Embassy of Brazil in London

Looking back at the World Cup

Ambassador Jaguaribe
In an article about the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, Ambassador Roberto Jaguaribe argues that the event deserves to be considered a great success. Among other factors, Brazil's infrastructure, including the twelve stadiums and the national transport network, coped very well; a record number of tickets were sold, meaning the stadiums were generally full; and the Brazilian population, together with the huge numbers of foreign fans, combined to create a warm and enthusiastic atmosphere around the whole event - as emphasised by most of the British football journalists who were there (see also 'Brazil in the British Press', below).

Brazil in the British press

World Cup 2014: Brazil is greatest tournament in BBC vote - BBC Sport
Brazil hosted a party to treasure with a rhythm we will always remember - The Daily Telegraph
So long and thanks for the memories, Brazil. We'll never forget you - The Guardian
World Cup finale kicks off Brazil's election campaign - Financial Times
Brazil expects export boost from World Cup - Financial Times
Brazil plays host to BRICS - BBC News
Brazil coach 'resigns' after World Cup 2014 - BBC News
Brazil proves perfect host to inspire soul-stirring World Cup feast - The Guardian
Brazil after the World Cup - Financial Times

Eleições Presidenciais 2014

O Consulado-Geral do Brasil em Londres preparou uma lista com perguntas e respostas frequentes sobre as eleições Presidenciais de 2014, com o objetivo de tirar as dúvidas dos eleitores brasileiros que vivem no Reino Unido. Clique aqui.

Vacancy / Vaga

A Representação Permanente do Brasil junto às Organizações Internacionais sediadas em Londres abre processo para preenchimento de uma vaga de Auxiliar Administrativo e uma vaga de Motorista / Serviços Gerais de Escritório. Clique aqui

President Rousseff interview

President Dilma Rousseff gave an interview to the international media this week. In a long conversation with CNN's Christiane Amanpour she spoke about the possible repercussions of Brazil's heavy defeat to Germany in the World Cup; the success of the tournament as a whole; the issues raised by the anti-World Cup protests; the most important challenges facing Brazil in the coming years; and her personal recollections of struggle against Brazil's military dictatorship in the 1970s.
Watch the interview (in three parts)

Brazil Day in Trafalgar Square

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Well, what a week it's been! The 2014 World Cup got underway on Thursday in São Paulo with hosts Brazil beating Croatia 3-1, thanks to Neymar and a friendly referee. Meanwhile, in London, the Embassy screened the match to an audience of invited guests. A couple of hours earlier, the massed drums of the London School of samba had drawn our 'Brazil Day' festival to a close in Trafalgar Square. The event was a great success, with more than 25 thousand people enjoying live music, DJs, dance lessons, capoeira and much more. Even the weather played its part: hot sunshine specially imported from Rio. Photos of Brazil Day

British Council: Lina Bo Bardi Fellowship 2014

Applications are now open for the second round of the Lina Bo Bardi Fellowship, the British Council's four-year programme supporting architects and designers interested in exploring the work of Lina Bo Bardi in Brazil. The Fellowship seeks to raise awareness and understanding of the important contribution of Lina Bo Bardi to architecture, culture and society; to widen and deepen the understanding of Bo Bardi's work internationally; to create long-term connections between the UK and Brazil, and between British and Brazilian artists, designers and architects, providing a development opportunity for talented British architects or designers.
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'CultureSmart!' Brazil Guide

This pocket-sized guidebook, now available in a revised and updated edition, aroused our interest with its slightly unusual format and content: in addition to the usual practical information it contains lots of cultural observations which give a flavour of the day-to-day situations many travellers to the country are likely to experience.
Paperback | Kindle edition
For more Brazilian-related books in English, see our bibliography.

Britain & Brazil: Prospects for Growth

Broadcast on the Business Channel, this 45-minute TV programme describes the opportunities for UK-Brazil trade and investment created by Brazil's rise to become one of the major players in the world economy. It includes interviews with Ambassador Jaguaribe and Lord Green, Minister for UK Trade and Investment.
Watch the programme
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