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17 riders of Portuguese origin will start Dakar 2023 – Dakar



17 riders of Portuguese origin will start Dakar 2023 - Dakar

The 45th Dakar Off-Road Rally, which will take place from 31 December to 15 January in Saudi Arabia, will initially feature 17 riders of Portuguese origin.

Rui Goncalves (Sherco), Joaquim Rodriguez Jr. (Hero), Antonio Maio (Yamaha), Mario Patrao (KTM) on bikes joins the Portuguese-German Sebastian Buhler (Hero), also on two wheels.

Navigators Paulo Fiusa (co-pilot of Lithuanian Vaidotas Zala, on Okhotnik) and José Marques (Lithuanian Gintas Petrus, on Chevrolet) participate in the cars.

This time the majority of the national fleet consists of SSV passenger cars with Hélder Rodríguez / Gonçalo Reis (BRP Can-Am), João Ferreira / Filipe Palmeiro (Yamaha) in addition to Ricardo. Sanz (Yamaha) and Paulo Oliveira (Mozambique licensed driver) will have Spaniard Miguel Alberti (Can-Am Maverick) as co-pilot.

Pedro Bianchi Prata will co-drive Brazil’s Bruno Conti de Oliveira (BRP Can-Am), while Spain-licensed Fausto Mota will storm Brazil’s Cristiano Batista (BRP Can-Am).

In terms of trucks, José Martins is registered as a Team Boucou Iveco driver, along with French co-driver Jeremy Gimbre and French mechanic Eric Simonin.

Still on trucks, Armando Loureiro will be MAN’s co-pilot alongside French driver Sebastien Fargeas and French mechanic Luc Fertin.

The 2023 edition marks Elder Rodriguez’s return to racing, having already finished twice on the motorcycle podium (he was third in 2011 and 2012), finishing the race 11 times, seven of them in the top five.

After helping Rubén Faria drive the winning Honda team in 2020 and 2021 in recent years, he is now back in the new passenger car category.

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Still in SSV, a milestone for former national champion Ricardo Mas and current Portuguese and European off-road champion João Ferreira.

On motorcycles Ruy Gonçalves of Tras os Montes and Minho Joaquim Rodriguez Jr. to become candidates for the first 15 places in the classification.

The 45th Dakar Off-Road Rally Marathon will start on December 31 at the Marine Camp and end on January 15 in Dammam.

A total of 455 vehicles and 820 participants were registered.

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Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.



Portuguese historical films will premiere on 29 December.

Method Media Bermuda will present the documentary FABRIC: Portuguese History in Bermuda on Thursday, December 29 at the Underwater Research Institute of Bermuda.

A spokesperson said: “Method Media is proud to bring Bermuda Fabric: Portugal History to Bermuda for its 5th and 6th showing at the Bermuda Underwater Observatory. In November and December 2019, Cloth: A Portuguese Story in Bermuda had four sold-out screenings. Now that Bermuda has reopened after the pandemic, it’s time to bring the film back for at least two screenings.

“There are tickets For $ 20 – sessions at 15:30 and 18:00. Both screenings will be followed by a short Q&A session.

Director and producer Milton Raboso says, “FABRIC is a definitive account of the Portuguese community in Bermuda and its 151 years of history, but it also places Bermuda, Acors and Portugal in the world history and the events that have fueled those 151 years.

“It took more than 10 years to implement FABRIC. The film was supported by the Minister of Culture, the Government of the Azores and private donors.

Bermuda Media Method [MMB] Created in 2011 by producer Milton Raposo. MMB has created content for a wide range of clients: Bermuda’s new hospital renovation, reinsurance, travel campaigns, international sports and more. MMB pays special attention to artistic, cultural and historical content.

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Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.



Maestro de Braga is the first Portuguese in the National Symphony Orchestra of Cuba.

Maestro Filipe Cunha, Artistic Director of the Philharmonic Orchestra of Braga, has been invited to conduct the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra, as announced today.

According to a statement sent by O MINHO, “he will be the first Portuguese conductor to conduct this orchestra in its entire history.”

In addition to this orchestra, the maestro will also work with the Lyceo Mozarteum de la Habana Symphony Orchestra.

The concerts will take place on 4 and 12 March 2023 at the National Theater of Cuba in Havana.

In the words of the maestro, quoted in the statement, “these will be very beautiful concerts with difficult but very complex pieces” and therefore he feels “very motivated”.

From the very beginning, Rachmaninoff’s Piano Concerto No. 2 will be performed by an Italian pianist (Luigi Borzillo), whom the maestro wants to bring to Portugal later this year. In the same concert, Mendelshon’s First Symphony will be performed.

Then, at the second concert, in the company of the Mexican clarinetist Angel Zedillo, he will perform the Louis Sfora Concerto No. 2. In this concert, the maestro also conducts Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony.

“This is an international recognition of my work. An invitation that I accept with humility and great responsibility. I was surprised to learn that I would be the first Portuguese member of the Cuban National Symphony Orchestra. This is a very great honor,” the maestro said in a statement.

“I take with me the name of the city of Braga and Portugal with all the responsibility that goes with it, and I hope to do a good job there, leaving a good image and putting on great concerts. These will be very special concerts because, in addition to performing pieces that I love, especially Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky, I will be directing two wonderful soloists who are also my friends. It will be very beautiful,” concludes Filipe Cunha.

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