The Casa do Povo de Santa Cruz organizes, in partnership with the Municipality and the local parish, the Traditional Marches of São João, which will take to the streets, on June 23, at 20:00.
The concentration of groups will be on Rua Bela de São José, next to the Casa da Cultura (Quinta do Revoredo), proceeding to Rua da Ponte Nova, Rua José Barros e Sousa, Praça Dr. João Abel de Freitas, Rua 17 de Junho 1876, Rua de São Fernando, Rua Nova de São Fernando and Rua da Praia, ending his parade next to the Municipal Market, in Praça Padre Patrocínio Alves.
This year’s edition will feature 12 groups of marches, around 550 extras, coming from various parts of the Region, namely: Casa do Povo de Santa Cruz; ADCF – Garota do Calhau – Quinta Falcão Community Center; Serra de Água People’s House; Ribeira Brava People’s House; Ponta Delgada People’s House; Senior University of Machico; Sociohabita Funchal – Pico dos Barcelos Community Center and Quinta Josefina Community Center; ADCF – Garota do Calhau – Murteiras Community Center; Nogueira Community Center, Folklore Group of Casa do Povo de Santa Cruz, Casa do Povo de São Martinho, Casa do Povo do Monte and Nuvem de Afeto.
After the marchers parade through the streets of the City, the groups will take the stage for a performance, in Praça Padre Patrocínio Alves. The entertainment continues with the performance of the Folklore Group of Casa do Povo de Santa Cruz, followed by Heliodoro Jardim and his band and finally the Fireworks Show. For this event, Casa do Povo de Santa Cruz had the support of the Santa Cruz City Council, Santa Cruz Parish Council, Regional Secretariat for Agriculture and Rural Development, Regional Secretariat for Social Inclusion and Citizenship, Vidinha – Friatum and Ilha Peixe .