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Brazilian meme – Brazil cannot live without honor

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A meme is an iconic idea or image, a concept that spreads within a culture. It is sort of a summary of a concept or moment. This post is the first of a series of Brazilian memes. If you have suggestions of similar images, please, let me know.
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Amazon Rainforest Climate - Tropical Rainforest ... - Celebrate Brazil!

Amazon Rainforest Climate - Tropical Rainforest ... - Celebrate Brazil! | Havaianas Brazil culture | Scoop.it
Thousands of different species of animals and tens of thousands of plant species call Brazil's rainforest their home, many of them are unique to the region. Life has ... Back from Amazon Rainforest Climate to Celebrate Brazil Culture Home ...
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Rock in Rio 2011

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Rock in Rio 2011 began on Friday in Rio de Janeiro, the first time in 10 years that the festival will be held in Brazil. Bands and artists from Brazil and all over the world are flocking to Rio over the next two weeks.
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Test Your Brazilian English

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English is pretty popular in Brazil and English courses are a dime a dozen. When applying for the average desk job in a major city, I hear that it’s expected that one knows English.
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São Paulo: 6 Good Bets for Food, Lodging, Culture | Sourcing Brazil

São Paulo: 6 Good Bets for Food, Lodging, Culture | Sourcing Brazil | Havaianas Brazil culture | Scoop.it
Independent publication dedicated to providing business leaders, CIOs, and IT professionals all the information they need when doing business with Brazil.
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Brazil Bound with Michael Sommers | JungleDrums Online

Brazil Bound with Michael Sommers | JungleDrums Online | Havaianas Brazil culture | Scoop.it
Its colonial capital of Salvador is a heady experience that combines exposure to Afro-Brazilian music, culture, and cuisine with access to some of Brazil's finest beaches. 2. What is the difference between Brazil's high ...
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Gipsies in Brazil

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Photo taken in São Paulo by Eduardo Mineo/Flickr
The Roma people – popularly known by the semi-derogative name of gypsies – have been living in Brazil for ever.
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US Slave: Samba of Brazil

US Slave: Samba of Brazil | Havaianas Brazil culture | Scoop.it
You also find the samba rhythms in Capoeira (Brazilian martial arts / dance) and the Candomble (Religion from Africa), which today are a part of Brazilian culture and Brazil religion. As the west Africans were forced ...
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Lessons From Brazil – Laundry

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The common way to wash your clothes here is to use a laundry sink with a washboard and wash everything piece by piece. Where drying is concerned, a basic indoor clothes line is used (usually located in a small laundry room).
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Brazilian dish: Costela de Ripa

Brazilian dish: Costela de Ripa | Havaianas Brazil culture | Scoop.it
E aí, pessoal? Tudo bem com vocês?
Last week I went to dinner with a couple of friends and we were dying to eat costela de ripa. Costela de ripa is spare ribs and it’s called de ripa because it’s roasted with its bones.
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Fernando Pessoa

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In honor of what would be his 123rd birthday, today we’re going to learn about Fernando António Nogueira de Seabra Pessoa (1888 – 1935) , known as Fernando Pessoa.
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Brazilian Hit Parade

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Luan Santana. Photo by Focka Comunicações/Flickr
Every two months I publish a list of songs that Brazilian radios are playing, according to MusikCity, a website that does this type of chart since the 90s.
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Brazilian Hip Hop – Emicida

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Yesterday I went to a huge hip hop festival here in São Paulo, with international names like John Legend, Ja Rule, & The Roots, but also some Brazilian independent artists like Copacabana Club (which isn’t a hip hop band, but they’re pretty good!
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Old school samba: Trio Gato com Fome

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Olá, tudo bem com você?
I was at this bar in my town (Bebedouro, in the state of São Paulo) and a samba trio was playing there. They’re called Trio Gato com Fome (The Hungry Cat Trio) and they play old school samba, with classics and their own songs.
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Brazil Weekly's Brazil Culture & Regional News « Brazil Weekly

Brazil Weekly's Brazil Culture & Regional News « Brazil Weekly | Havaianas Brazil culture | Scoop.it
Brazil Weekly's Brazil Culture & Regional News. In Brazil on September 23, 2011 at 9:52 am. PROJECT OF THE WEEK. Render of the 31 floors LandScape Parque Flamboyant residential tower for Jardim Goias, Goiania, Goias state ...
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What if Brazilian states were nations?

What if Brazilian states were nations? | Havaianas Brazil culture | Scoop.it
The Economist magazine asks this question in this week’s edition and reveals that: São Paulo’s Gross Domestic Product and GDP per capita could be compared to Poland’s; while its population is similar (numerically) to Argentina’s Rio’s GDP can be...
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15 upcoming Brazilian movies

15 upcoming Brazilian movies | Havaianas Brazil culture | Scoop.it
Every two months you will find here all the latest Brazilian films released. Get some popcorn and enjoy!
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Culture in Brasil

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This film shows what Brazil has to offer in the cultural aspect. Shows the festivals, modern and traditional architecture, the people and delicious cuisine. (Discover diverse culture of Brazil with Global Internship Program of AIESEC !
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Vídeo: Brazilian idioms

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Oi, tudo bem?
This week’s video is for intermediate and advanced students of Portuguese and it brings six very common idioms used here in Brazil.
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Visual Festival Brasil

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The ninth edition of the Festival Visual Brazil will take place at Centro Cultural Punt Multimedia in Barcelona, over 1st and 2nd of July. Activities this year will be themed around multiculturalism, and integration ...
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Copa América

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The Copa América tournament, or America Cup, is a major soccer championship held in South America every two to four years with twelve teams from Latin America and sometimes from North America or Asia (Japan, the US, and Canada have participated).
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BBC documentary about Brazilian slavery

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Monument near the Slave House, in the Island of Gorée, Senegal. Photo by Moises.on/Flickr
Brazil received ten times more slaves than the US. This is their story, told in 2000 by the BBC.
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Lessons from Brazil – Beauty

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Most likely obvious to most people, but…

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When women go to the gym in Brazil, they go to get “thick” (for lack of a better word). What matters here, as far as a woman’s body image, are big thighs and a big butt.
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Brazilian doors

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Paraty, by deltafrut/Flickr
Beloved poet Carlos Drummond de Andrade, in his famous poem “E agora José?” (What now, José?
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5 Brazilian expressions inspired by History

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Igreja do Pilar, in Ouro Preto, that might have inspired the expression "conto do vigário". Photo by Marcelo Costa/Flickr
Several expressions deeply ingrained in Brazilian daily language have interesting and unexpected origins.
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