International Workshops on Religious Tourism
Workshops

Program

Thursday, June 24, 2021 

Morning Session

09:00 – Opening Session

  • Pe. Carlos Cabecinhas, Rector og the Shine of Fátima
  • Purificação Reis, President of ACISO's Direction
  • Pedro Machado, President of the Regional Entity of Tourism of Center of Portugal
  • Jorge Brandão, Executive Member of Centro 2020
  • Anabela Freitas, President of the Intermunicipal Community of Médio Tejo
  • Carlos Monteiro, Mayor of Guarda Municipaly
  • Luís Albuquerque, Mayor of Ourém Municipaly

10:00 – Guest Destination - Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)

  • Cláudio Castro, State Governor of Rio de Janeiro
  • Gustavo Tutuca, State Secretary of Tourism of Rio de Janeiro
  • Berthaldo Soares, Administrator of the Shrine of Fátima in Rio de Janeiro
  • Pe. Omar, Rector of Christ the Redeemer

 11:00 – Fátima: one destiny, differents paths (Walking on Pilgrimage - Routes and Trails)

  • Teresa Ferreira, Director of the Offer and Resources Dynamization Department, Turismo de Portugal
  • Maria Calado, President of the National Center of Culture
  • Sérgio Francisco, Head of the Cultural Action Division of the Municipaly of Ourém

 12:00 – The Pilgrim Image of Our Lady of Fatima - History and Impact of Her Pilgrimages

  • João Caldeira Heitor, author of the book "A Imagem Peregrina de Nossa Senhora de Fátima"

 12:30 – End of the Morning Session

  • Rita Marques, State Secretary of Tourism

 

Contact Exchange

14:00 to 18:00 - One-To-One Meetings

 

Parallel Sessions to the One-To-One Meetings

15:00 - Seminar: COVID-19 impacts and challenges on pilgrimage and religious tourism flows

  • Cristina Teresa Carballo, Universidad Nacional de Quimes e Centro de Desarrollo Territorial (Argentina)
  • Christian Dennys Monteiro de Oliveira, Universidade Federal do Ceará (Brasil)
  • Margarida Franca, Politécnico de Leiria 

17:00 - Toward an ever greater "we". Called to dream together 

  • Javier Luna Navarre, CEPLA - Argentina
  • Carlos Boto, CEPLA - México

17:15 - Shrines of Europe

  • Anna Scherfler, Shrines of Europe Association

17:30 - Traveling to the future

  • Afonso Carreira, REDITUR Member
  • Santiago Cano, REDITUR Founder

17:45 - End of the Event

  

Friday, June 25, 2021

Contact Exchange

08:00 to 18:00 - One-To-One Meetings

 

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