Agata performs at parties in honor of Senhora das Dores de Monte Gordo

Agata will be at the festivities in honor of Our Lady of Sorrows that will take place from Thursday to Sunday, […]

Procession_Our Lady of Sorrows_Monte GordoÁgata will be at the festivities in honor of Nossa Senhora das Dores that will be held from Thursday to Sunday, in Monte Gordo.

The singer is the loudest name in a program that provides a lot of musical entertainment, including a concert with Cuban Baby Lores, dancing, sports and, of course, religious festivities, among which the procession, the highlight of the festivities, stands out. processions on land and at sea.

Nossa Senhora das Dores Festival Program_Monte Gordo_2016On Thursday, the party is launched at 15:30 pm with the usual Donkey Game tournament of the Associaçãod e Pescadores de Monte Gordo. This is followed by the performance of the Ethnographic Group Santo António de Arenilha (22:00) and a Flamenco Dance show by the Academia de Baile Gracia Diaz (22:45).

On Friday, at 22 pm, the Contemporary Ballet Academy takes to the stage. Later, at 00:22 pm, there is a concert by Cuban musician Baby Lores, a pioneer in the area of ​​reggaeton (a musical style that has its roots in Latin and Caribbean music) and responsible for the musical production of internationally known groups such as Eddy K, Gente de Zona, Acento Latin or Orishas.

On Saturday, in addition to various activities for the younger ones, namely a treasure hunt (11:00), a veterans game is scheduled between Beira Mar and Campinense. The Saturday night entertainment starts at 22 pm and is in charge of Luís Guilherme and Duo Reflexo.

On Sunday, September 11, there is a procession at 17:00. «Marked by a very characteristic character, the religious celebration runs along the sandy beach of Monte Gordo, being accompanied not only by hundreds of faithful and tourists, but also by fishing boats that, with their horns, announce the passage of the religious procession», according to the Vila Real de Santo António City Council.

The party ends with the Ágata concert, which will take place at 22:00 on Sunday, in the western part of Monte Gordo, which will be followed by a firework, scheduled for midnight, on Avenida Marginal.

The festivities in honor of Nossa Senhora das Dores are organized by the Municipality of VRSA and by the Parish Council of Monte Gordo. They have the support of VRSA SGU, the Santo António de Arenilha Fishermen Association and the Bay of Artisanal Fishing Association Monte Gordo.