25th of April, Italy like Portugal: a day of freedom.

The 25th of april is a festive day in Italy and in Portugal. This day is celebrate every year in both countries for different historical facts. In Portugal the celebration regards the commemoration of the Carnation’s Revolution, Revolução dos Cravos, in 1974, a process that started with a military coup and became a real revolution, with … More 25th of April, Italy like Portugal: a day of freedom.

Visit to the Marine Biology Station of Funchal

The Marine Biology Station of Funchal is a research center set in the Lido of Funchal. The center was born on the 28th of September 1999 and it is part of the European Network of Marine Biology stations (MARS) and the Portuguese Institute of Marine Research (IMAR). The work of the center is very important for the … More Visit to the Marine Biology Station of Funchal

The history of Fado

Fado is currently a world wide known symbol of Portugal, being represented for many years in foreign countries by Amália Rodrigues, and more recently by Dulce Pontes, Mariza and Katia Guerreiro, among others. Throughout the world, to the name of Portugal, there were two things immediately referred: the Fado and soccer. Although taking many forms, … More The history of Fado