Praia, April 24 (Inforpress) – A group from Sao Nicolau resident at Praia city promotes, between 27 and 29 this month, “Saniclau na Praia” as a way to publicize the island’s reality and promoting moments of fellowship.
Speaking to Inforpress, Severino Almeida, one of the organizers, explained that for some time now a group made up persons from the island of Chiquinho was thinking about holding this event to show the specifics that Sao Nicolau has and makes it a very well known land, especially for the welcoming treatment given to visitors, thus expressing the Cape Verdean morabeza (kindness).
“The objective is to fraternize with Son’s of Sao Nicolau but also with other Cabo Verdeans living in Praia for several decades, which is where we choose to live, work and form a family,” he explained, indicating that with the event they intend to lend a tribute to his “homeland”.
The tribute will be given, according to Severino Almeida, celebrating and sharing with the Cabo Verdean and foreign population residing in Praia the “wonders” of this island, its history, culture and the way of being of those who were born and grew in Sao Nicolau, through music, traditional dances, theater, gastronomy, books exhibition, handicrafts and other typical products from the island.
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