festival in honour of Nossa Senhora dos Remédios :
During 3 days : 14, 15 and 16 of
The religious festival celebrating the Lady of Senhora dos
Remédios the 15 of August has always been very important and
turned up more pagan over the times.
Each year the festivities start
in the afternoon having a folk music group and a music band
that encourages a great night of dancing followed by beautiful
fireworks after midnight. This is the night for young people, in fact a
big crowd moves around the church of the Lady
of the Remedies.
The 15 of August
the festival continues with some religious activities: the
mid day and the procession in the afternoon around the church and the
village. The procession includes Senhora dos
Santa Teresinha and Blessed
Nuno Alvares Pereira,
flags, the priest and the participation of the filarmonic band
Sertã; it returns to the chapel and ends by an impressive
when pilgrims say goodbye
to the Virgin with handkerchiefs.
festival in this place honors Senhora of Grace in October
Second Sunday of October
the other festival that occurs each October, the procession of the Lady
of Grace in October presents
with products offered by the organizing committe - they are sold to
help funding the church. More details soon.