The 35th edition of the Feira Concurso Arte Doce takes place from the 24th to the 28th of July at the Lagos Sports Complex, featuring the usual sweets, crafts, taverns, regional products, showcooking, children’s entertainment, shows and a sweets exhibition.

In the year of celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the 25th of April 1974, the city hall challenged the participating confectioners to create pieces of sweet art inspired by “Freedom” for the Mandatory Theme category, joining the Free Theme, Sweets Innovation and Quality in Tradition (Best Dom Rodrigo, Doce Fino, Morgado and Doce de Figo).

Little ones will have access to lots of entertainment and entertainment at the Trick or Treat Space, which also includes workshops from LAC and Centro Ciência Viva de Lagos.

In Espaço + Doce (lounge area), we will have music by Carlos Sax, Orquestra de Jazz do Algarve (Vítor Guerreiro and Clara Buser Duo, Rui Freitas Trio and Ricardo Pires Quarteto) and Daniel Marques. Among local artists and guests from the region, Ribatejo, the Arte Doce Stage will host Lana Gasparotti, Omiri, Grupo Acadêmico de Danças Ribatejanas, Os Compotas, DJ HANTT ft. Mr. Vlalen, Jones and Co., DJ Ventura, Michie, Marta Lima and Almatrix. On the Lagos Stage, the protagonists of each night are Expensive Soul, Fernando Daniel, Hybrid Theory – The Linkin Park Tribute, Plutonio and Luís Trigacheiro. This year, the event’s new features are shows after midnight: Silent Disco (26th) and Show das Poderosas (27th).

If you want to learn how to make or just taste delicious delicacies, you can participate in the showcookings of Dom Rodrigo and Doce Fino (ADRA – Associação dos Doces Regionales do Algarve) and flavors from the land and sea of ​​the Algarve (Chef José Moura and Tininha), but also from Ribatejo (Chef Luís Machado).

The 35th Arte Doce Competition Fair takes place from July 24th to 28th, between 6pm and midnight, at the Lagos Sports Complex, with free entry.

Such sweet moments in Lagos!

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Complexo Desportivo de Lagos