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Cape Verdean Hall Of Fame 2005

The Cape Verdean Museum Exhibit Board of Directors hosted its 1st Annual Cape Verdean Heritage Hall of Fame Banquet and Award Ceremony on Saturday, November 12, 2005 at the Venus de Milo in Swansea, MA.

The following nominees were inducted to the Cape Verdean Heritage Hall of Fame. The CV Museum Exhibit Board of Directors selected the six nominees in May 2005 from numerous nominations from Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island.

Antonia Ignacia Ramalho Sequeira
Danny Lima
George Lima
Ivo Pires
Rev. Manuel Martins
Romana Ramos

The Cape Verdean Museum has established a space located in East Providence at 1003 Waterman Avenue and had their Grand Opening of this space on Saturday, October 8 from noon to 6:00pm. This will be the first Cape Verdean Museum space in New England.

The Cape Verdean Heritage Hall of Fame enables the Cape Verdean Museum Exhibit to collect history for the museum and at the same time, to acknowledge the candidates selected for their credit to the History, Prominence and/or Heritage of the Cape Verdean Community.

For further information, please contact
Denise Oliveira at
(401) 222-4137 or (401) 265-8936