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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

Vasco Invited To Football Tournament In Azores

Vasco Invited To Football Tournament In Azores

Vasco da Gama Club has been invited to put together a team from Bermuda to participate in the 13th International U11 Football Tournament of the Azores, in April 2019. The invitation followed a meeting last month between officials of the Club and of Clube União Micaelense, the Azorean Club hosting the Tournament. Arsénio Sampaio Furtado, the Director-General... Read more of this article

Diabetes Education Available In Portuguese

Diabetes Education Available In Portuguese

The Bermuda Diabetes Association is offering a free diabetes education programme for Portuguese people and their families who have diabetes or are at risk of developing diabetes. A spokesperson said, “This is the first time diabetes education has been offered to people in their own language. The education programme will be held at St Patricks... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Holy Spirit Festival On Sunday

Photos & Video: Holy Spirit Festival On Sunday

The second day of festivities of the 23rd annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit took place on Sunday [July 1] in St. George’s, with people from around the island coming to attend. The day got underway at 2.00pm with a procession from the Town Square to the St George’s Catholic Church Stella Maris for a mass before heading back to the Square... Read more of this article

Photos & Videos: Portuguese Holy Spirit Festival

Photos & Videos: Portuguese Holy Spirit Festival

[Updated with videos] The 23rd annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit got underway tonight [June 30] in St. George’s, with people from around the island coming to attend the festivities. Organisers previously said there would be performances by “Amelia Pontes, Jessica Frias, Michelle Tavares, The Travelers and Carlos Janeiro. Also performing... Read more of this article

Minister: Pleasure To Celebrate Azorean Culture

Minister: Pleasure To Celebrate Azorean Culture

This month’s Bermudian Heartbeats event was organized by the Department of Community and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with Casa dos Acores da Bermuda, with Azores Day being celebrated at Victoria Park this past weekend.Minister of Social Development and Sports Michael Weeks spoke at the event, saying: “As the Minister responsible... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Bermudian Heartbeats Azores Day

Photos/Video: Bermudian Heartbeats Azores Day

The Department of Community and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with Casa dos Acores da Bermuda celebrated “Azores Day” at Victoria Park today [June 24]. The 86-minute live video replay is below:The event celebrated Azorean culture and included live entertainment, arts and crafts displays, a Bermuda Library display, dancing and more. Food and... Read more of this article

Group Urges Progress On Immigration Reform

Group Urges Progress On Immigration Reform

[Updated] The “Supporting Fair Immigration Reform” group said they applaud Premier David Burt for recognizing the Portuguese community by announcing a public holiday to commemorate the anniversary of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants, however they “remain concerned about the current dilemma of immigration reform that many Portuguese... Read more of this article

Festival Of The Holy Spirit Set To Start June 30

Festival Of The Holy Spirit Set To Start June 30

The 23rd Annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit will be held on June 30th and Sunday July 1st, 2018 at the Square in St. George’s. The poster said, “Come and join us at the Square in St. George’s on Saturday June 30th and Sunday July 1st, 2018 for the 23rd Annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit. “With performances... Read more of this article

“Azores Day” On June 24th at Victoria Park

“Azores Day” On June 24th at Victoria Park

The Bermudian Heartbeats lecture series will continue with “Azores Day” set to be held on Sunday June 24th from 12pm to 6pm at Victoria Park. The event promo said, “Join us to celebrate an learn more about Azorean culture including live entertainment, arts and crafts displays, film, dance and more. Food will be available for purchase. “This... Read more of this article

Portugal Day Celebrated At Vasco da Gama

Portugal Day Celebrated At Vasco da Gama

Premier David Burt celebrated Portugal Day with other dignitaries and members of the Portuguese community at the Vasco da Gama Club on Reid Street in Hamilton this weekend. The Premier was welcomed by Club President Paul Franco [photographed shaking hands] and others for the celebration, who joined with Governor John Rankin; Minister of Social Development... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: St. Anthony’s Feast Procession

Photos & Video: St. Anthony’s Feast Procession

St. Anthony’s Church hosted a special feast day today [June 10] at their Middle Road location in Warwick which included a procession accompanied by the Somerset Brigade Band. The church held a special Mass to honour the patron saint St. Anthony before the procession which was followed by festivities in the church hall and patio with entertainment,... Read more of this article

Video: St. Anthony’s Feast Day Celebration

Video: St. Anthony’s Feast Day Celebration

[Updated] St. Anthony’s Church will be having a special feast day on Sunday [June 10] at their Middle Road location in Warwick which will include a procession and bazaar. The church bulletin said, “There will be a special Mass on Sunday, June 10th at 1:30pm to honour the patron saint St. Anthony. “There will be no 11:30am Mass on this... Read more of this article