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100 years of Brazilian animation in 100 seconds – Annecy Festival

Be Brasil Published on 6 Jun 2018 Brazilian animation is going through the best phase of its 100-year history. It has gained international visibility over the past decade. Animated films have been nominated to the Oscars and have won the … Continue reading

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congada São Benedito

carla domingues Published on 8 May 2014 Congada Festa de São Benedito-Aparecida

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‘Father of bossa nova’ João Gilberto dies aged 88 – BBC News

Influential Brazilian musician João Gilberto has died aged 88. The singer and composer was known best as a pioneer of the bossa nova genre, which found international popularity in the 1960s. Reports say Gilberto died at home in Rio de … Continue reading

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Report Shows Corporations and Bolsonaro Teaming Up to Destroy the Amazon By Joe Catron — The New Dark Age

As deforestation in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest reaches the highest level in a decade, the rainforest’s indigenous peoples and their supporters have called for action against the political and business interests they blame for a spike in illegal logging and other … Continue reading

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NEW MUSIC: Ivan ‘Mamão’ Conti – O Ritual — Raw Select Music

Another forward thinking number from one of Brazil’s finest drummers (audio) via NEW MUSIC: Ivan ‘Mamão’ Conti – O Ritual — Raw Select Music

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Brazil’s Geography Problem

 

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Watercolor Paintings of Imagined Trash Structures Packed With Advertising by Alvaro Naddeo

Brazilian artist Alvaro Naddeo‘s watercolors imagine a dystopian world left in ruin by overconsumption and littered with the branding and logos of the past. Store walls, rusted out vehicles, and arcade machines gain new value as building materials and are … Continue reading

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Endocannibals of Yanomami tribe

Yanomami is an endocannibalistic tribe living in the rainforests of Brazil and Venezuela – they eat the flesh of their dead relative to preserve the tribe’s unity. Not being eaten after your death means that your soul will be trapped … Continue reading

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Metropolitan Cathedral of Saint Sebastian, Rio de Janeiro — Trip Tap Go

TRIP The Catedral Metropolitana de São Sebastião is a modern cathedral located on the fringes of Rio de Janeiro’s city centre. This classic piece of mid-20th century South American modernist architecture is a must see when visiting Brazil’s most popular … Continue reading

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Why Amazon pilots have to lie about where they land

By Tim Whewell and Jéssica Cruz BBC World Service, Brazil Three months ago, eight people disappeared on a flight deep in the Amazon. Small planes are often the only way to get around – but because most landing strips are … Continue reading

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