São Vicente: Sea Festival moves more than 500 athletes – organization

Mindelo, Aug 7 (Inforpress) – The Sea Festival, which takes place at Laginha beach, in São Vicente, involves more than 500 athletes, participants in 12 nautical modalities, which culminates Saturday in Baía das Gatas, said today the organization.

Amílcar Graça said to Inforpress that this event, which since August 3rd included new modalities, intends essentially to show that “it is possible to make an alcohol-free sports festival”.

“Show youth that they can come to Laginha to play sports, if there is an appropriate sports area here, and enjoy the summer in a healthy way,” said this responsable also a sportsman and “lover” of Laginha beach.

Thus, for more than seven days, the organization hopes to move the venue with 12 modalities, among which football, basketball, handball, tennis, volleyball, swimming and speed racing, which take place these days. This Thursday, according to the same source, will be added another modality, boxing, organized in partnership with the national federation of the sport.