Monday, 31 Aug 2020


For reasons related to the pandemic, unfortunately the violinist Christoph Poppen will not be able to attend the FIMPV for the concert on September 15th.

We are however grateful to announce that the same program with works by Bach will be performed by the exceptional violinist Isabelle Faust. Thank you very much for your understanding,

The FIMPV direction.

Thursday, 09 Jul 2020


The Póvoa de Varzim International Music Festival announces today its 42nd edition. The Festival will take place between the 9th and 24th September 2020, following the legislation in force for all indoor concerts. With the desire to reach the largest number of public, all concerts will be broadcasted free of charge and live on the internet through RTP Palco and on the Festival's website.


Tickets will be available on August 1st at


The Póvoa de Varzim International Music Festival, organized by the Associação Pró-Música da Póvoa de Varzim, thanks the support of the local city council, the Direção Geral das Artes, the State Secretariat for Tourism and the Radio and Television of Portugal.


More informations on:

Friday, 26 Jun 2020

13rd Finalists

The 13th Póvoa de Varzim International Composition Competition announces the finalist works:

"As Estruturas de Solaris" - Lucas Rei Ramos "Ministério do Caos" - Manuel Brásio 

The final round will take place on 20th of September in a concert integrated in the 42nd Póvoa de Varzim  International Music Festival, with Drumming - Grupo de Percussão. 

The FIMPV Direction and Executive Commssion appreciates the participation of all competitors.


Institutional Support

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4490-538 Póvoa de Varzim

Phone: 252 614 145
Fax: 252 612 548

Operating hours

09:00 >12:30
14:00 >17:30

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