The fourth edition of 365 Algarve, suspended between March and May this year, returns exceptionally in the summer, from July 15th to mid-November, with rescheduled events and with the compliance with all health standards imposed by the Directorate-General for Health (DGS) ), guarantee in a statement.
The program starts with the Olhão International Film and Literature Festival (FICLO), between the 15th and 21st of July, this year with more outdoor activities but maintaining the international competition, the retrospective of the director Albert Serra and the Italian cinema cycle, the guest country of this edition.
In order to comply with the DGS rules, there is a preference for advance purchase electronically, a greater periodicity in cleaning the spaces, a rigor with the occupation of different places, and all activities where the rules of physical distance and sanitation.
The street theater also returns to the road, on July 16, in Faro, and on July 18, in Vila Real de Santo António, with “À Babuja”, by LAMA Teatro, staged by João de Brito.
In a narrative inspired by five words deeply linked to the Algarve’s gastronomic universe, a modern-day Don Quixote gives free rein to the imagination horse with a co-pilot, a noble lady whom he can take with a serenade and, of course, enemies to face.
Between the 25th of July and the 29th of August, the former Cadeia de Lagos receives a trip to discover the urban art present in the city with Street Art Lab.
Through a guided tour of the works of some of the most representative artists of the contemporary panorama of urban art, the program integrates experimentation and creation activities, guided by the guest artist, Jorge Pereira, with different materials being made available for the participant to carry out the creative work that in the end, he takes with him.
The Piquenique de Charme do Festival da Comida Esquecida also return to Penina, in Loulé (August 1) and Santo Estevão in Tavira (August 29), in a festival that offers visitors picnics inspired by the 30s and 40s with culinary experiences in monumental places in the Algarve, walks in the gardens with food collection and cooking classes, among other initiatives.
The experience begins with a short interpretive route to show the identity of the place and counts on the participation of accordionists and folklore dancers, who will dance in the Algarve.
The 365 Algarve program, which aims to combat seasonality and show that the cultural offer can also be an element of attraction for those visiting the region outside the high season, between October and May.