Food, Music and Film
When: August 8-10, 2014
Organizers: Co-production of Southern Mirrors, Puente and Harbourfront Centre
By Leila Monteiro Lins
Brazil is a country of cultural and geographic superlatives. From the exotic Amazon to the golden coast, Brazil is a destination with mysterious allure for many people. With a geographic area totaling over 8.5 million square kilometres, Brazil is virtually as large as Europe and covers half of the South American continent with its five uniquely diverse regions. From August 8-10, Harbourfront Centre welcomes the third edition of Expressions...
Canada's biggest Brazilian Cultural event
The 11th Annual Toronto International BrazilFest is scheduled to take place on Sunday, July 20th, from 11 am to 10 pm at Earlscourt Park, a week after the grand finale of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil.
Canada's biggest Brazilian cultural event offers the experience of a truly authentic Brazilian festival right in your own back yard. It is a platform to display and highlight the best food, talent, art, and entertainment from the Brazilian community; and allows Canadian brands to take part, support, and present their products or services to this audience.
Portugal scores an impressive 41 out of 50 when assessed as destination
It is the sunshine enclave that has long lured British holidaymakers to its beaches – and its popularity shows no sign of waning, according to a new survey. What’s more, this much-visited place in the sun is not Spain, but its neighbour Portugal.
Research by a holiday insurance firm into what – in the eyes of British travelers – makes for a great holiday destination, has placed Europe’s most south-westerly country in the top spot.
Schofields questioned 2,614 British holidaymakers who have enjoyed a beach break...
Toronto-Lisbon flight with "sweet" opening
The first passengers of the inaugural flight Lisbon-Toronto by Air Canada Rouge, on last Sunday, June 22nd, at 10 a.m., was surprised with the creation live by confectioners, and tiled in sugar. The initiative is the ANA - AIRPORTS OF PORTUGAL and aims to mark this new route.
Inspired by the theme "Giving Life to Airports" ANA said in a statement that "the route of sugar", is one of the most historic and ancestral joining Portugal ties to Canada.
This initiative aims to highlight the importance of two characteristic products of each country: the art of Portuguese...
GUIDE FOR THE HOST CITIES
By Ella Moss and Billj
Discover Brazil magazine will publish a complete guide for those travelling to the Soccer World Cup in Brazil created by a consumer advice site called “Money.co.uk”. It includes the schedule, city guides for where all the matches will be held and some money saving tips for travellers.
32 nations, 8 groups, 31 days, 64 matches, 12 host cities, 1 Trophy.
The numbers involved are staggering, and without proper planning the same could be true for your spending. Here’s our help for planning world cup trips to Brazil in 2014.
Shaun Alexander Cumming, a journalist, filmmaker and aspiring musician writes in his blog (thebrazilblog.com) about things he likes most. Shaun works in the investment industry by day, and loves Brazil. He lives between Edinburgh, London, and various locations in Brazil.
10 Reasons Why I Love Brazil
By Shaun Alexander Cumming
1) Brazilian adventurism - Brazil is a place to explore boundless wild and beautiful landscapes unlike anywhere in the world. Furthermore, Brazilians have a thirst for exploring and doing new things. Here’s my example; I am terrified of heights, but one time in Rio I caught...
According to Agriculture Minister Antonio Andrade of Brazil, the Latin American country’s output of Soybeans is set for a record breaking harvest in 2014 after an increased amount of rain and heightened investment in fertilizers looks set to boost yields.
Andrade has estimated that Brazil’s market can produce 95 million metric tons of the versatile crops, which can be used to create foodstuffs such as meat alternatives like tofu, soy milk, and vegetable oil, it can even serve as feed for cattle.
If the Brazilian minister is correct in his estimation, this year Brazil could see their...
By Danielle Marinho | Photos Portal da Copa
The host city for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games was chosen in October in Copenhagen, Denmark. The awarding announcement was made by IOC President Jacques Rogge and Rio de Janeiro, well known as a marvelous city, will welcome the biggest sports event in the world, staged for the first time in South America.
This designation changed not only the life of thousands of sports fans around the world, but the life of thousands of Brazilians too. Rio de Janeiro has many attractions, places to visit, good restaurants, gorgeous weather and hospitable...