Portuguese culture and civilization has evolved with the influence of various civilizations. Google Portuguese Scientific Culture Day 2008 doodle released on November 24th, 2008.
Google Portuguese Scientific Culture Day 2008 Doodle on Google Portuguese included image of chemical filled beakers. Inclusion of different coloured chemicals in beakers and test tube in Googles Portuguese Scientific Culture Day 2008 Doodle points to science and invention.
It is the network of R&D units that is working with the support of research institutions like INRB – Instituto Nacional dos Recursos Biologicos and INETI – Instituto Nacional de Engenharia, Tecnologia e Inovaçao the main scientific and technical researches are carried out in Portugal. Portuguese have several organizations like Ciencia Viva, a state agency by UMIC, Portuguese Ministry of Science and Technology. The main aim of such programs are the promotion of a scientific and technological culture among the Portuguese population.
After the emergence of several scientific parks like Tagus Park, the biocant, the Coimbra iParque etc…has become a main reason for the emergence of many scientific, technological and knowledge-based businesses in Portugal.Apart from science and technology they had also contributed in Literature, Architecture, Cinema, Visual Art, Music and Sports.Google Portuguese Scientific Culture Day 2008 Doodle gives importance to scientific inventions and research. The pictures in the Google doodle Portuguese Scientific Culture Day 2008 itself speaks all about the day. This day has got great importance in Potugal culture.
Mediterranean and the European continent influenced greatly in the development of Portugal culture. The famous Portugal Belem Tower is an example of unique Manueline architecture.
In paintiing, Nuno Gonçalves lived during 15th century have contributed a lot to built up Portugal culture. The most sporting game in Portugal is Football. National football team has won the titles like FIFA World Youth Championship and in the UEFA youth championships.