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Tips for Visiting Rio During the 2016 Olympics

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The 2016 Olympic Games are fast approaching, with the Opening Ceremony taking place on August 5th, and the Paralympic Games kicking off on September 7th. With a large influx of tourists expected, from Brazil and abroad, travelers interested in attending the games are urged to...

The Diga Brazil Cultural Series

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In February 2016, Diga Brazil customers started off the New Year with a great treat. That’s because this year’s Carnaval celebrations begun immediately after the 2nd of February festival of Yemanjá. This indeed was one of those especially rare occasions when our clients were able...

A Fragment of Brazil’s Slavery at Swarthmore College

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A fragment of Brazil’s most shameful chapter of its history will be heard through the voices of the great-grandchildren of those who endured the terrifying reality of slavery. On March 17, 2016, Swarthmore College will screen the short documentary film, Of Slaves and...

Consciência Negra: A Legacy of Black Consciousness in Brazil

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This 3-day symposium will commemorate Dia da Consciência Negra (Brazilian Day of Black Consciousness) and will focus on themes of race, identity, and black consciousness in Brazil and the African Diaspora. Through interdisciplinary panel discussions, film screenings, lecture,...