The Academia do Bacalhau was formed in 1968 in Johannesburg. There are over 51 Academies spread all over the world with the Mother Academy based in Johannesburg.
The Compadres of the Cape Town Academia do Bacalhau got together recently at the Portuguese Club and voted Carlos De Aguiar as their new President.
The Academia do Bacalhau are friends, who regardless of their social status and cultural level, congregate without political, religious, commercial or profitable purposes, to promote, encourage and develop bonds of friendship, cooperation, brotherhood, among others, defending the good name and prestige of Portugal and the Portuguese wherever they are, as well as our cultural and historical values fundamentally finish actions of solidarity and moral and material assistance to people most in need and charities.
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