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Faith Book: ‘The Global History of Portugal’ by Carlos D. Fiolhais David Oliveira: The sibilant sounds of a language of belonging Travel: United Airlines inaugurates Newark to Ponta Delgada – Azores Community: President José Manuel Bolieiro visiting Ontario
 

Faith & Feast: Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres 2022 – Azores

The religious celebrations of the 2022 Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres, [The Holy Feast of Christ of the Miracles] will be held on the weekend of May 21-22, in Ponta Delgada city, on São Miguel, Azores. This year’s full calendar of celebrations will fall between Friday (20th) and the Thursday (the 26th) to […]

Book: ‘The Global History of Portugal’ by Carlos D. Fiolhais & José E. Franco – Editor’s Note

For thousands of years Portugal has been the point of arrival and departure for peoples, cultures, languages, ideas, fashions, behaviours, beliefs, institutions, and produce. While its miscegenation and global multimodal activity enriched the world in many ways, it also provoked violence, war, suffering, and resistance. The Global History of Portugal contains 93 chapters grouped into five parts: […]

David Oliveira: The sibilant sounds of a language of belonging – Interview

By Millicent Accardi Professor and writer David Oliveira, an American poet of Portuguese descent, is a native of the San Joaquin Valley in California, born in Hanford and raised in Armona-Kings County, thirty-five miles south of Fresno, CA. As a graduate of California State University, Fresno, he studied poetry writing with renowned poet Philip Levine. […]

Travel: United Airlines inaugurates Newark to Ponta Delgada – Azores

United Airlines is inaugurating, May 13, flights from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to João Paulo II Airport in Ponta Delgada, Azores. According to the Azores Tourism Association (ATA), United Airlines will offer 114 seasonal flights, to last throughout the summer, from 13 May to 3 June, to the end of September, with three weekly […]

Community: President José Manuel Bolieiro visiting Ontario – Canada

The President of the Government of the Azores, José Manuel Bolieiro, will travel to Canada, at the invitation of the Federation of Portuguese Canadian Business & Professionals (FPCBP), to participate in the 39th Annual Scholarships & Excellence Awards Gala of the organization. The official visit, which takes place on May 28, at the Pearson Convention […]

Faith & Feast: Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres 2022 – Azores

17 May 2022

The religious celebrations of the 2022 Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres, [The Holy Feast of Christ of the Miracles] will be held on the weekend of May 21-22, in Ponta Delgada city, on São Miguel, Azores. This year’s full calendar of celebrations will fall between Friday (20th) and the Thursday (the 26th) to […]

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Posted in Azores, Featured, Heritage, People, Religion, São Miguel

Book: ‘The Global History of Portugal’ by Carlos D. Fiolhais & José E. Franco – Editor’s Note

15 May 2022

For thousands of years Portugal has been the point of arrival and departure for peoples, cultures, languages, ideas, fashions, behaviours, beliefs, institutions, and produce. While its miscegenation and global multimodal activity enriched the world in many ways, it also provoked violence, war, suffering, and resistance. The Global History of Portugal contains 93 chapters grouped into five parts: […]

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

David Oliveira: The sibilant sounds of a language of belonging – Interview

14 May 2022

By Millicent Accardi Professor and writer David Oliveira, an American poet of Portuguese descent, is a native of the San Joaquin Valley in California, born in Hanford and raised in Armona-Kings County, thirty-five miles south of Fresno, CA. As a graduate of California State University, Fresno, he studied poetry writing with renowned poet Philip Levine. […]

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Posted in Arts&Culture, Azores, Books, Community, Featured, Heritage, Portugal, Terceira, World

Travel: United Airlines inaugurates Newark to Ponta Delgada – Azores

13 May 2022

United Airlines is inaugurating, May 13, flights from Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR) to João Paulo II Airport in Ponta Delgada, Azores. According to the Azores Tourism Association (ATA), United Airlines will offer 114 seasonal flights, to last throughout the summer, from 13 May to 3 June, to the end of September, with three weekly […]

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Posted in Azores, Community, Featured, Portugal, São Miguel, Sports, Terceira, Travel

Community: President José Manuel Bolieiro visiting Ontario – Canada

11 May 2022

The President of the Government of the Azores, José Manuel Bolieiro, will travel to Canada, at the invitation of the Federation of Portuguese Canadian Business & Professionals (FPCBP), to participate in the 39th Annual Scholarships & Excellence Awards Gala of the organization. The official visit, which takes place on May 28, at the Pearson Convention […]

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Posted in Azores, Business, Community, Featured, Heritage, Organizations, People, World

Fatima: Pilgrims from around the world will pray for peace – Portugal

10 May 2022

By Len Port Catholic pilgrims from around the world will gather in the Sanctuary of Fatima in central Portugal next Friday for the 105th anniversary of the apparitions of the Virgin Mary reported by three shepherd children. Prior to the COVID interruptions of the Fatima gatherings, several million pilgrims travelled to the shrine each year. […]

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Posted in Featured, Heritage, Portugal, Religion, World