Brazil’s Carnaval Hot Spots

Brazil’s Carnaval Hot Spots

By Lindenberg Junior The modern Brazilian Carnaval or Mardi Gras finds its roots in Rio de Janeiro in the 1830’s, when the city’s bourgeoisie imported the practice of holding balls and masquerade parties from Paris. It originally mimicked the European form of the...
Online Video as Cost-Effective Marketing

Online Video as Cost-Effective Marketing

By Lindenberg Junior Visual Communications heighten the bond you have with someone when you cannot see them face to face. It is about adding dimension to the communication. There is a reason why you should shake someone’s hand when you meet him or her. The answer...
Churrascarias: a Brazilian Success

Churrascarias: a Brazilian Success

By Lindenberg Junior | English Edition: Jennifer Parker The primitive barbecue has been important in the concept of what, today, we call community. Since then, the barbecue has crossed boundaries and reached the world. But only sixty years ago, initially with the name...
Curiosidades Sobre a Estatueta do Oscar

Curiosidades Sobre a Estatueta do Oscar

Desde que a Academia de Artes e Ciências Cinematográficas (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences – Oscars) começou a distribuir honrarias em 1929, mais de 3.000 estatuetas do Oscar foram para casa nas mãos dos mais louvados atores, diretores, cineastas de...
Helena, A Violeira

Helena, A Violeira

Por Lizoel Costa Helena, a selvagem poetisa das cordas palhetadas por lasca de chifre de boi, era chamada erroneamente de violeira. Em todos os shows que assisti dessa guerreira valente, cujas veias corria sangue índio, brasileiro e paraguaio, nunca a vi tocando...
Political Corruption Embedded in a Nation

Political Corruption Embedded in a Nation

By José Ricardo Aguilar Brazil is highly known for its diverse and dynamic culture. This population is the product of a long-going “melting pot” that has combined ethnicities from all over the globe. This mixing of cultures resulted in a nation unlike any other. Here,...
Lime and Mint Caipirinha

Lime and Mint Caipirinha

What is Caipirinha? Who knows a bit of Brazil, for sure, knows what it is and inclusive, we guess, have drunk it. Brazil’s national drink and it’s distinctive flavor comes from cachaça (a distilled spirit made from fermented sugar cane juice) and lime. The...
Fun Facts About the Oscar Statue

Fun Facts About the Oscar Statue

Since the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences started giving out accolades in 1929, over 3,000 Oscar statuettes have gone home in the hands of Hollywood’s most lauded actors, directors, cinematographers, and more. With 2018 being a standout year in film, the...
Trout with Passion-Fruit Sauce

Trout with Passion-Fruit Sauce

By Lindenberg Junior This recipe has incorporated tropical ingredients in Contemporary Cuisine. Actually, this was the first culinary/recipe article we have published on Soul Brasil magazine. The intention: reach your soul, go beyond the limitations of paper and offer...
Zé de Abreu: Meio Século de Caminhada

Zé de Abreu: Meio Século de Caminhada

Por Lael Arruda Iniciar uma caminhada é um ato de coragem, renovado a cada novo dia em que se decide continuar caminhando. Certamente o jovem ator José Pereira de Abreu Júnior, aos 21 anos de idade, não imaginava as cenas que a vida lhe reservaria a partir do momento...
The Great Thanksgiving Hoax

The Great Thanksgiving Hoax

By Richard J. Maybury How well do you know the story of Thanksgiving? The official Thanksgiving story has the pilgrims boarding the Mayflower, coming to America, and establishing the Plymouth Colony in the winter of 1620-1621. This first winter is hard, and half the...
Tapioca com Gosto de Pernambuco

Tapioca com Gosto de Pernambuco

Por Lindenberg Junior   Em uma de minhas últimas viagens ao Brasil, já sendo residente dos Estados Unidos há anos, estive em minha cidade natal, Recife, acompanhado de meu filho Giovanni – na época com 17 anos. No dia seguinte de nossa chegada, junto com...