NOC Cape Verde joined other IOC member NOCs to celebrate Olympism during the 2017 edition of Olympic Day. Activities were organised in all islands of the country, the goal being to spread the Olympic ideal. The event brought together a total 3,000 persons, adults and children alike. Some ran, while others were discovering a new sport or a cultural activity for the first time. NOC officials, as well as members of various national sports federations and administrative authorities also participated in the event.