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Who will sign Chico Buarque’s literary prize? Posted by on Oct 31, 2019

Brazil is just one of many countries that has Portuguese as its lingua materna (native language). In addition to Portugal, several other African and even Asian countries speak variations of the language, which, due to its regional and continental diversity, comprises a wide range of sotaques (accents), palavras (words) and expressões (idioms). To unite these…

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A guide to Brazilian street food II Posted by on Oct 21, 2019

Olá famintos leitores de nosso blog, como vocês estão? Hello hungry blog readers, how are you? I hope you have an appetite, since today’s text, as promised, will get on with the second part of the best known comidas de rua (street food) found in Brazil. If you missed the first part, exclusively dedicated to…

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Brazilian states: Bahia Posted by on Oct 13, 2019

“Sorria, você está na Bahia!” (Smile, you are in Bahia!) Our third estado (state) covered in the series of texts that pave the way to each of Brazil’s 27 federative units is history, music, sol (sun), mar (sea), joy and dance. With the design of its fronteiras (borders) that closely resembles Brazil’s own outline, Bahia…

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