Music in Mindelo

Baía das Gatas Festival

The Baía das Gatas Festival attracts musicians of all styles from around the islands and beyond. Held at the Baía das Gatas over the August full moon, it's a three-day extravaganza of singing, dancing and partying.
Carnival in Mindelo

Creole Carnival

Mindelo puts on the sexiest Mardi Gras this side of Río: Creole Carnival, with its colourful street parades. It happens in the build-up to Ash Wednesday – usually February (early March in 2018).
Theatre in Mindelo

Mindelact Festival

A festival that brings theatre to the streets, squares and cultural centres of Mindelo.