This parade was started by António Arroio in 1968 and has since been held annually. This year, become part of the colorful and vibrant crowd, all there to support artistic education in Lisbon, specifically the Ensino Artístico foundation.
The route begins at Rua Coronel Ferreira do Amaral/Escola António Arroio and continues via Avenida Almirante Reis up to Avenida Duque de Loulé and into Praça Marquês de Pombal. From there the route goes down Av. Liberdade, through Restauradores and Rossio, up the hill to Chiado’s Rua Garrett, past the Faculdade de Belas-Artes da Universidade de Lisboa, onto Rua do Ouro, and finishes in Praça do Comércio where Los Empty Heads will play a free show.