Brazil


Brazil is a federative republic and the largest country in South America. Its official language is Portuguese. Brazilians believe that the mix of races makes Brazil a unique country, as well as its exuberant destinations and attractions that make tourists come to their country. What you can experience in Brazil ranges from places as a desert to wonderful and huge beaches. Besides, its culture and its people’s hospitality for sure will surpass your expectations.

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  • National Day: September 7th, 1822
  • Best know tourist spot: Christ the Redeemer in Rio de Janeiro
  • Traditional dance: Samba
  • A dish you cannot miss: Feijoada (a stew of beans with beef and pork meats)
  • National alcoholic drink: Cachaça
  • Architectural hostpot in the capital: National Congress, Praça dos Três Poderes (Square of the Three Powers), Palácio do Planalto (Palace of the Plateau)
  • Famous people: Pelé, Antonio Carlos Jobim, Paulo Coelho, Òscar Niemeyer, Ayrton Senna
  • Famous soccer teams: São Paulo, Corinthians, Flamengo, Cruzeiro

Volunteers from Brazil


  • Flavia Lemos

  • Natalia Marques

  • Carolina Lourenço

  • Flavia Souza

  • Marcela Selles

  • Ana Luisa Guimaraes

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Photos from the country


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News About Brazil

Christmas in Brazil: Feliz Natal!

Known in Brazil as Natal, Christmas is one of the most important holidays for the nation. It’s a celebration that shows the country’s mixed culture and its Portuguese, African, and Latin American heritage elements. This “Festa” is enjoyed like in most Western E

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Navidad en Brasil: ¡Feliz Natal!

Conocida en Brasil como “Natal”, la Navidad es una de las fiestas más importantes de la nación. Es una celebración que muestra la cultura mixta del país y sus elementos con herencia portuguesa, africana y latinoamericana. Esta “Festa” se disfruta como en la mayoría de los

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Natal no Brasil: Feliz Natal!

O Natal é uma das festas mais importantes do Brasil e que mostra a mistura de culturas do país com elementos de herança portuguesa, africana e latino-americana. A festividade é celebrada como na maioria dos países da Europa Ocidental, Estados Unidos e Canadá, com apenas alguns d

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Noël au Brésil: Feliz Natal!

Connu au Brésil sous le nom de Natal, Noël est l’une des fêtes les plus importantes du pays. C’est une célébration qui montre la culture mixte du pays et ses éléments du patrimoine portugais, africain et latino-américain.  Cette « Festa » est appréciée com

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Brazil Republic Proclamation Day

In April 1500, the Portuguese arrived on the Bahian shores of Rio Buranhém, under the direction of Pedro Alvares Cabral. They saw many indigenous inhabitants upon landing on the beach, these indigenous people greeted them with peace offerings without knowing that this would be the be

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Día de la Proclamación de la República de Brasil

En abril de 1500, los portugueses llegaron a las costas baianas del río Buranhém, bajo la dirección de Pedro Alvares Cabral. Vieron muchos habitantes indígenas al desembarcar en la playa, estos indígenas los recibieron con ofrendas de paz sin saber que ese sería el inicio de lo

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Dia da Proclamação da República do Brasil

Em abril de 1500, os portugueses chegaram às margens baianas do Rio Buranhém, sob a direção de Pedro Álvares Cabral. Viram muitos índios ao desembarcarem na praia, esses índios os cumprimentaram com ofertas de paz sem saber que aquele seria o início do que hoje se conhece como

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Independence Day do jeitinho brasileiro
September 7, 2018 Comments are off

We just love Brazil so much; not only for their delicious food, their incredible people or their party style. They have been gifted with the ability to put a smile on your face with their charm. And because of that its fair to acknowledge some of their best contribution to the world,

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Protesters Across Brazil Call for President Dilma Rousseff’s Ouster

RIO DE JANEIRO — Protesters in cities across Brazil called for the ouster of President Dilma Rousseff on Sunday, reflecting rising anger in the country over huge corruption scandals and a deepening economic crisis. It was the fifth time in the past year that groups had mobilized lar

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Indigenous people in Brazil help create computer game

Indigenous people living in the Amazon rainforest of Brazil have helped to create a new computer game that allows players to explore their history and culture. The Kaxinawa people have collaborated with a team of anthropologists and programmers to make Huni Kuin: The Way of the Snake,

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