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Brazilian Movie Running for Oscar 2021

‘Bacurau’ enters the race for an Oscar nomination 2021. Work by Kleber Mendonça Filho and Juliano Dornelles will be able to compete in all main categories, including best film “Bacurau” is officially in the running for a nomination for all…

Carnival Out of Season Rio de Janeiro

Acting governor sanctions bill that provides for off-season carnival in RJ. Rio de Janeiro will win an ‘off-season carnival’, in July, annually. In the calendar of official dates of the State, “CarnaRio“ will be added, to stimulate tourism. Law 9.174…

Rio de Janeiro Summer 2021

According to Climatempo, in the state of Rio de Janeiro, the summer will be very hot and rainy. The summer 2020/2021 will be influenced by the La Niña phenomenon, which will influence the climate throughout the season, but will slowly…

Copacabana New Year’s Eve

The tradition of celebrating New Year’s Eve at Copacabana beach began around the 70s, through meetings promoted by the followers of Umbanda and Candomblé, religions of African origin, who were going to throw flowers and gifts, on the last day…

Christmas Traditions in Brazil

1. Christmas Dinner Since antiquity, Europeans used to leave their doors open in December to receive travelers. They ate with the family and slept to leave the next morning. This custom became the Christmas dinner: a dinner that gathers friends…

Summer Solstice

This Monday, December 21st, the southern hemisphere will live the longest day of the year and therefore the shortest night. The solstice marks the beginning of summer, a date long venerated by ancient cultures. This year, the exact time when…

The Vaccine is Coming to Brazil

Ministry of Health says vaccination could be in December if Pfizer obtains emergency authorization. The Pfizer vaccine began to be applied in the United Kingdom on Tuesday (8). On the same day, the Brazilian government announced an intention to buy…

The Unique Brazilian Voting System

The Brazilian Voting System: Electronic ballot boxes are used which bring speed and reliability to the electoral process. Electronic ballot boxes allow polling, storage and counting of votes in hours. To prove the security that the electronic ballot box offers,…