Portugal History - The Portuguese in the East and in Brazil

Portugal History – The Portuguese in the East and in Brazil

John II was the great continuer of Henry the Navigator’s policy of maritime and commercial expansion. At the same time that he strengthened the royal authority and organized the centralization of public administration, he promoted the continuation of the exploration of the African coast, the commerce of Guinea, shipbuilding and nautical knowledge. His dominant idea […]

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Portugal Music

Portugal Music

The events of Portuguese musical art over the centuries do not appear to be characterized by constant properties capable of distinguishing a national school within the vast framework of European music. However, Portugal knows how to welcome and encourage the strongest stylistic tendencies of the various peoples, from Arabic to Italian, with whom it comes […]

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