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The day of Iemanjá, the sea orixá

February 2, 2012

These two videos were posted in honor of Iemanjá (or Yemanjá), the orixá/ goddess of the oceans in the African-Brazilian …

5 best documentaries about Umbanda

September 27, 2011 4 Comments

One of the fast-growing Brazilian religions, a mix of African traditions and Catholicism, Umbanda is frequently misunderstood and despised. Check …

How to get a husband the Brazilian way

February 18, 2010 10 Comments

The biological clock is ticking and Prince Charming is a no-show? You spent Valentine’s day with your Mom? No problem! …

Iemanjá, the queen of the seas

February 2, 2010 One Comment

Tonight, along the Brazilian coast, several hundred thousand people will pay their respects to Iemanjá, the queen of the seas, …

Starting 2010 with Brazilian music

December 30, 2009 3 Comments

In the last day of 2009, a gift to rock your New Year Party: a list of cool podcasts of Brazilian music. Sure, the hosts do …

Capoeira on the big screen

November 22, 2009 One Comment
Capoeira on the big screen

It was high time capoeira were represented in the big screen in all its glory. A movie just released tells …