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.