As part of the "Algarve – Programming in Network" Project, a program was created in Monchique to support the arts, artists and artisans of the municipality called "Saberes em Rede". The objective, according to the dynamization of the initiative, “is to take advantage of the financial support of this project to promote local artistic creation and stimulate creativity and boost the start-up of
activity in this post-confinement period, supporting the largest possible number of artists from the municipality and the entire local artistic community.
It will be knowledge, knowledge networks and connections of artistic creations that will result in an exhibition presented on May 28th and with itineraries. The contest areas will be handicrafts, music, prose and poetry, photography, painting and sculpture. Each participant can only compete for 1 area, with a limit of 6 participants per category.
Proposals must be submitted by 2 pm on April 27, 2021, in the Paços do Concelho, if the works are sent by mail or in another way that does not guarantee their arrival on this date, they must then be sent by April 23 .
Then one or more works from each category will be chosen, whose author will be invited to develop the proposed idea, whose budget will be approved through the global budget of this
program and given a distribution to the largest number of participants. In May, an exhibition will be held with all the works chosen by the jury and will be
roaming in Castro Marim and Alcoutim.