A new feature of the Fazunchar festival in 2022 is the community action Vila Florida, whose name was stolen from the distinction that Figueiró dos Vinhos deserved in 1998, as “Vila Florida of Europe”. This is an initiative (already underway) open to the community and in partnership with various cultural, recreational and social entities in the municipality, which aims to recreate an ancient tradition of Figueiró dos Vinhos, the construction of paper flowers to decorate the streets. from its historic centre, meanwhile fallen into oblivion.
As far as music is concerned, always in the Auditorium of Casa da Cultura – Clube Figueiroense at 9.30 pm, on the 19th the result of Silly’s artistic residency will be presented and on the following day, August 20th, the Papercutz + Ensemble concert will take place.
The already usual Guided Tours guided by the curator Lara Seixo Rodrigues, the workshops (this year with Mariana, the miserable and Florida Studio), the Jornal de Cordel, the Community Picnic, among many other activities, once again make Figueiró dos Vinhos a land of sharing with the local communities and also with those who move here temporarily.
Once again spread over several different areas of the municipality – historic center and all other parishes -, the make out proposes to accompany the creation of a set of murals that will transform the urban landscape and the imagery of Figueiró dos Vinhos. In charge of this mission will be the artists Alba Fabre Sacristán (Spain), Juan Rivas (Spain), Lourenço Providência (Portugal), Mariana the Miserable (Portugal), Slim Safont (Spain), Taquen (Spain) and Tiago Hesp (Portugal). ), the winner of the open call promoted in this edition.
To integrate the existing art script, Brazilian artist Arashida was challenged to create a set of canvases, which will be located in several prominent locations in the historic center of the village.
This 4th edition of Fazunchar will begin with the presentation of the result of the 2021 artistic residency designed by illustrator Francis.co (PT) and which will take to the Museum and Arts Center of Figueiró dos Vinhos the exhibition “Forgotten “, which will remain open until August 31. The opening is scheduled for 16:00 on Saturday, the 13th.
In Laínte — an oral dialect used by the street vendors of fabric who passed through Figueiró dos Vinhos during the 19th century and which somehow became, especially until the mid-20th century, an integral part of the saying of the village’s population — Fazunchar means to do. Laínte is a modification of the word Latin, an example of how this whole dialect was structured: from transformations of the Portuguese language.
Fazunchar “has in its genesis a proposal for modification, alteration of the urban fabric of Figueiró dos Vinhos, its buildings, its landscape, always respecting the traditions, heritages and customs of this village in the interior of the country, for a long time forgotten. A very concrete work of relationship with the people of this territory through community actions of training and experimentation for the life of art”, indicates the organizer, the municipality of Figueiró dos Vinhos, curated and co-organized by Mistaker Maker, Artistic Intervention Platform.