World Portuguese Language Day

May 05 2021

Opinion article

World Day of the Portuguese Language.  

In 2019 UNESCO established May 5th as an official day: World Day of the Portuguese Language.
 
This is the second year that we celebrate the World Day of Our Language, which is our homeland, our culture, our cradle, our identity and even sharing. The language that our great poets and writers have revalued and enriched over the centuries and that Luiz Vaz de Camões autonomized in “Os Lusíadas”.
 
Quoting José Jorge Letria in “This Portuguese language” «(…) we are very proud to make our language, which was once a pilgrim and a navigator, the most precious stone, whether in verse or in prose (…)» ”
World Portuguese Language Day