The festival “Sol da Caparica”, marked by diversity, returns to the urban park of Costa da Caparica in Almada, for its fifth edition, between now and Sunday.
This year’s poster “runs the considerable distance between fado and rock, kizomba and r & b, classic cut-out song and hip-hop,” making it a “same for all” festival. according to the organization.
On the first day, the name of Jorge Palma stands out, with a concert “intimate and special stuffed with great songs”. On that day, Filipe Catto, Carminho, Silva, Linda Martini, Peste & Sida, Anselmo Ralph, Virgul, Calema, Paus and Deejay Kamala will also perform.
On Friday, it will be the turn of Frankie Chavez, UHF, GNR, Miguel Araújo, Djodje, Moullinex and a “national hip-hop embassy”, composed of Piruka, Jimmy P, Bishop, Deau and the Wet Bed Gang.
The third day is marked by “thousand and one musical landscapes”, with Expensive Soul, Amor Electro, Sara Tavares, Rodrigo Leão, Ana Bacalhau, João Gil, Carolina Deslandes, Via, April Ivy, the Bamba Social Orchestra with Tiago and the DJs Rich & Mendes.
This day also includes a tribute to the singer Cesária Évora, who died in 2001, considered locally as the “maximum exponent” of Cape Verdean music. Lucibela, Lura, Nancy Vieira, Élida Almeida or Teófilo Chantre will give voice to the greatest classics of Diva Barefoot.
On Sunday, the festival has a “meeting with the future”, with a day dedicated to children.
The poster of that day includes the shows “The Songs of Maria”, by Maria Vasconcelos, Rita Guerra to interpret songs from Disney films, and the debut of “O Gato Pintor”, a project that brings together Manuel Paulo and João Monge.
In addition, on that day there will be “two dozen ‘countries’ of animation that children will be able to stamp on their passports,” including film screening, percussion and puppet workshops, an inflatable park and exhibitions.
This year, the organization will take advantage of a new permanent structure of the urban park of Costa da Caparica, the Amphitheater, which will host shows on the four days of the festival.
In the first three days, always at 5:30 p.m., “poets’ voice” will be given with the Poetry Ensemble, satellite project of the Lisbon Poetry Orchestra.
For this stage will still pass Monstra, Tim Tim by Tim Tum, Percussion Trio, Drumming, Pampering and PorBatuka.
In the 5th edition, there is a “street skate” block with lots of activities “, and a stage dedicated to dance, whose programming” will have a connection with the lusophony characteristic of the festival “. In the space “Under the tongue” there will be conversations with artists, debates and declamation of poetry.
In the room will be exposed two pieces of the artist Bordalo II, which creates sculptures made using rubbish and waste.