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, […]

18 de junho de 2020

The memories of Sacadura Cabral and Gago Coutinho are alive, although dispersed. But they are spread, at least, over three continents. The same flame exists in Portugal, Cape Verde and Brazil. Can we all get together and collectively recreate a work that honours Sacadura Cabral and Gago Coutinho? It only depends on us, on all […]

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: […]

We finished this leg Cape Verde

Penedos, done during 18th April 1922, with Gago Coutinho, in his simple words:“[…] After 11h and 21 minutes of flight, the gas was running out.The Penedo – a few rocks not very high – can only be seen very close, from the 300 meters high we were flying.However, as we were alighting next to the […]

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