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.
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...
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...
By Leila Monteiro Lins
Torontonians will be able to watch 11 great Brazilian films at the TIFF BELL LIGHTBOX at 350 King St West. All films will be English subtitled.
Among the many highlights of this year’s fest are two films directed by Brazilian director Breno Silveira: the Opening Night features GONZAGA, that was rewarded late on Wednesday (13), in the City of Arts of Rio de Janeiro – in the categories of “Best Feature Fiction Film”, “Best Director”,” Best Actor”, “Best Supporting Actor”, “Best Fitting fiction and “Best Sound”, in the 2013 edition...
The opening of the 7th edition of du Film Brésilien de Montréal will take place on Friday, November 1st to November 7th, 2013, at the Cinéma du Parc, in Montréal. Subtitles are in English and French.
The award winning movie Gonzaga, directed by Breno Silveira, will kick off the seven days of the festival, on November 1st, at 7 PM (19:00).
Brazil Film Fest is a film festival fully dedicated to Brazilian cinema! The Brazilian film production of recent years is being recognized everywhere for its quality and diversity. The festival showcases a selection of great movies from...
Brazilian Film & TV Festival of Toronto (BRAFFTV)
By Leila Monteiro Lins
A 5-day festival with the best recent Brazilian films, including drama, comedy, documentary, children, thriller, and ethnographic films. The festival will be held from October 16th to 20th.
October 16 - TIFF Bell Lightbox
October 17 to 20th - Carlton Cinema
October 19 to 20th - International Conference, University of Toronto
For more information, visit www.brafftv.com.
OPENING FILMS AT BRAFFTV 2013
20 Carlton Cinema, Toronto, College Subway
Environment of Freedom
Wednesday 16th of October, 7:00 PM ...