Themes of September
Stepping into September, we will promote cultures of Guinea-Bissau
▪◾◼ Sept 24th Guinea-Bissau Independence Day
The Republic of Guinea-Bissau, a Portuguese-speaking country in West Africa, declared its independence in 1973. The name of its capital, Bissau, was added to the country's name to prevent confusion with Guinea (formerly French Guinea). Guinea-Bissau is a small country, but there are a lot of interesting (and sadly not well-known) facts about its cultures. This month, we attempt to introduce some to you! Stay tuned!