Three months of entertainment in São Brás de Alportel

SÃO BRÁS de Alportel is celebrating spring with a programme of events aimed at young people of all ages with Primavera Jovem, over the months of April, May and June.

An impressive and diverse line-up of competitions, music, workshops and comedy has been organised in conjunction with local associations and the council.

The women’s Portuguese cycling cup passed through São Bras de Alportel on Sunday April 6, eight of the national cycling team were present on the 55km stage and it marked the first of many events in April.  Included in the agenda for April is a paintball tournament on April 26, the second medieval fair on April 23 and 24 and the Primavera Jovem 2008 party is to be held at Up Club/Txilofolia on April 18 from 12am.

May sees stand-up comedy from Francisco Menezes, a Portuguese comedian featured on national television, on May 31 at the Cine-Teatro.  Anyone feeling active can take part in a dance workshop, hip hop on May 3 or perhaps oriental dance on May 10.

In June there will be an under 15´s football tournament on June 14 and 15 held at Campo de Futebol G.D.C Machados.  There will also be an opportunity for audiences to watch A Lição de Offenbach, a combined production by the Algarve orchestra and Theatre of the Algarve on June 8 at Jardim de Verbena.

A full programme of events, their locations and times can be found at www.cm-sbras.pt (only in Portuguese) or for further information call 289 840 003.

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