10 Azores Fest challenges 10 national and international chefs with the best of the Azores

Between the 20th and 29th of June, 10 Fest Açores, the biggest gastronomic event in the archipelago, is back with 10 great chefs, who will surprise with 10 tasting dinners, of 6 dishes, accompanied by unique wine experiences. Organized by the Azores Tourist and Hotel Formation School (EFTH), this is the 8th edition of the […]

Published on 23 May, 2019

Micaelian businessman honored in the USA

The Azorean entrepreneur, a native of SãoMiguel, Alfredo Alves, a prominent figure in the community of Fall River, saw his work recognized by the Cultural Society Azorean during a banquet carried out in its new facilities in the old city of looms. There were many friends who met in homage to the man, the businessman, […]

Published on 22 May, 2019

Azorean firefighters win 1st, 2nd and 3rd places in the National Championship of Trauma and Detention

Two teams from Praia da Vitória Humanitarian Association of Volunteer Firefighters  were crowned winners and runners-up in the Trauma section, in the National Championship of Trauma and Detention that took place this year in the Azores, in the Praia da Vitória municipality. In the overall classification, besides the 1st and 2nd classified, the 3rd prize […]

Published on 21 May, 2019

Santo Cristo festivities exchange plastic for biodegradable materials

This year, the food and beverage outlets of the feasts in honor of the Lord Santo Cristo dos Milagres present themselves with a new image and more ambient friends. By decision of the Mayor of Ponta Delgada, José Manuel Bolieiro, and the Fellowship of the Brotherhood, Carlos Faria Maia, in the food and beverage sales […]

Published on 17 May, 2019

Portugal among countries where immigration is “particularly important”

Portugal is one of the countries where immigration plays a particularly important role, along with Bulgaria, Slovakia and Italy, due to a history of heavy emigration, according to a study to be presented by Caritas in Lisbon. The work, part of a European project to be presented on Thursday, aims to draw the attention of […]

Published on 16 May, 2019

170 thousand passenger stopovers on 152 cruise lounges

Portos dos Açores, SA was present last week in the city of Kusadasi, Turkey, at the 54th General Assembly of MedCruise, the Association of Mediterranean Cruise Ports and bordering seas, including the Black and Red Seas, Portugal and the archipelagos of Madeira, the Canaries, Cape Verde and the Azores, an annual meeting in which participating […]

Published on 15 May, 2019

Portuguese organizations of New York award Secretary of State of the Communities

An association of 68 Portuguese organizations in New York State, NYPALC, awarded a prize to the Secretary of State for Portuguese Communities, José Luís Carneiro, for the active presence in diaspora life. NYPALC president Isabelle Coelho-Marques told Lusa that the decision was unanimous because the Secretary of State “is always available to listen to the […]

Published on 14 May, 2019

Azores Government supports safeguarding of whaling heritage in more than 107 thousand euros

The Azores Government awarded more than € 107,000 in support to 23 entities in the whaling heritage area, according to published contracts, this Monday in the Official Gazette. This support is intended to cover the cost of maintenance, repair, recovery and / or motorization of 49 vessels belonging to institutions and individuals in the islands […]

Published on 13 May, 2019

Pineapples and tea from the Azores give rise to new craft beers

A brewery from Minho has created artisan beers with flavors from the Azores, one with pineapple and one with black tea, and membership has been positive, according to the co-owner of Letra, Francisco Pereira. “This first batch of these two beers I think is almost over. Eventually, we will have to repeat soon, “the manager […]

Published on 12 May, 2019

“The century of the prodigies” of Onésimo Teotónio Almeida wins Prize Mariano Gago of SPA

“The century of prodigies”, by Onésimo Teotónio Almeida, won the 2014 Mariano Gago Prize, designed to distinguish the best Portuguese book published in the previous year, the Portuguese Society of Authors (SPA) announced today. The prize was awarded by a unanimous decision of the independent jury appointed for this purpose, adds the SPA, entity responsible […]

Published on 11 May, 2019

Ribeira Grande Chamber awards construction contract for Emigrant Square

The Municipality of Ribeira Grande, this Thursday, signed the contract awarding the construction company of the Emigrant Square, a work estimated at about 280,000, to the construction company Albano Vieira, SA period of seven months. On that occasion, Alexandre Gaudêncio, president of the municipality, said that this was the “last bureaucratic step before the work […]

Published on 10 May, 2019

Azorean singer-songwriter will act for producers and directors at the Cannes Film Festival

  The Azorean artist Cristóvam will be at the Cannes Film Festival. The natural musician from Terceira Island is part of the line-up of a musical demonstration for producers and directors, which will take place in front of the Palais des Festivals, in an extra event on 14 May. Flávio Cristóvam will perform aboard a […]

Published on 9 May, 2019