CCBU presented RECIFE at the West Dade Regional Library
The sounds and images of Recife, the third city of CCBU's program "CULTURAL CUP/ COPA CULTURAL: Brazil, a cultural tour of the 2014 World Cup", filled the West Dade Regional Library on Saturday, March 10.
Founded in 1537, Recife, one of the oldest Brazilian, cities is known for its lively culture that is a mixture of the Indian, Portuguese and African elements, with a Dutch contribution.
A video presentation showed amazing beaches, beautiful architecture, images of popular celebrations.
Gene de Souza, host of the radio program "Café Brasil" every Sunday at 88.9, WDNA FM invited all the participants to listen and learn about the rhythms of Recife: "maracatu", "caboclinhos", "manguebeat" and "frevo".
Charles Goodman who has been at all the Cultural Cup's presentation said at the end of the Recife presentation: "it was the best !"
The Cultural Cup presents each month one of the twelve 2014 soccer World Cup Host Cities.
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On April 21, from 1 to 3 p.m., CCBU presents CURITIBA at the Key Biscayne Library.
The program closed with a contagious demonstration of "maracatu" percussion by Gil Santos and the GilSamba percussionists, sponsored by Contemporanea. click to see more photos