Semana Brasil - Brazil Week in Budapest

September 4, 2012

With support from the Brazilian Embassy in Budapest, the Council of Citizens, an entity representative of the Brazilian residents in Hungary, organizes the second Brazil Week in the Hungarian capital between September 7 and 13, 2012.

It was last year that the Council decided to organize a series of events in Budapest aiming at the promotion of Brazilian culture and elevation of our country’s profile in Hungary, creating the first “Semana Brasil – Brazil Week”. It was seven days of music, typical dances, literature, plastic arts, gastronomy and movies.

The program of the second “Semana Brasil – Brazil Week” shall be launched in an official ceremony organized on September 7th by the Embassy that expects the ‘Semana Brasil – Brazil Week’ to become a permanent event in the cultural calendar of Budapest.

The scheduled programs:

Saturday.September 8th

The Brazilian singer Nando Penteado will perform a repertoire of Brazilian Popular Music at Szimpla Kert, one of the three best Bars in the world, according to Lonely Planet.

9:30 p.m.

Szimpla Kert

Budapest, VII.

Kazinczy utca 14.

Sunday, September  9th

“Brazilian Rhythms: Dancing the Night Away”

Performance of the Band Egy Two Três, with a Brazilian music repertoire of bossa nova and samba. There will be typical drinks and food. Register yourself at the Embassy (if you are Brazilian), like the Facebook of the Brazilian Citizens’ Council in Hungary ( and you can have a discount for Caipirinha.

7:00 p.m.

Iguana Étterem

Budapest, V.

Zoltán utca 16.

Monday, September 10th

“My name is not Johnny”

Screening of the Brazilian movie “My name is not Johnny” at Kino Movie Theater, in original audio, with English subtitles.

8:00 p.m.

Kino Mozi

Budapest, XIII

Szent István krt. 16.

Tuesday, September 11th

“Colors of Brazil in Budapest II”

Opening of second exhibition of Brazilian plastic arts, organized by Judith Klein and Carmen Pousada.

6:00 p.m.

Nádor Galéria

Budapest, V.

József Nádor tér 8.

Wednesday, September 12th

“Coffee and Literature”

Day of poetry and culture from Brazil, organized by the lector Daniela Neves, at Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE), with the lecture “Brazilian Literature: glimpses of the past, visions to the future”.

6:00 p.m.

Eötvös Loránd University (ELTE)

Budapest, VIII.

Múzeum krt. 4.

Thursday, September 13th

Mateu Velasco Border Hop: Rio-Budapest

Exhibition of illustrations, drawings and notebooks about Rio de Janeiro by Brazilian Mateu Velasco. The event is organized by Printa Akadémia, with support of the Brazilian Embassy in Budapest and Brody House.

7:00 p.m.

Printa Akadémia

Budapest, VII.

Rumbach Sebestyén utca 10.


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