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Artist of the Week – Sergio Lopes

30 March, 2009 от · 3 comments

Vanya Nikolaeva’s interview with the photographer Sergio Lopes I was born in São Paulo, Brazil, in 1954 – a son of Italian and Portuguese immigrants. I had a happy childhood despite the financial difficulties faced by my parents, together my three brothers. Since childhood I’ve been a great observer and photography has been my greatest […]

Rhythm of a Nation I: Portuguese Fado

24 March, 2009 от · No comments

Katia Delavequia Снимка: Jsome1 “Fado is like a sigh” – Celeste Rodrigues, fado singer. Very few things can describe a culture and the vibrations of a people as the music. It is the music that makes us realize a different universe. Fado is a popular rhythm of Portugal, relatively appreciated in Spain, France, Netherlands, Japan, […]

The Brazilian Carnival

16 February, 2009 от · 3 comments

Katia Delavequia There are three seasons of the year in Brazil, they say: before the Carnival, during the Carnival and after the Carnival. The first season is full of anticipation and eagerness to welcome the festivities. Then comes the Carnival itself, the season of revelry, merriment and beauty. And after the Carnival, it’s the season […]

Brazilian Christmas

19 December, 2008 от · 1 comment

Katia Delavequia We follow the Christian celebration. In the beginning of December the front of the houses are adorned with flashing little lights. The pine trees are decorated with colored balls.