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Exhibit: Book: ‘A Short History of Portugal Porto: Hosting F1H2O World Championship Grand Prix boat racing – Portugal Community: Citizenship granted to grandchildren of Portuguese expats – Portugal In the clear: Leonor Antunes opens installation at the New Museum
 

Exhibit: ‘The Lure of the Spindle: The Portuguese in early 20th Century Lowell’ – UMass Lowell

The University of Massachusetts Lowell Saab-Pedroso Center for Portuguese Culture and Research, the Center for Lowell History, and the Lowell National Historical Park announce the opening of the Community Exhibit “The Lure of the Spindle: The Portuguese in early 20th Century Lowell” for Thursday, August 6, at 5:30 p.m. Sponsored by Mass Humanities, the state-affiliate […]

Book: ‘A Short History of Portugal’ – Editor’s Note

The story of Portugal possesses a peculiar interest from the fact that it is to its history alone that the country owes its existence as a separate nation. Geographically, the little kingdom is an integral portion of the Iberian Peninsula, with no natural boundaries to distinguish it from that larger portion of the peninsula called […]

Porto: Hosting F1H2O World Championship Grand Prix boat racing – Portugal

The waterfront of Porto city’s River Douro is staging the Round 3 of the F1H2O World Championship Grand Prix boat racing. The competition, gathering the world’s fastest boats, will take place on the weekend of  July 31 – August 2 , with the first day dedicated to training and the second day to competition. The catamaran-shaped Formula1 powerboats can […]

Community: Citizenship granted to grandchildren of Portuguese expats – Portugal

Portugal has extended its citizenship to the grandchildren born abroad to Portuguese nationals. According to the new ruling, approved by the Portuguese Parliament on Wednesday, July 29, those born outside Portugal who have at least one grandparent of Portuguese nationality, are granted Portuguese citizenship by extension immediately. On 29 May 2015, the Portuguese Parliament had adopted […]

In the clear: Leonor Antunes opens installation at the New Museum – NYC, NY

By Patricia Silva, Contributor (*) As matter refined by human thought and shaped by the hand, materials carry meanings, histories, metaphors, and various units of social measurement. Leonor Antunes’ current installation at the Lobby Gallery of the New Museum of Contemporary Art — I stand like a mirror before you — invites us to consider spatial and […]

Exhibit: ‘The Lure of the Spindle: The Portuguese in early 20th Century Lowell’ – UMass Lowell

03 August 2015

The University of Massachusetts Lowell Saab-Pedroso Center for Portuguese Culture and Research, the Center for Lowell History, and the Lowell National Historical Park announce the opening of the Community Exhibit “The Lure of the Spindle: The Portuguese in early 20th Century Lowell” for Thursday, August 6, at 5:30 p.m. Sponsored by Mass Humanities, the state-affiliate […]

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Posted in Azores, Cape Verde, Community, Education, Featured, Genealogy, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal, World

Book: ‘A Short History of Portugal’ – Editor’s Note

01 August 2015

The story of Portugal possesses a peculiar interest from the fact that it is to its history alone that the country owes its existence as a separate nation. Geographically, the little kingdom is an integral portion of the Iberian Peninsula, with no natural boundaries to distinguish it from that larger portion of the peninsula called […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Books, Education, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Portugal, World

Porto: Hosting F1H2O World Championship Grand Prix boat racing – Portugal

30 July 2015

The waterfront of Porto city’s River Douro is staging the Round 3 of the F1H2O World Championship Grand Prix boat racing. The competition, gathering the world’s fastest boats, will take place on the weekend of  July 31 – August 2 , with the first day dedicated to training and the second day to competition. The catamaran-shaped Formula1 powerboats can […]

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Posted in Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Portugal, Sports, World

Community: Citizenship granted to grandchildren of Portuguese expats – Portugal

29 July 2015

Portugal has extended its citizenship to the grandchildren born abroad to Portuguese nationals. According to the new ruling, approved by the Portuguese Parliament on Wednesday, July 29, those born outside Portugal who have at least one grandparent of Portuguese nationality, are granted Portuguese citizenship by extension immediately. On 29 May 2015, the Portuguese Parliament had adopted […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Genealogy, Heritage, Madeira, People, Portugal, World

In the clear: Leonor Antunes opens installation at the New Museum – NYC, NY

28 July 2015

By Patricia Silva, Contributor (*) As matter refined by human thought and shaped by the hand, materials carry meanings, histories, metaphors, and various units of social measurement. Leonor Antunes’ current installation at the Lobby Gallery of the New Museum of Contemporary Art — I stand like a mirror before you — invites us to consider spatial and […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, Painting, People, Portugal, World

Community: 2015 Feast of the Blessed Sacrament – New Bedford, MA

28 July 2015

The Portuguese community of New Bedford, MA, is organizing the 2015 Feast of the Blessed Sacrament to be held over the weekend at the Madeira Field in the city’s North End’s area. In its 101st edition, the event begins Thursday July 30 and ends Sunday August 2, gathering over 100,000 people coming from all over […]

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Posted in Community, Entertainment, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Organizations, People, World

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