New talents

Quinta dos Franceses Urban Park

– Sing Abril, by the Banda da Sociedade Filarmónica União Seixalense and I’m a Rock Star

June 26th (Wednesday)

From 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm

– Street Theater: «Fuga à Peste», the old urban centre of Seixal

10 pm

Church Square

– Concert by the Band of the Sociedade Filarmónica Democrática Timbre Seixalense

Quinta dos Franceses Urban Park

– Talents without Borders

June 27th (Thursday)

9.30 pm

Church Square

– Alentejano Choir of the Social Services of Workers of the Municipalities of Seixal

10 pm

Church Square

– Vítor Paulo Trio: Our Song

Quinta dos Franceses Urban Park

– Piruka

June 28th (Friday)

9 pm

– Popular Marches, parade through the streets and presentation in Largo da Igreja

10 pm

Quinta dos Franceses Urban Park

– Angels

11.45 pm

Church Square

– Popular Ball of São Pedro

June 29th (Saturday)

8 am

– Marcha das Canas, Ruas do Seixal
Org.: Democratic Philharmonic Society Timbre Seixalense and Portugal Culture and Recreation

6 pm

– Procession in Honor of Saint Peter, streets of Seixal
Organization: Parish of Seixal

8 pm

– São Pedro Solidário: Mega Zumba Class (Solidarity initiative in favor of the Portuguese Red Cross – Foz do Tejo Delegation), Jardim da Praça dos Mártires da Liberdade

From 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm

– Living Statues Art of Immobility, ancient urban nucleus of Seixal

10 pm

Church Square

– Concert by the Philharmonic Band of Sociedade União Seixalense

Quinta dos Franceses Urban Park

– Soraia Ramos

June 29th and 30th (Saturday and Sunday)

– Tours on traditional Tagus boats, open to the general public, at times to be defined

June 30th (Sunday)

From 9:30 pm to 11:30 pm

– Arraial sobre Rodas, ancient urban center of Seixal

9.30 pm

Church Square

– Coral Group «Os Gralhas»

10 pm

Church Square

– Musical animation

Quinta dos Franceses Urban Park

– David Carreira

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