Just found an awesome video from the Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro. Keith Loutit and Jarbas Agnelli did an impressive tilt shift short film of this iconic carnaval in Rio de Janeiro of 5:47. The short film shows last years Carnaval including the beautiful surrounding scenery of the city of Rio de Janeiro during the day and at night, the build up for the carnaval, the incredible parade and the after show. If you like the Carnaval of Rio you have to watch this, check it out here below. (more…)
Despite getting the title of 5th biggest country on earth and one of the very most enthusiastic as well as profitable nations around the world when it comes to soccer, since 1950 Brazil has never hosted a FIFA World Cup. Perhaps even more amazing is the fact that, the Olympic Games has never been hosted by any of South American countries. Therefore, it’s a big award for Brazil and also for South America that Brazil is going to host the FIFA World Cup 2014 and just after two years of the event of FIFA World Cup 2014, Brazil will also retain the responsibility of hosting “Summer Olympics 2016”. This sporting event will be held in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
In 2007 Brazil has also hosted “Pan American Games”. This feature is an advantage for Brazil that it already has constructed numerous facilities for the next “Summer Olympics 2016”. As a result Brazil already has 60% in the essential sporting activities locations set up. However it continues to have significant building along with renovations. (more…)
Carnival is an ancient tradition that dates back to 600 to 520 BC. After the catholic church made it into a religious celebration, it quickly spread to the whole world. The first city to celebrate carnival as we know today was Paris.
That was all too long ago! No other city has a carnival like Rio de Janeiro does. When it’s carnival the streets get packed with happy and fun people, ready to have fun in a very light-hearted way. Singing, dancing, drinking and wearing the typical Carnival costumes. It’s a one in a lifetime experience that lack words to describe it.
The called “Samba schools” are organized groups that train the whole year just to fill the city with music and happiness when it’s carnival. These professionals put a lot of work and effort in their projects. In most cities (Like Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo), there are specific places where the samba schools go out on huge parades that normally last 1 hour and 20 minutes for each school. (more…)
São Paulo is the most significant and the biggest city in Brazil and also throughout South America as well as the 7th biggest city in the world. São Paulo is also known as “Sampa” is the greatest financial center in Brazil and it is home to plenty of foreign businesses and the 2nd greatest stock exchange in the Americas. This specific vibrant town with a lot of skyscrapers is a main visitor heart in Brazil which is famous for its museums, buildings, buying, restaurants, night-life and also for football craze. However, the weather of this city is unpredictable. Please keep reading for the explanation associated with a few of the known attractions in Sao Paulo for the tourist’s.
Visiting to galleries and museums is probably one of the chosen and most favored activity in Sao Paulo, and that is considered to be the actual cultural coronary center of Brazil. Art Museum of São Paulo (Museu de Arte de São Paulo), which is situated on “Paulista Avenue” is the biggest central museum (art gallery) in Latin America. The angular and huge building of (Museu de Arte de São Paulo) is popularly known as MASP. It is recognized for its amazing choices of impressionist and beautiful paintings of the artists of Brazil, African and European countries. São Paulo offers excellent shopping or buying opportunities and also “Avenida Paulista” appears to be the very best place for this purpose. This particular and big business heart with a lot of skyscrapers, dining places, retailers, bookstores as well as banking and financial institutions furthermore includes MASP and also the House regarding Roses. (more…)