Cultural Cup 2.0: Belo Horizonte

Cultural Cup 2.0 Belo HorizonteJun 12 2013 6:30 pm

Books & Books and the Centro Cultural Brasil-USA da Florida (Brazil-USA Cultural Center/CCBU) continue the yearlong cultural exploration of Brazil.

The CULTURAL CUP 2.0 will focus on the culture, traditions, arts, music and gastronomy of the twelve Host Cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the exciting worldwide soccer tournament that will happen in Brazil next year. Our next stop is the city of Belo Horizonte. Belo Horizonte was the first modern Brazilian city to be designed and built for its role as the capital of the State of Minas Gerais, a region of tremendous artistic and cultural wealth. The city, is filled with creative energy and has become an important center of fashion, music, and arts. It’s also the distribution center for all the gold, manganese and gemstones mined in Minas Gerais. Our guest speaker, Ricardo Vianna, President and CEO of Vianna Jóias, will guide us through the fascinating world of  exquisite Brazilian gems and gold that, since the 18c. have been attracting explorers and dealers to the region. Discover the secrets of cachaça, Brazil’s national spirit with expert Danielle Perugini, who will also present a tasting and teach how to make a great caipirinha.

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