Embassy of Brazil in London

Cineclub Brazil: 'My Name Ain't Johnny' (Meu Nome Não É Johnny)

5 November 2014 | 6.30pm
Embassy of Brazil in London
14-16 Cockspur Street
London SW1Y 5BL

The true story of João Guilherme Estrella ('Johnny'), a young bon vivant from a privileged background who became a big-time cocaine dealer in Rio de Janeiro in the early 1990s. Addicted both to the product he sells and to an expensive lifestyle of lavish parties and trips abroad, his eventual downfall is easy to predict. But that’s not the end of the story... 2008 | 118 minutes | Produced by Globo Filmes | Language: Portuguese (English subtitles) | Directed by Mauro Lima. Read more

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Brazil in the British press

Rousseff says Brazil can avoid credit downgrade - TV interview - Reuters UK
Banana firm Chiquita agrees deal with Cutrale and Safra - BBC News
Dilma Rousseff promises reform after poll win - BBC News
Dilma Rousseff pledges unity after narrow Brazil election victory - The Guardian
Brazil's election is a geopolitical turning point - The Guardian
The start-up firm which wants to put Brazil to sleep - BBC News

IV Brazil-UK Oil & Gas Meeting

13 November 2014 | 9am
Sofitel St. James
6 Waterloo Place
London SW1Y 4AN
The fourth Brazil-UK Oil & Gas Meeting will take place at the Sofitel London St James on Thursday 13 November. Aimed at promoting business opportunities in Brazilian oil and gas, the event will be attended by some of the sector's most important officials and institutions. This event is by invitation only.
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Exhibition - Sir Benjamin Stone: Observations in Brazil, 1893

12 Sep - 7 Nov 2014
11am - 5pm (weekdays)
Embassy of Brazil
14-16 Cockspur Street
London SW1Y 5BL

The Embassy of Brazil and Lucid-ly Productions are delighted to present a rare collection of 50 photographs by Sir Benjamin Stone. Part of the Library of Birmingham Archive, this unpublished collection will be on public display for the first time from 12 September at the Embassy of Brazil. Curated by Rodrigo Orrantia and Pete James from the Stone archive at the Library of Birmingham, the photographs were taken during a Royal Astronomical Society expedition set out to observe a full solar eclipse in the Brazilian Amazon in 1893. Stone also documented his journey by sea to Brazil, photographing the people and places he discovered upon arrival. Read more

Volunteering at the Rio 2016 Olympics

Until 15 November the organizers of the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro will be accepting applications from prospective volunteers of all nationalities. Volunteers must be at least 18 years old by May 2016.
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.

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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