Fazer a Festa - International Theater Festival
"Fazer a Festa - International Theater Festival"; accomplished 34 editions, at 2015.
Along the years, this Festival, the third older of Portugal, has already used the main theater rooms as well as other public and cultural spaces, and also squares, gardens and streets of the city. In the last years the Festival happens in a Theatrical Village set up in the Gardens of the Crystal Palace and in the Auditorium of the Municipal Library, contiguous to the Gardens. Presents 30 professional companies in 60 presentations, during 10.
It pretends to sensitize diversified publics, especially youths.
Present shows of the most important portuguese companies and creators, in no conventional spaces.
Present foreign companies and create artistic and friendship liaisons with the portuguese theatre and public.
Show the work of portuguese companies from out of areas like Lisbon and Porto, of spanish companies, especially Galician and presentation of new projects, companies and creators. Show in the same programming consegrated and unknown names, in a kaleidoscope of several theatrical disciplines.
Present a theatrical program specifically dedicated to the schools.
Parallel manifestations, as exhibitions, debates, newsletters, music and cine-video.
Make the Theater a space of Party.