Celebrating Portuguese tradition
Updated: May 11, 2015 08:01 AM
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Thousands turned out yesterday to celebrate Portuguese tradition at the annual Festa do Senhor Santo Cristo dos Milagres.
The centuries old tradition which originated in 17 century Azores began with a service and a parade through Hamilton with participants walking along a carpet of flowers holding a statue of Santo Cristo.
Revellers later moved to the Bermuda Athletics Association car park where traditional Portuguese fare was served including polvo, an octopus stew; bifana, a seasoned pork chop in a bun; and the sweet malassadas, a Portuguese doughnut.