Events and Festivals in Sintra

February: Madri Gras is celebrated with much enthusiasm in Sintra. This carnivalesque environment involves many a fancy dress gatherings, street parties, music and dance performances etc. The festival takes place between late February and early March.

June: The Sintra Festival is a large part of Sintra’s festive spirit. It is a musical fest that lasts till the end of August and involves a variety of musical performances in different locations around the city.

July: Festas dos Santos Populares is an international jazz festival that takes place every year in neighbouring Cascais.

November: 1st of November is celebrated as All Soul’s Day in remembrance of all those who have passed away.

December: While new year’s eve is a time of excitement in any town, Sintra’s rocky hills and vast coastline becomes a popular spot for checking out fireworks and celebrations in nearby villages and towns when the clock strikes 12. 

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  • I would like to know the name of the piano trio that performed at the Sintra Festival on 19 June 2023, especially the name of the cellist. Is it possible to see an old programme for that evening?

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  • I am interested in the Sintra festival June to August. I am organising a British choir tour to Portugal. Would there be opportunities to perform at the festival? To whom should I make an enquiry about performing?

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    • As of now, there isn't much information available on the 2019 Sintra Festival. I suggest you keep visiting their official website for updates or contact them on their Facebook page. 

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