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The beloved Dia de Portugal (Day of Portugal) is a holiday celebrated every year on June 10th in every corner of the Portuguese-speaking world. Officially known as

Day of Portugal, Camões and Portuguese Communities!

The beloved Dia de Portugal (Day of Portugal) is a holiday celebrated every year on June 10th in every corner of the Portuguese-speaking world. Officially known as

It’s with heavy hearts that we Portuguese are facing this festa (festival) season, or should I say this festa-less season this year.  The time-honored tradition of the festa season is such an integral part of our Portuguese heritage that it’s disorienting to be going through the next few months without our festas.  Participating in a festa is like visiting family.  We know who we’ll see, what we’ll eat, where we’ll sit, what we’re likely to hear, and most importantly, what we come away…

Seven Facts about The Portuguese Festas of June

It’s with heavy hearts that we Portuguese are facing this festa (festival) season, or should I say this festa-less season this year. The time-honored tradition of the festa season is such an integral part of our Portuguese heritage that it’s disorienting to be going through the next few months without our festas. Participating in a festa is like visiting family. We know who we’ll see, what we’ll eat, where we’ll sit, what we’re likely to hear, and most importantly, what we come away within…

Both fun and beautiful,  the manjerico tradition happens during the annual Festa de São João ( festival of St. John) in Porto, Portugal.  The manjerico tradition stems from pagan origins in which it was used as a symbol of giving thanks for bounty and fertility.  But during  Festa de São João,  the little potted plants of sprouted basil , along a paper-mache flower and a love note, are offered as a sweet symbol of love.     Download below files and enjoy making your own manjerico craft!

DIY Manjerico Plant

Both fun and beautiful, the manjerico tradition happens during the annual Festa de São João ( festival of St. John) in Porto, Portugal. The manjerico tradition stems from pagan origins in which it was used as a symbol of giving thanks for bounty and fertility. But during Festa de São João, the little potted plants of sprouted basil , along a paper-mache flower and a love note, are offered as a sweet symbol of love. Download below files and enjoy making your own manjerico craft!

That Pessoa guy, he knows what he's talking about 😋  #chocolate #portuguese #pessoa #fernandopessoa Portuguese Culture, Like Chocolate, Decorating Your Home, Guy, Desserts, Inspiration, Food, Fernando Pessoa, Tailgate Desserts

Fernando Pessoa

That Pessoa guy, he knows what he's talking about 😋 #chocolate #portuguese #pessoa #fernandopessoa

We worship perfection because we can't have it; if we had it, we would reject it. Perfection is inhuman, because humanity is imperfect. - Fernando Pessoa  #pessoa #fernandopessoa #portuguesewriter Portuguese Culture, Worship, Im Not Perfect, Inspiration, Fernando Pessoa, Biblical Inspiration, I'm Not Perfect, Inspirational, Inhalation

Fernando Pessoa

We worship perfection because we can't have it; if we had it, we would reject it. Perfection is inhuman, because humanity is imperfect. - Fernando Pessoa #pessoa #fernandopessoa #portuguesewriter

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"I carry my awareness of defeat like a banner of victory." - Fernando Pessoa  #pessoa #fernandopessoa #portuguesepoet #portuguesewriter #portuguesehistory #portugueseculture Portuguese Culture, Victorious, Banner, Inspiration, Fernando Pessoa, Banner Stands, Biblical Inspiration, Banners, Inspirational

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"I carry my awareness of defeat like a banner of victory." - Fernando Pessoa #pessoa #fernandopessoa #portuguesepoet #portuguesewriter #portuguesehistory #portugueseculture

The 5 Prayers of Fatima - Along with saying the Rosary every day, Our Blessed Mother asked us to learn, and say these prayers every day, also. Our Lady of Fatima, pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our death. Catholic Prayers, Catholic Beliefs, Catholic Saints, Christianity, Roman Catholic, Catholic News, Catholic Churches, Bible Prayers, Prayer Cards

Five Prayers Taught at Fatima by Mary & the Angels

On May 13, 1917, the Blessed Virgin Mary appeared to three shepherd children in Fatima, Portugal with an urgent message for the whole world. Between May and October she would appear five more times, each on the 13th of the month. She identified he…

Saudade was once described as "the love that remains" after someone is gone. Saudade is the recollection of feelings, experiences, places or events that once brought excitement, pleasure, well-being, which now triggers the senses and makes one live again.   Shop Now! www.RoosterCamisa.com  Heart of Viana, Coraçao de Viana, Portuguese heart Portuguese Culture, Some Words, Hawaiian, Shop Now, Pride, Events, T Shirts For Women, Feelings, Sayings

Saudade was once described as "the love that remains" after someone is gone. Saudade is the recollection of feelings, experiences, places or events that once brought excitement, pleasure, well-being, which now triggers the senses and makes one live again. Shop Now! www.RoosterCamisa.com Heart of Viana, Coraçao de Viana, Portuguese heart