Portugal and Africa: Bitter Past to Artful Partnership

On the evening of April 24th, 1974 and the morning of the next day, radios across Portugal broadcasted a pair of songs that would bring about one of the most profound political changes the nation had ever seen. The songs—first Portugal’s 1974 Eurovision entry, “E Depois do Adeus,” then the traditional folksong “Grândola Vila Morena” …