ARENA FONTE NOVA WILL BRING 56,000 SOCCER FANS TOGETHER
The city expects to receive 70,000 tourists during the World Cup 2014. Around US$43 million will be invested in infrastructure by Bahia’s Secretary of Tourism (Setur BA) in the Bay of All Saints area.
Salvador's privileged topography brings a clear division between the Cidade Baixa and Cidade Alta (Low City and High City), but they are interconnected through one of the city's most notable landmarks, the Elevador Lacerda. Still, the ultimate symbol of Salvador is the Pelourinho, a historical centre with churches and colourful...
After two years of intense creative work, the time has come for the emerging artists and graduate students from Ryerson’s Documentary Media (MFA) program to showcase their projects to the Toronto community and the world. From May 1st to July 14th, the DOCNOW festival will present viewers with an innovative collection of diverse works, which challenge the meaning and methods of contemporary documentary practice, from filmmaking to mixed-media installations.
DOCNOW’s 31 participating artists offer audiences an intimate look at a range of current issues—from a film confronting...
Brazilian vocalist FERNANDA CUNHA, featuring jazz guitarist REG SCHWAGER , bassist PAT COLLINS and multi-instrumentalist TOM SZCZESNIAK
September 4th (Wednesday) and 5th (Thursday) - Jazz Bistro
Brazilian singer Fernanda Cunha (based in Sao Paulo), has been a regular performer in Canada since 2005. She has performed coast-to-coast-to-coast: from Vancouver Island and the Vancouver International Jazz Festival (several years), to the Alianait Arts Festival in Nunavut and Jazz Yukon series; from the Edmonton International Jazz Festival to the University of Toronto, The Jazz Room in Kitchener,...
The quality of the Brazilian products is guaranteed by conformity with the highest international health standards, as a result of policies developed by the Ministry of Agriculture, related institutions as well as the constant pursuit of excellence by Brazilian companies. Today the Brazilian products are available, appreciated and recognized in over 200 markets worldwide. At SIAL Canada 2013, Brazil showcased the high-quality of its products to Canadians and international buyers.
Where: Direct Energy Centre - Toronto, Canada
When: from April 30 - May 2, 2013
Morro dos Prazeres - Hill of Pleasures
By Ingrid Coifman
In Hill of Pleasures (Morro dos Prazeres), sixth long documentary by director Maria Ramos, looks at the process of pacification of one of Rio de Janeiro’s poorest slums from the perspective of six main characters: a local postman, a teenager with a history of involvement in drug dealing, a bookseller, and three police officers.
Ramos captures to the big screen the daily tensions between residents and the new police force while portraying the obstacles on the road to reconciliation. Co-presented by Brazil Film Fest, the documentary...
Doing Business in Brazil
By Fernando Pieri
Brazil offers all facilities for opening your business on its territory. Would you like to open a branch of your company in Brazil? Brazil allows the opening of branches of foreign companies, without any participation of Brazilian individuals or legal entities, or you can, not needing any prior government approval, opt to run a new company with Brazilian participation in it. The dividend to be remitted to Canada, as a reward for participating in a Brazilian...
Co-presented with BRAFFTV – Brazilian Film and TV Festival.
By Ingrid Coifman
Film director and actress Petra Costa brings her documentary “Elena” to the Hot Docs 2013, following other successful international screenings and awards such as Audience Award & Best Documentary at the 45th Brasilia Film Festival 2012, Special Mentions at the 9th ZagrebDox International Competition and the 28th Guadalajara Film Festival, and Best Documentary Feature at Films de Femmes 2013.
The story is about Elena, a young Brazilian woman who travels to New York with the same...
THE BIGGEST SPORTING EVENT ON THE PLANET
By Ingrid Coifman, Leila Monteiro Lins & Maria Helena Amaral
Billions of spectators around the globe will be focused on Brazil from June 12 to July 13, 2014. Sustainable economic and tourism developments are the expected outcomes for a country that is investing US$16.5 billion in infrastructure in preparation for the world’s greatest soccer event, where Brazilian and foreign spectators will generate an estimated US$5 billion in the local economy.
Brazil's greatest moment
Posted by: leila
April 17, 2013 |
April 17, 2013
By Jose Francisco Schuster
Brazil recently turned into one of the most attractive markets in the world, being able to be economically stable while most of the world goes through a downturn. With a flourishing middle class, many sectors including agriculture, manufacturing and mining sectors are on the rise. Brazil has become more notable for its scientific and technological developments, with a lot of room to grow. FindBrazil was founded about one year ago and its purpose was to provide consulting services to foreigners so that they could enter the Brazilian market. Brazilian...
The flavor of Brazilian dance and culture - April 17 - April 21, 2013
The Brazilian Beat: Canada Dance Congress is the largest celebration of Brazilian dance in Canada. Now in its third year, Brazilian Beat will build on its past success by showcasing Brazilian dance culture and music through a series of events, parties, and instructional workshops.
Now in its third year, Brazilian Beat will build on its past success by showcasing Brazilian dance culture and music through a series of events, parties, and instructional workshops.
Over the five days of Brazilian Beat, there will be nightly...