The Feira de Sant’Iago, held annually during the last week of July and the first of August, is one of the largest popular festivals in the country, accounting for more than 400,000 visitors per edition.
Although it has been held for more than four centuries, the Feira de Sant’Iago is always able to surprise by the renovation and innovation that it presents to those who visit it.
In international terms, FestivalCorpo.LX.19 is already confirmed by several countries, namely Ireland, India, Hawaii, Haiti, Mexico, Indonesia.
It is, in short, a production that seeks to massify and democratize the arts in general and dance in particular. In the last edition brought about 2000 dancers on stage and wide thousands as public.
From 10 am, the Exhibition Center opens doors to the works of creative and plastic artists dedicated to themes related to the body, movement, and dance. In addition, the Exhibition Area has handicrafts, products, and brands. In the Body Area, the Festival contemplates different treatments for body and soul, including Tarot consultations, Aura reading, massages, and therapies.
During the two days, starting at 3 pm, the Dance Shows begin. Classical Ballet, Spanish Dance, Contemporary Dance, Jazz, Hip Hop, Oriental Dance, Latin Rhythms, Folk Dance and Bollywood are some of the techniques that will come on the scene.
The Festival will also have a Street Intervention Area, with a live exhibition area and theater, music and dance performances, with which the audience is faced, as it approaches the International Stage.
FestivalCorpo.LX.19 is a co-production of Ai! A Dance, Ajuda Parish Council, Lisbon City Hall, and Ajuda National Palace.
It is a Festival for families and for the general public and it aims to bring together the largest number of people linked to Dance in our country.