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Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda & Portugal Flags

Wallpaper Wednesday: Bermuda & Portugal Flags

The latest design in Bernews’ weekly Wallpaper Wednesday series features the Bermuda and Portugal flags set in a soft swirling design, aiming to commemorate tomorrow’s anniversary of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants in Bermuda back in the 1800s. The Government previously said that the first Portuguese immigrants arrived from... Read more of this article

Registration Open, New Portuguese Teacher

Registration Open, New Portuguese Teacher

Registration for the Portuguese School of Bermuda after-school programme is now open, with the school set to welcome new Portuguese language teacher Lidia Silva. A spokesperson said, “The Portuguese Cultural Association of Bermuda [PCA] wishes to remind the public that registration for the Portuguese School of Bermuda [School] for the upcoming year... Read more of this article

Casa Dos Acores Centre Ribbon Cutting

Casa Dos Acores Centre Ribbon Cutting

The formal ribbon cutting ceremony for the Casa dos Acores Community Centre in Admiralty Park, Pembroke.was held earlier this week. A Government spokesperson said, “The Centre will serve as a base for the non-profit organisation and registered charities purpose of promoting and preserving the Azorean heritage and culture in Bermuda and preserving... Read more of this article

Wallpaper Wednesday: Eye On Bermuda, Azores

Wallpaper Wednesday: Eye On Bermuda, Azores

In celebration of the new SATA airlines flight from the Azores, this week’s Bernews ‘Wallpaper Wednesday’ features the Bermuda and Azores flags. On June 13th, Bermuda welcomed SATA Azores Airlines, with Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott noting that the flight is “the first in a series of SATA charter flights until September 2021.”Minister... Read more of this article

“This Is A Significant Milestone For Bermuda”

“This Is A Significant Milestone For Bermuda”

“This is a significant milestone for Bermuda, particularly from a cultural and heritage standpoint,” Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Dr. Ernest Peets said in reference to SATA Azores Airlines launching air service between Bermuda and the Azores. A Government spokesperson said, “Today the Minister of Youth, Culture and Sport, Dr.... Read more of this article

Minister: Series Of Charter Flights To Azores

Minister: Series Of Charter Flights To Azores

On June 13th, Bermuda will welcome SATA Azores Airlines, Minister of Transport Lawrence Scott said, adding that “this flight will be the first in a series of SATA charter flights until September 2021.” Speaking in the House of Assembly today [June 4], the Minister said, “This direct route will increase opportunities for inbound tourism... Read more of this article

Column: World Portuguese Language Day

Column: World Portuguese Language Day

[Column written by Richard Ambrosio] Message commemorating World Portuguese Language Day Today, we celebrate World Portuguese Language Day. I am particularly honoured and pleased to mark the occasion on behalf of the Portuguese Cultural Association of Bermuda. This celebration originated in the ‘Resolution on the Establishment of the Day of Portuguese... Read more of this article

Charter Flights Between Bermuda And Azores

Charter Flights Between Bermuda And Azores

Skyport said they are “encouraged to see charter flights” between Bermuda and the Azores, and said “the local charter organizers have done a fantastic job in planting the seeds as a successful charter operation” and they will “keep an eye out on the flight’s performance to see whether it is something we can build upon.” A... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Casa dos Acores Roof Wetting

Photos & Videos: Casa dos Acores Roof Wetting

The roof wetting for the Casa dos Acores Community Centre, located in Admiralty Park, North Shore in Pembroke, was held today. Minister David Burch said, “I am honoured to be here again for the roof wetting of the Casa dos Acores Community Centre, located here in Admiralty Park, North Shore, Pembroke.“Founded on March 10, 2015, the Casa... Read more of this article

Azores Flight Charter: “A Day Of Many Emotions”

Azores Flight Charter: “A Day Of Many Emotions”

It was a “day of many emotions,” the Honorary Consul of Portugal said after the charter flight to the Azores departed, saying that they were able to help bring home Bermuda residents, but it was also a difficult day for many people who concluded their experience in Bermuda. Yesterday the Honorary Consul of Portugal Andrea Moniz-DeSouza posted... Read more of this article

Round Trip Charter Flight To/From Azores Today

Round Trip Charter Flight To/From Azores Today

[Updated] There will be a round-trip charter flight between the Azores to Bermuda today [July 21], with the flight set to depart Bermuda this afternoon. The Azores Airlines/SATA flight is scheduled to arrive in Bermuda at around noon, and then be boarded for the return trip, leaving Bermuda at 1.40pm. While exact numbers are not available, it is suggested... Read more of this article

Milton Raposo’s ‘Fabric’ To Screen On Dec 28

Milton Raposo’s ‘Fabric’ To Screen On Dec 28

Two additional screenings of the documentary ‘Fabric’ by Milton Raposo – which highlights the history of the Portuguese in Bermuda – will take place on Saturday, December 28 at the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute’s Tradewinds Auditorium at 2.00pm and 4.30pm. An online promo said, “Since 1849, the Portuguese have... Read more of this article

Ministry Supports Portuguese Documentary

Ministry Supports Portuguese Documentary

Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo recently met with local film maker Milton Raposo to discuss his upcoming documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda. “The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs supported the project by providing a grant to assist with the film, which depicts a comprehensive account of... Read more of this article