According to Sines Town Hall, as in previous years, the programme for the 23rd edition of the FMM is divided between the village of Porto Covo, from 22 to 24 July, and the city of Sines, from 25 to 29 July.

Every year the festival hosts a programme that aims to reflect the musical and cultural diversity of various regions of the planet.

This year, the festival features names such as Ava Rocha, Bia Ferreira, Letrux (Brazil), Ana Tijoux (Chile), Queen Ifrica (Jamaica), Omara Portuondo (Cuba), Dominique Fils-Aimé (Quebec), Dulce Pontes and Sara Correia (Portugal).

In addition to the concerts, the festival programme includes a series of parallel initiatives, such as exhibitions, workshops, guided tours, street entertainment, a book and record fair and debates.