QuickLook @ CCBU | June 3, 2013

Cultural Cup 2.0: Belo Horizonte
Books & Books
Wednesday June 12 @ 6:30pm

Belo Horizonte

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

Ricardo Vianna, President and CEO of Vianna Jóias

Cachaça expert
Danielle Perugini

Almoço Mineiro / Mineiro Lunch
Saturday June 15 @ 1pm
Tutto Mare Restaurant
Sponsored by VIANNA B.R.A.S.I.L

CCBU Members:
Children 10 and under:
Reservation / Pre-payment required.

'Mineiro Lunch' is part of the Copa Cultural 2.0: Belo Horizonte

About our Sponsor

Vianna B.R.A.S.I.L is a fourth generation, vertically integrated manufacturer and design house that controls each piece from the mine to the finished creation. The Vianna Brasil brand is now recognized in over 30 countries and 4 continents.

The gems of Brasil are the centerpiece of each Vianna Brasil creation. The heart and soul of Brasil is captured in each piece. From the mineral rich mountains to the deep green jungles, the deep blue ocean and the sounds of Carnival, the spirit of Brasil is in each piece.

Brazilian Art Workshops
Saturday May 25

copa cultural Cuiabá was the focus of the Arts and Brazilian Culture Workshop

The 2014 FIFA World Cup Host City of Cuiabá was the theme of the last 'Arts and Brazilian Culture Workshop', a series created by Brazilian artist and educator Silvana Soriano and co-presented by the Centro Cultural Brasil-USA (CCBU). Through the program, children discovered the diversity of Brazilian culture, learned different art techniques and practiced conversation in Portuguese.

Patron Members:
Marcelo Sabino

Centro Cultural Brasil USA • 300 Aragon Avenue. Suite 250 • Coral Gables, FL 33134 • 305.728.9163

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