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On May 15th and 16th, the festival kicks off in the three cities, with 27 shows spread over two days.
On the weekends of June 19 and 20 and July 17 and 18, cultural sharing itineraries take place, with the program running through the cities and each set of 27 shows travels to the next city.
On the weekend of June 19 and 20, artists from Matosinhos go to Braga, those from Braga go to Régua and Matosinhos receives artists from Régua, on the weekend of July 17 and 18, Régua goes to Braga, Braga goes to Matosinhos and Matosinhos goes to Régua.
In music, proposals are presented as diverse as the Matosinhos Jazz Orchestra (with the participation of Manuel Cruz in Braga and Régua, and Manuela Azevedo in Matosinhos), Angélica Salvi, A Pedreira, Emmy Curl, Marem Ladson, Bié, Bala , Cody XV and St. James Park.
In the poetry and ‘spoken word’, the voices of Stray, Ana Deus, Vítor Hugo Ribeiro – L Pertués, Marília Miranda Lopes, “Albas” by Marta Ferreira and “Entre mim eo meu silence” by Marta Moreira are included.
The performances and dance take the stage by Filipe Moreira, Paulo Mota, Ent’Artes – Dance School, “Fora do Lugar” by Urze Teatro, “RES NULLIUS” by Gabriela Barros and “Lugar em Branco” by Carolina Vieira.
The theater enters the scene with Manuel Tur, Diana Sá, Angel Fragua – “Stand Down”, “Conto Contigo” by Peripécia Teatro, “Auto da Barca do Inferno” by the Braga Theater Company and “Familia Vroculis” by Tin.Bra .
In Matosinhos, the shows take place in the Jardim do Monumento ao Senhor do Padrão, the Quinta de Santiago Museum, the Churchyard of the Matosinhos Church and the Casa da Arquitetura.
At Peso da Régua, there will be the Garden of the Douro Museum, the Outdoor Amphitheater of the Municipal Library, the Ecopista Ribeirinha and the AUDIR – External Auditorium to receive the shows.
In Braga, the shows take place in the Exterior Atrium of the D. Diogo de Sousa Museum, in the Garden of the D. Diogo de Sousa Museum Auditorium, in Parque da Ponte.
Entrance is free in all shows, but access will be limited to the number of spectators allowed per venue, in accordance with health safety standards defined by the Directorate-General for Health and the Government.