AgitÁgueda makes an unparalleled contribution to the cultural landscape of the city. Since 2006, some 500 music groups and artists have been on stage. Thefestival's mission is rooted not only on presenting established artists but also on the promotion of new musical projects while organising "Talentos AgitÁgueda", a competition aimed at promoting the participation of new national artistic projects.
On the artistic scope of public art, the entire city of Águeda experiences the contact with urban art and installations of the most different types: the installation of thousands of umbrellas over the city's streets (the Umbrella Sky Project) creates a set that becomes complete with another project of urban art that has coloured the city even further: dozens of spots were painted with appealing colour variations: from garden benches to long stairs resembling rainbows, and many other hotspots of drawing and colour. The gigantic tent that was set up for the festival with the famous umbrella decoration, is another point of interest for those visiting AgitÁgueda.
of animation and many reasons to visit águeda
Concerts, DJs , street animation and much more ...
The musical lineup includes some of the best national and international bands today.
One of the highlights of the event, which combines culture to nightlife, is the art installation ” The Umbrella Sky”, which gives color to the streets of Agueda’s downtown , which are filled with thousands of umbrellas rain colorful set is completed with another project of urban art in that garden benches, stairs, columns, among others, are painted with eye-catching chromatic variations . There is a City roadmap devoted to these facilities . The giant tent erected for the purpose, decorated with famous umbrellas, is another factor of interest to anyone visiting the AgitÁgueda .
With a diverse agenda of cultural events, Águeda invites you to a visit, also for the beauty and magnificence of Pateira of Fermentelos, the largest natural fresh-water lagoon in the Iberian Peninsula, for its walking trails, which take the visitor to the main points of interest in the municipality, from the mountains to the lowlands, discovering granaries, mills or water mills, palaces and various heritage buildings.
The city offers a waterfront that invites to walk or take a bike tour several areas of traditional shops where you can enjoy the local gastronomy and find traditional sweets.