“Tropical vibes” is the motto of the 3rd edition of Lota Cool Market in Portimão

The 3rd edition of Lota Cool Market, this year under the motto “Tropical Vibes”, will take place in Portimão, in the […]

cool market_2 auctionThe 3 Cool Market Auction, this year under the motto “Tropical Vibes”, will take place in Portimão, in the riverside area next to the old fish market and Ponte Velha, on the next 28th and 29th of May, this year for the first time for two days.

Lota Cool is a nationally produced New Crafts, Design & Gourmet Products Market, which will bring, for the third consecutive year, to the Zona Ribeirinha and Antiga Lota, national and innovative creative projects, revealing new trends and original products, with the participation already confirmed by more than 50 exhibitors from different parts of the country and the Algarve.

Diana Condesso, the mentor of this initiative, has once again the organization of Teia d'Impulsos - Social, Cultural and Sports Association and institutional support from the Portimão City Council and the Portimão Parish Council.

This year it will be an open-air “Pop-Up Market” with the novelty of two days at the request of many visitors. Unique and original proposals from urban artisans, new designers and artists from the most diverse areas, always inspired by current trends, fashion and decoration will vibrate at the end of May in the city of Portimão.

"The coolest market in the south" will present proposals for design, vintage and products good gourmet food, attracting all audiences and placing it on the route of markets of this kind that are already a reference in many European cities.

Cool Market Auction«The theme of this edition “Tropical Vibes” will define the environment and the exhibitors, the tropical motifs of palm trees, green foliage, fruits such as pineapple and bananas, birds and flowers combined with the decoration of the exhibitors will bring simplicity and lightness recalling the emblematic film from the 80's: “A Lagoa Azul”», explains the organization.

O Cool Market Auction it will be, for the third consecutive year, a meeting point and a reference point in the south of the country, in the dissemination of what is most creative in the country. This market was born with the purpose of promoting design and creativity and valuing what is different and good.

In the Design area, the presence of Frame is guaranteed (postcards that imitate photos in polaroid), Água na Boca (cake design), Whittle (acrylic jewelry), Sol da Eira (bags and tablet covers with fabrics from around the world), Blue-B (children's sportswear).

At Novo Artesanato, the confirmed presences are Sigues (jewelry made from recycled newspapers and magazines), Re-Palete (painted decorative plates made from used pallets), Alambre (work in cork coating), and Love in Boxes (jewelry inspired by Portuguese tiles), Bebunxi and Mimar Baby, Pezinhos de Algodão and 4Amoricas (children's clothing and accessories) and DaAnna (Children's clothing made from recycled t-shirts).

With regard to Gourmet, Saboreal (handcrafted preserves), Amour Gourmet (chocolates and liqueurs), Dom Chique (liqueurs), Naturally (macrobiotic and vegan food), Pé de Salsa (fruits and vegetables) is confirmed. biological) and Sushi 4 Home.

Within the scope of Street Food, this year we bet on increasing the range, as it is a part of the market where there was a lot of demand, given the number of visitors in previous years. New products are Casavostra (gourmet hamburgers), Cantinho do Gelado (homemade ice cream), Lambreta Maria do Mar (mackerel baguette), Em Pão Torrado (stuffed saloio bread) and The Litlle Kitchen (homemade pizzas) and more regular Caipijoka's and Rock n'Doll, with the half-metre toast.

Cool_Swetcherry PhotographyThe big change in this edition is the two days of the Market, on the 28th, the opening hours are from 16:00 pm to 24:00 am, and on the 29th, from 12:00 pm to 18:00 pm.

Lota Cool Market is free to enter and there will be space in the enclosure not only for the exhibition and sale of new craft products, design e good gourmet food, as for entertainment and theme music.

«To complement this tropical environment, this year's musical poster will be very “Caetano/Tom Jobim”, due to the concept of tranquil Brazilian sound, ideal for a tropical evening and that aligns with the spirit cool event”, stresses the organization.

On Saturday, May 28th, there will be two live musical moments. One at the end of the afternoon, with Tiago Valentim and Bruno Vitor, who will bring a tropical sound very much in the way of Caetano Veloso and Tom Jobin, another at night, with Gijoe, a Dj who is recognized nationally and resident in Portimão, being still to confirm some good surprises!

Lota Cool Market has a partnership with Sul Informação at the media level, in addition to support from Sickonce, in video reporting, Camille Leon, in photo reporting, Solidó, in sound system support, Hotel Made Inn, in participant accommodation, Sagres, in beer and soft drinks, and Alportil.