On Sunday, September 1, 2013, the Capeverdean communities of Rhode Island and Southern New England is hosting a “Farewell Soiree” honoring H.E. Fatima Lima Veiga, the Ambassador of Cape Verde to the United States of America, as her mandate is ending.
The “Farewell Soirée” takes place on Sunday, September 1, 2013 at Francis Farm in Rehoboth, Massachusetts from 6:30pm – 10:30 pm and includes special musical performances by Candida Rose and Benvindo Cruz.
Expected attendees include U.S. Congressman David N. Cicilline, the RI House Speaker Gordon D. Fox, Providence Mayor Angel Taveras and other area dignitaries who will join in a celebration of U.S.-Cape Verde. The organizers invite the community to support and to express appreciation for Fatima Veiga’s many contributions to the U.S.-Cape Verde bilateral relationship, in advance of her anticipated departure from the United States.