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Photos & Video: Vasco Host Feast Celebration

Photos & Video: Vasco Host Feast Celebration

Vasco da Gama Club hosted a celebration of the Feast of São João at Victoria Park this afternoon [June 23] with the event open for members of the public to attend free of charge.Visiting from Canada and performing at the festival was the Portuguese folklore group, Grupo Folclórico Campinos do Ribatejo of Montreal who were joined by the Club’s... Read more of this article

Feast Of São João at Victoria Park On June 23

Feast Of São João at Victoria Park On June 23

This Sunday [June 23] Vasco da Gama Club will host a celebration of the Feast of São João at Victoria Park. “This will take place from 3pm to 7pm, and all members of the public are invited to attend free of charge,” a spokesperson said. “There will be food and drinks for sale, but the culinary highlight of the event will be grilled... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: St. Anthony’s Feast Procession

Photos & Video: St. Anthony’s Feast Procession

[Updated with photos] St. Anthony’s Church is having a special feast day today [June 16] at their Middle Road location which includes a procession after the Mass. The special Mass is to honour the patron saint St. Anthony before the procession which is followed by festivities with entertainment, food, games, a fun castle, Portuguese donuts, raffles... Read more of this article

Bermuda’s National Select Team Announced

Bermuda’s National Select Team Announced

The road to the Gold Cup continues when the Bermuda Men’s National Select team will play a match against Sao Miguel Azorean Select on Saturday, May 25th at the National Sports Center. A BFA spokesperson said, “The team will be chosen from the following players which include some old faces and a few new ones. “Players are Jahquil Hill,... Read more of this article

Bermuda vs Azores Football On May 25th

Bermuda vs Azores Football On May 25th

The Bermuda football team will play against a Sao Miguel, Azores Select Team on May 25th at the National Sports Center. The event poster said, “In Celebrating 170 years since the arrival in Bermuda of the first Portuguese immigrants, the Bermuda Football Association in partnership with Vasco da Gama Club brings international football at its best. “Bermuda... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Photos/Video: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

[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... Read more of this article

Community To Celebrate Portuguese Festival

Community To Celebrate Portuguese Festival

Saturday May 18th and Sunday May 19th will see the return of the annual Santo Cristo festival at BAA Field, and everyone is invited to attend free of charge. The festival’s organizers said they are pleased to announce that Portuguese recording artist Tony Borges and the Euro Band will be headlining the weekend’s festivities, saying they are a ”new... Read more of this article

Minister Welcomes Visiting Azorean Official

Minister Welcomes Visiting Azorean Official

Yesterday [May 1st], on behalf of the Government of Bermuda, the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo welcomed Azorean Government Official Dr. Paulo Teves to Bermuda. Dr. Teves — who is the Director of Regional Communities of the Azorean Government — visited Bermuda from 29 April – 2 May.He was in Bermuda to... Read more of this article

St. Anthony’s Church Feast Day On June 16

St. Anthony’s Church Feast Day On June 16

St. Anthony’s Church will be having a special feast day on Sunday, June 16th at their Middle Road location which will include a procession after the Mass. A spokesperson said, “St. Anthony’s church is having a special feast day on Sunday June 16th. [Fathers Day] The Mass is at 1.30 pm and after Mass we will be having a procession coming... Read more of this article

Vasco U11 Team Set To Compete In Azores

Vasco U11 Team Set To Compete In Azores

Vasco da Gama Club’s U11 select team is busy preparing for the 13th International U11 Football Tournament of the Azores, to be held next week on 18, 19 and 20 April. The Club’s participation follows an invitation which was extended in November 2018 by officials of Clube União Micaelense, the Azorean Club hosting the Tournament. Featuring 7-a-side... Read more of this article

Bermuda vs Azores Football Match Announced

Bermuda vs Azores Football Match Announced

Bermuda Football Association President Mark Wade is holding a press conference this morning [April 9] and we will have additional coverage later on and in the meantime the live video is below.Update: The Bermuda Football Association and Vasco da Gama Club announced that an exhibition football match between the Bermuda National Team and a select team... Read more of this article

Hamilton Princess To Host Portuguese Dinner

Hamilton Princess To Host Portuguese Dinner

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club is hosting a Portuguese dinner on Thursday 21st of March, as part of plans to celebrate Portuguese culture throughout 2019, leading up to the public holiday in November commemorating the 170th anniversary of the arrival of the first immigrants from Madeira. “The event will be overseen by the hotel’s Executive... Read more of this article

Portuguese Community Pay Tribute To Dr Terceira

Portuguese Community Pay Tribute To Dr Terceira

[Written by Don Burgess] Dr Clarence ‘Tessi’ Terceira –  who passed away this week at the age of 91 – was an iconic figure to many in the Portuguese community. Andrea Moniz-DeSouza, Honorary Consul of Portugal in Bermuda, said, “It was with great sadness that I learned of Dr Clarence Terceira’s passing. On behalf... Read more of this article