From June 22nd through July 6th – 2019, the city of Amarante hosted the V Amarante International Guitar Festival. The event is organized by the CCA – Maria Amélia Laranjeira, Amarante Cultural Centre with the support of the Amarante City Hall.
The Centro Cultural de Amarante – Maria Amélia Laranjeira was founded on December 3, 1981 by Maria Amélia Laranjeira. The creation of this project stems from the founder’s personal taste and interest in the arts and cultural promotion. For several years she held the position of director of the institution giving life and body to numerous cultural and educational projects in the various areas.
Those who visit Amarante end inevitably by building up an own interpretation, as rich as the willingness and as diverse as luck. As many routes define the region quite can be the pictures and the flavours that the visitors can take back home: architecture, religion, art, nature and gastronomy.
Following the measures implemented by the Municipality of Amarante motivated by the pandemic situation of COVID-19, the Direction of the Centro Cultural de Amarante informs that the VI Edition of the International Guitar Festival of Amarante has been canceled.