Brazil Tour

  Brazil, one of the most exciting and alluring cities in the world, thanks to its cultural diversity, mouth watering cuisine, love for sports, Amazon’s amazing wildlife and beautiful unspoilt beaches welcomes thousands of tourists every year. Known for its magnificent sprawling cities, ethereal white beaches and tropical hideaways with the captivating blue waters of …

The Art of Jean-Michel Basquiatin in Brazil by Rosângela Vig

Wilde tells us about the freedom of the spirit. The freedom that Art translated into its codes, in its purest form of presentation, closer to thought, detached from reality and figuration. This trend was strongly manifested in Modern Art and inhabited the works of Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) 1, one of the most popular artists of the …

Contemporary Religions in Brazil

Brazil has been described as a Roman Catholic country for centuries. Until 1891 Roman Catholicism was the only official religion of Brazil. However, the situation has changed during the twentieth century. Although 64.6 percent of the population still identified themselves as Roman Catholic in the national census of 2010, this figure represents a significant drop …

‘Telematic Revolution’-Brasil’s

Brazil in 1985 was changing—beginning to emerge from a twenty-one year struggle to restore democracy from a repressive military dictatorship that spread instability, betrayal, and despair throughout a country already subject to chronic inequality and poverty. During the military government period, Brazil was run almost exclusively in line with the interests of its white elite. …

São Paulo, Brazil

Livraria da Vila on Alameda Lorena. São Paulo’s 11 million-plus inhabitants do their part by infusing the din with contagious Brazilian energy; those flashing smiles and thumbs-up signs are among the few things the city shares with the rest of the vast country whose booming economy it anchors. Friday 3 p.m. 1) GRIMY GLORY The …