Informação: Vítor Fraga considers that SATA Rallye Açores is "perfect combination between sport and promotion of the Azores Destination"
The Regional Secretary for Tourism and Transport said that SATA Rallye Açores is a perfect combination between sport, in this case motor sport, and the promotion of the Azores Destination.
Vítor Fraga conveyed his belief to the organisers of the event during the presentation ceremony of the 48th edition of the most important motorsport event in the Azores.
"In addition to being a succ... Mais >>
Informação: Vítor Fraga announces preparation of new tourism support framework for the sports sector
The Regional Secretary for Tourism and Transport announced today that the support awarded by the Regional Directorate for Tourism to sports teams participating in national and international competitions for the promotion of the Azores Destination will have a new framework.
Vítor Fraga spoke at the signing ceremony of a cooperation protocol between SATA and Grupo Desportivo Comercial for the... Mais >>
Informação: Government available to support events that contribute to the promotion of the Region, says Vasco Cordeiro
The President of the Government, Vasco Cordeiro, defended on Wednesday that the Region is available to support the organisation of events sponsored by private entities that contribute to the promotion of the Region.
"The decisive reason for the allocation of support to these events concerns the fact that they meet some of the goals set by the Region," namely their role in the external promotion ... Mais >>
Informação: Carlos César highlights inclusion of "Sata Rallye Azores" in European Rallye Championship
The President of the Regional Government highlighted today the importance of "Sata Rallye Azores" as a "competition that has allowed the Azores to enhance their visibility in the sports sector, being a valuable tool in the external promotion of our Region.”
For Carlos César, the Government's support to this sports event is "a profitable and advantageous investment," whose impact goe... Mais >>
Informação: Azores proud of their sports sector
"We now have a sports sector in the Azores of which we can be proud; we are a recognised "brand" nationally and internationally."
The statement was made by the Regional Director for Sport, who spoke at the solemn session to celebrate the 37th anniversary of the Fonte do Bastardo Youth Association on the island of Terceira on Sunday night.
Mentioning the example of this association, which has a... Mais >>
Informação: Nautical clubs are essential for Azorean youngsters
Azorean nautical clubs "play an essential role for many youngsters across the archipelago, who are provided with the opportunity of involving in sports activities, thus promoting a useful occupation of their free time," stressed the Regional Secretary for the Economy in Lagoa this morning.
Luísa Schanderl spoke at the ceremony to lay the first stone of the new headquarters of the local naut... Mais >>
Informação: Solidarity race "Active Generations" on the island of Faial
The Regional Secretariat for Labour and Social Solidarity, through the Azores Institute for Social Development (IDSA), promotes the solidarity race "Active Generations" on the island of Faial on June 30. This initiative is addressed at the public in general, regardless of the age group.
The event was organised by Faial Resource Centre for Social Emergency Support (CRAES) and will take place at A... Mais >>
Informação: Azorean youngsters participate in the national street football championship
The Azores will be represented at the National Street Football Championship 2012 with a team composed of eight players who participated in the "Street Football 2012" tournament, an initiative promoted by the Regional Secretariat for Labour and Social Solidarity, through the Azores Institute for Social Development, on May 24 and 25. The national championship will be held in Beja on July 19-22.
Th... Mais >>
Informação: Carlos César says that investing in sport may be economically advantageous
Carlos César praised the decision of the Portuguese Football Federation (FPF) to organise the Lopes da Silva Tournament in the Azores, an event that will gather the under-14 teams from the 22 football associations across the country.
Speaking at the end of an audience granted to the President of FPF, Fernando Gomes, on Friday morning, considered that the support to the organisation of this ... Mais >>
Informação: Azores participate in the Island Games "Sardinia 2012"
The Azores will be represented in 16th Island Games (JDI) "Sardinia 2012" by 91 young athletes in nine sports. This year's event will be held on the island of Sardinia with the collaboration of the cities of Cagliari, Sassari and Alghero between May 24 and 26.
The 2012 games comprise the following sports: handball (men's), track and field (men's/women's), basketball (women's), artistic gymnastic... Mais >>