November 16, 2022 will mark the hundredth birth anniversary of renowned Portuguese writer and communist Jose Saramago, recipient of the Nobel Prize for literature in 1998
A young harvester from the Alentejo region, Eufémia was murdered by a lieutenant of the National Guard during a protest for higher wages on May 19, 1954 at the age of 26
96 years after the birth of revolutionary Amílcar Cabral, his life, struggle and contributions continue to guide us
The revolution has also immortalized the Portuguese song ‘Grândola, Vila Morena’ written by Zeca Afonso in 1972, based on the theme of fraternity between people of the Portuguese town of Grândola.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s celebration of the anniversary of the Carnation Revolution of 1974 will be held on balconies. The revolution ended the 41-year dictatorship of the Estado Novo junta
The war ended when Portugal, after the Carnation Revolution of 1974, granted independence to Guinea-Bissau, followed by Cape Verde a year later.