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What is Happening in Brazil in 2017?

For many years, Brazil prepared itself for two major international events, the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games. Brazilians and...

Negative Attitudes About Ageing are Bad for Health

New analysis by World Health Organization shows that negative or ageist attitudes towards older people are widespread. They also negatively affect older people’s physical...
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Tourism

“Peão de Boiadeiro” Party

This event deserves special attention. During 10 days, the city of Barretos, in São Paulo, becomes the world’s largest country city. Barretos is 438...

Carnival is Coming!

Even though it’s December, you’re not too late to start planning for the biggest celebration Brazil has to offer, Carnival. The official date for...

New Year’s Eve in Rio: a Worldly Celebration

The most festive New Year‘s Celebration in the world happens in Rio de Janeiro. It attracts an astonishing two million people each year. The...
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Arts & Culture

Sérgio Mendes Celebrates 50 Years of Brazil 66

Sérgio Mendes, one of the most internationally successful Brazilian artists of all time, has influenced the music industry for over five decades and continues...

“Little Secret”: Brazil’s Oscar Candidate

The movie “Little Secret,” directed by David Schurmann, is the Brazilian foreign-language Oscar candidate. Based on true events “Little Secret” is a film with...

The Best of 2016

Emerson Fittipaldi, a former racecar driver and Formula One World Champion, attended the “Feijoada” and 32nd BR Day NY events in New York. In...
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