Two Portuguese citizens will be in Cape Verde in July to begin production on a documentary on the bar-tailed lark. In order to ensure the project would see the light of day, Madalena Boto and Alexandre Vaz rose funds through Internet crowdfunding.
A full-length film by Luso-Swiss filmmaker Basil da Cunha entitled “Até Ver a Lua,” all of the dialogue of which is in the Cape Verdean language, has been selected for the Directors’ Fortnight at the Cannes Film Festival. The movie is also in the running for the camera d’or, which
The city of São Filipe has joined Ribeira Grande de Santiago (Cidade Velha), Tarrafal de Santiago and Ribeira Brava as a National Heritage Site. Official recognition of the status took place Monday, April 29, in the noble hall of the São Filipe municipal chamber.
The fifth edition of the Kriol Jazz Festival, which kicks off this Thursday and runs until Saturday, is one of the best of its kind in the entire world, according to the assessment of British magazine Songlines. The distinction is reason for pride, but has also raised the bar in terms
The high point of the closing ceremony of the first edition of the Atlantic Music Expo took place when Minister of Culture Mário Lúcio Sousa sang the John Lennon song “Imagine,” accompanied by teenage pianist Khaly Angel, to the public. The ceremony saw the curtain drawn on the first AME,
Manny Canuto and Diamantino “D” Araújo are Cape Verdeans and members of the Boston Police Department’s Gang Unit. Now, every Wednesday on cable television channel TNT, which has in the past produced hit shows like Law & Order, ER and Castle, they are the co-starts of Boston’s
Violinist and composer Malaquias Costa has passed away. He was 87 years old. The musician had been admitted to Baptista de Sousa Hospital in Mindelo on Tuesday and was in serious condition, leading his family to predict the worst. The news of his death arrived early this morning, at 7:00 am. A deacon
The administrative offices at the Mindelo Cultural Center, as well as the structure’s exhibition room, currently have no electricity. According to an A Semana Online source, the supply of electricity was cut off to the Mindelo Cultural Center because of a considerable debt owed water and electricity
More than 800 participants will parade in Mindelo this Monday night in the “Silver Anniversary” performance of Carnaval group Samba Tropical, which promises to blend beauty, luxury, brilliance and revelry in what is gearing up to be an unforgettable evening. According to the group’s
Carnaval group União da Vila do IAPI in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre will be bringing Cape Verde to this year’s Mardi Gras celebrations there. With the theme song “Minha Cabo Verde; Bioma Laboratorial do Mundo, arquipélago no Meio do Atlântico” (“My Cape Verde,