Author: FeelPortugal

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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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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