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Festa Junina Posted by on Jun 24, 2016

Olá, gente! (Hello, everybody!) Como está indo o mês de vocês? How is your month going? For Brazilians, June means decorations, costumes, great food and drinks, because it’s the month of Festas Juninas! Festa junina is the segunda (second) most popular and traditional festa (party) in Brazil, losing only to the notorious Carnaval. The name…

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Caldo Verde Recipe Posted by on Jun 7, 2010

It’s June, which means that it is winter in Brazil, and that it’s time for festas juninas! A popular dish at these celebrations is caldo verde, or green soup, which originally comes from Portugal. Don’t let the name turn you off – this soup is perfect for chillier weather and is absolutely delicious. Caldo Verde…

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Video Learning Series: Festa Junina Posted by on Jun 1, 2009

Today we’re going to practice listening comprehension with a new set of videos. Since it’s June 1st, we’re going to look at some videos about the festa junina, a traditional party that takes place in June, when children dress up in costumes and neighbors come together to eat, drink, and dance. The first video discusses…

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