THE FESTIVAL IN PORTUGAL

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Welcome to Paradise is an international Christian festival that takes place every year in France and brings together thousands of young people from around twenty countries.

Welcome to Paradise is no longer just a summer event but it is becoming a mobilization movement that will have an impact on the world.

 

In 2023, WYD in Lisbon will be the perfect opportunity to participate in the event that will create change for our generation. Now is the best time!

“The time to get up is now!”

Pope Francis

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WELCOME TO PARADISE FESTIVAL

July 26 – 31, 2023

The biggest pre-WYD Christian festival will take place in Portimão! 5000 young people,

40 countries, 20 Christian churches, 5 days for a unique experience:

On the south coast of Portugal, choose what you do each day “à la carte.”

A workshop on ecology, beach volleyball, a time of prayer or even an afternoon on the beach: choose what makes you feel good without forgetting all the highlights that we will experience together!

WYD in LISBON

August 1 – 6, 2023

At the end of the festival, all the participants will head to Lisbon to experience the 37th World Youth Day!

Find Welcome To Paradise in the city: we will come together in a church in the city center to experience many core moments: praise concert, Play Party for 16-18 year olds, big prayer vigil for unity and peace with Taizé.

GO FURTHER

SILENT RETREAT

August 7 – 13, 2023

Stay a week after WYD in Lisbon to do a retreat according to Saint Ignatius in silence with daily accompaniment and teaching every day.

The retreat will take place in Zaragoza, Spain.

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“CHANGING THE WORLD DOES NOT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO TO PARADISE. IT IS THE EXPERIENCE OF PARADISE THAT MAKES YOU WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD. »

USEFUL INFORMATION

Any young person aged between 18 and 30 can register and come with us!

You can also come to help.

The price of the Welcome To Paradise festival, from July 26 to 31 is 180€ (price valid until February 15).
The WYD week in Lisbon, from August 1 to 6 costs 240€. (270€ if you don’t come to Portimão the week before)

These prices include accommodation, food, and activities.
The price for transportation is not yet available.

In summary:
– Welcome to Paradise Festival, July 26 – 31 = 180€ (Solidarity rate = 360€*)
– WYD in Lisbon, August 1 – 6 = 240€  (270€ if you come only that week)
Transport price not yet available.

A non-refundable deposit of 50€ will be required upon registration.

*The solidarity rate allows a person who does not have the means to participate in the Welcome to Paradise Festival. In addition to accomplishing this act of solidarity, you will have access to the comfort area of the Festival.

We organize the following transportation:

– Departure on July 25* to Portimão from Paris, Lyon, Nantes

– Journey from Portimão to Lisbon on July 31 (possibility to return to France by bus after the festival)

– Return to France on August 6

*for volunteers: special buses depending on your arrival day.

In Portimão as well as in Lisbon, we will be accommodated in gymnasiums, schools or with local people.

Food is included in the price, it will be distributed on stands or by other means, but you will be fed (I promise).

Breakfast is served at the accommodation (but you can also have it on the beach).

You can register here!

The event is intended for young people from 18 to 33 years old.

Under certain conditions, participants are accepted from 16 years old.

Registration for minors is not yet open. More information to come.

Glory to God ! You can sign up for the service by clicking on the register button.

CONTACT   

REGISTER

© Welcome To Paradise 2023

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THE FESTIVAL IN PORTUGAL

Welcome to Paradise (WTP) is an international Christian festival that takes place every year in France and brings together thousands of young people from around twenty countries.

 

WTP is no longer just a summer event but it is becoming a mobilization movement that will have an impact on the world.

In 2023, WYD in Lisbon will be the perfect opportunity to participate in the event that will create change for our generation. Now is the best time!

“The time to get up is now!”

Pope Francis

1

WELCOME TO PARADISE FESTIVAL

July 26 – 31, 2023

The biggest pre-WYD Christian festival will take place in Portimão! 5000 young people, 40 countries, 20 Christian churches, 5 days for a unique experience:

On the south coast of Portugal, choose what you do each day “à la carte.”

A workshop on ecology, beach volleyball, a time of prayer or even an afternoon on the beach: choose what makes you feel good without forgetting all the highlights that we will experience together!

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WYD in LISBON

August 1 – 6, 2023

At the end of the festival, all the participants will head to Lisbon to experience the 37th World Youth Day!

Find Welcome To Paradise in the city: we will come together in a church in the city center to experience many core moments: praise concert, Play Party for 16-18 year olds, big prayer vigil for unity and peace with Taizé.

GO FURTHER

SILENT RETREAT

August 7 – 13, 2023

Stay a week after WYD in Lisbon to do a retreat according to Saint Ignatius in silence with daily accompaniment and teaching every day.

“CHANGING THE WORLD DOES NOT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO TO PARADISE. IT IS THE EXPERIENCE OF PARADISE THAT MAKES YOU WANT TO CHANGE THE WORLD. »

USEFUL INFORMATION

Any young person aged between 18 and 30 can register and come with us!

You can also come to help.

The price of the Welcome To Paradise festival, from July 26 to 31 is 180€ (price valid until February 15).
The WYD week in Lisbon, from August 1 to 6 costs 240€. (270€ if you don’t come to Portimão the week before)

These prices include accommodation, food, and activities.
The price for transportation is not yet available.

In summary:
– Welcome to Paradise Festival, July 26 – 31 = 180€ (Solidarity rate = 360€*)
– WYD in Lisbon, August 1 – 6 = 240€ (270€ if you come only that week)
Transport price not yet available.

A non-refundable deposit of 50€ will be required upon registration.

*The solidarity rate allows a person who does not have the means to participate in the Welcome to Paradise Festival. In addition to accomplishing this act of solidarity, you will have access to the comfort area of the Festival.

We organize the following transportation:

– Departure on July 25* to Portimão from Paris, Lyon, Nantes

– Journey from Portimão to Lisbon on July 31 (possibility to return to France by bus after the festival)

– Return to France on August 6

*for volunteers: special buses depending on your arrival day.

In Portimão as well as in Lisbon, we will be accommodated in gymnasiums, schools or with local people.

Food is included in the price, it will be distributed on stands or by other means, but you will be fed (I promise).

Breakfast is served at the accommodation (but you can also have it on the beach).

You can register here!

The event is intended for young people from 18 to 33 years old.

Under certain conditions, participants are accepted from 16 years old.

Registration for minors is not yet open. More information to come.

Glory to God ! You can sign up for the service by clicking on the register button.

CONTACT US

REGISTER

© Welcome To Paradise 2023