Corvo

The Corvo island, with 6.5 km long and 4 km wide, it is the smallest of the Azores archipelago. Form together with Flores island, the Western Group.
It had its origin in an old volcano, whose imposing and ample crater, lodges the Lagoon of the Cauldron. The coast of the island is high and steep, except for the southern part, where in a lava fajã was established the unique village of the island, the Village of Corvo.
Discovered by Diogo de Teive in 1452, it was called “Island of Santa Iria”, “Island of Marco”, “Island of St. Thomas”, “Island of Flowers”, its present name, “Island of Crow”, will have had origin in the name “Insula Corvi Marini” Island of the Marine Corves.

Source: Town Hall of Vila Nova do Corvo

 

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Festas do Nordeste 2019

The festivities include other bands that will open the concerts on Friday and Saturday. THE CODE opens the artist Matias Damásio, and the Girls of Ipanema precede the concert of Luís Represas, on Saturday. The dance artists also return to Nordeste, with KAY-X headlining on Friday, and DEEPJAY on Saturday. SOULSKY and PLAY are other names that will be on …

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Do not throw garbage to the ground (or into the air)

The celebrations of “Senhor Santo Cristo” gather thousands of people in a tight space and invariably produces a lot of garbage. And the garbage collection points are not always visible due to the large crowds. As the celebrations only end at the end of this week, Destinazores helps to clean and preserve the party place. More than a “waste bin …

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After all what is a “chicharro”?

THIS IS “CHICHARRO”!! Chicharro is also this: a big party in Ribeira Quente, Povoação, which this year celebrates the 30 years of existence. Tickets will be on sale from May 24 at the usual venues. For the 30 years to be celebrated seriously, Povoação was not sparing in the commitment. In addition to the presence of Mercury, Starlight, Calema, Mosimann …

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