Event

Opening Ceremony of the "Portuguese Semester"

Add to Calendar 2021-01-15 12:00:00 2021-01-15 13:00:00 Opening Ceremony of the "Portuguese Semester" The Portuguese Presidency of the EU Council has arrived and the invitation to celebrate it is open to all Our first event will be the traditional flag ceremony on January 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm. The ceremony will be online and will connect Ispra to many other colleagues and friends throughout the EU. Among the distinguished speakers are the Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, Elisa Ferreira, the Ambassador of the Portuguese Republic to Italy Pedro Nuno Bartolo, and the Director General of the JRC, Stephen Quest. The ceremony will be moderated by João Cruz, a stand-up comedian and researcher. The portuguese singer and composer Manuel Freire will perform to close the event. Freire is well-known for his interpretation of the poem Pedra Filosofal. Freire was very influential through his music, before and after Portugal’s 1974 Carnation revolution. His voice and Gedeao's words are still an inspiration to millions of Portuguese They neither know, nor dream, that dreams command life. That whenever a man dreams the world bounces, advances, as if it were a coloured ball held by the hands of a child. Webstream link https://webcast.ec.europa.eu/virtual-opening-ceremony-of-the-portuguese-semester Agenda 12:00-12:05 Welcome by Master of Ceremonies, Joao Cruz​ 12:05-12:15 Address by Stephen QUEST​, Director General Joint Research Centre​ Address by Georg PETER​, President of the German Semester Organising Committee, Address by Sandra CALDEIRA and Ricardo SOUSA​, Presidents of the  Portuguese Semester Organising Committee.​​ 12:15-12:25 Flag Ceremony​ German Anthem -  Lowering of the German Flag​ Portuguese Anthem -  Raising of the Portuguese Flag​ European Anthem​ 12:25-12:30 Address by Commissioner Elisa FERREIRA​, Commissioner, Cohesion and Reforms 12:30-12:35 Address by Embaixador Pedro Nuno BÁRTOLO, ​Portuguese Ambassador to Italy​ ​12:35-12:45 Pedra Filosofal by Manuel FREIRE ​ ​12:45 Unveiling of the symbol (Roundabout)​ 13:00 Closing of the Ceremony​ Webstreaming PT-Semester 2021 paulorosa.par@gmail.com Europe/Rome public
Location
Webstreaming
Monument to the Discoveries - Padrão dos Descobrimentos

The Portuguese Presidency of the EU Council has arrived and the invitation to celebrate it is open to all

Our first event will be the traditional flag ceremony on January 15, 2020 at 12:00 pm. The ceremony will be online and will connect Ispra to many other colleagues and friends throughout the EU.

Among the distinguished speakers are the Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, Elisa Ferreira, the Ambassador of the Portuguese Republic to Italy Pedro Nuno Bartolo, and the Director General of the JRC, Stephen Quest. The ceremony will be moderated by João Cruz, a stand-up comedian and researcher.

The portuguese singer and composer Manuel Freire will perform to close the event. Freire is well-known for his interpretation of the poem Pedra Filosofal. Freire was very influential through his music, before and after Portugal’s 1974 Carnation revolution. His voice and Gedeao's words are still an inspiration to millions of Portuguese

They neither know, nor dream, that dreams command life. That whenever a man dreams the world bounces, advances, as if it were a coloured ball held by the hands of a child.

Webstream link

https://webcast.ec.europa.eu/virtual-opening-ceremony-of-the-portuguese-semester

Agenda

12:00-12:05 Welcome by Master of Ceremonies, Joao Cruz

12:05-12:15

  • Address by Stephen QUEST​, Director General Joint Research Centre​
  • Address by Georg PETER​, President of the German Semester Organising Committee,
  • Address by Sandra CALDEIRA and Ricardo SOUSA​, Presidents of the  Portuguese Semester Organising Committee.​​

12:15-12:25 Flag Ceremony

  • German Anthem -  Lowering of the German Flag​
  • Portuguese Anthem -  Raising of the Portuguese Flag​
  • European Anthem

12:25-12:30 Address by Commissioner Elisa FERREIRA​, Commissioner, Cohesion and Reforms

12:30-12:35 Address by Embaixador Pedro Nuno BÁRTOLO, ​Portuguese Ambassador to Italy​

​12:35-12:45 Pedra Filosofal by Manuel FREIRE 

​12:45 Unveiling of the symbol (Roundabout)​

13:00 Closing of the Ceremony

Full Portuguese menu Live Stream Cooking Experience

Add to Calendar 2021-05-29 19:00:00 2021-05-29 20:30:00 Full Portuguese menu Live Stream Cooking Experience We are happy to announce we have managed to setup a unique 'live stream cooking' experience event orgnaised in collaboration with the 'Petiscaria - Milão', that is as the name says, located in Milan! By participating you will be able to cook a full Portuguese menu for two! You will need to order a 'mystery' box with all the necessary ingredients that you will then receive directly at your address. You will then be invited to follow the on-line interactive 'stream cooking' session on how to cook such a menu, directly from the kitchen of the 'Petiscaria - Milão' to your own kitchen! The menu will include: Caldo Verde (soup), Bacalhau à Bras (main dish) and Baba de Camelo (the dessert)! The box will also contain an exclusive Portuguese Semester 2021 surprise that you should wear throughout the event. We will attempt to make such an experience as interactive as possible! The main language used will be Italian but questions in English will be possible! Content of the 'mystery' box: Recipes of the 3 dishes and ingredients. The ingredients will be: Potatoes, fresh kale, 'chouriça', 300 gr of salted codfish (our famous bacalhau), 1 packet of our famous 'Pala Pala' potatoes, 1 onion, eggs, olives, fresh parsley, 1 can of cooked Nestlé condensed milk, ground groundnuts. For inscriptions: go to https://petiscaria-milao.myshopify.com/collections/workshop-in-collaborazione-con-portuguese-semestre-2021 Cost: €50 (€45 per box + €5 of delivery costs) Inscription Closing date: 16-05-2021. Maximum number of boxes is 20 and delivery is limited to Italy (for logistical reasons) so hurry up before all places are taken! Online (Registration required) PT-Semester 2021 paulorosa.par@gmail.com Europe/Rome public
Location
Online (Registration required)
Peticaria - Milão

We are happy to announce we have managed to setup a unique 'live stream cooking' experience event orgnaised in collaboration with the 'Petiscaria - Milão', that is as the name says, located in Milan!

By participating you will be able to cook a full Portuguese menu for two! You will need to order a 'mystery' box with all the necessary ingredients that you will then receive directly at your address. You will then be invited to follow the on-line interactive 'stream cooking' session on how to cook such a menu, directly from the kitchen of the 'Petiscaria - Milão' to your own kitchen!

The menu will include: Caldo Verde (soup), Bacalhau à Bras (main dish) and Baba de Camelo (the dessert)!

The box will also contain an exclusive Portuguese Semester 2021 surprise that you should wear throughout the event. We will attempt to make such an experience as interactive as possible! The main language used will be Italian but questions in English will be possible!

Content of the 'mystery' box: Recipes of the 3 dishes and ingredients. The ingredients will be: Potatoes, fresh kale, 'chouriça', 300 gr of salted codfish (our famous bacalhau), 1 packet of our famous 'Pala Pala' potatoes, 1 onion, eggs, olives, fresh parsley, 1 can of cooked Nestlé condensed milk, ground groundnuts.

For inscriptions: go to https://petiscaria-milao.myshopify.com/collections/workshop-in-collaborazione-con-portuguese-semestre-2021

Cost: €50 (€45 per box + €5 of delivery costs)

Inscription Closing date: 16-05-2021.

Maximum number of boxes is 20 and delivery is limited to Italy (for logistical reasons) so hurry up before all places are taken!