The Portuguese Society of the College of Europe proudly organised the first Portuguese National Week, held from the 18th to the 24th January 2016 at the College of Europe.
The programme was composed by a series of events, namely the Opening Ceremony with Port Wine; three Portuguese Cinema Nights; a Regional Products Tasting, with Portuguese wine, cheese & ham; a Portuguese Language Class, a Public Speaking and Debate Masterclass, a Conference on Corruption and Public Policy and finally, a tasty Portuguese "Bacalhau" lunch at the CoE Restaurant.
A conference on the occasion of the 30th Anniversary of Portugal & Spain to the EU was also organised in cooperation with the Hispanic Society.
The Portuguese Students would like to thank the following for accepting our invitation and honouring us with their presence: H.E. Mr. Nuno BRITO, Permanent Representative of Portugal to the EU; H.E Mr. Paul DESCHEPPER, the Honorary Consul of Portugal in Brugge; Dr. Ary Ferreira DA CUNHA, Assistant Professor at the Portuguese Catholic University in Porto.
We would also like to thank our Partners, namingly Mr. Octávio PINTO, LusoMarket, for providing a variety of Portuguese products; CoE Restaurant Staff, Embassy of Portugal in Brussels; Turismo de Portugal; EaP team COEFA.