For four nights, between August 28 and 31, Olhão and Fuseta will be animated “by the craziest figures in our imagination”, promises the local authority about “one of the Algarve's summer reference events”, the Levante Nights.
“It is said, in Olhão, that in days of rising the crazy go out to the street,” he says, about an initiative that is distinguished “by the difference and surprise of what it presents to the public”.
Levante's Nights already give their air of grace: a few days ago, a giant flamingo surprised to decide to "land" near Floripes and next to the Ria Formosa "a giant bank" has emerged that has invited residents and visitors to take a picture that record your time in Olhão.
On August 28 and 29, more than two dozen circus-inspired characters invade, respectively, the Fuseta riverfront and the Agadir square in Olhão, in a parade of jugglers, jugglers, clowns, beasts, tamer and spittle. fire, which ends with a spectacle of interaction with the public.
On the 30th of August, with the entrance of the New Moon, “the night dresses in white and light to receive the Goddess of the heavens and the sea”, in a parade that begins on Avenida da República and ends in Patrão Joaquim Lopes garden, in a surprising spectacle of dexterity and fire.
On August 31, Olhão gets carried away by the fantasy of fairy tales and stories of princesses and dragons.
The beautiful and the terrible run along Avenida 5 de Outubro and confront each other in an unprecedented spectacle that takes place in the Patrão Joaquim Lopes garden.