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...
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...
TORONTO INTERNATIONAL BRAZILFEST :
Celebrates its 10th Anniversary
An Explosion of Brazilian Samba music, carnaval, barbecue, caipirinha and typical Brazilian finger foods.
When: July 21th - from 11 am to 10 pm
Where: Earlscourt Park, St. Clair Avenue West and Caledonia Rd
Batucada Carioca, Pedro Quental (directly from Brazil), and Rio Samba Divas are some of the groups responsible for the musical part of the event. Also Featuring at BrazilFest , the talent and music of Carlos "Paul McCartney" Passos, the youth Juliana Capuleto...
Latin American Festival about Gender Diversity
Southern Mirrors (Canada), Puente (Brazil), and Ley en Movimiento (Colombia) present the third edition of PINK LATINO DIVERSITY FILM FESTIVAL celebrating Latin cinematography dedicated to sexual diversity and gender. This three-day festival features a vibrant line-up of shorts, documentaries and features that explore the different facets and richness of the LGBT world.
Pink Latino is a Pride Affiliate Event.
DATE: June 26-28, 2013
LOCATION: Carlton Cinema
SOME OF THE FILMS
All Films Have...
By Leila Monteiro Lins
Since September Brazil and Portugal has been joining together in a packed exchange programme that encompasses a wide range of artistic expression from music to theatre, dance, gastronomy and the plastic arts.
Shows, art exhibits, plays and culinary festivals are some events travelers will be able to enjoy during the Year of Brazil in Portugal and the Year of Portugal in Brazil, which started on September 7, 2012 and end on June 10, 2013, with the commemoration of Portugal Day.
Espaço Brasil - LX Factory - Rua Rodrigues Faria, 103 - Armazém L - Alcântara...
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
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 |
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...
46TH ANNUAL BRAZILIAN BALL
By Joan Sheppard . Photos Teresa Oliveira
The 46th annual Brazilian Carnival Ball took place on September 15 in a Toronto Metro Convention Centre Ballroom that was transformed into a glittering Rio de Janeiro street party on New Year’s Eve, an appropriate setting for an event that bid Auld Lang Syne to the old and heralded the new. The first ball of its kind, the Brazilian Ball was founded in 1966 by Anna Maria de Souza, who brought a lot of skin and the vibrant spirit and excitement of Brazil to a conservative Toronto, for one exuberant fun filled...