Lavrar o Mar promotes, in low season, the dynamization of the various locations of the Costa Vicentina and the Serra de Monchique, through an eminently creative and artistic action that gives people, tourists and attractions the chance to discover a regenerating and identifiable local identity. renews by the hand of the arts and local interlocutors.
Lavrar o Mar consolidates a new brand for the region by merging contemporary artistic practices with local ancestral knowledge, taking place in nature (valleys and beaches) and in the local built heritage and with history (churches and castle, monastery, distilleries or houses stately). A different experience that reveals the cultural dimension of the region, based on its uniqueness and distinctive natural beauty.
Lavrar o Mar installs a cultural and tourist route with a European dimension in the territory, promoting transformative encounters and a continuous human sharing between artists and local populations, fixed and floating foreign population. We believe that Culture is an asset of exceptional value for the tourist offer.
The program is based on the creation and presentation of unique shows of dance, music, theater, performance; image, exhibitions and multidisciplinary projects, in key moments that we call SPECTACLES – in connection with local tradition parties – ARTISTIC RESIDENCES and ARTISTIC MEETINGS, which culminate in an INTERNATIONAL PERFORMING ARTS FESTIVAL.