Tradidanças - Festival of Traditions, Dance, Music and Nature is a festival that takes place in Carvalhais, São Pedro do Sul, in August in a beautiful wooded area. Organized by the Associação Turística e Agrícola da Serra da Arada (ATASA) in partnership with the Municipality of São Pedro do Sul, it is an event that brings together professional and amateur musicians and dancers around Portuguese and world roots music.
It is an event that attracts interest from people everywhere because of its participatory nature (workshops in various areas), because it is suitable for all ages (lots of programming for children), because it is environmentally conscious and because it takes place in close contact with local people.
As well as promoting the cultural and natural heritage of the area in which it takes place - such as the singing of women's voices or the natural swimming pools in its surroundings - it aims to give stage to the best of the trad-folk musical world.

ATASA - Serra da Arada's Tourism and Agriculture Association is a non-profit association of socio-cultural and business dynamization, which aims to promote the territory of the Arada mountain range, inserted in the Union of the Parishes of Carvalhais and Candal, within the scope of tourism, agriculture and their interconnection, developing activities in these areas and also in the areas of environment, culture, history and various heritages, seeking to safeguard, raise awareness, promote and publicize the potential of the local community.

ATASA's mission is to look for new sources of study, promote and stimulate agriculture and tourism, working with local entrepreneurs, partners and the community, preserving traditions, helping local projects to gain momentum and estabilishing links. Its work also includes the preservation and dissemination of the local identity of the Serra da Arada territory, such as popular culture, endogenous products, gastronomy, landscapes, nature; these are the fundamental elements and values ​​that differentiates this community.

It is on the basis of these attributes ​​that ATASA values the Tradidanças Festival as an artistic-cultural project, which promotes ancestral knowledge crossed with contemporaneity, in a search of a cultural offer for the local community and general visitors alike.