São João Festival

São João Festival


Photo by Hugo Cadavez from Portugal - S. João Porto 2008-06-23 007, CC BY 2.0, Festa de São João do Porto (Festival of St John of Porto in English) is a festival that happens every year during Midsummer, on the night of 23 June (St John's Eve), in the city of Porto, in the north of Portugal, thousands of people come to the city centre and more traditional neighborhoods to pay a tribute to Saint John the Baptist, in a party that mixes sacred and profane traditions.The festivities have been held in the city for more than six centuries, yet ...Continue Reading


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