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Information about Portuguese culture

Published on October 12, 2013

Author: maruu7

Source: slideshare.net


A presentation about Portugal made by portuguese students

HISTORY http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=80EBfhftK9k&list =PLFDA8E91B8A35ADE4

TRADITIONS ‘Santos Populares’ ‘São Martinho’ Miracle of the rose Folk dance

TRADITIONAL MUSIC • Fado is a Portuguese music style. The intruments used are the classical guitar (viola) and the Portuguese guitar. • The word fado comes from Latin fatum, which means "fate“

TRADITIONAL MUSIC • Fado began to be sung in "Fado Houses" in Alfama, Castelo, Mouraria, Bairro Alto and Madragoa. • Fado is an expression of feelings. • It was considered World’s Intangible Cultural Heritage by UNESCO.

LITERATURE Eça de Queiroz Gil Vicente Fernando Pessoa Luís de Camões José Saramago


BEACHES Zambujeira do Mar, Alentejo São Jacinto, Aveiro Guincho

SURFING Nazaré http://www.youtube.com/wat ch?v=mub6yvfskvI Vasco Ribeiro, Portuguese surfer Carrapateira



SPORTS Football is the most popular sport in Portugal. Benfica, Porto and Sporting are the most popular clubs with the highest number of fans.


FAMOUS PORTUGUESE SINGERS Name: Amália da Piedade Rodrigues (Queen of fado) (July 23, 1920- October 6, 1999) Birthplace: Lisbon Occupations: Singer, actress Genre: Fado

FAMOUS PORTUGUESE SINGERS Name: Marisa dos Reis Nunes Born : December 16, 1973 (39 years) Origin: Lourenço Marques (Maputo) Occupation: Singer Genres: Fado, R&B, Gospel, Morna

FAMOUS PORTUGUESE: SINGERS Name: Aurea Age: 26 ( born September 7 , 1987) Birthplace: Santiago do Cacém Occupation: Singer Genres: Pop, Reggae, Soul, Blues

FAMOUS PORTUGUESE SINGERS Name: Ricardo Ventura da Costa - Richie Campbell Age : 27 (November 25, 1986) Birthplace: Lisbon Occupation: Singer Genres: Reggae, Soul

FAMOUS PORTUGUESE MODEL Name: Sara Sampaio Age: 22 (July 21, 1991) Birthplace: Oporto Occupations: Model (Victoria's Secret, Calzedonia, magazines: GQ, Elle, Vogue, Glamour)

FAMOUS PORTUGUESE ACTRESS Name: Daniela Ruah Age: 29 (December 2, 1983) Birthplace: Boston, Massachusetts (Portuguese-American) Occupation: Actress (NCIS: Los Angeles)

FAMOUS PORTUGUESE SPORTSMEN Name: Eusébio da Silva Ferreira - Black Panther, the Black Pearl, or The King Age: 71 (January 25, 1942) Birthplace: Lourenço Marques (Maputo), Mozambique Occupation: Retired football player (one of the best football players of all times)

FAMOUS PORTUGUESE SPORTSMEN Name: José Mário dos Santos Mourinho Félix – The Special One Age: 50 (January 26, 1963 ) Birthplace: Setúbal Occupation: Chelsea manager

FAMOUS PORTUGUESE: SPORTS Name: Cristiano Ronaldo dos Santos Aveiro – CR7 Born February 5, 1985 (28 years) Origin Funchal Occupations Football player / model

INTERESTING FACTS • The oldest bookshop in the world is in Chiado. • The character James Bond was created in Casino Estoril. • We abolished slavery in 1751 more than a century before the USA. • We invented the prepaid card for mobile phones and a device to pay the toll automatically

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