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Obidos Buskers Festival, held in second week of September, Portugal.

Updated: Jul 23, 2020

Obidos Buskers International Festival
Obidos Buskers Festival

The first edition of the festival took place in 2016. The consecutive editions have got the average number of 25 international companies and more than 30 artists from all over the world, who presented trends and traditions from all over the planet, through music, street theater and contemporary circus. Free shows, designed for a diverse and familiar audience, took place in the open air, occupying some famous places of the medieval town of Obidos.

International Buskers Festival in the medieval village of Obidos
International Buskers Festival in the medieval village of Obidos

For two days, some of the places in the enchanted historic center of the village will be invaded by a varied and inter-disciplinary art show: street, music, contemporary circus and other forms of art possible to be performed outdoors.

Prerogatives of the event are the public awareness of the street arts as well as the invitation to a re-appropriation of the public space through living in joy and sharing unique moments.

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