23rd edition of the Albufeira Fisherman's Festival was «a success»

Parties took place between the 2nd and 4th of September

The Albufeira Fisherman's Festival was "a success" and once again received thousands of visitors, in what was its 23rd edition, after two years of interruption due to the pandemic, announced the Albufeira City Council.

From the 2nd to the 4th of September, the party featured traditional food with cuttlefish with ink, roasted chorizo, horse mackerel, whelk beans, shellfish, various snacks and sweets from the region and still lots of music.

According to José Carlos Rolo, the Fisherman's Festivities are «an initiative that reflects the great concern to recover our
roots, keep traditions alive and pay homage to the local fishermen and their families».

«The event is an excellent opportunity to bring together the Albufeira community and show those who visit us a little more about the history of the county and its excellent cuisine, expertly prepared by our local associations, to which we always add an excellent entertainment program», stressed the president of the Chamber.



On the 3rd of September, the Albufeira band Duo 64 opened the stage, with dance music. This was followed by the performance of Diapasão, consisting of six elements: António Marante, Manuel Bessa, Francisco Marques, António Filipe, Armando Mendes and Jorge Marante, the band has several years of career and a repertoire full of hits, such as “Bela Portuguesa ”, “Dá aqui, Dá aqui, Dá cá” and “Eu vou amor la”, among other hits.

In addition to the Rancho Folclórico do Município, the Amigos do Rancho Folclórico da Freguesia do Biscainho, Coruche, and the Rancho Folclórico da Casa do Povo de Vila Nova de Milfontes, Municipality of Odemira, also paraded on stage.

On the last day, Toy was in charge of the concert, followed by Carlos Coelho, singer and composer of traditional Portuguese music.