Created in 1978, FITEI – Festival Internacional de Teatro de Expressão Ibérica is Portugal’s oldest theatre festival – a reference in its domain and a recognised award-winning event. For nearly 40 years that the festival promotes theatre and performing arts; and enhances creative and collaborative bridges between Portugal and the Ibero-speaking world (Spain, Latin America, African Portuguese-speaking countries).
International artists are programmed alongside local performers. Performances are often followed by Q&A sessions and the festival also organizes parallel events such as seminars, workshops and exhibitions, which allows the exchange of good practices, promotes networking between artists with different backgrounds and brings audiences closer to both artists and a cultural organization, thus enhances their sense of belongs to a project strongly rooted in the local performing arts scene.
Festival Reviews and Reports:
Staging The Present Moment: International Festival Of Iberian Expression Theatre
“There Is More Future Than Past” And “A Room Of One’s Own”: Documentary Play About Latin American Women Artists