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Ska version of “Il Guarany”, the country’s most famous opera

January 25, 2013

This is a really unexpected, fun ska version of Carlos Gomes’ opera “Il Guarani”, by Orquestra Brasileira de Música Jamaicana.

Discover writer Machado de Assis

September 12, 2012
Discover writer Machado de Assis

If you have to read one, and only one, Brazilian author, make no mistake and chose Joaquim Maria Machado de …

Petrópolis in the 19th century – Dom Pedro II photo collection

January 20, 2012

In the late 1860s, when German photographer Pedro Hees visited Petrópolis, a mountain resort in the state of Rio, it …

Rio one century ago, by Marc Ferrez

July 22, 2011

The photos made by Marc Ferrez during the last years of the Empire and the beginning of the Republic regime …

The best colection of 19th century Brazilian art

April 21, 2011 One Comment

One of the greatest art museums in the country, Rio’s Museu Nacional de Belas Artes, just reopened after a three-year …

Brazil explained in 100 images (part 2)

January 28, 2011 4 Comments

[UPDADE] – You have the option of seeing all the 100 images in only one post. Click here.
Enjoy this tour …