Brazilian Culture

Getting to know Brazil through the movies - Rio de Janeiro's portrayal in "E aí… Comeu?"

The movie "E aí... Comeu?" can be classified as a romantic comedy, however, it tells the story of its three main characters through the male point of view, their love misadventures and their relationship with the city. The movie title comes from a rather chauvinistic expression that friends use to confirm if the one being questioned has achieve his "romantic goal".

In addition to the headlining trio and their love interests, the movie has two other important characters in supporting roles: the "bar" and the city of Rio de Janeiro.

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Discover Salvador through the lenses of 'Ó Pai, Ó" ("Look at this")

The movie "Ó Pai, Ó" is staged in an old tenement located in the historic district of Pelourinho. This once neglected area is currently a landmark in the city of Salvador, the capital of the state of Bahia.

Salvador, the first capital of Brazil, is the cradle of a rich culture and today is a strong reference for its music, gastronomy and architecture. Salvador's African heritage is certainly the main drive for its cultural prominence, and the city prides itself as the afro-brazilian cultural capital.

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Discover the Northeastern dryland "Sertão", through "Behind The Sun"

Discover the Northeastern dryland "Sertão", through "Behind The Sun"

The movie depicts the life, the scenery, and the way of line in the Brazilian "Sertão" in the beginning to the 20th century. The Sertão nordestino Brazil's Northeast drylands, is a climate sub-region that extends through the countryside of the states of Alagoas, Bahia, Ceará, Paraíba, Pernambuco, Piauí, Rio Grande do Norte and Sergipe.

The essence of the region is captured by the movies beautiful photography, through which the viewer will get to enjoy the region's natural beauty.

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The Celpe-Bras 2018.1 calendar was just …

If you are going to take the next edition of the Celpe-Bras proficiency exam, be ready! The exam registrations will happen between April 2nd and 13th. The written tests will...

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Newsletter December/2017

January Immersion for Beginners - Experiência Carioca - Register today! If you want to accelerate your first steps in the Portuguese language and learn more about Rio's culture, take the super-intensive...

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ILC Brasil Newsletter September 2017

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OAS Opens Their 2017 Selection for Gradu…

The Organization of American States (OAS) announced this last week their Brazilian scholarship program. There are 670 scholarships available for graduate and doctorate studies in Brazilian Universities, and are available...

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