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Cyberspace

Posted on July 15th, 2002 by gringadmin

The Itau Cultural Center offers a free Cyberspace to the public on Paulista avenue, aimed at stimulating social interaction. The space offers attractions, such as a cafeteria, round tables with a sound tube- sound system, with earphones for individual listening. In addition, the space is complete with very cool isle- sofas, sitting several people, where […]

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Bastille Day Party

Posted on July 10th, 2002 by gringadmin

On Saturday, July 14, the French community in São Paulo will celebrate Bastille Day with a street festival. The festival will take place between 14h and 22h, on the Rua Princesa Isabel and Joaquim Nabuco, in Brooklin, and will be attended by French consulate representative Jean Marc Laforet. Those attending will get the opportunity to […]

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Fourth of July Celebrations

Posted on June 18th, 2002 by gringadmin

Fourth of July is one of the biggest celebrated holidays in the U.S. every year as Americans commemorate their independence from the English back in 1776. In Brazil you will get the chance to celebrate at the American Society&rsquot;s annual Independence Day party. The event is free for Amsoc members, while there is a small […]

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World Cup Fever

Posted on June 18th, 2002 by gringadmin

The much-awaited showdown between England and Brazil will take place during the wee hours (3.30am) of Friday morning. Judging by England’s stellar performance so far and Brazil’s host of stars, it should be a tough fought match which many, including Pel, believe will produce the 2002 World Cup champions. Given the hour, most Brazilians will […]

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No Going Back

Posted on June 7th, 2002 by gringadmin

Are you changing your life to pursue your dreams? Moving to Brazil planning never to return? No Going Back is a highly successful television programme on one of the major terrestrial TV channels in Britain that offers a unique insight into the lives of British people who have downed tools, upped sticks and started a […]

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World Cup Footage

Posted on June 7th, 2002 by gringadmin

The BBC is looking for people to contribute to a documentary celebrating World Cups, past and present, from the supporters&rsquot; point of view. The makers of The People&rsquot;s World Cup want to get in contact with any English, Scottish, Welsh and Northern Irish fans who lived in the host country when the World Cup came […]

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How Football came to Brasil

Posted on May 28th, 2002 by gringadmin

Brazil is well known for its Carnival, its beautiful women and football. Whereas the first two are embedded in early historical and cultural roots the third is much more recent dating back to the end of the last century. It is a tale of true sportsmanship and ideals of adventure and of course good fortune […]

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World Cup

Posted on May 21st, 2002 by gringadmin

Brazil,the FIFA World Cup record-breakers, the only team to have played in all previous tournaments and the only one to have lifted the coveted trophy four times, is hoping to make it five this year. Despite leaving out Romario, Brazil&rsquot;s coach Felipe Scolari has a core of experienced players capable of fighting for glory in […]

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Day Trip to Jarinu

Posted on May 10th, 2002 by gringadmin

How about a fun, relaxing day meeting new friends and speaking English. Join our one day trip Jarinu, just 70km from São Paulo, where you can breath the fresh air, go rock climbing, fishing, visit horse stables and much more. The small group will be made up of foreigners and Brazilians. To book a place, […]

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Bienal Book Exhibition

Posted on April 30th, 2002 by gringadmin

The 17th Bienal Book Exhibition began last week in São Paulo and will run until this Sunday, May 5, at the Centro de Exposies Imigrantes. The exhibition&rsquot;s main goal is to promote reading among children and young people and to launch new authors. The Brazilian government spends around R$10 million a year on books which […]

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