TORONTO - FEBRUARY 9TH - PARAMOUNT CONFERENCE AND EVENT VENUE
By Danielle Marinho
Appreciated by Brazilians, Canadians, and people from all over the world. According to a famous Brazilian composer, Dorival Caymmi, in one of his famous songs, “those who don’t like samba, good people they can’t be, since they must be head numb or feet sick.” The largest and most popular celebration in the world is Carnival, allowing people to dress up in costumes and head to trendy parties to dance and celebrate.
Carnival is a three to four day holiday (the date varies...
NEW YEAR'S EVE IN RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL
By Leila Monteiro Lins
As the world counts down to 2013, Rio is eagerly awaiting the world’s biggest New Year’s Eve celebration at Copacabana beach, which once again promises to greet the new year in a massive, spectacular beach party that everyone should experience at least once in a lifetime.
Big musical shows in several districts of Rio are going to enliven the turn of the year, with joy and animation, spreading the party all over the city.
Entrance is free, peace is absolute, and security is guaranteed. To spend New Year’s Eve in Rio is to get to know...
MELLOHAWK LOGISTICS CELEBRATES 10 SUCCESSFUL YEARS
By Joan Sheppard
photos by Teresa Oliveira
On November 29th, award-winning MELLOHAWK Logistics Inc., hosted an elegant and tasteful party, at their Mississauga office. The celebration, which featured four colourful samba dancers, was in recognition of the company’s 10 successful years in business, and their journey from a start up struggling in the first four or five years to establish higher credit lines to manage their cash flow, into a company that has built personal yet business relationships with 60 freight forwarder agents...
GOAL TO BRAZIL - 2014 WORLD CUP
by Ingrid Coifman | Photos by Teresa Oliveira
The 2014 World Cup promotional tour "Goal to Brazil" stopped in Toronto last November 1st at the Ritz Carlton Hotel to present to media and tourism professionals, as well as authorities and investors. Coordinated by the Brazilian Tourism Institute, Embratur, the event aims to promote the 12 host-cities of the 2014 World Cup FIFA in the international market as tourism destinations.
The 6th edition of the road show focused on Amazonas and in its capital, Manaus, bringing Marco Antonio de Britto Lomanto, director...
DISCOVER BRAZIL MAGAZINE
In three years, the magazine has grown from a print only magazine into a print and web based magazine. We have embraced the social media such as facebook, twitter and linkedin. These three exposures have given Discover Brazil a solid base in which to compete in today's magazine industry.
We have worked to develop our relationship with our readers, and value highly all the comments and encouragement we receive from them.
Currently, through our print and on-line channels, we are able to develop our sponsorship and advertising, giving our clients...
SAO PAULO, July 4, 2012 /CNW/ - The Brazilian government has no plans to intervene directly in the mining sector via a state company or to nationalize mineral deposits that might be deemed strategic to national interest, a senior government official in an exclusive interview published Wednesday by Brasil Mineral, the country's leading trade magazine for the sector.
"We want to make it very clear that the Brazilian Geological Survey (CPRM) will not begin to prospect for or mine minerals as if it were a state-owned company," said Claudio Scliar, geology, mining and mineral processing secretary...
George Brown College holds a fundraise dinner with a Brazilian theme
Save the date: Wednesday, July 25, 2012
From innovative meals prepared by rising stars to inspiring dinners with world-renowned master chefs, The Chef's House never stop bringing the best the culinary world has to offer to Toronto's food-lovers.
This July, Brazil comes to you...
Join Chef Walner Sovi and Chef John Higgins and the students of the Centre for Hospitality & Culinary Arts at George Brown College as they celebrate Brazilian and Canadian cuisines,authentic cooking methods, and our chefs’ talents!
Posted by: leila
May 23, 2012 |
Who is Brazil's Most Creative Person in Business?
Many will argue that professional football has become big business and therefore Neymar, young footballer from Santos FC called the New Pelé by the NYT, should be the right answer. Others will claim it must be Brazil’s most famous entrepreneur Eike Batista, the seventh richest man on earth. However, the right answer is much more exotic than a footballer or an entrepreneur. According to Fast Company Magazine, Brazil’s most creative person in business is a tribal chief who has partnered with Google to save his tribe from the brink of extinction...
Posted by: leila
May 7, 2012 |
Brazil Is More Than Oil & Minerals
It’s got offshore oil wealth like no other. It’s a massive mining super power, led by Vale. So, is Brazil more than oil and Minerals? Cysco Systems said yes, with a R$1 billion ($555 million) check to go along with it.
Cisco’s local president, Rodrigo Abreu, said during the Cisco Plus convention in Rio that the company would be investing a billion reals over the next four years in Brazil. According to Abreu, Brazil is the company’s fastest growing market.
The investment will go towards creating a research and development center in Rio,...