New Bedford kicks off annual Portuguese Feast

By: Dee DeQuattro

Email: ddequattro@abc6.com

Twitter:@deedequattro


The largest Portuguese Feast in the world is taking place in New Bedford this weekend

 The 100th annual Feast of the Blessed Sacrament kicked off at 5 p.m. on Thursday.

The annual event is a celebration of the culture traditions and history of the people of Madeira, Portugal.

The feast, which was founded in 1915 by four Portuguese immigrants, will run now through August 3.

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