Cape Verde

FOOD AND BEVERAGES

Cape Verdean cuisine

Cape Verdean cuisine owes much to European influences and to the life in the sea around the archipelago. Perhaps the most ubiquitous dish is catchupa, a dish of ground maize, beans and sometimes meat or chicken.

SHORT INFORMATION

Money & duty free for Cape Verde

Cape Verde Escudo (CVE) = 100 centavos. Notes are in denominations of CVE5,000, 2,000, 1,000 and 500. Coins are in denominations of CVE200, 100, 50, 20, 10, 5 and 1.

HOLIDAYS AND TRADITIONS

Culture of Cape Verde

The culture of Cape Verde features literature including Claridade, Negrume, and others and writers including Sergio Frusoni, Manuel Lopes, Ovídio Martins, and more. The culture also has music proprieties including morna, funaná, coladera, tabanka, and more. Cesária Évora, Tcheka, and other Cape Verdean singers throughout the world.