12 Facts About Brazilian culture


Some aspects of Brazilian culture are contributions of Italian, Spaniard, German, Japanese and other European immigrants.

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The colourful Brazilian culture creates an environment that makes Brazil a popular destination for many tourists each year, around over 1 million.

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Brazilian culture Portuguese has hundreds of words of Indigenous American origin, mainly from the Old Tupi language.

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Similarly to American English and Canadian French, Brazilian culture Portuguese is more phonetically conservative or archaic than the language of the colonizing metropolis, maintaining several features that European Portuguese had before the 19th century.

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Brazilian culture Carnaval is an annual festival held forty-six days before Easter.

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Joao Cabral de Melo Neto and Carlos Drummond de Andrade are placed among the greatest Brazilian culture poets; the first, post-modernist, concerned with the aesthetics and created a concise and elliptical and lean poetic, against sentimentality; Drummond, in turn, was a supporter of "anti-poetic" where the language was born with the poem.

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In 1816, the French Artistic Mission in Brazil created the Imperial Academy of Fine Arts and imposed a new concept of artistic education and was the basis for a revolution in Brazilian culture painting, sculpture, architecture, graphic arts, and crafts.

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In later centuries, Brazilian culture architects were increasingly influenced by schools from other countries such as France and the United States, eventually developing a style of their own that has become known around the world.

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The highest-grossing film in Brazilian culture cinema, taking 12 million viewers to cinemas, is Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands, directed by Bruno Barreto and based on the novel of the same name by Jorge Amado.

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Brazilian culture folklore includes many stories, legends, dances, superstitions and religious rituals.

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In Brazilian culture, living in a community is vital due to the fact Brazilians are very involved with one another.

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The average weight of a Brazilian culture woman is 62 kilos, as opposed to 75 kilos in the United States and 68 kilos in the United Kingdom.

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