Photos/Video: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

May 19, 2019 | 1 Comment

[Updated with photos] The island’s Portuguese community is gathering today [May 19] to celebrate “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres”, the Festival of the Christ of Miracles.

There was a mass at St Theresa’s Cathedral, and then a procession through the streets of Hamilton to BAA Field, where the festivities will continue until this evening, and you can watch the procession below.

The live broadcast has concluded and the replay is below

The festival’s organizers previously announced that Portuguese recording artist Tony Borges and the Euro Band will be headlining the weekend’s festivities, saying they are a ”new and exciting high energy Portuguese/American Band from Southern New England.

“Also performing are a number of local acts on Sunday: Sarah Medeiros, Jessica Frias, Amalia Ponte, Caroline Araujo and the Vasco da Gama Folklore dancers. DJ Nelson Pavao will also be playing music throughout both days.


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“In addition to musical performances, there will be a bazaar with prizes, an auction of animals and produce, refreshments and Portuguese donuts for sale.”

The festival is jointly organized in Bermuda by Vasco da Gama, the Portuguese Cultural Association and the Santo Cristo Committee, with proceeds raised to support the Portuguese School of Bermuda and the Portuguese Pastoral Council of the Catholic Diocese.

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  1. Seriously says:

    Beautiful.Love seeing the colors.

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