Great night of live music and film lined up by Movimientos at Passing Clouds. There’ll be rumba-flamenco from Jardares Por Fuera, Andean-rock fusions from Remolino Kieto, and a selection of short films from the excellent Rio Film School.
The traditional Christmas feast in North America culminates in a big slice of pie and in England everyone wants to finish their meal with steaming hot Christmas pudding. But when it comes to dessert, Brazil steers its own course. No pie, no pudding. In fact, nothing that many would consider dessert at all.
Thousands of tourists come to see the Christmas decorations in Avenida Paulista – our Oxford Street equivalent at this time of the year. The most impressive decorations are funded by banks, notably Bradesco, Itaú and Santander. The mayor’s office also