Mindelo, Apr 15 (Inforpress) – The President of the Republic, Jorge Carlos Fonseca, congratulated the 141st anniversary of the elevation of Mindelo to the category of city, this city made up of “morna and coladeira, of cicerones and dreamers, sailors and lovers”, celebrated this Tuesday.
In a publication, on Tuesday, on the official Facebook page, the Head of State said that “the city of poets, fishermen, musicians and painters, good and entrepreneurial people; traders and businessmen, athletes and intellectuals, who, over time, they knew how to do it and thus help to make Cabo Verde open to the world, which we are today” deserves to be congratulated.
“Mindelo of Porto Grande, of morna and coladeira, of cicerones and dreamers, navigators and lovers, from squares, slopes and alleys, marginal avenue and red hills, in amphitheater – born for the theater of life, rocking to the sound of San Jon and Carnival. The city breathes hope, at the end of each year, sung by Divas and explorers, catraeiros and firemen, painted every night ”, praised Jorge Carlos Fonseca.
The President of the Republic wished the “greatest happiness” to the city and “to its people, its mayors, its admirers, lovers and friends, in a solidary and fraternal embrace, in times of contingency, but with a frank and open spirit, also wishing to see its people on the street as soon as possible, multiplying in a thousand gestures of joy and smiles, with which it has always known how to paint its daily life”.