The Cultural program of the Algarve Regional Directorate for Culture DiVaM – Dynamizing and Enhancing the Monuments of the Algarve – will be on the 3rd and 4th of October at the Megalithic Monuments of Alcalar, in the Castle of Aljezur and in the Fortaleza de Sagres, with several cultural proposals. The theme of this edition “Human Rights, Equality and Non-Discrimination” served as a motto for projects submitted by partner entities.
On October 3, starting at 6:30 pm, in the Castle of Aljezur, the artistic fusion show “Varandas da Memória” will take place. Companhia Ao Luar Teatro visit the troubled life of King Poet Al-Mu`Tamid, from the warm nights spent at the Palácio das Varandas in Silves, to the battles in the Taifas of Al-Andaluz to the Moroccan exile. A show inspired by the magic of Arab poetry, in an encounter with live music, telling the story of the figure Al-Al-Mu`Tamid “The King Poet”.
THE Companhia Ao Luar Teatro seeks to "make known the life and poetry of the most influential figure in the Algarve Al-Andaluz by continuing the work of creation inspired by the intangible cultural heritage of the Algarve region". "This theatrical production is part of the valorisation of the region's heritage and the recovery of the old, the historical, of what is ours and differs from others, as being, the Arab influence", says the Company.
The text and artistic direction is by Rui Penas, with the interpretation of Rui Penas and the live music by Pedro Branco. The technician is João Baião, the costumes are by Berta Cardoso, the paintings by Nelson Martins and the cloth dolls by Filipa Faísca. The set design is in charge of Rui Penas and Luís Santos, this being a production Ao Luar Theater, with the executive production of Célia Martins.
Registrations are made via email [email protected] or telephone 282 620140. All DiVaM cultural activities are free of charge, upon prior registration.