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  • Tags: Azorean

Youth (dressed as an angel) and child walking after Senhor Santo Cristo procession

In 2009, the official commemorations for the Day of the Autonomous Region of the Azores were held in Toronto - the first time they were based outside the Azores. To mark the occasion, the City of Toronto named the stretch of College St. between…

Image of a large crowd of people ; focus on men carrying a statuette of Christ.

Image of a child bearing a flag of the Portuguese Parish of Toronto in a street parade.

Image of the play "Açores 77" performed in Toronto, featuring a sign reading 'We Want More Money And Less Work."

Image of the Wheatley Açoreano Bakery storefront