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Furnazinhas receives hundreds of visitors at the Countryside  Fair

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Furnazinhas receives hundreds of visitors at the Countryside  Fair

The success is increasing,  from year to year the Countryside fair receives more visitors. Last Monday, May 12th, the 5th edition took place and confirmed the consolidation of the event on the local and regional cultural agenda.

The contact with nature and the uses and customs of the people of this territory, alongside the sale of the best local products, from handicraft to gastronomy, have been the motes in the promotion of the Countryside Fair. The realization of a pedestrian walk in the morning, allied to this initiative and is always one of the best ways to know the cobblest streets and shale houses, which characterize the village of Furnazinhas, as well as the old copper mines on the slopes facing South and the breathtaking panoramic views over the Odeleite Dam.

During the afternoon, the streets of the locality gained new life, with musical animation, from street animation, through folklore and traditional popular ball, and with activities for kids and adults, such as donkey rides or the atelier of bread and cheese. On sale were the honey, the dried fruits, the traditional confectionery and also some pieces of handicrafts, with craftsmen working live. To add to the dynamics of the Countryside Fair, the Urban art works of the University of free time on display at the Furnazinhas Polo, where will also soon be installed the fiber optic, which will allow access to telecommunications, an old desire of this Village, with about 100 inhabitants.

The Countryside Fair was an initiative of the parish council of Odeleite, Social Association of the parish of Odeleite,  City Council of  Castro Marim, Club of Hunters of Furnazinhas and local population.

Castro Marim, May 13, 2019

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