· April, 2008

Stories about Cape Verde from April, 2008

Cape Verde: Ave Mayra

  11 April 2008

Virgílio Brandão [pt] is one of the many bloggers celebrating today: Cape Verdean singer Mayra Andrade, at just 23, won the best newcomer in the BBC Radio 3 World Music Awards. “Mayra Andrade, besides excellent artist, has showed some unusual wit and clarification for someone of her age – she...

Cape Verde: History of amateur radio service

  7 April 2008

Jorge Sousa Brito [pt] remembers the infancy of the amateur radio service in Cape Verde, an activity which he grew up with as his father was the first person to take up the hobby in the country.

Cape Verde: Gilberto Freyre at my greatgranny's

  6 April 2008

Jorge Sousa Brito [pt] posts photos and writes about an incredible and wonderful story: the day that the Brazilian sociologist, cultural anthropologist Gilberto Freyre dropped at this great grandmother's house when he visited Cape Verde in 1951.

Cape Verde: On the lack of a theatre in Praia

  2 April 2008

João Branco [pt] on the lack of a theatre in the Cape Verde capital: “Perhaps it is here that lies the starting point for us to question the fact that in a city so full of life, of poetry, of contrasts, colors, smells, feelings of impossibilities, ironies, absurd, in short,...