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Portugal Day 2014

PECO Multicultural Series Presents: 
The Philadelphia Portuguese Heritge Festival. 

PECO and The Philadelphia Portuguese Heritage Commission in collaboration with The Delaware River Waterfront Corporation (DRWC), is proud to bring you Portugal Day 2014 this year on the Great Plaza, the heart of Penn's Landing, Philadelphia’s premier riverfront entertainment destination. Taking place on the Great Plaza at Penn’s Landing, Columbus Boulevard and Chestnut Street on Sunday June 15, 2014, from 1:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. is the Portuguese Heritage Festival. 

The festivities will begin on Sunday June 15th, with a flag ceremony and playing of the national anthems of Portugal and the USA, followed by a blessing of the fleet aboard the Tall Ship Gazela. The Tall Ship Gazela is originally a Portuguese ship that is now berthed at Penn’s Landing.

A full day of stage entertainment will begin promptly at 1p.m. All attendees to the festival will have the opportunity to enjoy Portuguese cuisine. everything from BBQ sardines, chicken, pork, to the famous BBQ Chourico. You will have the opportunity to sample Portuguese cheeses and wine, as well as the great tasting Portuguese beer. Activities for the kids will feature a clown, face painting and moon bounce.

The entertainment will feature folk dancing. Live music, from Portuguese Traditional Music, and Portuguese Dance Music. The festival will also feature various Fado singers and guitarrists. It promises to be an EPIC day of music!
Main stage lineup for 2012 includes: 
Dance Music by:
Fado Singers:
Portuguese Guitar:
Jose Silva
Portuguese Viola:
Viriato Ferreira

Plaza Entertainment
Philadelphia Portuguese Club Folklore Group
Casa do Ribatejo Folklore Group
Portugal no coração Folklore Group