Feira do gado da Malveira-Portugal
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member h_raky
N 38° 58.015 W 009° 15.746
29S E 477264 N 4313138
Quick Description: The Malvern Fair was born on March 25, 1783. By request of some families living in the upper part of the place, the current Malveira de Cima, the Queen Mary I granted a charter for its realization.
Location: Lisboa, Portugal
Date Posted: 12/24/2010 11:09:04 AM
Waymark Code: WMAC99
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member The Blue Quasar
Views: 16

Long Description:
The arguments of the population of Malvern were that it was useful for the cult image of Our Lady of Remedies that there are a chapel in his honor. The Queen issued an decree and gave permission that is going to hold an annual fair "free of rights" on the day of Our Lady of Remedies.
They have their annual feast, the FexpoMalveira, agricultural and livestock fair, held annually the second week of August, one of the largest county in Mafra area, which began in 1988 at the initiative of a group of Malveirenses.

The fair which began as the annual became a point in a weekly market which contributes to its history that is rich and busy and even tumultuous. For many decades was the main source of supply of cattle of Greater Lisbon and fueled Rezes of the Douro to the manufacturing process and aging of port wine. Also because of the geographical environment integration is selling fruit and vegetables, bread, clay and tin articles cooperage and the activities of local artisans.
The line of the West was one that brought her ally and brought people from throughout the region to buy anything rather than be seen here and was sold thus earning fame as one of the most authentic fairs país.Cresceu enough and it can now find all kinds of articles, has anything changed in their typicality but still full life and be a must see
When's the Fair?: the second week of August

Who's at the Fair?:
and the responsibility of the municipality

Website of the fair: Not listed

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