Albufeira, Paderne and Guia celebrate Easter with (many) folars

There are several events scheduled for this festive season in Albufeira that have this typical delicacy as their “star”.

All the folares, with the typical varieties of the Algarve at the top, will be in focus in different locations in the municipality of Albufeira, on the weekends of April 1st and 2nd and Easter (7th to 9th), in events associated with this season festive.

Next weekend, the 1st and 2nd, from 15 pm to 00 pm, the João Campos Stadium car park, in Paderne, will host the XVI Folar Festival of this village in the municipality of Albufeira.

Visitors will have the opportunity to taste this typical Easter sweet, while getting to know «the culture and genuine flavors of the region», according to the Albufeira Council.

Portuguese popular music will enliven the event throughout the weekend.

On the 7th and 8th of April, Largo Jacinto D`Ayet, next to the statue of Beato Vicente, in the old part of the city, will host Albufeira's Easter Market for the first time.

The show, which will run from 14 pm to 00 pm, will bring together local craftsmen and confectioners, who will offer visitors a variety of folars, confectionery and handicrafts typical of the time.

«Before or after visiting the Fair, gather your family and friends and go to Sea Fest – the great Youth and Family Festival, taking place in Praça dos Pescadores, precisely on the 7th and 8th of April. There are many activities available and several animation groups that will pass through the Sea Fest stage, with emphasis on Carlão's performance on the 8th, scheduled for 21 pm», challenges the municipality.

On the 9th of April, at 16 pm, the XIX Guia Folar Tasting takes place, «which this year has more than 00 kilos», taking place from 250 pm, next to the local Polidesportivo.

In the same space where this event takes place «which has a huge participation», a Handicraft Exhibition will be held. The animation is in charge of Valter Cabrita and the group José Praia and Áqua Viva.