Cantar os Reis – Casa dos Poveiros

Cantar os Reis
Casa dos Poveiros

The Casa dos Poveiros was founded in 1986. The Cantares started in 1989.

337 Symington Ave., Toronto

I think we live these customs more intensely than they do in Portugal at times. The main motivation is to keep the traditions from our home. As much as we may try, we can’t escape that which is ours, our traditions, our rootsLaurentino Esteves.

The Casa dos Poveiros Community Center in Toronto was founded in October 1986 by immigrants from the northern mainland fishing town of Póvoa de Varzim. Three years later, it started the Cantares dos Reis (Three Kings Caroling), a Christmas tradition in many parts of rural Portugal.


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