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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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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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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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Who is Anitta/ Pablo Vittar Posted by on Aug 16, 2017

Oi, gente! Hi, all! Gretchen, the ‘Queen of Rebolado’ (swing) from our previous post, is not the única (only) Brazilian who has been successful around the mundo (world) lately. The release of the videoclip Sua Cara (your face), in late July, the result of a partnership of two Brazilian artists with the group Major Lazer…

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[Music to Listen to] – Part IV Posted by on Jun 4, 2016

Ei, gente. Como vocês estão? Hey, guys. How are you doing? What are your plans for the fim-de-semana (weekend)? How about chilling to some Brazilian music? My suggestion is listening to the iconic Tim Maia. Born in Rio de Janeiro in 1942, the artist started composing quando (when) he was only seven years old. On…

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Music to listen to (Part III) – Elza Soares Posted by on Mar 25, 2016

Ouvir música (listening to music) can be a relaxing and stimulating activity. When it comes to developing language skills, music is also educational! Today’s pick is Brazilian great diva Elza Soares. Known as the Brazilian Tina Turner, the grammy-nominated samba singer nasceu (was born) in the ‘30s in the slums of Rio de Janeiro. Elza…

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