Celebrate Portuguese culture with Bristol Community College’s virtual World Portuguese Language Day on Thursday, May 6

Bristol Community College is pleased to invite you to the college’s virtual celebration of  World Portuguese Language Day on Thursday, May 6, 2021, beginning at 9 a.m., on Zoom. The event is free and open to all.

Please register for the event using the link below. Once registered, participants will receive a confirmation email invite and information to join the virtual event.

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This year’s exciting program will include opening remarks from Dr. Laura L. Douglas, President of Bristol Community College and Dr. Carlos Almeida, Director of LusoCentro at Bristol Community College, and remarks by Dr. Shelley Pires, Consul of Portugal in New Bedford; Dr. João Caixinha, Coordinator for Portuguese Language Programs and Education Affairs in the United States of America; and a presentation by students from the Global Learning Charter Public School in New Bedford.

The event will also feature keynote presenter Dr. Helena Santos Martins, an active member of the Luso-American community, in addition to a concert by Karina Gomes and her band.

The college’s World Portuguese Language Day is sponsored in part by the Camões Institute; Consulate of Portugal in New Bedford; FLAD; Arte Institute; Consulate Generate of Brazil in Boston; Consulate General of Cabo Verde in Boston and the Bristol Community College Portuguese Club.

For more information about Bristol’s 2021 World Portuguese Language Day, please contact Carlos Almeida by email at carlos.almeida@bristolcc.edu or call 401.919.4293.