Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions, FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

This list of FAQs contains the most commonly asked questions that I receive about Portugal in Vancouver. Hope you find it helpful.

Question: Is Portugal in Vancouver a non-profit?
Answer:  No, Portugal in Vancouver is a for-profit business registered with the province of BC.  I offer fee-based services such as advertising, market research, language classes and more. 

Question: Who are you?
Answer:  I can tell you that I am NOT the Consul General of Portugal. To learn more about me, see the About section.

Question:  Are you the Consulate General of Portugal in Vancouver?
Answer:  No, I am not (see above). However, you can find the Consulate’s contact information on my Community Contacts page.

Question:  When are the next festa or dinner and dance?
Answer:  Check my  Events page or subscribe to my Newsletter to find out about upcoming events.

Question: I subscribed to your Newsletter, but have never received an issue. Why?
Answer: Did you respond to the confirmation email to complete the subscription process? If not, then please search your inbox for an email from and confirm your subscription. Please note that subscribing to my newsletter is a 3 step process:

    • Step 1: Fill out the sign-up form.
    • Step 2: Check your inbox and reply to the confirmation email.
    • Step 3: Add to your safe sender list, so my newsletter goes to your inbox and not your trash can.

Question:  Where can I learn Portuguese?
Answer:  Portugal in Vancouver offers European Portuguese Language classes for Adults only.

If you’re looking for a private tutor, please check out my Tutoring Services page.

Question:  When will you have a new session of Portuguese classes for adults?
Answer:  I offer two sessions per year. Sign up to my Waitlist to find out about registration dates.

Question:  Do you offer Portuguese classes for children?
Answer: No, I do not. However, there are two children’s schools that do; one in Burnaby and one in Surrey. Go to the Community Contacts page and look under “European Portuguese Language Classes” for their contact info.

Question:  Where can I buy Portuguese food? Find a Portuguese restaurant?
Answer: Go to my Community Contacts page and scroll to the bottom of the page for a list of bakeries, cafés, restaurants, and more.

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