Friday 27, 28, 29 – ‘Feast days of Santa Justa’ at Santa Justa in Alcoutim.

Friday 27 – ‘International Folklore Festival’ – Meeting of several national and international traditional bands at Largo da República in Luz de Tavira from 10pm.

Saturday 28, 29 – Festival in honour of ‘Nossa Senhora a Visitação’ in Odeleite, Castro Marim – throughout the day there will be plenty of entertainment and various sports played. Call: 281 495 148

Saturday 27, 28, 29 – ‘World Traditions’ – Folk Faro 2004 – A huge celebration of folklore from all over the world at Passeio da Doca stage and Auditório da Conservatória Regional de Faro from 10pm. Call: 289 825 527

Saturday 28, 29 – Feast day of ‘Nossa Senhora das Dores’ in Mexilhoeira Grande, Portimão.

Sunday 29 – ‘29th BanhoParty’ -Plenty of musical entertainment, vintage swimwear competition and fireworks at Lagos in Cais da Soleira from 8pm