Azores, the Atlantic Hawaii

Thrilist magazine recognized the beauties of the Azorean islands and put them as little known islands but at the risk of becoming too appetizing for too many tourists. Everyone who has visited us knows about our beauty and knows that it is nature, our culture and gastronomy that make us stand out from all the […]

Published on 19 October, 2018

TERCEIRA’S AIRPORT WAS THE MOST PUNCUTAL

Congratulations to the Airport of Terceira for its punctuality and for having been the Portuguese Airport with the highest punctuality last September. Good work.

Published on 18 October, 2018

For the seventh consecutive year, the Association of Azorean Emigrants held the 7th Emigrant Golf Tournament. In order to bring migrants together with their land, this objective has become more comprehensive with the presence of relatives of our emigrants, such as children and grandchildren born in the USA or Canada, but also with friends who […]

Published on 10 October, 2018

THIS ASSOCIATION THANKS TO ALL OUR SUPPORTERS FOR THE AZOREAN EMIGRATION GOLF CUP

The Association of Azorean Emigrants thanks all the companies and entities that support the 7th edition of AZORES EMIGRANT GOLF CUP  

Published on 2 October, 2018

140 years of Azoreans in Hawaii

Nelson Ponta-Garça presented in Hawaii, in the company of the Regional Director of the Communities, Paulo Teves, his documentary about the Portuguese in Hawaii since 1878, during the trip of the ship SS Priscilla. The Portuguese presence, mostly Azorean and Madeiran, is expected to be around 10% of Portuguese descendants, according to Nelson Ponta-Garça. The […]

Published on 2 October, 2018

AZOREAN EMIGRANTS ASSOCIATION TRIBUTES SERAFIM COSTA

This year we organized the 7th edition of the Emigrant Golf Tournament from 5 to 7 October 2018. For the first time we will honor an Azorean who has excelled by the practice of Golf. This year we honor mr. Serafim Costa, native of Furnas, São Miguel. He was born in 1954 and emigrated to […]

Published on 28 September, 2018

Pico da Pedra is proud of its Diaspora

The parish of Pico da Pedra honored its emigrants with a sculptural ensemble of tribute to the Diaspora, Laurinda Mota 2017 Prize. Its set consists of a pedestal in stone and a plane in brass. The stone pedestal, with three layers: the less worked, the lower, the center and the upper base are more regular […]

Published on 20 September, 2018

Professor Carlos Cordeiro passed away

One of the best known teachers of the University of the Azores passed away. Until forever teacher and our huge thanks. Specialist in Contemporary History, he was director of the Center for Studies in International Relations and Strategy at the University of the Azores, coordinator of the Master in International Relations and researcher at the […]

Published on 19 September, 2018

Azorean elected in the USA

    The azoreans Joe Serodio (elected deputy) and Robert Silva (Mayor of East Providence) are the most prominent Azorean names sworn in US politics. According to the Portuguese Times “José Manuel Serôdio, a natural emigrant of Povoação, S. Miguel, and for many years one of the owners of the well-known travel agency America Travel, East […]

Published on 18 September, 2018

60 years of Capelinhos and the Azorean Refugee Act

60 years ago, the Capelinhos volcano emerged and terrorized the Azores, but it also opened up opportunities for Azorean emigration to the United States, largely due to pressure from the Portuguese community in the states of Rhode Island and Massachusetts. According to Maria Helena Anacleto “At the request of the Portuguese-American constituents, Senators John Pastore […]

Published on 18 September, 2018

Pico da Pedra will honor its emigrants

The parish of Pico da Pedra, on the island of São Miguel, inaugurates this Saturday, September 15, at 6:00 pm, in the Public Garden in the center of the Fregueia, a Monument to the Diaspora of all the natives of this parish. This Monument reinforces the connection between the Azores and their children spread throughout […]

Published on 11 September, 2018

THE HISTORY DOESN’T CHANGE, BUT HISTORY WON’T BE THE SAME

The National Museum of Rio de Janeiro burned down and disappeared. 200 years of research, 200 years of art, artifacts and knowledge have burned. A lesson for so many institutions that are in a pitiful state of prevention, be it fire, flood and even robbery. So that we do not complain later, we warn that […]

Published on 4 September, 2018