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Slideshow: Santo Cristo Celebration At BAA

Slideshow: Santo Cristo Celebration At BAA

Following the procession in Hamilton for the Santo Cristo dos Milagres Festival on Sunday afternoon [May 5], the celebration continued at BAA with dance and musical performances, games and more. Nearly 400 years old, the Festival is the largest religious celebration of the Azores, and the tradition is also celebrated by the members of the Portuguese... Read more of this article

Photos/Video: 2013 Santo Cristo Dos Milagres

Photos/Video: 2013 Santo Cristo Dos Milagres

[Updated with video] Bermuda’s Portuguese community came together today [May 5] to celebrate a centuries old tradition that originated in the Azores in the 17th century. The “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres” [Festival of the Christ of Miracles], sees a solemn procession through Hamilton with participants walking on a carpet of flowers... Read more of this article

Videos: 2012 Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Videos: 2012 Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Yesterday [May 13] Bermuda’s Portuguese community celebrated the “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres” [Festival of the Christ of Miracles], a centuries old tradition that originated in the Azores. The Santo Cristo statue was carried from St Theresa’s Cathedral with the procession passing over an intricate carpet of flowers set down on... Read more of this article

Photos #2: 2012 Santo Cristo Dos Milagres

Photos #2: 2012 Santo Cristo Dos Milagres

The “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres” [Festival of the Christ of Miracles] was held this afternoon [May 13], with a procession through Hamilton to celebrate the centuries old tradition that originated in the Azores. The procession started from St Theresa’s Cathedral and made its way to Dundonald Street where participants walked on a... Read more of this article

Photos: 2012 Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

Photos: 2012 Santo Cristo Dos Milagres Festival

[Updated with additional photos] Bermuda’s Portuguese community came together today [May 13] to celebrate a centuries old tradition that originated in the Azores in the 17th century. The “Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres” [Festival of the Christ of Miracles], sees a solemn procession through Hamilton with participants walking on a... Read more of this article

Video: Putting Portuguese History In Focus

Video: Putting Portuguese History In Focus

Every year, five weeks after Easter, Bermuda’s Portuguese community act out a colourful, 300-year-old tradition which started in the Azores. The annual Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres Festival is the highlight of the Portuguese Catholic calendar with hundreds packing into St. Theresa’s Cathedral. This festa is modelled after the one that is... Read more of this article