São Filipe, Apr 22 (Inforpress) – A group of young people from Fogo Island, residents in the City of Praia and the United States, expressed their desire to “take” the flag of São Filipe to celebrate in 2020.
Without indicating the names of the group members, Henrique Pires, the Casa das Bandeiras manager, said that the group will be represented in the event of passing the flag of this year’s party, Casa das Bandeiras itself, for the party of next year, by one of the younglings, who were born in the United States of America but currently live in the City of Praia where he work.
Regarding this year’s edition of the traditional festivities of the São Filipe flag, Henrique Pires indicates that they are finalizing the preparations so that it will have the dimension and greatness that characterizes it in recent years, noting that more people are expected, because they are the ones that make the parties great.
The Casa das Bandeiras program begins on April 23 with the visit of the pupils from Pedro Verona Pires High School, Ponta Verde, to the Casa das Bandeiras, followed by a trip to the main church to talk with the parish priest about the parties of the flag and to know a little of its history, passing later by the municipal museum and the House of Memory.
JR / ZS / HVF