Returning to Queen Vic Market, the Taste of Portugal Festival has a new date on Sunday 27 June 2021 from 9am to 4pm on Queen Street, Melbourne. Uniting all the Portuguese speaking communities, including Portugal, Brazil and East Timor, to celebrate historical ties, there's much to enjoy including Portuguese and Brazilian street food and drinks, art and photographic exhibitions. Really sink your teeth into Portuguese food with a Portuguese chorizo making workshop and a demonstration on how to bake the well known Portuguese custard tarts.
The children have not been forgotten with kid's activities including face painting, drawing competitions, art and craft, handcraft demonstrations Latin and samba dance classes. You'll find a diverse entertainment program of music and dance from Portugal, Brazil and East Timor. For the main attractions you have Ricardo Madeira who will dazzle with contemporary Portuguese music; colourful and lively Portuguese dancers will perform traditional folkloric dance; well-known Brazilian singer and dancer Danny Maia and Mel Samba band will also bring interactive Latin beat and samba lessons; plus spectacular interactive bachata dancing.