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burning of the ribbons

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burning of the ribbons

I will be in Coimbra in mid may and want to see the Burning of the Ribbons, the Queima das Fitas. Has anyone seen it? Is it one day or many? What else goes on at the end of the university year that we might like to experience? And...Where in the town do these ceremonies take place/

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1. Re: burning of the ribbons

"Queima das Fitas" it's a week´s long celebration by the university students. So lots of things will be going on and in several places. This year is from May 7 to 12. The programm is not yet available, but it will have concert's "Noites do Parque" from May 4 to 11. The "serenada" (Coimbra Fado concert) will take place on May 3, the "Cortejo" (students parade) will take place on May 7. These are images of the serenada www.youtube.com/watch… and of the cortejo www.youtube.com/watch…

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Thanks. Where are the Noites do Paraque located?

We thought it might be amusing to place a ribbon on our lapels to show our own faculties: Psychology and English/Literature. Do you know the colors pertaining to each?

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Psychology - orange; English/literature - dark blue

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