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August 2009

LISBOA MÁGICA – Street Magic World Festival 2009

by Lisbon Apartments on August 25, 2009

Street Magic Festival, Lisbon

Street Magic Festival, Lisbon

The 4th edition of LISBOA MÁGICA – Street Magic World Festival starts today and goes on until 30th August. The festival is organised by the Câmara Municipal de Lisboa (Lisbon’s City Hall) with the magician Luís de Matos acting as Artistic Director.

During this festival the city of Lisbon will be invaded by magicians and street artists who will produce their magic over 6 days in 9 different places in Lisbon’s “Baixa” or downtown area.

The magicians come from far and wide, with participants from Canada, Spain, England, Germany, Holland, France, USA and Portugal, including the following: Billy Kidd, Civic Civiac, David Williamson, Enric Magoo, Gazzo, Jan Van Kammen, Kayto, Ken, Luke Wilson, Mário Daniel, Myster Yurgen, Peter Wardell, Ramana, Richard Mcdougall, Silly Billy.

In order to see any of these street shows, you’ll need to go to one of the following areas: Largo de Camões, Largo do Chiado, Rua Augusta (next to the large arch), Rua Garret, Praça da Figueira, Largo 1º de Dezembro, Praça do Teatro S. Carlos, Largo de São Domingos or the Rossio square.

The shows are held at different times of the day – see this Excel sheet for details. You can also download the official event flyer here.

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