Fado superstar Mariza confirmed at this year’s Fatacil

in Algarve · 05-07-2018 14:40:00 · 0 Comments

Portugal’s preeminent Fado singer Mariza is one of three names already confirmed to perform at this year’s Fatacil event, the biggest summer fair south of the Tagus River, which takes place every August in the Algarve city of Lagoa.

Held since 1980, Fatacil, one of the largest arts, crafts, tourism and agriculture shows in the country, is this year celebrating its 39th anniversary.
Staged over 10 days, it currently welcomes more than 180,000 people each year.

This year the event will be geared towards the main theme ‘Education’, and as well as showcasing the latest national trends in commerce and industry, it will also highlight traditional Portuguese arts, crafts and produce, as well as local wines and gastronomy.
Several hundred exhibitors are due to take a place at the event, which will also feature dressage and horse shows, and nightly entertainment.
In a statement this week, Lagoa council confirmed Fado superstar Mariza will be one of the acts performing, along with singers Carolina Deslandes and C4 Pedro. Dates have not yet been confirmed, and more artists are yet to be announced. For more, see www.fatacil.pt.


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