Land of Adoption

We are Azoreans, yes, but we are also, related to the land of adoption. And this gives us a sensitivity, neither better nor worse, but different, that we want to share with our Homeland.


For the Emigrant, for our Emigration: MAKE A PARTNER AND HELP US HELP!     We do not have quotas obligation, donations are accepted … Check our page and register online. We want to be a bridge, a facilitator, between the Diaspora and the motherland.


This Association is an independent body made up of citizens of this land, engaged voluntarily to serve it.


AEA – The Association of Azorean Emigrants, pretends to be a bridge, a facilitator between the Diaspora and the homeland. Thus it will be a sort of House of the Azores in the Azores and with the Azores Houses in the Diaspora, to establish a privileged relationship and collaboration.

Promote pluralism

For the achievement of its objectives the Association aims to be a facilitator with the responsible institutions, promoting pluralism within the association as well as tolerance and respect for differences, among others.

Element of meeting

We want to be an element of meeting between all the Azorean returnees, in fellowship, and in finding solutions to bureaucratic issues.


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Luso-American Foundation wants to boost scientific cooperation with the Azores

The President of the Luso-American Development Foundation (FLAD) has identified scientific co-operation, the relationship with the emancipating community in the United States, and culture as potential areas to be developed with the Government of the Azores. Rita Faden was speaking to reporters after a meeting with the President of the Regional Government, Vasco Cordeiro, at […]

Published on 22 March, 2019

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Seminar “The Madeira and Azorean emigration to Hawaii. Contributions for the study. “

This seminar is part of the strategic theme “The Frontiers”, the central theme of the CHAM strategic project for the period 2015-2020. “Based on a solid historiographical basis, this multidisciplinary project intends to study the border as a has separated, throughout history, a plurality of societies and cultures, but also as a social and cultural […]

Published on 20 March, 2019

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Portugal wants to attract more teenagers of emigrants to higher education

The Government wants to encourage more Luso-descendants and teenagers of emigrants to apply for higher education in Portugal through information sessions with parents and educators. Higher education in Portugal has a contingent reserved for the children of emigrants of 7% of the total national vacancies, which corresponds to “about 3500 vacancies”. Last year there were […]

Published on 19 March, 2019

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Azores and Santa Catarina highlight education and culture in strengthening the Azorean identity

The Azores Regional Government and two cultural institutions of Santa Catarina highlighted the cultural and school actions as a “guiding line” of the strategy of reinforcing the azorianity in that Brazilian state, where there is “a great attachment” to the roots. The Regional Secretary of the Presidency for External Relations said that the “guiding line” […]

Published on 18 March, 2019

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Loquat liqueur from “Cooperativa Celeiro da Terra” wins silver medal in national competition

COOPERATIVA CELEIRO DA TERRA, is a Private Institution of Social Solidarity, which develops its main activities: the production and commercialization of biscuits, jams, liqueurs, local handicrafts and tourism. The food products are made with local raw material, fruits harvested in the fields and vegetable gardens of the municipality of Povoação, made in a traditional way, […]

Published on 11 March, 2019

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Azores Government promotes photography contest in the diaspora

The Regional Director of the Communities announced in the United States of America a photo contest in the diaspora, which aims to “register the Azorean presence in the world”. “We intend with this initiative to contribute to a greater appreciation of our communities and dissemination of the Azorean heritage in various geographical spaces,” said Paulo […]

Published on 10 March, 2019

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Substance discovered in Azores tea that combats various diseases

“After collecting [from teas from all over the world] I came to the conclusion that Azorean tea can be superior to others in polyphenol content,” said researcher José Batista, a Ph.D. in analytical biochemistry, who has been connected to several Portuguese and Canadian universities. Polyphenols are chemical substances that are present in plants and fruits, […]

Published on 9 March, 2019

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Portuguese Course for foreigners with 22 trainees on Pico Island

 In order to promote the full integration of immigrants residing in Pico, providing them with an important tool for their personal and professional valuation, the Madalena local authority carried out training certified by the Regional Education Secretariat, whose final approval allowed foreigners to comply with legal requirements for the acquisition of Portuguese nationality and the […]

Published on 6 March, 2019

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