Consulate General of Portugal in Manchester

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Celebrating Day of Portugal, Camões, and the Portuguese Communities

Celebrations for Day of Portugal, Camões, and the Portuguese Communities took place in Manchester on June 8 and 9.

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On the 8th, there was a reception in the Consulate's chancery, with various municipal authorities, Consul-Generals and Honorary Consuls from various countries attending, along with eclesiastic representatives and members of the Portuguese community, with a total of ninety guests.

On the 9th, celebrations continued with an organ recital in the Manchester Cathedral. The young organist, Célia Sousa Tavares, with the support of the Camões Institute, presented a splendid program with sacred and secular 16th and 19th century Portuguese music.

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