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Holiday To Mark Arrival Of Portuguese Immigrants

Holiday To Mark Arrival Of Portuguese Immigrants

[Updated] Noting that Bermudians of Portuguese heritage have made considerable contributions to the Island, Premier David Burt announced that November 4th, 2019 “will be declared a public holiday to mark the 170th anniversary of the arrival of the first Portuguese immigrants in Bermuda.”“Those first immigrants arrived from Madeira... Read more of this article

Footballer Pedro ‘Pauleta’ Resendes To Visit

Footballer Pedro ‘Pauleta’ Resendes To Visit

Footballer Pedro ‘Pauleta’ Resendes will be visiting Bermuda next month where he will host a children’s Football Workshop and be honoured at a Fundraising Dinner. A spokesperson said, “The Portuguese Cultural Association [registered charity #385] and the Vasco da Gama Club are pleased to jointly announce the visit to Bermuda of footballer... Read more of this article

Video/Photos: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Video/Photos: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

[Updated with photos] The Portuguese community is gathering today [May 6] in order to celebrate “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres” [Festival of the Christ of Miracles]. A centuries old tradition that originated in the Azores in the 17th century, the festival sees a solemn procession move through Hamilton, with participants walking on... Read more of this article

Community To Celebrate Portuguese Festival

Community To Celebrate Portuguese Festival

This Saturday [May 5] and Sunday [May 6] will see the return of the annual Santo Cristo festival at BAA Field, with the public invited to attend free of charge. A spokesperson said, “The festival’s organizers are pleased to announce that Portuguese recording artist, José Malhoa, will be headlining the weekend’s festivities. “Malhoa... Read more of this article

Festival Of The Holy Spirit Set For July 1 & 2

Festival Of The Holy Spirit Set For July 1 & 2

The public is invited to join in on the 22nd annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit, set to take place on Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2 at Town Square in St. George’s. This year’s entertainment line-up is set to include Caroline Araujo, Minah Jardim, Jessica Vidal, Amalia Pontes, Jessica Frias and The Travellers. Portuguese food... Read more of this article

Photos & Video: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres

Photos & Video: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres

The Portuguese community came together on Sunday in order to celebrate “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres” [Festival of the Christ of Miracles]. A centuries old tradition that originated in the Azores in the 17th century, the festival sees a solemn procession move through Hamilton, with participants walking on a carpet of flowers set... Read more of this article

Transport Minister Meets With Azores Airline

Transport Minister Meets With Azores Airline

Tourism, Transport & Municipalities Minister Michael Fahy met with Azores airline SATA to “explore opportunities that might help increase airlift to Bermuda,” with Minister Fahy saying the “discussions were fruitful and we shall continue to dialogue.” Minister Fahy met with Duarte Carreiro, the international managing director... Read more of this article

Trevor Moniz’s Trip To Portugal Cost $7,061.20

Trevor Moniz’s Trip To Portugal Cost $7,061.20

A trip in May 2016 by Attorney-General & Minister of Legal Affairs Trevor Moniz to Portugal cost $7,061.20, according to a recent listing on the Government’s travel webpage. The trip duration was listed as from Sunday, May 01, 2016 – Monday, May 09, 2016, and the web page listing said, “Meeting between the President of the Government... Read more of this article

Celebrations As Portugal Wins 2016 Euro Finals

Celebrations As Portugal Wins 2016 Euro Finals

Docksiders on Front Street was once again the scene of celebrations, following Portugal’s win in the 2016 European Championship this evening [July 10], with Portugal defeating France 1 – 0 in the finals.After the first 90 minutes resulted in a 0 – 0 draw — with Portugal captain Cristiano Ronaldo being carried off on a stretcher... Read more of this article

Celebrations As Portugal Defeat Wales In Semis

Celebrations As Portugal Defeat Wales In Semis

[Updated with video] Docksiders on Front Street is the scene of celebrations this evening [July 6] as football fans are celebrating Portugal defeating Wales in the Euro 2016 semi-final to earn a place in Sunday’s finals.The two teams went into the half time break tied 0 – 0, and in the second half Cristiano Ronaldo scored in the 50th minute... Read more of this article

Photos: Portuguese Festival Of The Holy Spirit

Photos: Portuguese Festival Of The Holy Spirit

The 21st annual Portuguese Festival of the Holy Spirit was held on Saturday and Sunday in St. George’s, with people from around the island coming to attend the festivities. The Festival Of The Holy Spirit started centuries ago in the Azores, and is still celebrated today by Portuguese citizens and descendants worldwide. According to various reports,... Read more of this article

Video: Portugal Fans Celebrate Football Victory

Video: Portugal Fans Celebrate Football Victory

There were scenes of celebrations outside of Docksiders this evening [June 30] with fans celebrating Portugal’s penalty shootout victory over Poland, which earned the team a berth in the semifinals of Euro 2016.Portugal reached the semi-finals of the European Championship for the fourth time in five tournaments, the BBC reports. Ricardo Quaresma... Read more of this article

Bermuda Youth Sailors Competing In Portugal

Bermuda Youth Sailors Competing In Portugal

Bermuda’s youth sailors have arrived in Vilamoura, Portugal, to compete in the International Optimist Dinghy Association’s[IODA] World Championships. The regatta started on Saturday, June 25th and ends July 4th. The team of 5 were chosen after a qualification series of 16 races to determine the top sailors. Representing Bermuda is Micah Raynor,... Read more of this article