SHORT INFORMATION

Religion in Cape Verde

More than 93% of the population of Cape Verde is nominally Roman Catholic, according to an informal poll taken by local churches. About 5% of the population is Protestant. The largest Protestant denomination is the Church of the Nazarene.

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.

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.