Embassy of Brazil in London

Seleção in London this month!

Brazil play Chile in an international football friendly at the Emirates Stadium in London on Sunday 29 March. Fans will be in for a treat if the teams recreate the excitement of their last encounter, during last year's World Cup, when Brazil prevailed in a penalty shoot-out after a thrilling 1-1 draw.
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Four years of conflict in Syria

The Brazilian government has consistently maintained that there is no military solution to the Syrian war. The only chance of peace is through genuine dialogue between government and opposition, based on full respect for human rights and for Syria's independence, sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity. Read more

Brazil in the British press

Cleaning up Latin American democracy - The Economist
Brazil Competitive Profile - Financial Times special report
US bets on Brazil, extends new invitation to Rousseff - Reuters
Scandals, protests, weak growth: is Latin America's left in retreat? - The Observer
International football friendly: France 1 Brazil 3 - BBC Sport
Brazil brewery creates 'feminist beer' - The Daily Telegraph
Brazil record collector builds world's largest vinyl hoard - The Guardian

Book of the month

Naturalists in Paradise: Wallace, Bates and Spruce in the Amazon
Thames and Hudson Ltd / 2015 / Hardback / 368 pp
Alfred Russel Wallace, Henry Walter Bates and Richard Spruce were English naturalists who went to Amazonia 150 years ago. This book is the first to combine all three young men's experiences of the Amazon, drawing heavily on their own letters and books. All three explored an unknown river and had many thrilling adventures: violent attacks of malaria, fearful rapids, murder attempts, encounters with newly contacted indigenous peoples, shipwrecks, and many other hardships. Amazon UK | Foyles | Waterstones

Internet radio: The Brazilian Hour

The Brazilian Hour is a English-language radio programme consisting mainly of Brazilian music but also including news and discussion about current events in Brazil. Produced in Los Angeles by staff from the Brazilian consulate, it was first broadcast in 1978 and is still going strong 37 years later. The programme also has its very own app for smartphones and tablets. Visit the website and listen

7th International Film Distribution Support Award 2015

The international profile of Brazilian cinema is set to be boosted through the latest International Film Distribution Support Award, announced as part of the Cinema do Brasil programme in partnership with APEX-Brasil. Applications for funding can be made until the end of October.
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Brazil and UK deepen partnership

Brazilian foreign minister Mauro Vieira visited London on 25 February for talks with British foreign secretary Philip Hammond as part of the UK-Brazil Strategic Dialogue. The issues discussed included global security, UN Security Council reform, EU-Mercosul, as well as the flourishing Brazil-UK partnership in education, science and innovation.
Read the UK-Brazil Joint Communiqué

Gala Dinner and Personality of the Year Awards 2015

12 May 2015
London Hilton Park Lane
London, W1K 1BE
The 17th annual gala dinner and 'Personality of the Year' awards will take place at the London Hilton on Park Lane on Tuesday 12 May. As every year, this popular black-tie event will recognise the achievements of two business leaders – one Brazilian, one British – who have been particularly instrumental in forging closer commercial ties between Brazil and the UK. The recipients of the 2015 Personality of the Year awards will be Marcos Molina and Sir Martin Sorrell. Click here for further information

'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.


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