Eddington 100 years later

The year of 2019 will mark the 100th anniversary of the experiment that confirmed the Theory of General Relativity. This experiment had one of its main stages in Principe island, with the joint expedition of the Royal Astronomical Society and the Royal Society led by Arthur Eddington durin the solar eclipse of 29th May 1919. The other stage was in Sobral, Brazil. The observations made were a relevant milestone in the History of Science and fundamental to the scientific development that followed.

It is intended that these celebrations include a series of initiatives, involving the population of São Tome and Principe and the international community. This project shall constitute the cornerstone to create a historical and scientific legacy in Sao Tome and Principe.

Be a part of this commemoration in 29th May.

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The CPLP sports games in São Tomé e Príncipe

From July, 21st to 28th 2018, São Tomé e Príncipe will be the capital of Youth Sports of the Portuguese speaking Nations. The games will include Athletics, Beach Volleyball, Taekwondo, Soccer and Basketball. The games will be environmentally friendly, with the subtitle “Green Games.”

São Tomé e Príncipe at the world’s leading tourism fair.

The Tourism Board of São Tomé e Príncipe was present again at ITB Berlin, the world’s leading tourism fair. A stand completely covered in lush tropical green has shwon the beauty of our islands to the trade and private visitors. The stand, designed in cooperation with Extractdesign, was named as one of the best out of a long list of African competitors and has received uncounted praises, although built at reduced costs. With hundreds of meetings and a wide participation of private São Tomé e Príncipe businesses, the 2018 trade fair stand has been one of the most visited.

Meet us at WTM London 2017

São Tomé e Príncipe is at the World Travel Market 2017! Meet the tropical islands on the African Equator and see yourself what you next holidays could be like: jungle hiking, deep sea diving, relaxing at pristine beaches, discovering ancient roças, tasting some of the world’s best chocolate or coffee.

São Tomé e Príncipe at WTM 2017. Africa hall: AF 455.
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