1 March, 2024

Festivity of the Goat and “Canhoto”

By Paulo Monteiro

The village of Cidões has just 20 inhabitants. It’s located in Trás-os-Montes, in the northern inland of Portugal. Every year, on the Saturday after 31 October, ...

18 May, 2023

The Flour Battle

By Paulo Monteiro

Santa Cruz das Ribeiras is located in Pico Island, archipelago of the Azores. Every year, during Shrove Monday afternoon, a group of inhabitants, mainly young people, get togeth...