Bússola aims to support the strategic development of artistic and cultural projects applied to contemporary life. Bússola specialises in outdoor arts and contemporary circus, working for consulting, programming, planning and cultural projects development with special focus on international circuits, encouraging new trends, languages and investigation contexts in the sector.

Organised in partnership between 23 Milhas (cultural project from the Municipality of Ílhavo) and Bússola, LEME is a festival which explores the new languages of contemporary circus and the artistic creation for unconventional spaces, whilst experimenting with different creative approaches. In 2019, LEME will focus on South Korean contemporary circus and the supported cultural professionals will present to Portuguese audiences the circus scene in Korea today through performances, workshops and a conference.


Through Mobility First!, ASEF will be supporting the mobility of 2 Asian nationals to participate in “Korean Focus” at LEME Festival, from 5 to 8 December 2019 at Ílhavo, Portugal.

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