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Conference: Fado as a musical genre by Rui Vieira Nery Community: Dr. Edward Leitão Scholarships for Medical Students Margie Vieira: From Dairy Farmer to Novelist Portugal: Minister of the Sea addresses the Atlantic Council Portugal: President Rebelo de Sousa to address the United Nations – New York, NY
 

Conference: Fado as a musical genre by Rui Vieira Nery – UMass Lowell, MA

The UMass Lowell Saab-Pedroso Center for Portuguese Culture and Research, in partnership with the College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and the departments of Music and World Languages and Cultures, presents a lecture, Portuguese Fado: Two Hundred Years of a Musical Genre, by Dr. Rui Vieira Nery, director of the Portuguese Language and […]

Community: Dr. Edward Leitão Scholarships for Medical Students – Cambridge, MA

The Dr. Edward Leitão Memorial Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for scholarships from Portuguese-American medical students and physicians in training, following the fund’s goal of filling the need among the community for Portuguese-speaking medical professionals. The fund is offering up to two scholarships of $1,500 each, and the deadline for submission of applications is […]

Margie Vieira: From Dairy Farmer to Novelist – Interview

Interview by Millicent Borges Accardi, Contributor (*) A Portuguese-American writer, author Margie Vieira was born in Northern California and grew up on a dairy farm. Her family has roots in Terceira, Azores, from where her parents immigrated to California in the 1960’s. Ms. Vieira is happily married to who she claims is “a most patient man.” Together, they […]

Portugal: Minister of the Sea addresses the Atlantic Council – Washington,DC

By C. Naseer Ahmad, Contributor (*) The Atlantic Council – a Washington based think tank – presented Portugal’s Minister of the Sea, Ms. Ana Paula Vitorino to discuss strategic areas of cooperation between two natural allies. “Bilateral ties date from the earliest years of the United State” and “Following the American Revolutionary War, Portugal was the […]

Portugal: President Rebelo de Sousa to address the United Nations – New York, NY

The President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, will briefly address on Tuesday, September 20, the United Nations General Assembly’s High-Level Meeting on Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants. The intervention by the President of Portugal, taking place late in the afternoon, is followed by a reception hosted by the President of the United States […]

Conference: Fado as a musical genre by Rui Vieira Nery – UMass Lowell, MA

24 September 2016

The UMass Lowell Saab-Pedroso Center for Portuguese Culture and Research, in partnership with the College of Fine Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences, and the departments of Music and World Languages and Cultures, presents a lecture, Portuguese Fado: Two Hundred Years of a Musical Genre, by Dr. Rui Vieira Nery, director of the Portuguese Language and […]

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Posted in Conferences, Education, Featured, Heritage, Portugal

Community: Dr. Edward Leitão Scholarships for Medical Students – Cambridge, MA

24 September 2016

The Dr. Edward Leitão Memorial Scholarship Fund is now accepting applications for scholarships from Portuguese-American medical students and physicians in training, following the fund’s goal of filling the need among the community for Portuguese-speaking medical professionals. The fund is offering up to two scholarships of $1,500 each, and the deadline for submission of applications is […]

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Posted in Awards, Community, Education, Featured, Heritage, Scholarships

Margie Vieira: From Dairy Farmer to Novelist – Interview

22 September 2016

Interview by Millicent Borges Accardi, Contributor (*) A Portuguese-American writer, author Margie Vieira was born in Northern California and grew up on a dairy farm. Her family has roots in Terceira, Azores, from where her parents immigrated to California in the 1960’s. Ms. Vieira is happily married to who she claims is “a most patient man.” Together, they […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Books, Community, Featured, Heritage, Interviews, Life Style, People, Terceira

Portugal: Minister of the Sea addresses the Atlantic Council – Washington,DC

20 September 2016

By C. Naseer Ahmad, Contributor (*) The Atlantic Council – a Washington based think tank – presented Portugal’s Minister of the Sea, Ms. Ana Paula Vitorino to discuss strategic areas of cooperation between two natural allies. “Bilateral ties date from the earliest years of the United State” and “Following the American Revolutionary War, Portugal was the […]

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Posted in Azores, Business, Conferences, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Politics, Portugal, World

Portugal: President Rebelo de Sousa to address the United Nations – New York, NY

19 September 2016

The President of Portugal, Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa, will briefly address on Tuesday, September 20, the United Nations General Assembly’s High-Level Meeting on Large Movements of Refugees and Migrants. The intervention by the President of Portugal, taking place late in the afternoon, is followed by a reception hosted by the President of the United States […]

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Posted in Community, Conferences, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Politics, Portugal, World

Book: ‘Dialog of a Veteran Soldier’ – Editor’s Note

07 September 2016

Fraud, scandal, theft of royal funds, official graft, and cover-ups: these are the subjects of the 1612 exposé written by Diogo do Couto in his Dialog of a Veteran Soldier. Couto revealed too much and as a result, this work had to wait more than 175 years until its first publication in 1790. This classic […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Books, Damão, Diu, Featured, Goa, Politics, Portugal, World

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