#FindYourAzores Emigrant Square

Today we thank the collaboration of the Portuguese Kids, Familiies Resendes e Torres, Filomeno Jorge, Família Melo and Fátima Faria for their contribution to the Emigrant Square. These plaques are a testimony of love and are a gift to promote the Azores and our Emigration. To all who wish to have their plaque, just talk […]

Published on 7 August, 2020

#FindYourAzores PORTUGUESE KIDS

We want to thank from the bottom of our hearts for the collaboration of the Portuguese Kids and for believing in this project of the Emigrant Square. All the best and all the success and health in your lifes.

Published on 6 August, 2020

#FindYourAzores Terceira

Dances, Bailinhos and Comedies on the island of Terceira were classified as immaterial heritage. Congratulations to all who participate, promote and bring this joy to life. During four days, between Saturday and Tuesday of Entrudo, hundreds of actors, singers and amateur musicians tour more than 30 stages on Terceira Island, performing free of charge, in […]

Published on 5 August, 2020

#FindYourAzores Rhode Island

Since the 19th century, the State of Rhode Island has hosted thousands of emigrants from around the world. There were also many Azoreans who worked in textile, jewelery and rubber factories as in the fishing industry. Nowadays several are the abandoned buildings that remind us of other times of industry of this State in the […]

Published on 4 August, 2020

#FindYourAzores Emigrant Square

We would like to thank the Faria, Papagaio, Silva, Varandas, Simas, Martin’s and Torres families for their contribution to the Emigrant Square, only in this way will we be able to keep our Square alive and promote the culture of our Azores and our Emigration. Anyone who wants to help us with the Plaza, can […]

Published on 3 August, 2020

Rhode Island, land of Azoreans

Rhode Island is the smallest of the US states, but it was the first colony to declare independence from Britain in 1776. In the last censuses in 2000, there were more than 94,000 Portuguese in RI, most of whom are Azoreans. The cities and towns of the State of Rhode Island with the most Portuguese presence […]

Published on 31 July, 2020

PLACING PLAQUES IN THE EMIGRANT SQUARE

Today we appreciate the contribution of Paul Cabral, Anna Wood and Maria de Deus Silvestre in the purchase of a plaque at the Emigrant Square, which will help us continue to develop projects that promote the Azores and our Emigration. A big thanks to all those who have helped us with their contributions. If you […]

Published on 30 July, 2020

BALCONY OF AZORES with Filomeno Jorge

Today we share the second episode of Balcony of Azores. This time we interviewed Filomeno Jorge, a native of Pico Island and an emigrant in Canada.

Published on 29 July, 2020

OPENING OF THE EMIGRANT SQUARE JULY 26TH 2020

On July 26th, it was a day of great happiness with the inauguration of the Square of all of us, the Emigrant Square. Here are some pictures of the opening day. Visit the Emigrant Square’s website in pracadoemigrante.cm-ribeiragrande.pt

Published on 28 July, 2020

The Emigrant Square

Today, we would like to thank the couple Medeiros and Vizinho family for their collaboration with the Praça of all of us, Praça do Emigrante. We also share some photographs of the placement of letters on the floor.

Published on 25 June, 2020

#FindYourAzores Terceira

A year ago, the beautiful island of Terceira received thousands of visitors to watch the sanjoaninas, having as a highlight the joy of the marches. For 2021, we will repeat this revelry.  

Published on 24 June, 2020

#FindYourAzores Azores Tourism

A beautiful video of our Azores. A campaign by our Government to revitalize Azorean tourism. A Secretaria Regional da Energia, Ambiente e Turismo, através da Direção Regional do Turismo, lançou a campanha ‘Todos Fazemos Parte’, com o mote de que “queremos viver juntos os melhores dias das nossas vidas: nós, os Açorianos, e todos os […]

Published on 23 June, 2020