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Folkfaro 2017 - Closing ceremony

Sunday, 27 August 2017 | Folklore
Folkfaro 2017 - Closing ceremony

Like in the previous years the oecumenical closing ceremony on Sunday afternoon was the final highlight of this colourful event. The participating groups of Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Italy, Kazakhstan Mexico and Poland came together with their host, the Grupo Folclórico de Faro, to once again gave sampling...

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Folkfaro 2016 Opening Gala

Monday, 22 August 2016 | Folklore
Folkfaro 2016 Opening Gala

We are pleased to published a photo gallery of the opening gala of the International Folklore Festival 2016 that took place last Saturday, August 20th, in the municipal theatre of Faro (Teatro das Figuras) with friendly permission of Bruno Hilário Fotografia. Folkfaro 2016 takes place until August 2...

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FolkFaro 2016 “Na Senda dos Ritmos do Mundo!”

Since 2003, folklore groups from all over the world have been invited by the Folklore Group of Faro and Faro Council to come and take part in this Festival. For nine days, they delight audiences with an authentic folkloric program. Hundreds of  artists from several countries, musicians, dancers and act...

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Folklore Festival 2016

Saturday, 30 July 2016 | Folklore
Folklore Festival 2016

On Saturday, July 30 already the 17th edition of the traditional Folklore Festival, organized by the Rancho Folclórico da Associação Nexense, took place in the centre of our home village Santa Bárbara de Nexe. Three generations of locals proudly presented their picturesque costumes...

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