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maria reyes

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Transcript of Brazil

Culture of
Brazil Brazil is the largest country in South America. It's the world's fifth largest country, both by geographical area and by population with over 192 million people.It's the largest Lusophone country in the world, and the only one in the Americas. Culture Brazil Rules/Laws Politics Etiquette and
Customs in Brazil Gift Giving Etiquette Others details
of Brazil Language Language is one of the strongest elements of Brazil's national unity. Portuguese is spoken by nearly 100 percent of the population. The only exceptions are some members of Amerindian groups of immigrants, especially from Japan and South Korea, who have not yet learned Portuguese. Clothing The style of dress is casual, as corresponds to a tropical climate country, although we appreciate the quality clothes and modern designs. During the summer months, usually without the jacket and tie. However, it is expected that foreign visitors, especially Europeans, dress more formally. The Brazilian cuisine is varied. Each region has its characteristic dishes but if we refer to the most representative we can mention the following. Food The Feijoada The Acarajé The Moqueca Monument Sport Carnival The most popular sport in Brazil is football. The Brazilian national football team is ranked among the best in the world according to the FIFA World Rankings, and has won the World Cup tournament a record five times.
Rhythm, participation, and costumes vary from one region of Brazil to another. In the southeastern cities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo, huge organized parades are led by samba schools.

This carnival is also influenced by African-Brazilian culture. It's a six-day party where crowds follow the electric trios through the city streets, dancing and singing. Also in northeast, Olinda carnival features unique characteristics, part influenced by Venice Carnival mixed with cultural depictions of local folklore. Maria Isabel Reyes
2010-5604 ILE-311-T-011
prof. Felicia Donaghy Welcome to Brazil
Enjoy the stay End of trip...
Welcome to
Dominican Republic Mexicans love soccer and have special affection because Brazil won a Cup there.

In Bolivia, people love Brazilian soap operas. According to them, the Brazilian soap operas are better than Mexican and Colombian.

In Peru, they say that Brazilians have megalomania: always talk that Brazil is the "world's largest" something: the world's largest stadium, the largest river in the world, etc ...

In Argentina, more deeply know the Brazilian culture and really like the music.

For Europeans Brazil Carnival is the place. And they fear violence. Stereotypes Brazilian culture could be simplified to a mixture of various peoples who make up the demographics of this South American country: Indians, Europeans, Africans, Asians, Arabs etc, which has been expressing this combination of cultural expressions: music, painting, literature, film, architecture, dance (samba). Shake hands Kiss each other alternating cheeks Hugging Flowers Small Gift Coffe Caipirinha Brigadeiro Quindim Brazilian law is based on Roman-Germanic traditions and civil law concepts prevail over common law practice.

The legal system is based on the Federal Constitution, which was promulgated on October 5th 1988, and is the fundamental law of Brazil •If you are invited to a Brazilian's house, bring the hostess... nothing purple... Christ the Redeemer was constructed between 1922 and 1931 is one of the Seven Wonders of the World and is visited by foreigners in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.
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