Category: Culture

Art

The Cariocas love art. When walking around certain neighborhoods you really do feel like you are walking in art. The architecture is beautiful. The streets are designed beautifully,…

Food

Brazilian cuisine is influenced by four distinct groups: the natives who lived in the land prior to European colonization; the Africans who were brought here as slaves; the…

Sports

Sports are truly one of the most important aspects of Brazilian culture. I would say the most important sport is futebol, or football or soccer. Brazilians call their…

Religion

Religion is a big part of Brazilian life. Even when an individual may not be religious there are encounters of religion everywhere. Religion is very powerful in this…

Festivals

Brazilians love to party. Whether it is for religion, national interests, or for sports festivals make up a big part of the culture. The Carioca year kicks of…

Beauty

Michelle Neri Rangel, a 27-year-old beauty dressed in a red evening gown with long curly hair, smiled brightly when her name was called as the winner of the…