01 March 2011
The dates of this year’s Porto Latino Festival have been announced – the event will take place in St Florent in the North East of Corsica between Wednesday 3rd and Saturday 6th August 2011. Porto Latino is a lively Latin festival with open-air concerts held in the citadel each night.
The acts for this year haven’t yet been confirmed, however last year’s performers included Afro Cuban All Stars, Pierpoljak, Rachid Taha, Manu Dibango, Kassav’, Karamelo Santo, Ben L’oncle Soul, Hocus Pocus, La Cumbia Chicharra, DJ Oil and Tainos de Mayari.
Corsican Places has a number of self-catering properties and hotels in and around St Florent for holidaymakers wishing to experience the festival this summer. A Torra is a 3 bedroom villa in a quiet location beside the sea, but just a few minutes’ drive from St Florent. 7 night holiday packages departing from London Gatwick on 31st July 2011 cost £767 per person (based on 6 sharing) and include return flights, car hire and welcome pack. Alternatively the villa can be booked on an accommodation only basis for £2320 for the week.