It is a set of cultural, religious, and sporting events, carried out
by WYD pilgrims, in a sharing of the Christian experience made by young
people from all over the world, the result of their creativity and
generosity! The Youth Festival wants to provide WYD pilgrims and
the city of Lisbon with an experience of joy, youth, universality, and
faith, showing that the Catholic Church is a lively and young church,
capable of using today’s languages and art forms without compromising the
message that they want to transmit.
At the Youth Festival you
can find events in the areas of Music, Cinema, Exhibitions, Theatre,
Dance, Conferences and Religious Events (prayers, testimonies,
adoration, meetings conducted by Movements, Associations and
joy of the Youth Festival will not be limited to the streets of Lisbon!
In the host cities and towns, local groups will be able to organize
events to be included in the ALL ARROUND Youth Festival program. An
opportunity to share with the pilgrims staying there, and with the local population, through the culture and religion typical of our country,
and to get to know the talents of those who came from all over the world
to participate in WYD.
Museums are associated with WYD
Lisbon 2023 and offer free admission or special conditions to Pilgrims and
Volunteers registered for WYD Lisbon 2023. Discover them here and do not miss
the opportunity to visit them and learn more about Portuguese culture and
heritage. Just show your credential at the ticket office.
From the 1st to the 6th of August, throughout the day, excluding the times dedicated to Rise Up and Central Events.
the city of Lisbon, on stages and outdoor spaces, but also in indoor
spaces (auditoriums, cinemas, theatres, museums, exhibitions spaces,
churches), provided by public and private entities that generously want
to associate themselves with WYD. We will release more information as soon as possible.
people from all over the world present their projects and, if selected,
will be part of the official program of the Youth Festival.
Registration for the Youth Festival is now closed. For more information, contact:
At the Youth Festival, you will find events featuring Music, Dance, Exhibitions, Theater, Conferences, Movies, Sports, and Religious and Encounter Events throughout the city of Lisbon. They will take place on stages, as well as in indoor and outdoor spaces. All events will be free of charge. Check out the full program here!
*More information about each event, updated schedules, how to get to the venue and space accessibility on the official App "Lisboa 2023"