Sal Island: The Pedra de Lume Festival promises “luxury program” to celebrate Our Lady of Pity

Espargos, Aug 14 (Inforpress) – The Pedra de Lume Festival (Sal Island) that this year will take place on the 24th and 25th, promises a “luxury program” to celebrate ” Our Lady of Pity”, patroness of the locality, marked at August 15.

Like the previous years, and by this time of the year, the fishing village of Pedra de Lume will receive on Wednesday a different movement, animated by various activities that mark festivities of its patron saint, Our Lady of Mercy.

Organized annually by Club Verdum, not to let this old tradition die, the program that starts at 10:00 PM in the small fishing community will be filled with musical animation on the beach since morning, endurance race, swimming, speed race, high jump, among others, being the main point of the activities the moment of homage, this year dedicated to the young Anacleto Santos Monteiro, known as Cheda, who has been suffering from “rare disease” and is now in a wheelchair.

Meanwhile, at 4:00 p.m., the period is reserved for the usual mass and procession, and from 8:00 p.m. will be performed the show with dance groups and DJ’s, and a fashion parade closing the festivities dedicated to Our Lady of Mercy.