The Alcoutim Festivities are back, from the 9th to the 11th of September, with a lineup full of entertainment, music, gastronomy, handicrafts, sports and fireworks.
The commemorative ceremony of the Municipality Day, 9, starts at 10:30 am with the raising of the flags. At 10:45 am, the unveiling of the plaque for the inauguration of the housing building in Alcoutim takes place, followed by a formal session, in the Guadiana space, where tribute will be paid to personalities of the municipality who have marked and still mark the course of the Municipality: a session that will feature also with the distinction of employees of the City Council, according to the years of dedication.
Regarding the concerts, all with free admission, on the stage of the Festas de Alcoutim they will perform “The Gift” on the first night. The next day, the night features a show by Nuno Barroso and the Almonda. On September 11th, the night is reserved for one of the show with “Deejay Telio”.
The concerts will be preceded by the performance of the Ganda Banda. For electronic music lovers, there will be performances by “DJ Royal Piress”, DJ KX Connections” and “DJ Lady F”.
In addition to music, Sports are also part of the Alcoutim Festival lineup on Saturday with the traditional International Football game, on Sunday with sports activities on the Guadiana River – such as swimming, duck picking and tallow stick.
During these days, the municipality provides the transport service, "Embarque na Festa", which operates again between Vaqueiros and Alcoutim, with stops in Martim Longo, Giões and Pereiro, with the bus stops being the pick-up point for passengers. timetables that constitute a viable alternative to transport by car for the residents of Alcoutim.
The complete program can be consulted here