The genealogical masterpiece – Familias do Vale das Furnas, 1671-2017, authored by Luis Miguel Rodrigues Martins was presented to the Furnense community living in the Toronto area on Sunday November 10th at the Mississauga Convention Centre. The book collection is the result of an exhaustive genealogical investigation that took 34 years to come to fruition, […]
About four hundred people were present at the 16th Ribeiragrandenses of Canada Conviviality, an event that took place on the night of October 19th. Noteworthy is the raising of US $ 10,000 for the restoration works of the Church of Ribeira Grande. Welcome to all of you.
On the 5th of October 2019, the migrant gatherings of Rabo de Peixe (Rabo de Peixe, São Miguel) and the Friends of Ribeira Grande (Swansea, USA) took place. Longing to kill yourself and a lot of merry not to forget. Congratulations to all the organizers and committees involved.
#FindYourAzores Flores In this Hurricane we had no fatalities – most importantly. We highlight the only commercial port of Flores, the Port of Lajes. Since 1950 this is the port where everything arrives, from energy, food, essential supplies and others. But it was also here that many fishermen housed their boats that, unfortunately, Lorenzo also led […]
Today we highlight a very important Azorean woman in the USA for teaching Portuguese and Azorean Language and Culture. From immigrant textile mill worker to Ivy League student to pioneering New Bedford educator, Laurinda C. Andrade (1899-1980) overcame barriers of tradition, poverty, language, and discrimination to establish the first high school Portuguese language department in […]
The Association of Azorean Emigrants has signed a Cooperation Protocol with the Lusofonia Colloquiums. Considering that the work of this organization has been a reference in the study and promotion of the Portuguese language. The EEA is now an official member and will contribute to making the Portuguese language a future language.
We were delighted to welcome Canada’s new ambassador to Portugal Lisa Rice Madan. We visited the Azorean Emigration Museum and the Globe of the future Emigrant Square. Thank you so much for your trust.
On the 26th September at 16h at the Azorean Emigration Museum, the Association of Azorean Emigrants celebrates a protocol with the Lusofonia Encounters. As we share common goals, namely the dissemination of study and Portuguese language knowledge in the world, we will collaborate with these Lusofonia Meetings.
From September 16 to 19, between the University of the Azores, the Museum of Azorean Emigration and the Convent of Santo António, dozens of researchers in the areas of migration, tourism and associative practices from Brazil, the Azores, Argentina and mainland Portugal presented several works. The exchange of experiences and knowledge was also attended by […]
The natural Azorean writer of Pico da Pedra, São Miguel Island was the great winner of the John dos Passos Prize, awarded in Madeira, during the John dos Passos Congress. It won with the work ‘The Century of Prodigies: Science in Portugal of Expansion’, published by Quetzal.
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#FindYourAzores Canada At Sol Mar Shopping Center we inaugurated the exhibition of immigrant from Ribeira Grande in Canada, José-L Jacome. Documents, stories, photographs, videos tell a family story that is also of many Azorean migrant families in the United States of America. On display until 15 September. Visit us