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The U.S. at Festival Terras Sem Sombra

The Festival Terras Sem Sombra celebrates the music, heritage, and biodiversity of the Alentejo region.  In addition to more than a dozen classical music concerts, the festival includes master classes, thematic conferences, guided tours, and workshops.  The festival started in January and ends in July.  In its 15th year, the festival selected the United States ...
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Peace Officers Memorial Day at U.S. Embassy Lisbon

In honor of fallen Department of State and Portuguese security and law enforcement personnel, Regional Security Office Lisbon hosted a Peace Officers Memorial Day gathering on May 15, which featured participation by U.S. Ambassador to Portugal George E. Glass, a friendly ‘Fun Run’ competition, and a cookout. Ambassador Glass kicked off the event by welcoming ...
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From Colorado to Lisbon

On May 13 a group of thirty one undergraduate students from University of Colorado, Boulder visited the U.S. Embassy in Lisbon.  The university chose the city of Lisbon to give students the opportunity to learn more about the different realities of international business, as well as debate the trade dynamics and exchanges between Portugal and ...
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Lisbon Hosts Gilman Scholars Summit

The U.S. Embassy and the Fulbright Commission in Portugal, in partnership with the USA Study Abroad Office, Institute of International Education, and the Gilman Program hosted one of the first Gilman Scholars Regional Career Summits from May 9 to 11 in Lisbon.  This three-day summit, funded by a grant from the USA Study Abroad Office, ...
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Film Screening Raises Awareness about Poverty and Waste Pollution

On May 8, 2019 an Embassy Representative visited Escola Secundária Marquês de Pombal, in Lisbon, to engage with students from Escola do Conservatório de Música.  The purpose of this visit was to show a film related to music and of interest to a group of 8th and 10th graders.  Approximately 60 students and respective teachers ...
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