Arts have the uncanny ability to overcome cultural and ethnic differences: art is like a universal language that brings people together. Cascais has an extraordinary art projects to prove this power.
Muraliza is a Mural Art Festival that takes place every summer since 2014 and lasts for nine days. During these days, it is possible to meet artists and talk about their masterpieces. In fact, Muraliza maintains the desire to renew the status of Cascais as the cradle of all street artistic expressions in Portugal. The event attracts every year many tourists that will also have the opportunity to take part in guided visits to achieve a deep understanding of the pieces. The event involves all facets of Portuguese culture and it witnesses its transformation and evolution: the painting murals of great and medium size, are always inspired by the innumerable and unique characteristics of the region and, concretely, in the peculiarities of this social district built in the 60's.
Muraliza transforms and reshapes the historic centre of the city, giving a new dimension. Artists will spray, brush, draw and colour in a climate of brotherhood, where international artists bring in the Portuguese city their passion for arts.