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Rare Amazon and Northern folk music from the 30s

January 4, 2013

Poet and novelist Mário de Andrade is normally associated with the avant-garde Modernist movement that flourished in Brazil in the …

Pororoca surfing in the Amazon

December 26, 2012

Pororoca is a tidal bore that occurs in the mouth of the Amazon river in the months of February and …

Photographic dialogue between two Amazonian teens

November 27, 2012 One Comment
Photographic dialogue between two Amazonian teens

Two Amazonian teenagers that never met exchange experimental photos of their daily life. This is “Meu Mundo Teu”, a poetic …

The Amazon drums of Trio Manari

November 16, 2012
Braços da Amazônia, Trio Manari

The very inventive percussion Trio Manari was founded in 2001 in the Northern state of Pará. Márcio Jardim, Nazaco Gomes …

Documentary: How Amazon Natives lose their identities

October 15, 2012 One Comment

“Ser ou não ser” is an interesting, awarded 18-minute documentary (with English subtitles), produced and directed last year by Leonardo …

Margaret Mee and the Moonflower: a documentary about the woman who revealed the beauty of the Amazon

September 28, 2012 One Comment

British Botanic illustrator Margaret Mee (1909-1988) spent 36 years in Brazil and produced a vast collection of delicate, precise watercolors …