Fogo Island: Mosteiros reduces period of activities of the Municipality Day due to the drought and bad agricultural year

São Filipe, Aug 02 (Inforpress) – The City Hall of Mosteiros will reduce the festive period from eight to six days and the budget for activities of the Municipality Day by about 40 percent (%), compared to last year due to the drought and bad agricultural year in the county.

Fábio Vieira, president of the Mosteiros Municipality Day celebrations announced Wednesday at a press conference that these measures arises due the drought and the bad agricultural year and stressed that the parties will honor this year the cofounder of the Lantcha beach music festival, the artist João Rodrigues Miranda “Eugénio Mimi” who died in September of last year in the United States of America.

As he said, due to “an adverse and unforeseeable context, extreme drought and bad agricultural year, the City Hall decided to hold a low-cost party, in order to save important financial resources that will be channeled to support farmers and as well as the most vulnerable families and young people who need incentives for technical and vocational training”.

According to Fábio Vieira, the City Hall reduced the festive period from eight to six days without risking any activity, observing that in terms of the program definition, in the promotion of economic efficiency, the City Hall was based on two parameters, namely preference by artists resident in the country and coming from the municipality, and the flexibility of the artist in the negotiation of the payment.

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