Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Portuguese of Jewish origin?

Does the surname indicate that a person has Jewish origin. What really makes the surname relevant, with Jewish, and the practice of Jewish traditions...

Ângela Ferreira: Sculptures, slides and slavery

Ângela Ferreira, Universidade de Lisboa Johannesburg Art Gallery is hosting Ângela Ferreira’s solo exhibition, “South Facing”. Ferreira’s work is concerned with the ongoing impact of...

Manuel de Brito to be showcased

Three major exhibitions of mainly Portuguese art, one of which features many works offered by prominent artists to the gallery owner and collector Manuel...

Sir Cliff Richard halves the price for his vineyard

Sir Cliff Richard has almost halved the asking price for his 11-bedroom Portuguese vineyard. The Mistletoe And Wine singer, 76, was originally seeking £8million for...

Portugal in Africa

Algarve historian Peter Kingdon Booker examines Portugal's African possessions and shows their real value to the nation during two talks held on Friday, May...
Wine

US Becomes Main Export Market For Portuguese Wine

The US has become the largest export destination for Portuguese wines, replacing long-time leader Angola. Last year, sales to the North American market grew more...
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Cant Skip Portugal

The only detail missing is the price tag: Turismo de Portugal launched its latest promotional campaign today with the first of four videos designed...
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German pianist Bernd Glemser live in Algarve

Bernd Glemser, the celebrated German pianist, will give two concerts in the Algarve during May. The first will be on Tuesday, May 16 and...

Pope Francisco In Fatima

Pope Francis led hundreds of thousands of pilgrim faithful in the recitation of the Holy Rosary on Friday evening in Fatima, Portugal, where the...

Portugal Highest Wine Consumption

Figures have shown that Portugal is the country that drinks the most wine per inhabitant. In its annual report, the International Wine Organisation said that...
Lusito

Lusito Land Festival Menu Announced

PORTUGAL’S ever-popular sugary fartura is the centrepiece of this year’s annual culinary showcase, the Lusito Land Festival which will take place from April 26...

More British and German tourists for Madeira Carnival

Tourists in Madeira spent an average of 133 euros a day per head during this year Carnival, in a period when hotel occupancy rates...
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Portuguese Easter traditions & celebrations

During the Holy Week, which marks the end of Lent in the run-up to Easter, the deeply Catholic country is steeped in religious ritual...
Wine

Portugal spending EU cash on wine and women?

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the chairman of Eurogroup is under fire after an interview in a German newspaper where he accused Southern European countries of wasting...