Author: FeelPortugal

From Drums to the Microphone One of the most recognizable voices heard through the airwaves, and not only, is the voice of Dionísio Garcia. From the tone to his linguistic capacities, Garcia dominates the language of Camões (the poet laureate) notwithstanding having immigrated to the United States in 1980. “……

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We remember that it was 2 years ago on April 1 that the crystal clear, loving voice of Suzy Fagundes passed into eternity and left her mark on our Hearts. Suzy Fagundes (Suzanne Fagundes) of New Bedford, passed away at Massachusetts General Hospital on April 1, 2019. She was 36…

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The Massachusetts Alliance of Portuguese Speakers (MAPS) purchased a new building on February 10, 2021, to house the organization’s Lowell Office. The opening is planned for July of 2021 The two-story brick building – located in the heart of the Portuguese-speaking community on 490 Central Street – will soon undergo renovation work…

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On New Year’s Eve, sometime before midnight, a couple with two children entered the Mrs. Potato Restaurant in Orlando, Florida. Thanks to Flaviane Carvalho, an employee, help came at the right time! When the server approached the table to take the order for food the parents didn’t order food for…

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The 2021 New Year was born at a great cost. I just received the sad news of the death of the fado icon, Carlos do Carmo. What can I share from this Fado genius who was born for the national song? Carlos do Carmo at Zeiterion Surely, growing up in…

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The Azores are once again this year on the list of 100 most sustainable destinations, a ‘ranking’ drawn up by the international organization Green Destinations, which distinguishes good practices in the sector, the Regional Government announced today. “It is recognition like this that makes us continue this path towards sustainability…

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The Azorean Maritime Heritage Society (AMHS) is a nonprofit organization located in New Bedford, Massachusetts was created to promote the Azorean culture and the whaling heritage by raising awareness and pride within New England’s Azorean-American community and recognizing the rich maritime heritage commonly shared for longer than a century between…

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Starting March 12, 2020, all US residents will be asked to complete a short questionnaire, in the 2020 US Census, about EACH PERSON living in the same household. PALCUS (Portuguese-American Leadership Council) has been working with the U.S. Census Bureau to establish the first national Complete Count Committee in the…

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