Tag Archives: Brazil

The shadow of genocide haunts Bolsonaro – 08/07/2020 – Opinion – Folha

The president has done his part of the promise to the indigenous   Conrado Hübner Mendes The political history of the 20th century bequeathed two words that express radical and absolute evil: fascism and genocide. In the index of political … Continue reading

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Brazil President Bolsonaro tests positive for COVID-19 — Canoe

SAO PAULO — Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said on Tuesday he tested positive for the novel coronavirus, adding in a television interview that he was in good health despite running a fever. The right-wing populist, who has played down the … Continue reading

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Second Brazilian museum fire in two years reignites calls for reform

Researchers in Brazil are sifting through the ashes of a fire that destroyed part of a museum in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais on 15 June. The blaze follows repeated warnings about fire risks at museums, and comes less … Continue reading

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Quarantine Sessions – Parabéns by Marcos Valle

Quarantine Session 5 // Marcos Valle – Parabéns I’m keeping these sessions ad free but if you would like to make a donation to Black Lives Matter that would be 🙏- they’re an amazing “global organization in the US, UK, … Continue reading

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Capoeira from Brazil – a UNESCO intangible heritage impromptu performance(2020)

An impromptu performance by visiting Brazilians on the streets of Havana. Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art that combines elements of dance and music. It was created in Brazil mainly by descendants of African slaves with Brazilian native influences, probably … Continue reading

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Coronavirus: Brazil becomes second country to pass 50,000 deaths — International Daily Info

Brazil has become the second country, after the US, to register more than 50,000 deaths from Covid-19. It comes amid growing political tension and just days after the country confirmed more than one million coronavirus infections. Graphs of Brazil’s deaths … Continue reading

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Hermeto Pascoal & Grupo – São Paulo – Bem Brasil (2003)

00:01 01 – Entrando Pelos Canos/O ovo 04:26 02 – Um pouquinho de tudo 15:11 03 – Porê porê 22:04 04 – Apresentação 23:24 05 – Irmãos Latinos Hermeto Pascoal – Maestral magic Itiberê Zwarg – Foundation André Marques – … Continue reading

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Hermeto Pascoal | Depois do baile (Hermeto Pascoal) | Instrumental Sesc Brasil

Ao completar 80 anos em 2016, o alagoano salta e dança no palco como se fosse um menino. Multi-instrumentista, o mestre toca teclado, piano, flauta-baixo, escaleta, sanfona 8 baixos, porcos, chaleira, berrante e uma infinidade de instrumentos ao lado de … Continue reading

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Manchester Day Parade – Amateur video

A snippet of MSS’s performance at Manchester Day 2019 (sadly postponed this year due to the lockdown). This is a Congada devised for the occasion, using costumes and the flower and hummingbird float combination we have.  We will return to … Continue reading

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Samba, music and keeping fit through dance with Tony & Danny | Orfi Hangouts podcast

In our fourth episode of Orfi Hangouts, we spoke to Tony and Danny, who introduced us to the world of Samba. As longtime members of the Samba scene in the UK, Tony and Danny gave us a great insight into … Continue reading

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