Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Olga Goncalves new president of the Portuguese Cultural and Welfare centre

The Portuguese Cultural Center held their BI-Annual AGM in May and Olga Goncalves was chosen as the new President. "I am both excited and scared...

Portuguese fishermen and Basilica’s Fatima statues

The national CBC Radio show shares with us the Connection between Portuguese fishermen and Basilica's Fatima statues back in 1955. Cast your mind back with...

Christopher Columbus in Madeira

By the end of the fifteenth century, 75 years after the discovery, Madeira had become an agro industrial hub of sugar production. In 1493, at...
Portuguese National Day in Cape Town with the King of the Khoi-San

Portuguese National Day in Cape Town with the King of the...

One could not help but feeling mesmerised as you entered the Portuguese Club in Cape Town on the evening of the 4th June. Carlos...

Fatima pilgrimage in SA a success despite rains

The annual Fatima pilgrimage which took place on Saturday, 14 May 2016 again proved to be a great success despite the heavy rains during...
June to become the month of Portuguese culture in Macau

June to become the month of Portuguese culture in Macau

Portugal aims to strengthen its cultural presence in Macau by organizing the event “June-­Month of Portugal” on a regular basis. The program for the...

Cape Town voted best city in the world

The Mother City is pulling out all the stops, flashing her beauty and appeal to foreigners and gathering awards around the globe for her...

Cannons and Codfish

The fascination for firearms goes back to the discovery of powder in China more than one thousand years ago. Firearms enthusiasts and collectors value guns...
Chyemenn Santos is the Brightest Star

Chyemenn Santos is the Brightest Star

The Brightest Star in the Sky is a children’s book by Chyemenn Santos. Even though Uncle Mike can’t visit Pumpkin anymore, he’s looking down...
Honeymoon in Madeira by Zack Murray

Honeymoon in Madeira by Zack Murray

You are going to love this Honeymoon video filmed and edited by Zack Murray. Filmed in Madeira, one of the most beautiful islands in...
Madeira takes centre stage in the history of South Africa

Madeira takes centre stage in the history of South Africa

The French emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, during the war against England and its allies, invaded most of Europe, including Holland, which made Dutch overseas colonies...
Baku hosts exhibition of Portuguese artists

Baku hosts exhibition of Portuguese artists

The Baku-based Museum of Modern Art has hosted an exhibition of Portuguese artists called "I Wanna Be Adored". The opening ceremony was attended by...
Ana Moura international Portuguese fado singer

Ana Moura international Portuguese fado singer

Portuguese vocalist Ana Moura, whose soulful and riveting interpretation of her land's captivating fado style has made her a star in Europe. Ana Moura has...
Lusito Land Festival

Join the Portuguese party at Lusito Land Festival

Join the throng turning up the heat – and the volume - at this year’s Lusito Land Festival. With over 160 000 party-goers attending,...