Tag: Festa Junina

LIVESTREAM: São João Sinfônico (online) – This Sunday, Teatro Castro Alves will livestream São João Sinfônico, a Festa Junina show with Orquestra Sinfônica da Bahia and top-notch artists, such as Gilberto Gil (photo), MAriana Aydar, and Geraldo Azevedo. The show...
LIVESTREAM: Elba Ramalho (online) – Elba Ramalho, the diva of Brazil's Northeastern music, will livestream tonight with "São João de Campina em Casa" - the online version of Campina Grande's Festa Junina - known as the biggest in Brazil. Ramalho...
LIVESTREAM: São João de Todos (online) – Celebrating the Festa Junina, a typical June festivity in Brazil, the "São João de Todos" festival will host several forró and sertanejo artists this Sunday. Names like Jarly Almeida, Matheus Alves, Priscila Senna,...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – The month of June is almost over, but the ‘festas juninas’ keep coming, and this weekend there are perhaps more taking place than at any other time. So we’ve rounded...
By Jack Arnhold, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Everyone has heard of Rio’s Carnival, but fewer perhaps are aware of Brazil’s Festas Juninas (June Festivities) which play a big role every year in the country’s winter party calendar. The...
By Jay Forte, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The winter season in the Southern Hemisphere sends temperatures in Rio down to an average of 21°C (70°F) in the coldest month July, with lows statistically at 18°C (65°F). ...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Through Sunday, June 18th, the Lagoa hosts Arraiá Lagoa Bier Fest, an outdoor Festa Junina event that happens from 2PM to 10PM at Parque dos Patins (The Rollerblade's Park). The...
By Beatriz Miranda, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - In Brazil the 'winter' month of June is the season of Festas Juninas (June Parties), some of the biggest and most traditional celebrations that take place all over the country....
By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – Second only to Carnival in the number of spectators and participants, the Festas Juninas (June Festivals) throughout Brazil gather hundreds of thousands to celebrate Brazilian folklore and popular culture. Named...

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