Castelao: Sustainability is a priority
Photo by Castelao stadium by ME-Portal da Copa
Fortaleza is the fifth largest city in the country with over 2.4 million people. The capital of the State of Ceará is well known for its blue-green seas, sandy beaches, prime resorts and modern public markets and malls. The city also features the Sea Dragon Art and Culture Centre and the Beach Park - Brazil's largest water park.
The stadium Castelão is the first one to be ready for the 2014 World Cup. The venue was remodeled to have a total seating capacity of around 64,000 in an area with...
Dunas Arena will be integrated to airport and hotels
By Ingrid Coifman | photo: Jenipabú beach
Close to Europe and Africa, Natal attracts tourists to its beaches, sand dunes, and historical sites. The average daily temperature is 28C degrees. The capital of the State of Rio Grande do Norte, features the Via Costeira which is a large coastal avenue, one of the preferred destinations. Famous beaches right next to the city are: Ponta Negra, Genipabu, Redinha, Pipa, and Pirangi.
The Dunas Arena, stage to four of the 2014 FIFA World Cup matches, will have a capacity for 45,000 people....
Arena Pernambuco will expand into residential neighborhood
Recife is the capital of Pernambuco and an urban sprawl of another 13 cities, including Olinda (a world heritage site by UNESCO), with a population of 3,7 million. Boa Viagem is one of the famous urban beaches; and Porto de Galinhas, which stands among the top tourist destinations, is located 70km away from Recife.
The city is known as the Brazilian Venice due to its numerous waterways, bridges and small islands. During Carnival, rhythms such as frevo and maracatu and have street parades. It’s not the first time that Recife...
PLAYING SOCCER IN THE PANTANAL WETLANDS
Cuiaba is modern and well-designed city that is home to almost 600,000 people. It has a tropical wet and dry climate and summer temperatures average just over 40ºC. The city also serves as a gateway to various tourist destinations. As some of you go fishing, others may want to get acquainted with some of the fantastic wildlife of the Pantanal or visit the the Chapada dos Guimarães National Park. Such diversity is noticeable in the regional cuisine that offers a variety...
SOCCER AT THE BRAZILIAN HIGHLANDS ARENA
Photo: Metropolitan Cathedral by Bruno Pinheiro
The federal capital of Brazil, Brasília, was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site at the beginning of the 20th century. The city is home to architectural gems and cultural events, and boasts a bustling nightlife with numerous nightclubs and an extensive range of restaurants and leisure activities. You can taste a bit of everything in Brasilia: duck in tucupi sauce, feijoada (beans cooked with fresh and smoked meats and accompanied by traditional side dishes), barbecue, "galinha ao molho...
Photo: The Amazon Opera House by Diego Barros
Eco-friendly Arena Amazonia: MANAUS
Manaus is located in the Northwest region, in the Amazon - the largest tropical rainforest in the world. This city, with over 2 million people, is the capital of the state of Amazonas.
The Amazon rainforest is a popular destination for visitors from around the world. It is also where the Negro (Black) and Solimoes or (Amazon) rivers come together. The meeting of waters is definitely one of its majestic sights. The Adolpho Lisboa Market is the city’s oldest marketplace, inspired by the Les Halles Market in Paris....
A financial, cultural and entertainment centre : SAO PAULO
Sao Paulo is the largest city in Brazil, with a population of about 11 million composed of Brazilians and immigrants from several countries. The city has an urban area of over 1500 km² and it is especially known for being Brazil's financial, cultural and entertainment centre, and it serves as a benchmark for Latin America.
As the financial and economic centre of Brazil, São Paulo has the country's highest GDP, according to the Brazilian Census Bureau (IBGE). Most of the trade shows in Brazil (75%) are held in São Paulo. This...
THE 2014 WORLD CUP'S POSTER CITY
Curitiba today is the most populous city in the southern region of Brazil, with 1.8 million inhabitants, and stands right at the centre of a metropolitan area made up of 26 neighbouring cities. It is known internationally for its urban innovations and environmental practices. The capital city of Paraná is blessed with cultural diversity and an excellent infrastructure for receiving those who are visiting the city looking for museums, historic sites or green attractions.
There are several reasons to fall in love with Curitiba: the amazing mixture...
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...