It’s not even a month to go until Christmas. One of the biggest Christmas celebrations in Brazil take place in the city Gramado in the region of Rio Grande do Sul. There the festivities started already on October 30th. You can experience Christmas markets, parades, shows, concerts and a lot more.
Another city called Curitiba in the municipality of Paraná is known as Brazils “Capital of Christmas”. Here you can meet Papai Noel, the Brazilian Santa Claus, and discover a lot of different activities.
Have an interesting Christmas experience in Brazil. Make your reservation now, the ITS Travel Consultants will be happy to help you with planning a unique Christmas vacation.
Formula 1 is coming to Brazil at November 9th, 2014
After the football World Cup the next big sports event is coming to Brazil, the Formula 1. For the Brazilian racing driver, Felipe Massa, it is going to be the first race in his home country with his new racing team Williams. Don’t miss who is going to win on the 4,309 km long race track Interlagos in São Paulo and cheer for your favourite driver.
If you want to experience this exciting event on the spot, don’t hesitate and contact the ITS – Travel Consultant Team right away. We will help you get the best out of your trip to Brazil.
Brazilians know how to party and New Year celebrations are taken seriously as they are believed to set the mood for the whole of the coming year. It is a tradition for Brazilians to wear white head to the sea. See here 9 Curious Brazilian New Year traditions. A number of cities have parties with live music of all kinds and amazing fireworks displays. Hotels usually have packages with a minimum of 4 or 5 nights to include the 31st of December. The most famous hotels and exclusive clubs and restaurants with a view throw incredible parties that go on until the morning and usually end on the beach. We can design an unforgettable New Year package to the Brazilian destination of your preference. Have a look at some of the options of destinations.
Known for being one of the most popular festivals and one of the largest public demonstrations of Candomblé faith, the celebration of Yemanja in the Rio Vermelho neighborhood began in 1923, when there was a decrease in the fish supplies.
The fishermen gathered on the 2nd February to ask for help from the Godess of the Seas, Yemanja.
Year after year, fishermen and believers, regardless of religion, gather throughout the night and the following day to offer gifts to their Queen Yemanjá.
President Dilma Rousseff traveled this Tuesday (29) to Sergipe to inaugurate two major projects in the state.
The first, scheduled for 9:30 am local time (10:30 GMT on), is the Bridge Gilberto Amado, which interconnects the southern coast of the state to the north coast of Bahia. After, at 11:30 am, in the municipality of Barra dos Coqueiros, in the metropolitan area of Aracaju, she inaugurates wind farm.
When the official Carnival dates are? Why do the Carnival dates change every year? Why it seems complicated to find out when the Carnival will fall? Well, it is a long history. We will abbreviate it, though. This party has its origins in ancient Greece and Rome celebrations. Later, it was incorporated into the Catholic liturgical calendar and allowed until the Ash Wednesday. By the Catholic Calendar, Carnival is always celebrated seven Sundays before the Sunday of Easter. As this varies from March 22nd to April 25th, the Carnival dates also move. Read more →
During the month of December, a team from the Ministry of Sport visited the building sites of stadiums, airports, ports and urban mobility projects at the 12 host cities of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil. See a four and half minute video with images that show how the projects are coming along:
Corinthians, Brazil’s second most popular club, finished off Boca Juniors with a 2-0 win in the second leg of the Copa Libertadores final to claim their first ever title in the competition (3-1 aggregate score). Brazilian-born, attempted Qatar international Emerson Sheik scored both goals for Corinthians within 20 minutes of each other in the second half.
The defeat not only prevented Boca Juniors from equally Independiente’s record seven Copa Libertadores titles, but it also kept them from surpassing Milan’s 18 continental and worldwide trophies. Read more →