This is an initiative of NOVA University of Lisbon, within the framework of the European project T-Factor, with curatorship by Prof. Carla Fernandes, ICNOVA.
The project aims to unlock the transformative potential for urban regeneration of the temporary use of cultural heritage places, as well as to involve the local population in their creative dynamics and emblematic sites representing trafaria's history in a direct relationship with the community. Thus, knowing the Fado tradition in the village, the T-Factor project offers the inhabitants an unprecedented show that integrates fado singers of Trafaria in 3 key-places of meeting points of the population: The "Verbena" (Trafaria's Musical Society); the "Cortiço"; and the "Club" (Trafaria's football club).
Cast: Marta Miranda, Conceição Ribeiro, Jean Marc Pablo, Luís Guimarães, Marco Torrão, João Marques, Ricardo Peres, Catarina Torrão.
Artistic proposal: Marta Miranda and Carla Fernandes
A mixed and itinerant public event-show including: Fado singers from Trafaria; performers to interact with the local people in the streets during the day before and some hours before the actual show in order to attract people and spread the word about the event and the respective locations.
Audience: over 50 people, from local population to foreigners passing by, from youngsters to elderly people.
- Local identity & Heritage