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As part of the Day of Portuguese Language and Culture in the Community of Portuguese Speaking Countries (CPLP), which took place on May 5, the National University of Timor Lorosae (UNTL) has promoted, from May 2 to May 9, 2017, a number of activities of cultural nature, with a view to contributing to promote and spread Portuguese language and culture in East Timor.
Due to the relevancy of the subject and size of the event, Entreposto Comercial of Timor S.A., could not but support once more the National University of Timor Lorosae (UNTL), bringing to the attention of all national leaders, present and future, that besides providing excellent services within its specific area of commercial action, Entreposto Comercial of Timor S.A. believes and supports local development, through a sustainable Education and training strategy.
During this week, as part of the organization of the 3rd Book Fair of UNTL, where students, professors and general public were able to buy books at lower prices, there was also the presentation of the book Timor-Leste, Um Povo, Três Direitos by Benjamin Cardoso, the Portuguese Games activity, Reciting of Poetry, and also, Storytelling time with the Haktuir Ai-Knanoik Cultural Group with the tales Builuma and O Homem Que Tinha Medo being played, and even a special moment, in which Pre-school level pupils of C.A.F.E. (1) school in Dili, performed the História da Carochinha in Portuguese, for the students and professors of the Portuguese Language Department of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities of UNTL.
(1) C.A.F.E. – Learning and School Training Centres. These schools existing in East Timor have the bilingual inclusion in the Teaching/ Learning process of students and teachers, with both Tetum and Portuguese, where education is provided by teachers in educational partnership in the classroom, with both a Portuguese and a Timorese teacher.