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Juliana Areias – Bossa N’ Roll – Last Concert of 2018

Juliana Areias – Bossa ‘N Roll Concert – Book Now

Bossa Nova is more alive then ever with the voice and groove of Brazilian singer-songwriter Juliana Areias. The ‘Bossa Nova Baby’ returns to The Ellington Jazz Club for her last concert of the year to close the celebrations of Bossa Nova’s 60th Anniversary. Her Bossa ‘n Roll Concert will present the exciting origins and evolution of this rhythm that has inspired people to sway gently for 60 years.

The concert will embrace timeless Bossa classics – such as; The Girl from IpanemaOne note sambaMas que nada, Waters of MarchNo More Blues (Chega de Saudade) – that were introduced to the English-speaking world by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao & Astrud Gilberto, Sergio Mendes, Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd, Sarah Vaughan, Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra. The show will also feature irresistible Pop songs and fresh arrangements with the Bossa resonance reflecting upon artists such as The Beatles, Elvis Presley, Black Eyes Peas, Crowded House, The Police, Madonna, Sade, George Michael, Culture Club, Kate Perry, Bruno Mars, Al Jarreau, Diana Krall and Herbie Hancock.

In the country of Samba, even Brazilian Pop Rock Stars were influenced by Bossa Nova in the way they sang so smoothly and composed songs combing Rock ‘n Roll attitude with poetry, wit, and tropical waves. The concert will give you the opportunity to taste Bossa Nova-inspired songs composed by Brazilian contemporary Pop Rock artists such as Rita Lee (Brazil’s Queen of Rock), Cazuza (Brazil’s Poet of Rock), Lenine, Paralamas do Sucesso, Lobao, Djavan, Maria Gadu, Marisa Montes, Tribalistas, Lulu Santos, Guilherme Arante, Bebel Gilberto and Rosa Passos as well as a few Juliana Areias original compositions.

Juliana Areias will samba-rock the stage with some of the grooviest cats in town: Paul Millard (sax-flute), Joshua de Silva (seven string guitar), Joe Southwell (bass), Bronton Ainsworth (drums) and special guest Rafael Medeiros (Brazilian percussion).

Juliana Areias has performed on celebrated stages around the world including the Sydney Opera House, Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club in London, the Green Room in New York, the Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland, the Auckland Festival in New Zealand, the Fukiagi Hall in Japan and the legendary Beco das Garrafas in Rio de Janeiro.

Now it is your turn to feel spellbound by the Bossa Nova Baby, Juliana Areias.

– “The idea of mixing styles and cultures is reflected in Areias’ life and her music.”, Daily Record, Bill Nutt. – USA

– “Rhythmically perfect and passionate vocal delivery” – Jazz and Beyond , The Australian, John McBeath.

– “We celebrate the changing face of Australian music with Brazilian-born, Perth based singer Juliana’s excellent, Bossa Nova-centred album.” – ABC Radio National – Daily Planet – Lucky Oceans.

– “The toast of the Perth Jazz Scene. The release of Bossa Nova Baby has elevated her above a mere covers singer or bossa specialist. The singer excels in an elegant co-composed duet (Belas Artes) with Australia’s finest Brazilian-oriented 7-string guitarist, Doug de Vries” – The Australian – Tony Hillier.

– “It’s bossa that plays soccer with Jazz – as it has since the 60’s – and scoring a goal. Bossa Nova Baby” is a welcome surprise of good Brazilian music, made far away.” – O GLOBO– Antonio

Carlos Miguel – Music critic and judge member of the “Latin Grammy Award” – Brazil

– ”A wonderful Brazilian-Australian bossa nova baby with contemporary bossa nova songs.“ – Key and Chords –  Patrick Van de Wiele . – Belgium

Juliana Areias – Bossa ‘N Roll Concert – Book Now

(*photo by Dani Mendes – Kings Park Festival. Dress by Totem Australia-Melko. Jewlery by Daniela Collection).

 

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Bossa Nova is Back in Town

Amsterdam Juliana Areias Bossa Nova Baby Tour 2015 Fred Polet 1(Photo by Fred Polet –  at Munganga Theatre in Amsterdam)

Next Show : Friday 23/10 – 7pm at The Ellington Jazz Club. BOOK NOW

Brazilian singer Juliana Areias, known as The Bossa Nova Baby is back in town celebrating the success of her Sydney and European tours, where she presented her Bossa Nova Baby Show at the Sydney Opera House, at the Munganga Theatre in Amsterdam and at the Ronnie Scott in London, the “Mecca” of the Jazz in Europe.

Showcasing a fine mixture of well loved bossa and samba hits such as the Girl from Ipanema and Mas que Nada, as well as her original songs, the concert presents an intimate version of the touring shows featuring a quintet formed by Juliana Areias – vocals, Paul Millard – sax/flute, Gabriel Fatin – piano, Adam Springuetti – bass and Brazilian super groovy stars Marcio Mendes – percussion/guitar and Fabio Macarrao – Drums.

Juliana Areias lived for many years in Switzerland and New Zealand prior to moving to Australia. Her career includes performances at major international festivals such as the Montreux Jazz Festival, Auckland Festival, and America’s Cup (NZ), The Kings Park Festival, The Perth International Jazz Festival, New York’s exhibition “Van Gogh, Dali and Beyond” at The Art Gallery of Western Australia, and Ritmo Festival at The Darling Harbour, for over 30.000 people.

” Back in Brazil, where she was raised and given the nickname Bossa Nova Baby, Juliana Areias has been compared to Bebel Gilberto, the genre’s golden girl. Now this Sao Paulo-born singer is the toast of Perth’s jazz scene. The release of Bossa Nova Baby has elevated her above a mere covers singer or bossa specialist. The singer excels in an elegant co-composed duet (Belas Artes) with Australia’s finest Brazilian-oriented 7-string guitarist, Doug de Vries”. – The Australian, Tony Hillier.

Like Juliana Areias – Bossa Nova Baby Facebook Page :https://www.facebook.com/JulianaAreias.BrazilianSinger

*** Also enjoy Juliana Areias duo – Sunset Song Summer Season every Thursday 6.30-8pm at the Kiosk Floreat Beach – starting  on October 15th.

Bossa Nova Baby Tour – Sydney – Amsterdam – London

AA1 Juliana Areias Sydney Opera House by Duane Robinson 2With over a year of consecutive sold out concerts around Australia, Juliana Areias celebrates the success of her first original album Bossa Nova Baby with shows in Sydney, Amsterdam and London .

Two unique performances in Sydney:

Juliana Areias Bossa Nova Baby Sydney Opera House 3– 8/9 – Juliana Areias – Bossa Nova Baby show at the Sydney Opera House ( sold-out)*

– 9/9 – Extra show at Foundry 616. ( Harris St, Ultimo NSW 2007 Ph:(02) 9211 9442 )

AuBrBc Carlos Abreu Embassador all Juliana Areias at Sydney Opera House Brazil at the Harbour Bossa Nova Baby* The Bossa Nova Baby at the Sydney Opera House celebrates 70 years of relationship between Australia and Brazil. Event produced by the Australia-Brazil Business Consul, with the support of The Consulate General of Brazil in Sydney and The Department of Culture and the Arts of Western Australia.

Sydney Opera House Stage Door Juliana Areias Bossa Nova Baby Band7 Piece Band composed by: Juliana Areias ( vocals), Paul Millard ( Sax/flute); Ray Walker ( guitar), Graham Wood (keyboard), Pete Jeavons ( bass and arrangements), Chris Tarr (Drums) and Dave Panichi ( trombone).

AuBrBc crowd 3 Juliana Areias at Sydney Opera House Brazil at the Harbour Bossa Nova BabyAA4 AuBrBc crowd 2 Juliana Areias at Sydney Opera House Brazil at the Harbour Bossa Nova Baby

One night only in Amsterdam:

– 2/10 – Munganga Theatre. – 9pm

Amsterdam Juliana Areias Bossa Nova Baby Tour 2015 Fred Polet 15 Piece Band composed by: Juliana Areias ( vocals), Natálio Sued (sax), Daniel de Moraes ( guitar ), Jura Gomes ( bass) e Enrique Firpi ( Drums).

*Special thanks you to Fred Polet – ORTS FM 106.2 /cable 92.9 in Oosterhout, the Netherlands. UITZENDINGEN – Brazilian Blend Program); and Carlos Lagoeiro (Munganga Theatre).

One Night only in London:

– 8/10 – at the Ronnie Scott’s Jazz Club

London IMG_0670 Ronnie Scott Cleide Juliana Areias 1dBand composed by: Juliana Areias ( vocals), Carlos Franco ( guitar), Carl Hudson (piano) and special guests.

* Usually £8 in advance through www.soundsdobrazil.com OR £10 on the door.

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“The release of Bossa Nova Baby has elevated her above a mere covers singer or bossa specialist. The singer excels in an elegant co-composed duet (Belas Artes) with Australia’s finest Brazilian-oriented 7-string guitarist, Doug de Vries”. – The Australian, Tony Hillier

“Bossa Nova Baby” is a welcome surprise of good Brazilian music, made far away. It’s bossa that plays soccer with jazz – like it has since the 60’s – and scoring a goal” – O GLOBO, Brazil, Antonio Carlos Miguel, Music critic and judge member of the “Latin Grammy Award”.

” A wonderful Brazilian-Australian bossa nova baby with contemporary bossa nova songs.“ – Key and Chords, Belgium/Europe – Patrick Van de Wiele.

BIOGRAPHY

Juliana Areias 3 IMG_1633Bossa Nova Baby is her nick name. And now also the title of her first original album

When she was a teenager, she was introduced personally to the Bossa Nova movement’s founders by Brazilian Music biographer Ruy Castro – who also named her “The Bossa Nova Baby”. This direct exposure to the Bossa Nova masters inspired her to become a professional singer and song-writer.

Juliana Areias lived for many years in Switzerland and New Zealand prior to moving to Australia. Her career includes performances at major international festivals such as the Montreux Jazz Festival, Auckland Festival, and America’s Cup (NZ). Recent performances include, The Perth International Jazz Festival, The Kings Park Festival, New York’s exhibition “Van Gogh, Dali and Beyond” at The Art Gallery of Western Australia, and Ritmo Festival at The Darling Harbour, where she sang for a crowd of over 30.000 people.

Bossa Nova Baby Album out now. More info at: www,julianaareias.com

Sydney Tour 2014 – Abuka and Juliana Areias Concert at 505

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BOSSA NOVA BABY ALBUM - JULIANA AREIAS FINAL REHEARSAL 22 Sept 2014 INSTAGRAMAfter the great concert at the Kings Park Festival and the 2 first weeks of the recording and production  of the Bossa Nova Baby Album, Juliana Areias heads to Sydney for one night only concert with ABUKA at the 505 on the October 16th. Together they will showcase 505 logo - Juliana Areias Brazilian Singeroriginal songs as well as their influences in the vast Brazilian and world music scene. Book now.  (505: 280 Cleveland St Surry Hills – Corner of Cleveland and Perry St)

Abuka logo Juliana Areias Brazilian Singer AustraliaThe concert,  named Pipoca Moderna refers to “Tropicalismo”, a movement, whose diverse influence and anthropophagic behaviour, changed Brazilian music history in the 60s.

Tropicalismo portrayed a critical and complex picture of the country combining the archaic Brazil of tradition and the modern Brazil of mass culture through music, cinema and visual arts.

The repertoire of Brazilian popular music became more sophisticated and innovative yet open and all-inclusive. Tropicalismo mixed rock and bossa nova, samba, rumba, bolero, baião and beyond.

Sandro Bueno Abuka 505 Juliana AreiasBoth Juliana Areias and Abuka are undoubtedly shaped by the Tropicalia concept, therefore their music are a wonderful melting pot of rhythms blending Brazilian and world sounds.

Thiago de Lucca Abuka Juliana AreiasSinger/songwriter Tiago De Lucca and multi-percussionist Sandro Bueno, based in Sydney,  are the minds behind Abuka. Playing together for the past 5 years they have exchanged music ideas and shared stages with an array of outstanding Australian and international musicians.

Jonathan Zwartz Abuka Juliana Areias 505On the double-bass, one of the major players on the Australian Jazz landscape, winner of the Australian Independent Record Industry (AIR) in 2013, best selling jazz artist album for Birdland record for two years (2013/14) consecutively, the APRA Ambassador Jonathan Zwartz. 

Bruno Silveira Abuka 505 Juliana AreiasOn drums recently arrived from Brazil, Bruno Silveira is a fresh muso in Sydney bringing his spectacular curriculum and groove knowledge to our shores. Bruno recorded with some of the biggest names in Brazilian music, such as Caetano Veloso, Elza Soares, Black Rio and list goes on.  

Daniel Pliner Abuka 505 Juliana AreiasOn piano/keyboards the master Daniel Pliner, whose talent is justified as one of the most sought after musicians in town. He shares his talent with various bands and music projects. Barefoot Divas, The Strides and Watussi are a few of the hot Australian bands where Pliner add his flawless style.

At the same very night, Vibez Brazil will put on a selection of rare, classics and contemporary Brazilian grooves, a 100% on VINYL. Vibez Brazil will guide Raphael Brasil Vivez Brazil Abuka 505 Juliana Areiasyou thru different periods of Brazilian music and a beautiful insight of Tropicalia sounds.

If you haven’t been at 505 yet, this is a great opportunity to experience one of the finest live music venues in Sydney. We encourage you to get there early as we believe the whole night will be a combination of elements including amazing music, food and people.

 Book now.  (505: 280 Cleveland St Surry Hills – Corner of Cleveland and Perry St)

*Kings Park Festival photo by Gus Potenza.  Pipoca Moderna – Abuka and Juliana Areias show photo at 505 by Ana Paula Gomes 

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Spring news: Sunset songs , Perth & Sydney Concerts

 

Juliana Areias Show Kings PArk Festival 2014 photo by Gus PotenzaThis spring brings exciting news and concerts!

Kings Park festival festival_poster_2014The production of the “Bossa Nova Baby Album” is progressing in full swing – or , shall we say “in full bossa” – thanks to the amazing talent and passion of all the musicians and professionals involved in the project and  with the support of the Department of Culture and the Arts and fans around the world. You can pre-order your copy of the album now.

Following a month of shows at the Crown Casino and aCINE VIVO LIFE Juliana Areias special invitation to perform at the Cine Vivo – 10th Latin American Film Festival  (20/9), Juliana Areias is confirmed to perform on the closing day of the Kings Park Festival , on 28/9 – 12.30pm- 2pm at the main stage, located in the WA Botanic Garden, near the corner of Lovekin and Forrest Drives. The Belleville Gypsy Quartet and  Libby Hammer Big Band are also part of the program.

SUNSET SONGS MINI LOGOThe new season of SUNSET SONGS  begins on 02/10! Every Thursday 6.30-8pm  at the Kiosk Floreat Beach  – Brazilian Music and the beach, the perfect combination, this year featuring Juliana Areias & Gus Potenza.  This musical residency started in 2010 with  So Brazil Duo and  it has become a musical tradition in Perth since then. Come and find out why so many people love to be there and enjoy a happy hour of  stunning sunset & sound tracks.  ( Challenger Parade – City Beach . Ph:  92850048.)

505 logo - Juliana Areias Brazilian SingerAbuka logo Juliana Areias Brazilian Singer AustraliaIn October,  Juliana Areias heads to Sydney for a one night only concert with ABUKA at the 505 on the October 16th. Together they will showcase original songs as well as their influences from the vast Brazilian and world music scene. More details coming soon!

Book now.  (505: 280 Cleveland St Surry Hills – Corner of Cleveland and Perry St).

 

 

Sao Paulo and now, Sydney here we go again !

Juliana Areias - Perth Samba Social Club Marcio Mendes Perth International Jazz Festival 2013 CROPAfter the São Paulo premiere of Samba Resolution, documentary that features Juliana Areias, Marcio Mendes & the Perth Samba Social Club, for the third consecutive year Juliana Areias heads to Sydney to perform at the Ritmo Brazilian Day, this Sunday, 15/9, from 2:30pm.

It has been quite an exciting couple of months for Juliana Areias with many interesting performances. One of them, at the Perth International Jazz Festival, was captured by the lenses of the Perth-based film director Antony Webb, winner of the past “Young Filmmaker of the Year”.

Juliana Areias Perth Samba Social Club Perth International Jazz Festival Stage 2013 CROPThe premiere of Samba Resolution was organised by its producer, Claudia Rondon, and happened on the 10th of September in São Paulo at Cinematilha, Matilha Cultural – a renowed space that supports culture. Journalists, Austrade – Consulate of Australia in São Paulo as well as sponsors from Socana Cachaça and Yes Australia were present at the event.

Check out Juliana Areias interview and one of her performances at the Perth International Jazz Festival and get ready to enjoy her concert in Sydney inspired by the State of Minas Gerais with tunes by João Bosco, Beto Guedes, Milton Nascimento and others.

Juliana Areias  at the Ritmo Brazilian Day Festival 2013 – Darling Harbour – Sydney

Juliana Areias – Jazz Brazil Show and Tour

Thursday 20 September – 8pm @ The Ellington Jazz Club– (191 Beaufort St – Perth. Ph: 92281088)   SOLD OUT

Spring comes in full swing for Perth’s Brazilian Singer Juliana Areias. In between a performance to  an expected crowd of 30,000 in Sydney and before hitting the road again for a debut appearance in Adelaide, Juliana returns to The Ellington Jazz Club with her new Jazz Brazil Show on September 20.

As the name suggests , the concert showcases Juliana’s singular sense of rhythm, authentic musicality and interpretation of bossa & samba classics, meeting contemporary Brazilian Popular Music & original favorites, in an explicit jazz format, context and perspective.

The audience is invited to join this dynamic synergy created by the encounter of these two syncopated musical  universes, so harmoniously dissonant, amalgamated & contrasting , intuitive & precise at the same time.

Ritmo Festival Sydney 2012

On board with Juliana Areias in this sensuous musical adventure, are some of the most actually impressive and sought-after Australian talents: pianist Tal Cohen, drummer Bronton Ainsworth and bassist Robin Murray. And to make this an even more stunning evening, Juliana is thrilled to announce singer Shameem Taheri-Lee as her special guest, sharing their music, inspirations and the stage for the first time.

Don’t miss this opportunity to experience a show baked with the perfect fusion of jazz harmony, beautiful melodies floating on top, fantastic and exclusive rhythm, very sensual language singing sound, diversity of intrinsic talents and a passionate stage presence.

Juliana Areias has lived for many years in Europe (Switzerland) and New Zealand prior to moving to Australia. Always working in the music circuit, her career includes performances at major international events such as the revered Montreau Jazz Festival.

Online Booking at The Ellington Jazz Club Website

Jazz Brazil Show and Tour are proudly sponsored by: Oi Exchange  , Totem,   Daniela Collection,  Sand Dance  and Total Brazil Beauty 

More photos of Ritmo Festival – Darling Harbor – Sydney 2012:

Marcio Mendes and Juliana Areias
Juliana Areias (Perth), Gabriela Soares (Sydney) and Trio Agogo (Melbourne) together at the Ritmo Festival 2012. Photos By Marco Estrella.

Live and Alive

JULIANA AREIAS: Bossa Nova Baby – Sunday Samba Summer Breeze 

Kulcha – Bossa Nova Baby – Extra Concert – Sunday 27 Nov – 7pm  Book nowph:9336 4544 ( 1st Floor, 13 South Tce Fremantle)

Sunday Samba Summer Breeze… After performing for thousands of people at the Darling Harbour in Sydney recently, Brazilian singer Juliana Areias – the Bossa Nova Baby is back in town for a special performance at the Kulcha Festival Club as part of the Fremantle Festival 2011.

Global Tunes performed with Brazilian Passion. From silk bossas to sultry sambas, Juliana Areias’s four-continent repertoire embraces the best of the traditional and contemporary Brazilian music spectrum plus originals, improvisations and fusions. Performing with her, a stellar line up of musicians: Paul Millard ( sax/flute), Marcio Mendes ( percussion/backvocals) and Glenn Rogers ( guitar).

Juliana Areias is excited to come back to Kulcha which was her very first Australian Stage, bringings with her the magic subtleties, stories and the evolution of the bossa rhythm that has inspired people to sway gently for over 50 years. If you like the timeless bossa nova classic “The Girl from Ipanema” you will like this show.

A taste of Brazil! Get on board on this sensuous musical journey. Feel the breeze…

For booking and information:  www.kulcha.com.au

Photos by: Ana Dotta and Riaz Lalla. See photos here

JULIANA AREIAS – BOSSA NOVA BABY

@ The  Ellington Jazz Club  (191 Beaufort St) – 7 Sept /19 Oct – SOLD OUT . 

 

Bossa Nova is more alive than ever through the voice of Brazilian singer Juliana Areias, who returns to Perth after performing for 30.000  people at the Darling Harbour in Sydney recently. Juliana brings with her the magic subtleties, stories and the evolution of the bossa rhythm that has inspired people to sway gently for over 50 years.

Known as The Bossa Nova Baby – a nickname given by Brazilian journalist Ruy Castro (author of Bossa Nova’s history book Chega de Saudade) – Juliana’s love for this seductive music evolved into a desire to become a professional singer after meeting and learning directly from some of its creators.

The concert will embrace timeless bossa classics – such as; The Girl from Ipanema, Desafinado, One note samba, Mas que nada,  No more blues ( Chega de Saudade), Waters of March ( Aguas de Marco)  – that were introduced to the Western English Speaking world by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Joao & Astrud Gilberto, Sergio Mendes, Stan Getz, Charlie Byrd, Ella Fitzgerald and Frank Sinatra –  as well as breathtaking new songs and fresh arrangements with its resonance reflecting upon Diana Krall,  Herbie Hancock, Al Jarreau, Raphael Rabello, Joao Donato, Cazuza, Marisa Montes, Rosa Passos and other more recent jazz & contemporary music icons.

On board with Juliana Areias on this sensuous musical journey, is a stellar line up of musicians including: Glenn Rogers-guitar, Tal Cohen-piano, Paul Millard – sax/flute, Nick Abbey-bass (7/9), Pete Jeavons-bass (19/10), Michael Boase-drums and the multi talented Brazilian, Marcio Mendes-percussion/backing vocals.

To make this an even more sensational night, Juliana is honoured to announce the presence of three of Australia’s finest jazz vocalists as her very special guests: James Flynn  and  Victoria Newton (7/9); and Libby Hammer and Victoria Newton (19/10).

Juliana Areias’ career includes a performance at the revered Montreux Jazz Festival. Her authentic Brazilian voice, sense of groove, engaging charisma and a very personal and passionate stage presence are trademarks of her work.

“Bossa Nova is my essence as a person, my original impulse as a singer and my life-soul-heart’s pulse”

Sponsors: Daniela Collection, Totem (Melko) and Oi Exchange.

Make up/ hair styling: Sand Dance

Sound engineer: Liam Crosby (7/9)

Video: Crown Productions (7/9)

Photos: Flavio Rosa (7/9) and Jayga McMullen ( 19/10). See more photos here

WA TALENTS PLAY AT THE DARLING HARBOUR FOR EXPECTED AUDIENCE OF 30,000

Perth musos surf the Sydney wave this weekend – Brazilian singer Juliana Areias and Marcio Mendes (Sambalicious) two unique performances at the Darling Harbour:  Sat 17/9 – 7-8pm @ Tokio Hotel, ( Cockle Bay Wharf – accoustic chill out session) and  Sun 18/9 – 3-4pm  @ Ritmo Brazilian Festival (Tumbalong Park – upbeat band ). Tour sponsored by:  ECU International Office and Oi Exchange.  Just catch the Wave!

Listen to SBS Radio  Interview  to Sydney, Melbourne, Canberra and Wollongong  (by Rui Bernardes in Portuguese). 

September 2011 – Perth is showing that it is a city that brings culture, art and people together all over Australia. This coming Sunday, 18th of September, some of Perth’s finest  world music  talents will be in Sydney performing at the Ritmo Brazilian Festival. Sponsored by the International Office of Edith Cowan University (ECU) and Oi Exchange;  Brazilian jazz singer Juliana Areias  and Marcio Mendes, Thiago Santos from Sambalicious  will step on stage to represent Perth’s culturally diverse music talent and encourage study at WA’s most vibrant university in Australia’s most exciting and liveable city.

The Ritmo Brazilian Festival is Australia’s biggest and most important Brazilian event. In it’s 12th edition, it is part of the annual events calendar of the Darling Harbour Foreshore Authority. In 2010, it attracted 30,000 people fulfilling its aim to promote the benefit and joy of diversity in Australian society. The event is an opportunity for people from all backgrounds to meet and have a fun day whist learning about Brazilian Culture.

 Created by the not-for-profit organization BraCCA – The Brazilian Community Council of Australia, the 12th Ritmo Brazilian Festival happens this Sunday at the Tumbalong Park (Darling Harbour) and promises to be a fun day of free entertainment and another example of celebration of Australia’s unique cultural diversity.

Filled with music, dance and Brazilian cuisine, people from all backgrounds will join the party and be able to listen to Juliana Areias and Marcio Mendes in concert for the first time thanks to Edith Cowan University, OiExchange and Brazil WA.

Their repertoire is still a surprise, but the smoking musicians will certainly bring along with them the hottest and originally Brazilian moves and grooves from the sands of the beautiful beaches of the state that nurtures their talent, Western Australia. 

See more photos here

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