Lisbon will be hosting an extension of Odeceixe’s theatre and street performance festival E.S.T.A.R. on Saturday and Sunday, August 13 and 14, according to the organisers.

The third edition of Festival E.S.T.A.R. will be held in Odeceixe between August 18 and 20, but it will also have events in Lisbon this weekend, in a co-production with puppet museum Museu da Marioneta.

Odeceixe’s festival includes puppet shows, story-telling, clowns, walking-on-stilts theatre, music and other kinds of animation. In addition to the Lisbon extension, this edition of the festival will also have an extension in Porto Covo.

Lisbon will host three E.S.T.A.R. performances during the weekend. Admission is free.

Festival E.S.T.A.R.’s Lisbon extension:

Mamulengo, by Danilo Calcavante (Brazil) —  Miradouro S. Pedro de Alcântara, August 13, 7 pm
Sophia, by Francisco Obregon (Chile) — Cloister of Museu das Marionetas, August 13, 9.30 pm
Clown/Malabarista, by Mika Paprika (Portugal) — Miradouro S. Pedro de Alcântara, August 14, 7 pm