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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

President Cordeiro Concludes Bermuda Visit

President Cordeiro Concludes Bermuda Visit

President of the Regional Government of the Azores Vasco Cordeiro has concluded his visit to Bermuda. President Cordeiro and a delegation from the Azores visited the Island from November 2 – 5, to celebrate the 170th anniversary of the arrival of Portuguese immigrants to Bermuda, and over the weekend a number of events were held to recognize the... Read more of this article

BNG To Showcase Artwork By Tomaz Viera

BNG To Showcase Artwork By Tomaz Viera

The Bermuda National Gallery [BNG] will showcase artwork by Azorean artist Tomaz Viera until November 9th in honour of the 170th anniversary of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants in Bermuda. A spokesperson said, “In honour of the 170th Anniversary of the Portuguese arrival in Bermuda and their significant contribution to Bermuda’s... Read more of this article

Premier & President Open The Casa Dos Acores

Premier & President Open The Casa Dos Acores

As part of a busy day of holiday observances, Premier David Burt and Azorean President Vasco Cordeiro formally opened The Casa Dos Acores [House of the Azores] earlier this afternoon [Nov 4]. Premier Burt and President Cordeiro conducted a plaque unveiling for the building which is now the new home of the Bermudian charitable organisation, which is... Read more of this article

Ceremonial Tree Planting At Botanical Gardens

Ceremonial Tree Planting At Botanical Gardens

Earlier today [Nov 4] Premier David Burt and Azorean President Vasco Cordeiro conducted a ceremonial tree planting in the Botanical Gardens as part of the celebrations of the 170th anniversary of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants to Bermuda.In attendance for the occasion were the visiting Azorean delegation, Public Works Minister Lt/Col... Read more of this article

Portuguese Documentary To Premiere At BUEI

Portuguese Documentary To Premiere At BUEI

A new locally made documentary chronicling the Portuguese experience on the island will premiere at the Bermuda Underwater Anniversary Institute later this month [Nov 27]. Produced and directed by Bermudian filmmaker Milton Raposo, Fabric is being shown in conjunction with this month’s festivities commemorating the 170th anniversary of the arrival... Read more of this article

170th Portuguese Anniversary Gala Dinner

170th Portuguese Anniversary Gala Dinner

Yesterday evening [Nov 3], the Minister of Labour, Community Affairs and Sports Lovitta Foggo spent time with His Excellency, the President of the Regional Government of the Azores, Vasco Cordeiro, at a gala dinner in his honour.During the ocassion at the CedarBridge Academy, Minister Foggo reinforced the importance of Bermuda’s Portuguese heritage. Minister... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Portuguese Procession of Faith

Photos & Video: Portuguese Procession of Faith

In celebration of the 170th anniversary of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants in Bermuda, a series of events have been scheduled for this weekend, including the Procession of Faith held this afternoon [Nov 3] after a special church Mass at St. Theresa’s Cathedral.The Mass was attended by Bishop Wes Spiewak, His Excellency the President... Read more of this article

Premier Burt Welcomes President Cordeiro

Premier Burt Welcomes President Cordeiro

Last evening [Nov 2], Premier David Burt formally welcomed His Excellency the President of the Regional Government of the Azores, Vasco Cordeiro to Bermuda, during a reception at Rosewood, Bermuda.A Government spokesperson said, “The gathering saw around 150 people in attendance, including Cabinet Ministers, Governor John Rankin and members... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Holiday Community Block Party

Photos & Video: Holiday Community Block Party

In celebration of the 170th anniversary of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants in Bermuda, a series of events have been scheduled for this weekend, including the Portuguese Holiday Community Block Party held last night [Nov 2] on Reid Street.Sponsored by the Vasco da Gama Club, the evening kicked off at 6.00pm. The event featured the Portuguese... Read more of this article

Azorean President Welcomed At Bermuda Airport

Azorean President Welcomed At Bermuda Airport

Earlier this afternoon [November 2], Deputy Premier Walter Roban welcomed His Excellency the President of the Regional Government of the Azores, Vasco Cordeiro to Bermuda. On hand at the L.F. Wade International Airport to greet President Cordiero were dozens of well wishers.President Cordeiro and a delegation from the Azores are visiting Bermuda to... Read more of this article

Azores President Cordeiro Meets With Governor

Azores President Cordeiro Meets With Governor

The Governor was pleased to meet with His Excellency Mr Vasco Cordeiro, President of the Regional Government of the Azores earlier today [Nov 2]. “HE Mr Cordeiro is visiting Bermuda to celebrate the 170th anniversary of the first arrival of the Portuguese community in Bermuda. The Governor and His Excellency spoke, amongst other things, about... Read more of this article

Portuguese Holiday Phone & Social Graphics

Portuguese Holiday Phone & Social Graphics

With the island set to have an official holiday to commemorate the 170th anniversary of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants in Bermuda, a new set of social media and phone graphics are available, highlighting designs showcasing Portuguese Bermudian pride. Part of the Bernews network, BermudaCovers.com offers an array of island-themed phone... Read more of this article