With a “shorter” program, several moments of the Festa do Senhor de Matosinhos, which usually gathers one million visitors, will be broadcast through social networks and television.
On May 30, the local authority’s ‘Facebook’ page will broadcast, at 10:30 pm, the ‘Pocket Concert’ with David Carreira. On the social network, the musician will present a recording of some of his successful themes, and “for 2021, the return to the stage of the Festas da Cidade is scheduled”, advances the Chamber of Matosinhos.
That same night and social network, will also be broadcast, at midnight, “a note” of the firework show, produced by Macedos Pirotecnia.
On May 31, the image of Senhor de Matosinhos will leave, at 16:00, on the street accompanied by the Matosinhos-Leça Music Band.
In order to prevent the concentration of people, the autarchy advances that the procession will have a “faster pace than usual” and will go through several arteries of the city center.
On June 2, a municipal holiday, the Solemn Eucharist of Bom Jesus de Matosinhos will be broadcast, starting at 11:00 am and live on Porto Canal, with the presence of the Bishop of Porto.
According to the statement, between May 30 and June 2, the initiative “Our Party Has PLACE – LOISY. UNION. GASTRONOMY. ANIMATION. RELIGION” will be launched, based on a set of challenges for “everyone to participate in the pilgrimage. from home ”
Among the challenges, the municipality invites the community to draw “spirals of light” at the window, using flashlights to the rhythm of Bolero de Ravel, learn the recipe for making plentiful food and participate in a ‘quiz’ with various sounds of trading sessions to guess in the figure of corresponding cascade.
In addition to the puzzles, the municipality will also transmit 360 degree videos from various locations associated with the history and heritage of Senhor de Matosinhos, such as the Bom Jesus Church and Feira da Louça. The videos will be narrated by the historian Joel Cleto.