The decision will bring the history and culture of the Portuguese state closer together through its contemporary artistic talent, and in the opinion of specialists, the event will show writing in two directions: from Portugal with the imprint of its poets and from the neighboring nation with the vision and knowledge of those verses.
In addition to creative work during the so-called Golden Age – the historical period of art flourishing and Castilian letters framed between 1942 and 1659 – current authors will present insights and characteristics of that time for the theatrical and intellectual unity between both. Countries.
Experts consider a look at the common heritage of Hispanic-Portuguese ancestry will be new in this edition of the festival, scheduled for July 1-25, and actions such as the Barroco Infantil and Almagro Off contests will take place in virtual form.
After achieving a special release in 2020 as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, this year the event will recall the days of the exhibition, its international focus and activities in places such as Corral de Comedias, Adolfo Marsillach Theater, Palacio de los Oviedo and Iglesia de San Blas.
Although the festival originated in connection with the Spanish Golden Age, its foreign show expanded its scope not only to the most famous Baroque authors belonging to the Elizabethan theater and the French Neoclassical Church.
In addition to theatrical, musical and dance performances by national and international companies, the Foundation for this festival also organizes exhibitions, workshops, debates and parallel competitions, for a period of approximately 25 days.
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