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FOLK AZORES - Festival Internacional de Folclore dos Açores

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The FOLK AZORES - International Folklore Festival of Azores is held in the magical Portuguese archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic, situated between Europe and North America, that is recognized as Portugal’s best kept secret which all are invited to discover the Jewels of the Atlantic, set in a brilliant ocean, these unspoiled emerald green isles, with sapphire blue lakes and beautiful flowers, have remained tranquil for generations where you can spend a memorable getaway exploring breathtaking volcanic craters, luxuriant gardens, mineral hot springs, and incredible coastal vistas amid an ideal climate.

COFIT (Terceira’s International Festivals Organizing Committee) is the organization that is in charge of the Festival that is supported by the Azores Government and also the town hall of Angra do Heroismo City and other public institutions of Azores Region, as well by the sponsorship of local companies.

Every year, in the second week of August, the most diverse groups that come from the most different parts of the world, show everyone the best that have, making this festival full of a lot of color and music that fascinate everyone that attends it.

The joy that each group carries through from the very unique culture of their countries, culminates in a beautiful blend of music and songs that become as a flag and hymn to peace of a world that we all intended to be even better.

For all these reasons, we are waiting for your visit, where everyone is invited to come.

For more information please visit our official website: www.cofit.org or our oficial Facebook page: www.facebook.com/folkazores

Dates

12.08 - 19.08.2018

Next dates:  11.08 - 18.08.2019  / 16.08 - 23.08.2020

Place

Portugal

Terceira Island – Azores Autonomous Region
Rua Cambalim, nº 153, São Bento
Azores – Portugal
9700-037 Angra do Heroísmo  (See in )

Contact

Contact


+351 295 212 975  +351 295 212 975  +351 962 822 377

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