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2013 in Cape Verde

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Decades:  1990s 2000s 2010s
See also:  Other events of 2013 Timeline of Cabo Verdean history

The following lists events that happened during 2013 in Cape Verde.



  • Figueira Gordo Dam completed on Santiago Island
  • A new terminal which replaced the older terminal at the island's airport on São Nicolau Island
  • José Ulisses Correia e Silva becomes president of the capital city of Praia and served his second term for three years
  • April 30: During the festivities, the "Adega de Monte Barro" was inaugurated and the new wines were presented to the President, the prime minister and other officials of Cape Verde.
  • Third expansion of Porto Grande in the north on São Vicente Island
  • June 29: Barragem de Salineiro (Salineiro Dam) opened, it location is 2 km north of Cidade Velha.
  • July 19: Barragem de Faveta (Faveta Dam) opened, its location is in Faveta, located approximately northeast to Picos
  • October 24 - Cape Verde decrees the official English-language rendering of its name to be the Republic of Cabo Verde.
  • October 29: Barragem de Saquinho (Saquinho Dam) opened, it is located northwest of Assomada
  • November 12: Porto Grande Bay became the fifth most beautiful bay in the world.
  • Arts and entertainment

  • Mika Mendes's album Sem Limite released
  • Val and Roberto Xalino's album Bem Balançód released
  • April/May: the 21th Praia da Gamboa music festival took place
  • August: the 30th Baía das Gatas Music Festival took place
  • September: the Santa Maria Music Festival took place on the island of Sal
  • Sports

  • The 2013 Santo Antão North Zone Island League was the first season that the Second Division was added, Beira-Mar, Irmãos Unidos and Janela appeared in the lowest division
  • May 5: all qualifiers listed into the Cape Verdean football championships.
  • May 11 - 2013 Cape Verdean Football Championships began
  • June 22 - the Knockout stage of the 2012 Football Championships began
  • July 13 - CS Mindelense won their 9th national championship title
  • August 3: Académica do Sal celebrated its 50th anniversary
  • November 16 - Paulense celebrated its 32nd anniversary
  • Deaths

  • Bana (b. 1932), singer, balladeer and interpreter
  • References

    2013 in Cape Verde Wikipedia

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