Valéria O’s good life

Posted in // news, English, Dutch 06 September 2016

Via La Chispa, translated to English by Nora den Oude

Valéria O’s good life

From the 7th until the 18th of September 2016 the most important sports event for disabled people, the Paralympic Games, were held in Rio de Janeiro. Unfortunately a lot of disabled people in Latin America still lead a secluded life. Brazilian Valéria Oliveira proves it can be different.

O Rappa in Amsterdam

Posted in // English, culture, culture 24 August 2016

by Michel Conci

O Rappa in Amsterdam

O Rappa is a very popular band from Rio de Janeiro, and that since its start in 1993. It started out from members that joined to play with Caribbean (St Vincent & Grenadines) reggae artist Papa Winnie, who came to Brazil in 1993. Papa Winnie had no band in Brazil, and so gathered individual musicians Nelson Meirelles, Marcelo Lobato, Alexandre Menezes, and Marcelo Yuka to play with him. These stayed together afterwards,  later adding Marcelo Falcão as singer.

Secret tips for the plagued and vibrant Olympic city of Rio de Janeiro

Posted in // news, English, culture 12 August 2016

Olympic introduction to a top of tourist tips for the Marvelous city

Secret tips for the plagued and vibrant Olympic city of Rio de Janeiro

Although Brazil is in a state of economical and political crisis, Rio is the vibrant centre of the world for these weeks.
On August the 5th the Olympic games have opened for the first time in South America. What is it like in the city and what’s there to see for the Olympic and any next tourist?

By Hans Veltmeijer, translated to English by Nora den Oude.

Where have all the capoeiristas gone?

Posted in // English, capoeira 22 July 2016

By Calango, translated to English by Marijn Moltzer

Where have all the capoeiristas gone?

Even after years of dedication, many capoeiristas leave the sport behind. Where have they gone and can we do anything to prevent this exodus?

Events Agenda

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