|Founders||Paulo Martins & Feligenio Medeiros|
|Editors||Paulo Martins & Feligenio Medeiros|
We are a digital community magazine dedicated to all Portuguese generations who reside in the USA.
Our primary goal is to connect with all the Portuguese communities which are spread throughout the United States and showcase to the general public the Portuguese culture, traditions, and lifestyle.
FEEL PORTUGAL IN THE USA was founded in 2016 by Paulo Martins and Feligenio Medeiros, owners of the digital marketing and media company LusoLinks, LLC. Our mission is to promote interest in and appreciation of Portuguese culture not only by Portuguese-Americans but also by the general public.
Paulo Martins is the co-founder and editor of the digital magazine FEEL PORTUGAL IN THE USA. He is also the Counselor for the Portuguese Communities in New England since September 2015, and a former Administrative Officer from the Consulate General of Portugal in New York & Boston 1995-2014. In addition, he is involved in several Portuguese organizations, including being a board member of Escola Portuguesa de Cambridge e Somerville and Boston Portuguese Festival. Paulo’s media experience started in Portugal where he did his studies in Journalism-Tourism and continued in the USA, where in the 1990’s he worked for the Portuguese Radio Commercial & RTP USA in Newark NJ. While In NY he also did several voice-overs for Calvin Klein Portuguese ads. In the past few years, Paulo Martins developed his skills in web design, video production, photography and digital marketing. He holds a BS in Management & Marketing from Boston University.
Feligenio Medeiros is the co-founder and editor of the digital magazine FEEL PORTUGAL IN THE USA. In July 2013 he, along with David Mendonça, co-founded the Portuguese-American Cultural Exchange, Inc. (PaceFado.com) a non-profit organization that engages US and Portuguese cultures through fado music. In 2012 he launched the website FadoNight.com, an online resource to identify venues featuring live fado in the US and PortugueseDishes.com a site dedicated to promoting Portuguese food and the Portuguese restaurants in New England. Feligenio is one of the founders of the Woburn Residents’ Environmental Network. In 2003 he started the Woburn Summer Concert Series, which continues to this day. He is a former owner of the Vellucci Insurance Agency, Inc. in Cambridge, Massachusetts, a business that he owned until 2008. Feligenio’s digital media and web design experience expressed on his extended website portfolio featuring Portuguese restaurants, clubs, and organizations. He is also a passionate professional photographer specializing in food photography, fado events and performers. Feligenio is a US citizen and a native of the Azores Islands.