As in previous years, Vila do Bispo's Town Hall has been promoting another edition of the Christmas Decoration Competition from December 1st to 31st.
Referring to the theme "Quadra Natalícia", the initiative is aimed at all commercial establishments in the county and aims to boost trade, betting on the promotion of local establishments, including catering, through the originality and creativity of their Christmas decorations.
Registration is free and formalized by completing and submitting the registration form until November 16, and can be done by mail or in person at the Cultural Center of Vila do Bispo, Largo do Município, 8650-407 Vila do Bispo , by telephone: 282630601 and Fax: 282639325 or by e-mail.
The jury is composed of a representative of the Town Hall of Vila do Bispo; a representative of ACRAL (Association of Commerce and Services of the Algarve Region) and a professor of the School E.B 2,3 of S. Vicente connected to the Art and Decoration that will appreciate and classify the establishments to the competition. The originality and creativity; harmony and aesthetics of the whole, use of own materials, lighting and attractive showcase are the criteria to be taken into account by the jury.
The final results of the contest are announced until January 15, 2019 on the City Hall website.
At the same time and in order to encourage consumers to buy their Christmas purchases at local shops, three Christmas baskets will be drawn for their customers. Thus, each person who purchases in the amount of € 5.00 or more will be assigned a coupon to which must attach the respective proof of purchase or stamp of the establishment, which should be delivered to the Cultural Center. The draw will take place during the dinner of fellowship between the participants of the contest.