The 5th edition of the festival F starts today in Faro, with a poster that includes bands and artists such as Dead Combo, Salvador Sobral, Manel Cruz, Moonspell, Kátia Guerreiro and D.A.M.A. and the party Revenge the 90’s.
The festival returns to the Vila Adentro, in the historical center of Faro, with the shows being divided by seven stages.
Today they perform, among others, Salvador Sobral, Sean Riley, Cristina Branco, Diogo Piçarra, DAMA, Slow J, Kátia Guerreiro with the Classical Southern Orchestra, Luís Severo, Papillon, César Cardoso Quartet, Brass Wires Orchestra, Sacik Brow, Blaya and Domi.
On Friday, the performances of Sérgio Godinho, Dead Combo, Aurea, The Legendary Tigerman, Rodrigo Leão, Elisa Rodrigues, Alexander Search, Ermo, Piruka, Paus and Filipe Sambado, among others, are scheduled.
On Saturday, the last day of the festival, they will go through the stages of the festival Bishop, Holly Hood, Surma, DJ Glue, Golden Slumbers, Moonspell, Raquel Tavares, Kappa Jotta, The Gift, January and Manel Cruz, among others.
For this day is also marked Revenge of the 90’s, “an experience that appeals to memory, the senses and makes travel” until the 1990s.
In the F festival, in addition to the musical program, there will be exhibitions, theater (in partnership with LAMA – Laboratory of Arts and Media of Algarve), stand up comedy, street animation, videomapping, tertúlias (“in a daily moment of reflection on various themes “), exhibitions, children’s programs, workshops (” on building musical instruments with recycled materials, beatbox, videomapping, hip-hop, among others “), author’s craftsmanship and a restoration zone.
This year, the festival will have for the first time a space “entirely dedicated to gaming, promoting tournaments and challenges in the world of video games”.
On Friday, the television program “Government Shadow”, with Carloz Vaz Marques, João Miguel Tavares, Pedro Mexia and Ricardo Araújo Pereira, will be broadcast from the festival grounds.
In 2017, according to the organization, they went through the festival, close to 35 thousand people.
The festival F is organized by the Municipality of Faro, the Theater of the Figures, the Ambifaro and the producer Sons in Transit.