Sarah Brightman in Rio

30 October 2013

Dreamchaser

 

A1hXHBIkg6L__SL1500_The English singer and songwriter Sarah Brightman, brings to Brazil the world tour of “Dreamchaser”.

The singer performs at Citibank Hall  on December 1st. Her musical album“Dreamchaser” has received acclaim from critics, many considering it Brightman’s strongest work to date.

This album is  her eleventh studio album and her first collaboration with producer Mike Hedges and centres around the concept of space.

 

 

 

Panorama Festival 2013 in Rio de Janeiro

29 October 2013

Two weeks of Dance and Performance

untitledBanco Nacional de Desenvolvimento Economico e Social ( BNDES ) is the sponsor of the Festival Panorama 2013 , which began on Friday, October 25th , and continues until November 10th .

The festival will happen  in 11 different venues  that will host the event’s activities in the city of Rio de Janeiro and will offer presentations of music, dance, performance and film.

National and international attractions of various branches of culture will be held with popular prices .

In its 22th edition, the Festival Panorama integrates the Brazilian Circuit of International Festivals of Dance , along with the International Dance Festival in Recife , BH – FID and the International Dance Biennial of Ceará .

The festival of dance, performance and body arts will gather national and international companies  with the goal to  stimulate interest and reflection on contemporary dance from a range of artistic activities .

Tickets for the shows can be purchased for R$ 20 – full price to R $ 10 - half -price , and it is planned to distribute free tickets to schools and social projects . The complete schedule is available at www.panoramafestival.com .

New Flamenco Style Music

25 October 2013

Paco de Lucia Tour in Rio

Paco_de_Lucia_in_2010Francisco Sánchez Gómez, known as  Paco de Lucía, is a   Spanish flamenco guitarist, composer and producer.

De Lucía is noted for his innovation and colour in harmony and his remarkable dexterity, technique, strength and fluidity in his right hand, capable of executing extremely fast and fluent  picados. A master of contrast, he often juxtaposes picados with  rasgueados and other techniques and often adds abstract chords and scale tones to his compositions with jazz influences. These innovations saw him play a key role in the development of traditional Flamenco and the evolution of New Flamenco and Latin jazz fusion from the 1970s.

Paco will be touring in Rio de Janeiro and will present two shows on November 2nd and 8th at Theatro Municial do Rio de Janeiro.

If you love Flamenco music, you have to go!

The most complete display of decoration

23 October 2013

Casa Cor 2013

imagesThe 2013 edition is  happening  at the Condominium Fontville at Penisula in  Barra da Tijuca and stays there up to  November 18th.

Casa Cor is the most complete  and important exhibition of  design, architecture, decoration and landscaping that happens in the Americas.

It is inspiring. Do not miss it!

Black Party in Rio de Janeiro

21 October 2013

Back 2 Black Festival

598524_624362850941820_1148183267_aIs an unprecedented celebration of the African roots in music and culture. Three days of live music with an eclectic line up of  African, Brazilian & international artists.

Cidade das Artes at Barra da Tijuca in Rio de Janeiro will be hosting the 2013 edition of Back to Black Festival. The shows will happen  on November 15th, 16th and 17th.

The Festival is offering more than just music. Alongside a heady mix of funk, reggae, dub, hip hop, samba and blues, Back2Black features a programme of talks and debates with writers, thinkers and musicians.

banner3For those who love Soul and Gospel Music will be a good opportunity to listen to Bobby Womack and The Blind Boys of Alabama who promise not to let the audience quiet.

To check the line up : http://www.back2blackfestival.com.br/

Brazilian Daylight Saving

19 October 2013

Summer Time 2013

materia-horario-veraoDaylight saving time starts at 00:00h next Sunday, October 20th, in all states of the South, Southeast and Midwest regions and goes up to February 16th, 2014.

Residents of these three regions will have to advance their clocks in one hour.

Tocantins and Bahia are excluded again this year.

All roads lead to Rio de Janeiro design

18 October 2013

Rio Design Week

2013-649989150-2013092713561_jpg_20130927Jockey Club Gavea will be hosting from October 23rd to 27th, the first edition of Rio Design week.

Wherever you look in town , there is design in Rio de Janeiro, from the waves of Copacabana sidewalks to the architecture spread around the city. You just have to know how to contemplate it. The concept  is not restricted to the idea that design is only present in decorative objects .

The goal of the event is to  encourage  the cariocas to discuss, think, study  and admire the design and the  production of  the creative industries in the state.

It will be a week where participants  may attend , for free,  lectures, workshops, exhibitions, new talent contest, do activities in shops,  in design offices and guided city tours.

To know more about the event: www.semanadesignrio.com.br

 

Attention Entrepreneurs

17 October 2013

Entrepreneur’s Fair in Rio de Janeiro

logotipoSebrae is conducting the largest event of entrepreneurship in the world. With more than 140 previous editions and nearly two million visitors since the first edition,  the Entrepreneur Fair will  be held in Rio de Janeiro after 10 year and it  aims to help entrepreneurs  to start, expand and diversify theirs business. The Fair’s  schedule is intense. During the four days, there will be workshops, lectures and panels  that enable the improvement of the participants managerial and behavioral skills.

The Fair will happen  from November 28th to December 1st at the Sul America Convention Center  from 12 pm to 09 pm

People interested in participating   should access  http://www.feiradoempreendedor-rj.com.br/  and make their inscriptions on line

Vinicius de Moraes – 100 years

15 October 2013

Vinicius de Morais – The “Poetinha”

untitledMarcus Vinicius da Cruz e Mello Moraes  also known as Vinícius de Moraes was born  in Rio de Janeiro on October 19th, 1913 and nicknamed O Poetinha (the little poet), he was a seminal figure in contemporary Brazilian music. As a poet, he wrote lyrics for a great number of songs that became all-time classics. He was also a  composer of bossa nova, a playwright and a diplomat. As an interpreter of his own songs, he left several important albums.

In his tribute, Sesi Cultural, prepared an extensive program full of shows, expositions, movies and debates about Vinicius’ life and work .If you are found of Vinicius de Moraes, you will enjoy this tribute.

The celebration will start with the exposition Vinicius de Moraes 100 years. The opening will be on Oct 15th and you will be able to see an exclusive show of pictures, poems, music, interactive panels that will show the life an work of the poet.

The tribute goes up to Nov 6thand you may check about the events at : www.firjan.org.br/vinicius100anos

China Cultural Month in Brazil – 1-3/11/2013

14 October 2013

Show – A Eterna Fortuna na Montanha Sagrada.

eI030328One of the highlight events in celebration of the Chinese Cultural Month,
is the show “FU YONG – The Eternal Fortune on  the Holy Mountain” which begins its national tour at Teatro Bradesco in Barra da Tijuca from 1st to 3rd November and then goes for ten other cities in Brazil.

 

phpThumb_generated_thumbnailjpgThe show brings acrobatics, dance and music to tell a famous legend that portrays the life of a family belonging to the charming and mysterious Miao  Ethnicity, the fifth most populous of the 56 ethnic groups officially recognized by the Republic of China. Ancient traditions, religious rites, colorful costumes and stunning scenery make up the dynamic performance that will give the viewer a revelatory experience of Chinese civilizational roots.

 

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