Last weekend, Provincetown could have well been called Portuguesetown, as the rich cultural heritage of Portugal was on full display.
Portuguese flags draped along Commercial Street and Barcelos roosters painted on the pavement welcomed thousands who visited … Read Full Story
CAMBRIDGE — The Day of Portugal parade — part of the celebrations of the Portuguese Boston Festival — brought out nearly 2,500 people to march through the streets of Somerville and Cambridge last Sunday, even though the decisive Euro2012 Group … Read Full Storyread more
NEW BEDFORD — A life shared by two can bring happiness and also conflict, but for Augusto and Karen daSilva they hug the diversity between them in a peculiar and different manner.
Karen Ernst daSilva was born in the state … Read Full Story
PROVIDENCE — The WaterFire is known to bring a Venetian feel to downtown Providence, but last Saturday night WaterPlace Park looked more like Ria de Aveiro, as the lighting ceremony had a Portuguese themed affair.
The area was decorated with … Read Full Story
Provincetown — Whether you are nine or 90, there is something for everyone at the Provincetown Portuguese Festival.
Filling Portuguese Square and the center of town with the smell of sardines, the taste of Portuguese wine, the shades of red, … Read Full Story
Providence — This past weekend, the city of Providence celebrated the Day of Portugal’s 35th consecutive celebration, starting with a reception on Friday, celebrating the many marks left by the Portuguese in the State of Rhode Island.
Over 100 people … Read Full Storyread more
NEW BEDFORD — Running with proper attire, shirtless, barefoot or pushing strollers, more than 350 individuals made their way through the finishing line at the New Bedford Day of Portugal 5k Road Race last Sunday morning.
Danilo Cordiero, 31, of … Read Full Story
“I’m proud to see so many successful Luso-Americans” – Paulo Portasread more
The awards ceremony, part of an annual recognition by the Portuguese American Citizens Committee of Rhode Island, kicked off Rhode Island’s weekend of Day of Portugal events, which include Waterfires, a parade and a ceremony at the State House.read more
Boston – Hundreds gathered to enjoy the Azorean Whaleboat Regatta on Boston’s Charles River, which was part of the Boston Portuguese Festival, the Day of Portugal celebrations This past Sunday.
Hosting a total of 11 teams from all over the region, … Read Full Story
Throughout the years, the Heritage Day of Portugal at the State House in Massachusetts has taken on a very special meaning to the Portuguese and their descendents.
Every year, this event, organized by the Boston Portuguese Festival, dedicates itself … Read Full Storyread more
The Whaling Museum is joining in on the fun!
As part of the Day of Portugal celebrations, the museum is featuring the exhibition of works by Karen E. da Silva, “Palavras e Pinturas: Histórias de Portugal,” Words and Paintings: Histories of Portugal.
CUMBERLAND — António “Tony” Costa enjoys giving a helping hand to those in need, and he is a booster of all things Portuguese.
He not only has been involved in numerous Portuguese organizations and community projects in Rhode Island, but … Read Full Story
Five individuals who have made a difference in life within the Portuguese community will be recognized by the Portuguese American Citizens Committee of Rhode Island (PACCRI) during the celebration of the Day of Portugal in Pawtucket on June 7.read more
To mark the special occasion, the committee Day of Portugal and Portuguese Heritage in Rhode Island will not light up candles on a cake, but rather light up downtown Providence.
The committee has partnered up with the WaterFire on Saturday, June 9, for a special lighting ceremony that will celebrate the Portuguese community as a part of Rhode Island’s rich history.read more
Batten down the hatches!
The 7th Annual Azorean WhaleBoat Regatta is coming to Bean Town once again, on Sunday, June 3.read more
Year after year, the Day of Portugal Parade attracts a growing number of participants and spectators, from Massachusetts and New England, in search of Portuguese traditions and heritage.read more
In the Silver City, the baton has been successfully passed to the next generation, and organizers of the Day of Portugal celebration want youth to grasp their Portuguese heritage and run with it.read more