A Festa da Nossa Senhora da Piedade, dedicated to the fishermen, takes place this weekend, in Caniçal.
The emblematic maritime procession that will carry the image of the saint, between Caniçal and the port of Quinta do Lorde, runs from 2.30 pm on Saturday, and the festivities will be attended by the President of the Regional Government, Miguel Albuquerque .
The truth is that the biggest party of that parish on the east of the island has already started yesterday. Before the iconic pilgrimage, the procession of miniature tuna boats took place this Friday. An initiative, published by the Parish Council of Caniçal, which began in the past, joining kids and adults in the tradition of this fishing village.
At the same time, during this time, an exhibition will be held with some miniature tuna boats at the Centro Civico do Caniçal. Taken from DN