The Boom Festival is an international music and culture festival near Alcafozes (map), in the municipality of Idanha-a-Nova (map), in Portugal. The Boom Festival has an extremely beautiful setting, which offers unique views over the historic village of Monsanto (map) and is integrated within Geoparque Naturtejo – a zone which has been classified by UNESCO, due to its geological riches and valuable natural, historical and cultural heritage.
Boom Festival is a totally independent event that is proudly free of corporate sponsorship, state-funding or political affiliations. This biannual festival, held during full moon in August, is a singular event dedicated to independent and artistic culture. It includes performing arts, music, multimedia, painting, bio construction, theatre, cinema, conferences, workshops and installations.