As posted by Sebastien on Twitter, the Divos will be in Portugal tomorrow. They will be giving a private performance at a Lisbon Rotary event.
Automatic translation of event information:
ROTARY JOINT WORLD IN LISBON
With thousands of members worldwide, convention this humanitarian organization will inject more than 100 million in the local economy
The “oldest city in Western Europe” will organize the annual convention of Rotary International, under the theme “Lisbon – A Port for Peace”, between 23 and 26 June, attracting over 25,000 entries from over 160 countries.
Often described as a “mini United Nations” because of their global and cultural diversity, it is expected that the always colorful Rotary International convention inject about more than 100 million in the local economy. The area around the Atlantic Pavilion, and Lisbon International Fair will be transformed into a kaleidoscope of energy, color and excitement as Rotary members participate in an event with an extensive agenda, consisting of plenary sessions, workshops, and other activities.
Every year Rotary strives to make the Convention an event relevant to the host city. The theme “Lisbon – A Port for Peace” focuses on the meaning and history of Lisbon as a port in the sea. According to Luis Miguel Duarte, president of the Host Committee of Rotary, “In 108 years of humanitarian service in Rotary, this will be the first time that Portugal organizes a convention of Rotary International. This will be the largest convention ever held in Portugal where members of Rotary around the world will join to follow the Portuguese universal spirit of understanding and goodwill. “. The annual convention will be the stage of success stories, exchange of ideas and looking for ways to promote peace through voluntary service.
First priority goes to Rotary to eradicate polio (polio), a disease responsible for the paralysis and deformation that is potentially fatal, that still threatens children in Nigeria, Afghanistan and Pakistan. Europe is free of polio since June 2002 but the threat remains as long as the disease is eradicated worldwide.
Rotary is a worldwide organization composed of a group of professionals and leaders who provide humanitarian service and help to cement understanding and world peace. The number of members of Rotary, globally, is approximately 1.2 million men and women who belong to over 34,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas.
Thank you Regina Freitas!