Cape Verde

SHORT INFORMATION

Cape Verde climate

Cape Verde climate is milder than that of the African mainland, because the surrounding sea moderates temperatures on the islands and cold Atlantic currents produces an arid atmosphere around the archipelago.

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.