Written on the 3rd of August, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro
It seems as though we are waiting for the invasion to happen. Walking down on Leme beach you see foreigners with credentials around their neck. Looking a tad more stressed than the general tourist.
We have waited for years now,
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In this article our guest writer, Helen Nunes whom is a Phd candidate at FGV in Rio de Janeiro has written a review on The book "The Brazilian People: The Formation and Meaning of Brazil" by the brazilain author Darcy Ribeiro.
A review of “The Brazilian People” by
Name: Alana Ruas
Age: 27 years old
Born in : Teófilo Otoni, - Minas Gerais (MG)
Lives in: Rio de Janeiro
Profession: Fashion designer, blogger and occasionally work as a stylist.
Tell us a bit about your journey coming to live in Rio de Janeiro
I came to Rio as a 15 year old, with the goal
Street Carnival in Rio de JaneiroIf you have been jumping around in the Carnival blocos (street parties) you have probably noticed that people in the street are chanting a series of Carnival Marches. Most of these are traditional songs from when Traditional Carnival Parties (Baile de Carnaval) in Rio was
Many travelers are getting worried as news about the zika virus has become a hot topic during the last few days. But should one really be worried? We'll look at what has been presented so far.
The virus itself is not malignant, what is worrying to the doctors is the
Carnival is traditionally a Catholic tradition with 3-day day celebration ending on ash wednesday. According to the tradition after tree days of feast, the 40 day fast begins. The feast was soon translated into excessive partying and in Brazil it is greatly a celebration of Brazilian culture and music. The
The Carnival season is officially on in Rio. Although the real carnival will officially start in the second week of february, the street carnival in Rio has already begun. The street parade called "blocos" are free of charge and is where people dress up in costumes, make out with strangers
Walk on the beach of Ipanema and you will feel the true spirit of the carioca. Leblon is the neighborhood next to Ipanema and the two are actually only separated by a canal called Jardim do Alah. On sunday's the street at the beachfront Avenida Viera Souto are free of
The Brazilian Master of the Bandolin, Hamilton de Hollanda, is also a master of interacting instrumental music in different musical styles.
Yesterday night at Circo Voador in Lapa the fist presentation of Baile do Almedinha which will have sequence of four presentations started. The heavy rain on a wednesday night did not stop
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