The Secretary of State for Social Action, Rita da Cunha Mendes, participates in the celebrations with a Solemn Session broadcast live on social networks, virtual exhibitions, digital initiatives and even an online invitation to celebrate Children’s Day in Family! The highlight takes place at 9:30 pm, with a special edition of the Gala São Brás a Cantar, which will take 20 local artists to the stage of the residents, in a show broadcast on social networks and on Meo Kanal 205 250.
In the context of a pandemic, São Brás de Alportel prepared a special program to commemorate the 106th anniversary of the elevation to the municipality, on the 1st of June. In order to ensure compliance with the safety rules of the Municipality Contingency Plan in the context of preventing the spread of the new coronavirus COVID19, the commemorative program was adapted with resources to new technologies and with moments with restricted access.
The program starts at 9:30 am, with the traditional Romage to the Mausoleum of João Rosa Beatriz, founder of the municipality, in a more restricted format.
The Protocol Hastear da Bandeira Ceremony is scheduled for 10 am, in the outer space of Paços do Concelho. A moment with restricted access and which will count on the collaboration of the Humanitarian Association of the Voluntary Firefighters of São Brás de Alportel and the Philharmonic Band of São Brás de Alportel – ACREMS.
In order to guarantee the rules of distance and safety of the participants, the Solemn Commemorative Session of the elevation of São Brás de Alportel to the municipality will take place at 10:30 am, with restricted access, at the Cineteatro São Brás. A session that will be broadcast live on social networks (Instagram and Facebook) and will be attended and attended by the Secretary of State for Social Action, Rita da Cunha Mendes, who will have the opportunity to learn about the various social support projects underway in the county. On the occasion, municipal insignia will be delivered to a dozen solidarity and community projects, which constitute an important contribution to the well-being, health and safety of the population.
The Session will also include a time for the delivery of personal protective equipment to health professionals at the São Brás de Alportel Health Center and computer equipment to the José Belchior Viegas School Group, within the scope of the “Solidary Computing” project, which aimed to provide computer resources to all 2nd and 3rd cycle and secondary students, for better monitoring of this school from a distance, a pandemic challenges.
Since it is not possible to maintain the Children’s Party that traditionally takes place in Jardim Carrera Viegas, the Municipality decided to create the “Sítio da Brincadeira Virtual – Let’s celebrate Children’s Day in Family!”, Starting at 2 pm. The program consisting of tales, games, experiences, music and adventures will be available on the Municipality website and on the social networks Instagram and Facebook. The availability of the game “Toca a Mexer” and the surprise that comes from the light aircraft will be two highlights of the program. On Children’s Day, the Municipality starts distributing Junior Social Masks (which will be offered to all children in the municipality, from 6 to 12 years old and Mini Visors (for children from 3 to 6 years old).
Social networks will also be the space where, at 4 pm, the tip of the veil of an exhibition that should be inaugurated at the Municipal Gallery will be lifted, under the initiative of two local collectors; José Belchior and Vitor Lourenço; and a guided and virtual visit to the Memory Space, scheduled for 5 pm.
The book “Mercado Municipal – Ciclo de Sabores” will be presented, on the Facebook and Instagram profiles of the Municipality, at 6 pm, with online availability, free of charge, of the section dedicated to Spring Flavors.
A special edition, in digital format, of the “Gala São Brás a Cantar” is the most awaited moment of the commemorative program of the 106th anniversary of the Municipality, with a meeting scheduled for 9:30 pm, on Facebook, Instagram, Youtube and Meo Kanal 205 250. This Gala had its first edition in 2013, on the stage in the heart of the historic centre, in Jardim da Verbena, and revealed a dozen talents from São Paulo.
In the context of a pandemic, a new challenge was launched to São Brasenses and the result was extraordinary participation, with 20 São Brasense artists passing by the CineTeatro stage, in a previously recorded gala, in compliance with all safety rules.
Directly from São Brás de Alportel to the world, in this edition, everyone will be able to sing congratulations to the Municipality of São Brás de Alportel.