São Brás de Alportel starts the Commemorations of the Crossing, in the 153rd anniversary of Gago Coutinho birth.

In the past 17th February 2022, São Brás de Alportel City Hall celebrated the 153rd anniversary of Gago Coutinho birth, and presented the program of commemorations of the centenary of the 1922 Crossing. The ceremony was attended by several illustrious figures and took place near the monument of the “Travessia”. Mr. Vítor Guerreiro, Mayor of […]

Naval expedition “Lusitania”: Portugal – Cabo Verde – Brasil

The David Melgueiro Association (ADM) https://davidmelgueiro.org/noticia/expedicao-lusitania/  , in partnership with the National Association of Cruisers (ANC), will realize the “Lusitânia Expedition” with the intention to homage the national heroes Sacadura Cabral and Gago Coutinho in the centenary of the aerial crossing of the South Atlantic, remaking the same trip by sea, aboard ten sailing boats, […]

Lusitânia 100 Project at Portugal Air Summit 2020

The Association Lusitânia 100 will participate in Portugal Air Summit 2020, which will take place in Ponte de Sôr, from 21st to 23rd October 2020. This event will take place in an ambitious hybrid format, with simultaneous conferences and digital broadcasting. As with our participation last year, at PAS 2019, we will publicise the project […]

Interview for Cape Verde’s newspaper Mindel Insite

It has been published on Mindel Insite website ( https://mindelinsite.com/ ) a long interview about the Lusitânia 100 project. The interview was conducted by the journalist João do Rosário, and published in 2020-07-31. It was highlighted the fundamental role that Cape Verde had in the development of the aeronautical connections in the South Atlantic, namely […]

Because today is Saturday

Because today is Saturday… and it’s party day! In 1922, our heroes arrived in Rio de Janeiro, and they are surrounded by the greatest manifestations of affection from the Brazilian people. Since 1906, the “Fanfarra Operária Gago Coutinho e Sacadura Cabral” lives for music and its teaching. Located in Angra do Heroísmo, Terceira Island, Azores, […]

Rui Costa Pinto left us.

A rigorous and demanding Historian: these are the first words that came to my mind about Rui Costa Pinto.And I also find other words: friendly, willing to help, a fighter, persistant and with a smile – especially when talking about Gago Coutinho.Rui Costa Pinto has been with the Lusitânia 100 Project since its first day: […]

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