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3 essential albums about Afro-brazilian religions Posted by on Mar 31, 2021

Olá queridos leitores! When we talk about Brazilian music, what comes to your mind? Most of you might be thinking of our beloved samba, bossa nova or even funk, which are the most popular gêneros (genres) outside of Brazil. What these and many other musical styles have in common is actually their origin and major…

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The founder of Bossa Nova is gone Posted by on Aug 9, 2019

João Gilberto

Boa tarde, pessoal! Good afternoon, guys! Estão com vontade de ouvir um pouquinho de música? Are you in the mood for listening to some tunes? When we talk about Brazilian music, then definitely Bossa Nova comes to mind and everyone remembers its soft and harmonic melodies, the iconic songs that speak of the belezas naturais…

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What is forró? Posted by on May 30, 2019

A typical forró band

That Brazil is a país enorme (huge country) with continental dimensions, needless to say, but as vast as its size is the diversity and cultural richness of its povo (people). From North to South and East to West, each of the 27 estados (states) that make up Brazil have its own cultural identity and together…

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É primavera! It is spring! Posted by on Sep 25, 2018

Boa noite a todos! Good evening, everyone! A primavera (spring) has just begun here in Brazil! We now say goodbye to the cold inverno (winter) and greet the flowers and nice clima (weather) from spring. I was personally looking forward to it! And what estação (season) are you in in your part of the world?…

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Brazilian music – Dia dos namorados Posted by on Jun 11, 2018

Boa noite a todos! Good evening to all! Estão prontos para o dia dos namorados amanhã? Are you guys ready for valentine’s day tomorrow? Now, wait a minute. Did you just say valentine’s day? Wasn’t that months ago, back in fevereiro (february)? Well, as some of you might know, here in Brazil things are a…

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Brazilian music – Chico Buarque’s ‘Construção’ Posted by on Apr 30, 2018

Boa tarde, leitores! Good afternoon, readers! Did you know that tomorrow, May 1rst, is dia do trabalhador (labor day) here is Brazil? Therefore, it is a holiday for all of us workers to get some rest! In that spirit, today we are going to listen to some music and learn the lyrics to the 1971…

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2018 Carnaval hits Posted by on Feb 21, 2018

Olá, queridos leitores! Hello, dear readers! Even though the folia (revelry) from Carnaval is unfortunately over now, the major hits that have been playing regularly throughout the celebration still have a lasting hold on its ouvintes (listeners). If you weren’t able to spend your Carnaval days enjoying the festa (party) here in Brazil, you can…

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