Ordem do Vulcão

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Ordem do Vulcão (Portuguese for the Order of Vulcan or Order of the Volcano), also named as the Medal of the 1st Class of Ordem do Vulcão is a national award that is done each year by the President of Cape Verde, it is awarded to the greatest personalities of Cape Verde and non-Cape Verdeans, which contributes to an aggrandizement of the nation. [1] It is the main decoration of the country created after the independence of the nation.

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It has the following ranks:

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References

  1. "Elsa Rodrigues dos Santos" (in Portuguese). Ciberdúvidas da Língua Portuguesa . Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  2. "Condecoração de Eugénio Tavares pelo presidente da Républica de Cabo Verde, Doutor António Mascarenhas Monteiro" [Decoration of Eugénio Tavares by the President of the Republic of Cape Verde, Dr. António Mascarenhas Monteiro] (in Portuguese). Eugénio Tavares Foundation. February 1995.
  3. "Curriculum vitæ" (in Portuguese). Website of João Lopes Filho. Retrieved 5 June 2017.
  4. "Embaixada de Cabo Verde atribui `medalha do vulcão` a Amélia da Lomba" (in Portuguese). Angola Press. 7 December 2005. Retrieved 10 September 2016.
  5. 1 2 "Gil Semedo, Associação Deficientes de São Vicente e prof. Edite Broges condecorados com 1ª classe da ordem do Vulcão" (in Portuguese). RTC. 8 March 2011. Retrieved 5 June 2017.