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Imbituba – Whale of a Time

Posted on September 13th, 2002 by gringadmin

The coastal town of Imbituba, 70km south of Florianopolis in the southern state of Santa Catarina, once relied on whale hunting for its economic survival, but has now become one of the country&rsquot;s main sanctuaries for this endangered species.Host to the annual National Whale Week, in September, the region, with over 33 kilometers of unspoiled […]

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Atibaia Strawberry Fest

Posted on September 12th, 2002 by gringadmin

The annual flower and strawberry festival in Atibaia will take place this year from Sept. 6 – 22. The festival, which has been taking place for the past 22 years, is held to celebrate the end of the strawberry season and has a strong Japanese and Brazilian influence. As well as flower, ornamental plants, strawberry […]

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Ibitipoca

Posted on September 6th, 2002 by gringadmin

Ibitipoca, located in the southeast of Minas Gerais, is a nature lover&rsquot;s paradise, with an abundance of waterfalls, caves, rocks, cliffs, flora and fauna. The region&rsquot;s average altitude is 1,500 meters above sea level, while the highest point, Pico da Lombada, is 1,784m above sea level. The location, 460 km from São Paulo and 260 […]

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Financial and Tax Advice

Posted on September 5th, 2002 by gringadmin

A representative of the Fry Financial Group will be in São Paulo next week to advise and attend clients. Specialists in tax, financial planning and executor & trustee matters, The WT Fry Group has been in business since 1898. The company has over 40,000 clients, working or retired, living in the UK or one of […]

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Reflection about Sept. 11

Posted on September 5th, 2002 by gringadmin

The American Consulate General in São Paulo and União Cultural Brasil-Estados Unidos invite you to a Reflection about Sept. 11 gathering. Participating in the event will be: *Patrick D. Duddy, American General Consul in São Paulo*Daniel Daly, Capitan of the Fireman Body of New York, part the team that rescued the victims of the World […]

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Djavan

Posted on August 26th, 2002 by gringadmin

Brazilian MPB signer Djavan will play three shows at the Credicard Hall in September. Djavan is promoting his latest album ‘Milagreiro’ has changed his style slightly going for ‘Astro Pop’, harmoniously blended with MPB. Two of Djavan’s sons play in his band, along with Sergio Carvalho on base and Renato Fonseca on drums.Where: Credicard Hall, […]

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Vila Madalena Festival

Posted on August 23rd, 2002 by gringadmin

Vila Madalena will hold its annual festival this Sunday, Aug 24 from 10am to 10pm. The festival, in its 25th edition, is expected to attract over 350,000 people and will take place along Rua Wisard, Fradique Coutinho, Morato Coelho and Felipe de Alcacova with over 500 stalls selling art, music, books and a range of […]

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70s Style Party

Posted on August 15th, 2002 by gringadmin

Get your 70’s gear out of the closet and come along to a super party at the Mosteiro on Thursday Aug 22 from 21h00. Bring out the John Travolta or Olivia Newton John in you! Come in costume, 70’s style. Reservation necessary. Please confirm presence to the following email Where: Mosteiro, Rua Cunha Gago, 678 […]

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Weekend Trip

Posted on August 14th, 2002 by gringadmin

Why not spend a weekend away from the stress of the city, and revitalize yourself through contact with nature at Serra da Mantiqueira. Physical and cultural activities include treking, mountain biking, bonfire party, artistic shows and cooking classes. In addition to natural pools, waterfalls and hiking trails, there are facilities to play football, volleyball, table […]

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Amazon Exhibit

Posted on July 22nd, 2002 by gringadmin

The Amazonia.br exhibition brings together some real life elements, which represent indigenous life in the Amazon. Among the exhibits are life-size reproductions of typical jungle homes, set up by scenographer Gringo Cardia. Another exhibit is simply a room with its walls painted black to represent the deforestation of the Amazon. From that room’s wooden floor […]

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