Between 7 and 9th of September 2018, in the town of Amora, near Lisbon's Seixal district, the Portuguese Communist Party (PCP) will organize its "Festa do Avante), also known as "Avante!" festival.
The festival consists a very popular event and attracts thousands of people every year. The three-day festival includes multiple activities, including political debates, music concerts with the participation of portuguese and international artists and bands, various events on gastronomy, theatre, cinema, sporting activities, as well as a book and music fair.
Since 1976, Avante! Festival has been a meeting point for international delegations from communist parties and youths. The festival has been named after the Communist Party's official newspaper "Avante!".