Brazilian Independence Day is September 7, 1822. Brazilian Independence starts with Dom Pedro I King Dom João VI of Portugal had ruled the Portuguese Empire from Brazil since 1808 and had elevated Brazil's status to a kingdom within the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves in 1815. In 1821 King Dom João VI returned to Portugal leaving his son Dom Pedro I … [Read more...] about Celebrate Brazilian Independence Day!
Rio Carnival, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, is the world's biggest Carnival. It is a bucket list experience of rehearsals, balls, parades and street parties. Carnival is a cultural expression of belonging to a group and one's individuality within that group. It is so important in Brazil that very little business gets done between the Christmas holidays and the end of Carnival. … [Read more...] about Rio De Janeiro Carnival 2023 is Back in Full Bloom
Brazil soccer is ranked #1 in the worlda by FIFA as of October 2022. The Seleção trains at Granja Comary in Teresópolis, but plays at various stadiums throughout Brazil. We are famous for Ginga, a joyful, creative style of play that is related to capoeira, the Afro-Brazilian martial art. Pelé, one of the greatest soccer players of all time played this way. Ronaldinho had … [Read more...] about The Brazil National Football Team Made the FIFA World Cup 2022 Qatar Quarter-Finals
Day of the Dead NYC 2022 (Día de los Muertos) is a family tradition of remembering ancestors and tending their graves. There is nothing bad or scary about it. As a blend of American and European traditions, the celebration takes many forms around the world, including in Brazil, Ecuador, El Salvador, Guatemala, Haiti, Philippines, and Spain. Depending on the country, … [Read more...] about Day of the Dead NYC 2022 Día de los Muertos is a Three-Day Family Celebration of Life
World Ballet Day 2022 takes you behind the scenes to see a day in the life at many of the world's leading ballet companies on six continents. You can literally watch the day progress around the world in ballet. World Ballet Day 2022 World Ballet Day 2022 is a streaming behind-the scenes look at a day in the life of a ballet company including American Ballet Theater … [Read more...] about World Ballet Day 2022 Takes You Behind the Scenes at the World’s Leading Ballet Companies
Dia dos Namorados (Lovers Day) on June 12, is the Brazilian equivalent of Valentines Day. June 12 is the eve of the Feast of Saint Anthony of Padua. Though known for his work in Italy, Saint Anthony, patron saint of lost things, was Portuguese. He is also a bit of a matchmaker who helps couples have healthy relationships. That is why Brazilians celebrated Dia dos … [Read more...] about Happy Dia dos Namorados, Brazilian Valentines Day!