Sunday, 17 August 2008

End August in style by attending FATACIL 2008, Lagoa, Algarve

Attend the Algarve’s most spectacular Fair covering handicraft’s, tourism, agriculture and Industry: Fatacil 2008 with a comprehensive line up of cultural and musical events!

Friday 22nd to Sunday 31st of August, from 4 PM (doors open) to 1AM
Venue: Fatasul, Lagoa, Algarve

Fatacil’s cultural events includes: Music Concerts by re-known Portuguese Bands, Portuguese Folk Dancing, Portuguese Horse Riding Shows and Displays, Children’s ‘Let’s play with clay’ workshop, Fado Evening, Dog shows, Table Football Competition, Algarve Wine Competition & Bullfighting.

Detailed Programme here

A major attraction at this fair is the variety of musical events as well as the opportunity to sample the region’s gastronomical delights!

Everyday is a special day at Fatacil! Could you be in a better place if you are in the Algarve between the 22nd and 31st of August?

Ticket prices: €5 (Family ticket for 4: €15); Children free of charge
Further details here

Fatacil is held at Fatasul in Lagoa (Showground for Fairs and Exhibitions; Parque Municipal de Feiras e Exposicões) and is within 20mins by car or taxi from Praia da Rocha & Portimão.

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Notes & links

‘FATACIL, the “Craft, Tourism, Agricultural, Commercial and Industrial Fair of Lagoa,” occurs annually (since 1980) for 10 days in August in the Parque de Feiras e Exposições (Fair and Exhibition Grounds) of Lagoa (Algarve)’. (Wikipedia)

Evening Music Concerts (main stage; 22:30PM):

Friday 22nd August - Algarvian Rock Band: Íris + Orquestra
Saturday 23rd August – Ex-Trovante singer Luis Represas
Sunday 24th August – Portuguese Pop Duo: Anjos + Família Supertsar
Monday 25th August
– Portuguese Singer Jorge Palma
Tuesday 26th AugustTito Paris / Nancy Vieira – Lovely music from the Cape Verde islands
Wednesday 27th August – Tribute to Queen Band: Killer Queen
Thursday 28th August – Popular Portuguese singer: Pedro Abrunhosa
Friday 29th August – Popular Portuguese singer: Tony Carreira
Saturday 30th August – Popular Portuguese Band: Xutos & Pontapés
Sunday 31st August – Brazilian Singer Elba Ramalho

IRIS - Atira'tó mar...

Iris Official Website
Iris radio Iris sing: Oh mãe

Iris sing: Gaivota

Luis Represas
Luis Represas Official Website and songs/videos

Anjos sing: Olhar - te Uma So Vez

Jorge Palma
Jorge Palma sings: Encosta-te a Mim
Jorge Palma sings: Escuridão

Nancy Vieira
Nancy Vieira Official Website

Nancy Vieira sings: Peca Sem Dor

Nancy Vieira sings: Manu

Tito Paris
Tito Paris in myspace

Killer Queen
Tribute to Queen band: Killer Queen Official Website

Pedro Abrunhosa
Pedro Abrunhosa in myspace
Pedro Abrunhosa sings ilumina-me

Tony Carreira
Tony Carreira Official Website
Tony Carreira sings: Tu levaste a minha vida

Xutos & Pontapés
Xutos & Pontapés Official Website
Xutos & Pontapés sing: Homem do Leme

Elba Ramalho
Elba Ramalho Official Website
Elba Ramalho sings: Chão de Giz

Algarve Holiday Studio:
For a memorable stay at Praia da Rocha, Algarve !

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