What is the country of Carnival? You might have said “Italy” or “Germany” thinking about the popular festivals of Venice and Cologne, but most of the people asked would answer instinctively “Brazil”.
Outside the temperature is getting colder and colder… heat up with our TGIF selection!
A few days ago, the 2011 edition of Festival della Canzone Italiana, also known as Festival di Sanremo or even Sanremo (from the name of the city where it takes place), came to the end.
Only three Brazilian films are taking part in the 2011 Berlin Film Festival, the Berlinale. No one of them however is in the Competition, in which major international films are shown, but in the secondary sections.
Still one month to go before Spring… meanwhile, chill out with our TGIF selection!
Everybody knows that Brazil is the birthplace of bossa nova and choro. What many people don´t know, however, is the importance of Brazilian composers in classical music beyond the national scene. And that is the case of Heitor Villa-Lobos.