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Portuguese Traditional Festivities 3rd - Set

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  • 22.07.2013
  • Atelier Whitestudio
  • Cartor
  • Offset
  • 4 Colours
  • 25 x 30mm
About Portuguese Traditional Festivities 3rd

The “Festa de São Mateus” (Feast of Saint Mateus) being an icon of the city of Viseu, is said to have been established as a free fair since 1392. History also claims that it was a gift from king João I, Master of Avis, on account of Viseu being the only Portuguese city to have been on his side during the 1383-1385 crisis.

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