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Things you should know about…Samba Dancing

It is widely thought that the Samba dance originated in Bahia, where enslaved Africans would gather after long days of labour to perform their religious rituals of Candomblé, Capoeira and Samba dancing in a circle (Samba de Roda). With the … Continue reading

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Bateria Mangueira – Batidas de tarol/caixa explicada por mestre Wesley

O mestre de bateria da Mangueira, Wesley, mostra as levadas de tarol da Escola.

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“Way of Giants” – “Caminho dos Gigantes”

Directed, Produced and Written by ALOIS DI LEO In a forest of gigantic trees, Oquirá a six year old indigenous girl, will challenge her destiny and learn to understand the cycle of life […]

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A Schoolhouse in Brazil Just Took Home One of the World’s Most Prestigious Architectural Awards

RIBA awards international prize for world’s best new building to a boarding school in Brazil. In architectural circles, the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) is no less important than the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is to … Continue reading

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Researchers just found termite mounds the size of the UK in Brazil — Quartz

Researchers have recently uncovered evidence of a 4,000-year-old construction site in northeastern Brazil. Stretching over an area the size of Britain is a cluster of 200 million mounds, some as high as 10 feet tall, that were painstakingly raised over … Continue reading

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The world record holding Street Artist (Eduardo Kobra)

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Photographer Travels World to Explore His Newly Discovered Roots – My Modern Met

Brazilian photographer Hugo Santarem Rodrigues took a DNA test to learn more about his ancestry and it took him on a journey across the world. It’s human nature to be curious about your roots, and recent advances in genetic testing … Continue reading

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Ensaio Técnico Imperatriz do Forte 2018

Melhores momentos do ensaio técnico (Best bits of the Technical Rehearsal 2018)

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The Largest River On Earth Is In The Sky

What’s the largest river on Earth? If you said “the Amazon”… you’re only half right. Scientists have discovered an even bigger river in South America, and it’s in the sky above the Amazon rainforest. Turns out, this sky river is … Continue reading

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Mocidade 1990 – Vira Virou, a Mocidade Chegou

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