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Registration Opens For Portuguese School

Registration Opens For Portuguese School

The Portuguese Cultural Association of Bermuda is reminding the public that registration for the Portuguese School of Bermuda for the upcoming year is open and can be made online at PortugueseBDA.com. A spokesperson said, “The School is run as an afterschool programme, holding classes for primary-school aged students across 6 grade levels. “The... Read more of this article

Photos: Trevor Moniz Receives Honour In Azores

Photos: Trevor Moniz Receives Honour In Azores

Following his recent induction into the Azorean Order of Merit by the Legislative Assembly of the Azores, Trevor Moniz travelled to the Azores to receive the award in person. Mr Moniz attended the Formal Session marking Azores Day, in the city of Lagoa on the morning of Monday, 6 June 2022. The ceremony was presided over jointly by their Excellencies,... Read more of this article

Premier, OBA Leader Attend Santo Cristo Mass

Premier, OBA Leader Attend Santo Cristo Mass

Premier David Burt, Deputy Premier Walter Roban and Opposition Leader Cole Simons attended the annual Festa dos Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres mass held yesterday [May 22] at St. Theresa’s Cathedral. Premier Burt tweeted the photo below, saying, “I joined Deputy Walter Roban and the Opposition Leader, The Hon. Cole Simons at the Annual Festa... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Photos/Video: Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

[Updated with photos] The “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres” [the Festival of the Christ of Miracles] is being held today [May 22] in Hamilton and you can tune in and watch live below. A centuries old tradition that originated in the Azores in the 17th century, the festival sees procession move through Hamilton, with participants walking... Read more of this article

Moniz Inducted Into Azorean Order Of Merit

Moniz Inducted Into Azorean Order Of Merit

Trevor Moniz has been inducted into the Azorean Order of Merit by the the Legislative Assembly of the Azores. The Portuguese Cultural Association said, “On 13 May 2022, the Legislative Assembly of the Azores inducted Mr Moniz into the Azorean Order of Merit in recognition of his professional achievements [Insígnia Autonómica de Mérito – Profissional].... Read more of this article

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