Blaya, The Gift, Gisela João and the spectacle of José Barros & Navegante with the Ranch of Singers of Aldeia Nova de São Bento are the strong names of the Abril party in Odemira, for the nights of 24, 25 and 26. Odemira returns to fulfill the tradition of celebrating the values of democracy and freedom with free shows.
The great nights of the party in Odemira begin on the night of April 24, at Largo Brito Pais, with the Blaya show. After the symbolic display of the Flag in the Paços do Concelho Building, with the Odemira Philharmonic Band, the Odemira Choral Group and the April Poem reading by the Bocados Brutais group, at midnight, the Piromusical Festival follows. The night of concerts continues the performance of The Gift.
On April 25, at 10:30 am, at the Camacho Costa Cineteater, the solemn session of the Odemira Municipal Assembly will be held to celebrate the 45 years of Democracy in Portugal. After the speeches of the political forces represented in the Assembly and the speeches of the Speaker of the Assembly, Ana Aleixo, and the Mayor of the Chamber, José Alberto Guerreio, the ceremony for the awarding of the Municipal Medal of Merit to the House of the People of Vila Nova de Milfontes, the Odemira Choral Group and the citizen Aníbal Mendes Simão. The morning ends with the joint graduation of the companies of the Volunteer Firefighters of Odemira and Vila Nova de Milfontes and the Nucleus of the League of Combatants of the Municipality of Odemira.
From 4.30 pm there will be the traditional Folklore Festival at Cerro do Peguinho, with the participation of the Old Folklore Guard of Nazaré, Folkloric Ranch "Os Camponeses" of Santana do Mato (Ribatejo), Faro Folk Group and the Ranch Folklore of the House of the People of Vila Nova de Milfontes. The night will be dedicated to the fado of Gisela João, starting at 10 pm.
For the night of April 26, a show is scheduled to bring together José Barros, the Navegante group and the Ranch of Singers from Aldeia Nova de São Bento.
Also noteworthy for the Meeting of Choral Groups, on April 27, at 3:00 pm, at Cineteatro Camacho Costa, with the participation of the Choral Group Voices Feminas de Amoreiras-Gare, Choral Group of Odemira, Choral Group of S. Luís, Group Coral of Vila Nova de Milfontes and Coral Group of Casével (Castro Verde).