Monumento ao Pescador - Mira, Portugal
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N 40° 27.340 W 008° 48.192
29T E 516686 N 4478352
Quick Description: [PT]O Monumento ao Pescador situado na avenida marginal foi inaugurado em 1998 pelo Ministro Capoulas Santos. [EN] The Monument to the Fisherman situated at the coastal avenue was inaugurated in 1998 by the Minister Capoulas Santos.
Location: Coimbra, Portugal
Date Posted: 9/29/2014 3:05:35 AM
Waymark Code: WMMJKP
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun
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Long Description:
[PT]
A PLACA
Esta placa de pedra está colocada na frente do pedestal do monumento e pode-se ler:

"Este Monumento foi inaugurado em Dezembro de 1998, por sua Ex. o Ministro da Agricultura, Desenvolvimento Rural e Pescas, Dr. Capoulas Santos, sendo Presidente da Câmara o Dr. João Reigota."

O LOCAL
Grupo escultórico, de arte contemporânea integrado na marginal da praia, sobre uma base de perfil horizontal. O artista representa um pescador na faina da pesca e a sua família, salientando força e movimento nas figuras, com uma exibição de linhas sinuosas de grande dinamismo formal.

Obra promovida pela Câmara Municipal de Mira e Junta de Freguesia da Praia de Mira. É uma obra do escultor Alves André.
A escultura é de Bronze e a base é de betão revestido a lajes de mármore.
Informação retirada de: (visit link)

A PESSOA
"Luís Manuel Capoulas Santos (Montemor-o-Novo, 22 de agosto de 1951) é um político português.

Ocupou diversos cargos em governos portugueses.
Foi Ministro da Agricultura, do Desenvolvimento Rural e das Pescas no XIII Governo Constitucional e foi Ministro da Agricultura, do Desenvolvimento Rural e das Pescas no XIV Governo Constitucional.

Em 2012 era filiado na maçonaria na Loja do Ocidente, do Grande Oriente Lusitano.

A 17 de Janeiro de 2006 foi agraciado com a Grã-Cruz da Ordem do Mérito Empresarial Classe Agrícola."
Fonte: (visit link)

[EN]
THE PLAQUE
This stone plaque is placed in front of the pedestal of the monument and you can read:

"This monument was inaugurated in December 1998, by His Excellency the Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries, Dr Capoulas Santos, being Mayor Dr. João Reigota."


THE PLACE
Sculptural group of contemporary art in integrated marginal street, on a base of horizontal profile. The artist represents a fisherman in the task of fishing and his family, emphasizing strength and movement in the figures, with a display of sinuous lines of great formal dynamism.

Work was sponsored by the city of Mira and the Parish of Praia de Mira. It is a work of the sculptor André Alves.
The sculpture is bronze and the base is concrete coated by slabs of marble.
Information taken from: (visit link)

THE PERSON
"Luis Manuel Capoulas Santos (Montemor-o-Novo, August 22, 1951) is a Portuguese politician.

Held various positions in Portuguese governments.
He was Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries in the XIII Constitutional Government and was also Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Fisheries in the XIV Constitutional Government.

In 2012 was affiliated with the Masonic Lodge of West of the Grand Orient Lusitano.

The January 17, 2006 he was awarded the Grand Cross of the Order of Agricultural Merit Business Class. "
Translated from: (visit link)
What was opened/inaugurated?: Monumento ao Pescador

Who was that opened/inaugurated it?: Minister, Dr. Capoulas Santos

Date of the opening/inauguration?: December 1998

Website about the location: [Web Link]

Website about the person: [Web Link]

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