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Western Algarve hosts Early Music Festival

Vila do Bispo and Lagos will be hosting another edition of the Early Music Festival in August with a number of musical performances at local churches.

Four musical groups will be performing – Ludovice Ensemble (Lisbon), The Goldfich Ensemble (Netherlands), Duo Lundú (Évora and Lagos) and Bando de Surunyo (Porto).

Performances will take place at the Ermida de Guadalupe in Vila do Bispo, with concerts starting at 5pm.

Up first is Ludovice Ensemble, which will take to the beautiful church’s stage on August 5.

It will also perform on August 6 at Lagos’ Santo António church at 9.30pm.

The next string of concerts will star the Golfich Ensemble, with performances scheduled for August 12 at Ermida de Guadalupe and for August 13 at Lagos’ São Sebastião church.

On August 19, it is Duo Lundú’s turn to bring their music to Vila do Bispo, with another performance due to take place two days later at Praia da Luz’s church at 9.30pm.

Finally, Bando do Surunyo will play their music at Ermida de Guadalupe on August 26, followed by another concert at Lagos’ Santa Maria church at 9pm.

Tickets cost €5 for concerts at Vila do Bispo, while donations are encouraged at the other churches.