Past Events
Traditional dances
by Associação Pé-de-Xumbo
for everyone
29 and 31 july + 1 august 2014

Within the framework of the Days of Culture, the Museum of Luz and Associação Pé de Xumbo present two workshops of Alentejo traditional dances and a ball. The initiative is open to all and participation is free!
Come remember or discover ancient sounds and movements...
Support: Municipality of Mourão

workshops: 29 and July 31, 19h
ball: August 1, 21h


The Pé-de-Xumbo, association widely known in the panorama of the performing arts and of the registration and study of traditional dances in Portugal, is founder and responsible since 1996 for Andanças - international festival of folk dances. Works to promote the music and dance of traditional root. A professional team is dedicated to the recovery of these cultural practices by records, co-productions, art creation, research, training and informal education for all ages. Also cooperates with academic institutions in the sector of ethnochoreological research, having published several books and documentaries...