About us



The purpose of the Boston Portuguese Festival is to promote the image of Portugal and the visibility of the Portuguese community and its ancestry in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to promote and the education of the community regarding Portugal and the Portuguese community and its ancestry, and to engage in activities that for charitable purposes consistent with its mission.   


To provide awareness of the Portuguese community its culture, ancestry in the greater Boston area while promoting Portugal.​​


Rui Domingos (President)​

Paulo Martins (Vice President)

Daniel Melo (Vice President)

Anthony Pio (Treasurer)

Stephanie Mello (Secretary/Clerk)

Paulo Pinto, Director

Analise Brown, Director

Maria Da Silva, Director

Diana Rodrigues, Director​


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The Festivals logo is based on an original work by Taunton (Massachusetts) based Portuguese graphic designer Paula Velho Cabral. It draws its inspiration from the early representations of the globe  such as the one gracing the national coat of arms  with which Portuguese history is so intimately acquainted



The Boston Portuguese Festival Inc. is a registered 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization under the IRS Code and incorporated under the laws of the State of Massachusetts. Donations are tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law and will be acknowledged. IRS Tax ID# 35-2655523