Thursday, 27 June 2019 16:00

24th of June celebrated in Castro Marim with Fado of Carminho

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Castro Marim celebrated the municipal holiday, with a great concert of Carminho. The fado singer crowded the “Revelim of St. Anthony” and thrilled the audience with its uniqueness and great voice. The trio "Bela Luísa" started the night, also with Portuguese music.


During the morning, in the usual solemn session, the municipality of Castro Marim received the lecture "The role of grandparents in the education of grandchildren" by the pediatric physician Vítor Gameiro. It was followed by the intervention of Mr. António Salvador, dear and popular historian of Castro Marim, who advanced the launch of his book "Artisan" dedicated to youth, and said still a spiel of his authorship.

In the saxophone, Bruno Correia, also conductor of the Musical Band Castromarinense, began the official ceremony, itself, marked by the speeches of the President of the Municipal Assembly, José Domingos, and the Mayor of town, Francisco Amaral.

With a rich and diversified cultural program, since the 22nd of June, Castro Marim celebrates and honors its people and its history. The theater of the CDD (Center for Culture and Sport of the city Hall) returned to the stage on Friday, especially dedicated to students of the University of free time, which opened, the next day, the exhibition of the works developed throughout the year in the local market of the village, where they also made a demonstration of ballroom dances. At the same ceremony, the winners of the competition of the adherent establishments of medieval days of 2018 were met :1st-Mini Mercado Rita Pena; 2nd-Snack-Bar two brothers; 3rd-Group of Friends Motards "the Pirates".

The night of 23rd of June was, as usual, with the great Arraial of S. João, which takes place on the 1st of May Square, in Castro Marim. Animated by sardines and popular music, this “Arraial” also closed the XX masts contest, which every year animates the popular saints in the county, fruit of the hard work and delivery of clubs and local associations, who excel in making this a tradition, still with a lot of life and expressiveness in the territory. This year, on the podium were the following collectivities: House of the People of Azinhal (1 º), Social Association of the Parish of Odeleite (2 º), Cultural and sports Association of Friends of Alta Mora and Campesino Recreativo Football Club (3 º). This feast, which gathers annually hundreds of people from Castro Marim and many others , has the libris in the popular marches, starring the Parish of Castro Marim and the Musical band Castromarinense.

Recently out of an interim election, the municipality of Castro Marim now resumes its usual cultural activity with a diversified summer agenda.

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