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Call for proposals BR-NL

CALL FOR PROPOSALS TO FOSTER THE BRAZILIAN CULTURE IN THE NETHERLANDS
 
The Embassy of the Federative Republic of Brazil to the Kingdom of the Netherlands announces that, until 19 October 2012, it will be accepting applications for financial support of the Ministry of External Relations to initiatives aimed at fostering the Brazilian culture in the Netherlands, in 2013, particularly in the fields of music, visual arts, performing arts and literature.

NY Times article about Danilo Miranda, director of SESC

NY Times article “Brazil’s Unique Culture Group Stays Busy Sharing the Wealth” about Danilo Miranda, director of SESC (March 27 2012)

“Our fundamental guiding principle is to use culture as a tool for education and transformation, to improve people’s lives, and we’re in a position to fulfill that mission, thank God,” Mr. Miranda said. “Over the last decade our budget has been doubling every six years or so. It’s incredible, no?”

Produção Cultural no Brasil

Brazilian web platform gathers people involved in the cultural field from the whole country.

New content on Central de Cultura website

The website of Central de Cultura is now updated; most project that got support by Central de Cultura are now visible on the website, including images, videos and a description, but also a few projects that will take place in the coming months. Have a look and enjoy>>>

CCBB representatives visit the Netherlands

In the last week of this month - 23-26 April - two representatives of the Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil (CCBB) will visit several cultural sites in Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam and  Utrecht. The visitors are the programming managers of São Paulo and Brasília.

BaixoCento: Collaborative Festival in SP

From 23 March to 1 April BaixoCentro took place, a self-managed Street Festival in São Paulo that is organized collaboratively, horizontally and independently by a group of producers and enthusiasts. The main aim is to reframe this region in the city centre of São Paulo, consisting of the neighborhoods Santa Cecília, Vila Buarque, Campos Elísios, Barra Funda and Luz.

Ano da Holanda no Brasil booklet

Now available for download; the booklet containing all the activities that have taken place during the Year of Holland in Brazil.

Download booklet>>>

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Brazil’s Unique Culture Group Stays Busy Sharing the Wealth

The New York Times published an item on the SESC São Paulo, the so-called 'Social Service of Commerce'. It's an interesting organization, investing private money in non-profit socio-cultural activities. SESC exists in the whole country, but is especially in São Paulo very big and distinctive because of their very rich cultural programming.

São Paulo University among best universities in the world

Photo: FAU, the Architecture school, Universidade de São Paulo, a project by architect Vilanova Artigas. Photo by Leonel Ponce/ Flickr.

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