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News Brazil » Culture: GSA Culture Night brought the bulgogi and Brazilian Batalá drummers

News channel or source: http://news.rice.edu/2018/02/19/gsa-culture-night-brought-the-bulgogi-and-brazilian-batala-drummers/
Publication date: Sunday 18 February 2018

A full 40 percent of Rice’s graduate students hail from abroad, according to the Office of International Students and Scholars. Rice’s graduate student cohort represents 73 different countries, from Albania to Zimbabwe. No surprise, then, that the ...

News Brazil » Culture: Saudade: News from and for the Brazilian community/Notícias de e para a comunidade brasileira

News channel or source: http://www.mvtimes.com/2018/02/20/saudade-news-brazilian-community-noticias-de-e-para-comunidade-brasileira-16/
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

... is titled “What I want to be when I grow up” and aims to promote and disseminate the interest in Brazil and Brazilian culture by the Brazilian children who live abroad. The drawings should portray, in a creative and original way, how children ...

News Brazil » Culture: Use of Blackface in Brazil Carnival Parade Sparks Debate

News channel or source: https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/use-blackface-brazil-carnival-parade-sparks-debate-1084647
Publication date: uesday 13 February 2018

A top samba school's use of blackface in a Carnival parade sparked debate Tuesday about depictions of race in Brazil, which is still grappling ... blackface in a parade that paid tribute to African culture and black women, in particular.

News Brazil » Culture: A Cultural Compendium of What’s New

News channel or source: https://www.nytimes.com/2018/02/20/t-magazine/nomad-hotel-andy-coolquitt-things-to-know.html
Publication date: uesday 20 February 2018

Although 700,000 Heures will be the first impermanent hotel, it finds its origins in a dining and hospitality culture that has become ever more ... the form of a pop-up hotel in Paraty, in southern Brazil, which operated for six months in 2014 before ...

News Brazil » Culture: Brazil bishops launch campaign against violence ahead of contentious elections

News channel or source: https://cruxnow.com/global-church/2018/02/17/brazil-bishops-launch-campaign-violence-ahead-contentious-elections/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

Pope Francis sent them a message saying that forgiveness is the main instrument to promote a culture of peace. Every year, the National Conference of Bishops in Brazil (CNBB) have a “Fraternity Campaign”: an initiative that started after the Second ...

News Brazil » Culture: Brazil 'a strategic partner', says Italy

News channel or source: https://in.news.yahoo.com/brazil-strategic-partner-says-italy-183204396.html
Publication date: Wednesday 21 February 2018

"The political message that I would like to convey therefore is to pursue a strong partnership on all the complex global issues: at a political, economic and socio-cultural level," he said. Brazil is a great country that offers major opportunities in many ...

News Brazil » Culture: Brazilian Women Producers Make a Splash in Berlin

News channel or source: http://variety.com/2018/film/festivals/brazilian-women-producers-make-a-splash-in-berlin-1202701700/
Publication date: hursday 15 February 2018

In 2016, that number rose to 60, says Sturm. CDB has also encouraged other institutions — Ancine, Brazil’s ministries of culture and foreign affairs — to look to foreign markets, and coordinate support, he adds. Other factors also explain Brazil’s ...

News Brazil » Culture: Brazil: Pope’s Message for Campaign for Fraternity

News channel or source: https://zenit.org/articles/brazil-popes-message-for-campaign-for-fraternity/
Publication date: Saturday 17 February 2018

In this Lenten time, I gladly join the Church in Brazil to celebrate the Campaign for “Fraternity and Overcoming Violence”, whose aim is to build fraternity and to promote a culture of peace, reconciliation, and justice, in the light of the Word of God ...

News Brazil » Culture: Really?! Brazilian Samba School Draws Controversy After Dancers Pay Homage to Black Women…..In Blackface

News channel or source: http://atlantablackstar.com/2018/02/14/really-brazilian-samba-school-draws-controversy-dancers-pay-homage-black-women-black-face/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

(Image courtesy of Women of Brazil) A celebration intended to pay homage to Black ... the backwardness of using a racist practice in a parade meant to celebrate Black culture. “…A school like Salgueiro, which has such a cool history of portraying ...

News Brazil » Culture: Brazil’s Extreme Social Tensions on Film

News channel or source: https://hyperallergic.com/427303/tiradentes-brazil-film-festival/
Publication date: Wednesday 14 February 2018

TIRADENTES, Brazil — A foreigner arriving here — a pristine baroque town in Minas Gerais, the site of Portugal’s colonial-era gold mines — may not know that it’s a place where cultural and social tensions are at a boiling point. Tiradentes is a ...