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14         The Portugal News · 24 Oct 2020                        News

      Celebrating Lagos Municipality Day

      On 27 October, the official celebration of the Municipality Day 2020 will begin with the symbolic raising of the
      flags, followed by a speech by the Lagos Mayor, Hugo Pereira.

                                                                                Facebook pages and      the Facebook page of the   vision of reality in “Frag-
                                                                                YouTube channel.        municipality of Lagos.   mented Worlds”. The trio
                                                                                The celebrations begin on   At 11 am, the usual mass is   of artists Tom Saunders,
                                                                                26 October, at 9.30pm,   scheduled in honour of the   Silke Wei bach and Mar-
                                                                                with a show by MON-     patron saint of Lagos, São   tim Brion present the exhi-
                                                                                DA, at the Lagos Cultural   Gonçalo, in the Church of   bition “Matéria Incertas”,
                                                                                Centre, promising a tribute   Santa Maria. São Gonçalo   a multidisciplinary project
                                                                                of Cante Alentejano in a   was an emblematic histor-  in the areas of sculpture,
                                                                                genuine, bright and exciting   ical figure and patron of   painting, installation, video
                                                                                concert.                the municipality, he left a   and photography. Both
                                                                                On 27 October, the official   profound mark in Lagos,   exhibitions will be on dis-
                                                                                celebration of the Munici-  visible in the places where   play at the Cultural Centre
                                                                                pality Day 2020 will begin   he passed, in its history, and   between 27 October and
                                                                                with the symbolic raising   traditions. For this reason,   30 December.
                                                                                of the flags, followed by a   information and curiosities   Lagos Zoo is also associ-
                                                                                speech by the Lagos Mayor,   will be shared throughout   ated with the commemo-
                                                                                Hugo Pereira. This year   the day on the local author-  rations of the Day of the
                                                                                without the usual presence   ity’s Facebook page about   Municipality, publicising
                                                                                of associations and local   such an important figure for   its space and education
                                                                                institutions to guaran-  Lacobrigenses.         and conservation pro-
                                                                                tee all health and safety   Cultural activities will   jects. On the 27 October,
                                                                                measures, but allowing the   also be presented, with the   entry for residents of the
                                                                                public to have access to   opening of two exhibitions   municipality from the age
           n a year in which   the usual schedule, the   well as cultural events and   the speeches, the ceremony   at the Cultural Centre.   of four has a 50 percent
           the current         municipality will continue   activities, some of which   will be broadcast live on   Inspired by Antoni Gaudí   discount, with children up
           situation requires   to promote the celebration   will be shared in real   the YouTube page of the   and Andy Warhol, Ivan   to three years old having a
      I an adaptation of       with several activities, as   time on the municipality   Municipal Assembly and   Ulmann shows a new   free entry.
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