The project, which can be followed at the Tribuna das Ilhas, is a homage to Marco Melo, presents every week something special about Faial. This week-end the Project Faial 52 organizes a guided visit of the Casa Manuel de Arriaga. The birth house of one of Horta’s most famous persons. Born July 8 1840 in Horta and graduated in law, Manuel de Arriaga was the first President of the First Republic of Portugal from 1911 until 1915. The Casa Manuel de Arriaga is an outlet of the Museu da Horta and mainly holds temporary exhibitions.