Embassy of Brazil in London

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

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 in the British press

Brazil's Levy says confident Congress to back fiscal rigor - Reuters UK
Brazil Amazon: Drone to scan for ancient Amazonia - BBC News
Rio Carnival pays tribute to football as samba meets soccer - BBC News
Women make their mark in Brazil's carnival season - BBC News
Obituary: Tomie Ohtake - The Independent on Sunday
Banks pin hopes for Brazil IPO revival on Levy's success - Reuters UK
Brazil's Rousseff replacing Petrobras CEO - source - Reuters UK
China, Brazil and India still need British aid, say MPs - The Guardian

Displaced - Syrian Refugees' Stories

20 February - 6 March 2015
Gallery 32 - Embassy of Brazil
14-16 Cockspur Street | London SW1Y 5BL
The Embassy of Brazil invites you to a new photographic exhibition that combines a selection of images taken last October by Brazilian photographer Valnei Nunes, while working on a documentary with journalist Sérgio Utsch to report on the situation at the refugee camp near Kobane, the Kurdish Syrian town on the border with Turkey, which at the time was being besieged by Islamic State.
Exhibition opening: 19 February at 6.30pm | Read more

Art from Pernambuco

23 Jan - 28 Feb 2015
Embassy of Brazil in London
14-16 Cockspur Street
London SW1Y 5BL

The Embassy of Brazil, in partnership with Rainhart Gallery, proudly presents Art from Pernambuco, showcasing works by 17 artists from the north-eastern state of Pernambuco, well known for its cultural dynamism. The exhibition has brought together four generations of artists, spanning five decades. From the experimentalism of the 1970s in the works of Daniel Santiago, Eudes Mota and Paulo Bruscky, to the audacity of more recent creations such as the provocative installations by Lourival Cuquinha and the fantastic photographic representations by Amanda Melo, this is an invitation to enjoy a seductive and authentic cultural experience. Read more

Brazilian Bilingual Book Club

Next Session: 19 March | 6.30pm
Embassy of Brazil
14 – 16 Cockspur Street
London SW1Y 5BL

The Embassy's new book club will be having its second meeting on 19 March. Meetings are scheduled to take place once a month; the idea is that participants will read one of the classics from Brazilian literature and then come to the Embassy to share their thoughts – in English – with fellow readers. This third meeting will discuss Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon (1958), by Jorge Amado.
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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

New book on Brazil from Phaidon Press

Brazil: A Celebration of Contemporary Brazilian Culture
Phaidon Press Limited / 2014 / Hardback / 320 pp
New from Phaidon, this book is an overview of 21st-century Brazilian culture divided into sections including art, architecture, design, fashion, film, food and music. Not only is this a visually attractive book, illustrated with dozens of stunning photographs, but the information in each section is provided by genuine Brazil experts who display detailed knowledge of their respective spheres.
20% discount on 'Brazil' until end of November.
Coupon code: BRAZIL
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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.


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