Towns celebrate Easter with Folar

Visitors to Lagos or Guia this weekend will have the opportunity to taste and purchase the popular Easter cake Folar at events to celebrate the holiday season.

A tasting of the cinnamon flavoured cake is being held at the car park of the Guia Polidesportivo on Sunday from 4pm, where a giant Folar will be prepared and a slice offered to visitors to the ninth Prova do Folar.

In Lagos council, an entertainment programme to mark Easter has been organised by the Câmara and includes a concert by the Algarve Orchestra at the city’s cultural centre tomorrow (Saturday) at 9.30pm and a fair to celebrate traditional sweets and cakes such as the Folar and local handicrafts.

The free-to-enter Feira do Folar e Artesanato is being held at the cultural centre of Barão de São João until Sunday, opening each day at 3pm.