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Portugal: Voted Award: Cristiano Ronaldo wins 5th Ballon d Open Call: Arte Corajosa Celebrating Azorean Creativity – Bristol Art Museum, RI Appointed:  Mário Centeno elected new chief of Eurogroup – Brussels, EU Canada: Federal Parliament recognizes June as Portuguese Heritage Month
 

Portugal: Voted “Best Destination of the World” by the World Travel Awards – Phu Quoc,Vietnam

Portugal was voted “Best Destination of the World” at the 24th edition of The World Travel Awards – known as the “Tourism Oscars” – becoming the first European country to win this distinction. Collecting six of the highest awards, Portugal defeated competitors such as Brazil, Greece, Maldives, USA, Morocco, Vietnam and Spain.  Lisbon won “World’s […]

Award: Cristiano Ronaldo wins 5th Ballon d’Or – Paris, France

Cristiano Ronaldo has won for the fifth time the Ballon d’Or, matching rival Lionel Messi’s record of filth Ballon d’Or awards. Ronaldo had received the honor in 2008, 2013, 2014, and 2016. The annual award is based on sports journalist voting and presented by the magazine France Football to the best soccer player of the year. […]

Open Call: Arte Corajosa Celebrating Azorean Creativity – Bristol Art Museum, RI

With the support of a grant from the RI Foundation, the Bristol Art Museum (BAM) announced an open call for Rhode Island area Portuguese artists to participate in the “Arte Corajosa” [Courageous Art] project celebrating Azorean creativity. The goal is to “providing the East Bay and greater Rhode Island community with the opportunity to experience […]

Appointed: Mário Centeno elected new chief of Eurogroup – Brussels, EU

Portuguese Finance Minister, Mário Centeno, was elected the new head of the Eurogroup, a prestigious decision making body, consisting of 19 Finance Ministers of all European Union countries. The appointment was decided in a secret ballot at a finance ministers meeting in Brussels on Monday. He attained support and prestige in the European circles after […]

Canada: Federal Parliament recognizes June as Portuguese Heritage Month – Ottawa, ON

By Cristina Ogden(*) Canada’s Federal Parliament has formally recognized June 10 as Portugal Day and the month of June as Portuguese Heritage Month. The Private Member’s Bill, M-126, was sponsored by Julie Dzerowicz, Member of Parliament for Toronto, Ontario’s Davenport electoral riding. M-126 was introduced earlier this year to recognize Portuguese Canadian contributions and to […]

Portugal: Voted “Best Destination of the World” by the World Travel Awards – Phu Quoc,Vietnam

11 December 2017

Portugal was voted “Best Destination of the World” at the 24th edition of The World Travel Awards – known as the “Tourism Oscars” – becoming the first European country to win this distinction. Collecting six of the highest awards, Portugal defeated competitors such as Brazil, Greece, Maldives, USA, Morocco, Vietnam and Spain.  Lisbon won “World’s […]

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Posted in Awards, Featured, Heritage, Madeira, Organizations, People, Portugal, Travel, World

Award: Cristiano Ronaldo wins 5th Ballon d’Or – Paris, France

07 December 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo has won for the fifth time the Ballon d’Or, matching rival Lionel Messi’s record of filth Ballon d’Or awards. Ronaldo had received the honor in 2008, 2013, 2014, and 2016. The annual award is based on sports journalist voting and presented by the magazine France Football to the best soccer player of the year. […]

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Posted in Awards, Featured, Madeira, Organizations, People, Portugal, Sports, World

Open Call: Arte Corajosa Celebrating Azorean Creativity – Bristol Art Museum, RI

05 December 2017

With the support of a grant from the RI Foundation, the Bristol Art Museum (BAM) announced an open call for Rhode Island area Portuguese artists to participate in the “Arte Corajosa” [Courageous Art] project celebrating Azorean creativity. The goal is to “providing the East Bay and greater Rhode Island community with the opportunity to experience […]

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

Appointed: Mário Centeno elected new chief of Eurogroup – Brussels, EU

05 December 2017

Portuguese Finance Minister, Mário Centeno, was elected the new head of the Eurogroup, a prestigious decision making body, consisting of 19 Finance Ministers of all European Union countries. The appointment was decided in a secret ballot at a finance ministers meeting in Brussels on Monday. He attained support and prestige in the European circles after […]

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

Canada: Federal Parliament recognizes June as Portuguese Heritage Month – Ottawa, ON

29 November 2017

By Cristina Ogden(*) Canada’s Federal Parliament has formally recognized June 10 as Portugal Day and the month of June as Portuguese Heritage Month. The Private Member’s Bill, M-126, was sponsored by Julie Dzerowicz, Member of Parliament for Toronto, Ontario’s Davenport electoral riding. M-126 was introduced earlier this year to recognize Portuguese Canadian contributions and to […]

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

PALCUS: Index shows Portuguese American views and concerns – Community

27 November 2017

The PALCUS Index, the first annual national survey, has been released revealing the views and concerns of the Portuguese American community. The main goal of survey, conducted by the Portuguese-American Leadership Council of the United States (PALCUS), was to obtain a view of what matters most to the Portuguese American community, how they participate politically […]

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Posted in Community, Education, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, Politics, World

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