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Day Of Portugal Street Festival This Weekend In New Bedford

tsm – Portuguese dancers perform on William St.

This weekend’s Day of Portugal celebration kicked off Thursday night with a flag raising ceremony outside New Bedford City Hall. 

One of the speakers was State Rep. Antonio Cabral.  He leads a Day of Portugal ceremony each year at the State House in Boston. 

Cabral tells WBSM News, the weekend is another example of New Bedford’s cultural diversity….

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Students at Portuguese Schools in New Bedford performed ethnic dances on William Street as part of the ceremony.

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The Day of Portugal celebration shifts Friday night to Acushnet Avenue in the North End Business District where portuguese food, entertainment and crafts will be featured all weekend.

 

 

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