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Branca Torres | Photo: Körber-Stiftung
Branca Torres | Photo: Körber-Stiftung

Coffee - Linking Portugal and Brazil

Branca was interested in the cultural legacy that Brazilian migrants brought to her hometown, Lisbon. She found out that coffee not only brought Brazilian people but also their culture to Lisbon. The Café "A Brasileira" (founded in 1905) played a relevant role in Lisbon then and is still a Lisbon attraction today.

Take a look at what Branca said about her competition entry.

Award winners and committee of the 9th Iberian History competition
Award winners and committee of the 9th Iberian History competition

On 21 October 2016, the library of the Real Maestranza in Ronda (Málaga) hosted the 9th Iberian History Competition prize-giving ceremony. Organised by the Portuguese Association of History Teachers and the Real Maestranza de Caballería, this year’s competition encouraged students from Spain, Portugal and the Americas to explore the topic of «Heritage».