Magic comes to the streets of Lisbon

in World · 21-08-2020 01:00:00 · 0 Comments

The 8th edition of “Lisbon International Street Magic Festival” will be taking place within the scope of the “Lisbon on the Street” festival launched by EGEAC, from 25 to 30 August.

The edition, under the artistic direction of Luís de Matos, will have a programme adapted to the current Covid-19 pandemic. “The programme and the locations were adapted to comply with all safety rules determined by DGS”,said the organisers.

This edition will see 15 artists from seven different countries. There will be 150 shows spread over seven locations in the city: Praça do Município, at Biblioteca dos Olivais, at Jardim da Galeria Quadrum, at Jardim do Palácio Galveias, at Jardim do Palácio Pimenta, at Marioneta Museum and Baldaya Palace. The access is free; however, a previous booking must be made at

The number of people will be controlled by establishing the number of people that can attend the place. Alcohol disinfectant gel dispensers will be available, as well as masks if some visitors forget to bring their own. “Round carpets with a diameter of 1 metre will be placed, spaced 1,5 metres apart” to guarantee social distancing. The round carpets must be occupied by one person or shared by members of the same household.


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