Tag: Umbanda

By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter SÃO PAULO, BRAZIL – The city of Rio de Janeiro will not financially help the Iemanja Boat procession that takes place every end of year in Copacabana Beach. This is the second major event...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Thursday, February 2nd marks the official day if Iemanjá, the goddess of the sea celebrated by Afrobrazilian religions including Candomblé and Umbanda. Celebrations will take place throughout the city, with...
By Ciara Long, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - New Year's Eve in Brazil is accompanied by grand celebrations referred to as Réveillion (New Year’s Eve party), and beyond the fireworks and festivities are a number of popular traditions. One...
By Chesney Hearst, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – On Thursday, October 29th at Templo Gávea, French independent filmmaker, photographer, experimental ethnographer and sound artist, Vincent Moon will present a free screening of his works and films as...
By Robbie Blakeley, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO - For a great many Christians, their faith can be divided into two simple halves - Catholic and Protestant. In Rio, things are not so simple, and Christianity has blended with multiple...



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