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Did you know that Portugal had a huge drugs problem. And did you know that they took drastic measures to deal with this. But not in a way traditionally drug problems are delt with. They made sure that all the money that went into punishing drug addicts was used to make sure they were connected to society, such as making sure they would get a job. Watch this video and learn about the unique approach of Portugal on drugs.
As a part of the traditions followed on New Year’s Eve in Portugal, is the tradition of eating 12 raisins. The tradition says that one has to eat twelve raisins within a minute of the arrival of New Year. One should get started as soon as clock rings twelve. Each raisin is considered to represent a month of the coming year, and while eating each one of them, one is required to make a wish. Doing so is believed to fulfill one’s wishes, and confer one with happy and fruitful twelve months ahead in the coming year.
A great promotion film about Portugal