The Festa do Avante will be held in September only with Portuguese, Portuguese-speaking artists or those who live in Portugal to help the culture sector, in crisis due to the covid-19 pandemic, the PCP announced this Thursday.
In a statement, the communists affirm that the party and the Avante party, scheduled for September 4th, 5th and 6th, in Seixal (Setúbal), are not indifferent to the moment of special difficulty that artists, technicians, programmers, agents and all those who contribute to making a show happen are passing, due to the pandemic.
Thus, the PCP and the organization of the Avante party chose to change the musical program this year in order to give exclusivity to Portuguese artists, to artists who are not Portuguese and are based in Portugal and to artists from Portuguese-speaking countries “.
The Communists naturally promise to resume a musical program with a strong internationalist component “in the 2021 edition.
The party of Avante, the official organ of the PCP, annually brings together, for three days, thousands of people at Quinta da Atalaia, in Seixal, Setúbal district, with a musical and artistic program with dozens of concerts.