Author: FeelPortugal

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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The MassArt Art Museum (MAAM), Boston’s newest contemporary art museum will be inaugurating its new space on February 22, 2020. For this inauguration, the internationally renowned Portuguese artist, Joana Vasconcelos, whose US premiere will take place in MAAM, will honor a brave American citizen, Elizabeth “Mumbet” Freeman. Mumbet was an enslaved woman of…

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The Association of Azorean Emigrants has just released a children’s book “Azores – Hunting for the American Dream” that tells the story of the first Azoreans who arrived in the United States of America by whaling in the 18th century. The president of the association, Rui Faria, historical coordinator of…

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Praia, 11 Dec 2019 (Lusa) – The Cape Verdean Prime Minister, Ulisses Correia e Silva, said today that the moment “much desired happened”, with the classification of the morna as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO, which now represents increased responsibilities for Cape Verde. “The expected and much-desired moment…

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