What is Brazil known for?

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"berimbau" and "belembao" is intriguing as no acknowledged link between the Pacific society and Brazil, although it is most likely that knowledge of the African-derived berimbau was transported to Guam via Spanish colonial trade (Guam having once been under Spanish imperial (Imperialism) influence). In the early 1970s, Sosa released two concept albums in collaboration with composer Ariel Ramírez and lyricist Félix Luna: ''Cantata Sudamericana

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) single . He achieved this feat at the age of four-and-a-half with the song "Dur dur d'être bébé !" ("It's Tough to Be a Baby"). "Dur dur d'être bébé" was #1 for 15 weeks in France and was a dance hit across Europe, Brazil, Bolivia, Peru, Colombia, Venezuela, South Korea and Japan. It landed at #58 on the Billboard Hot 100, making him the youngest artist to ever chart there. It was so popular that a Venezolan's TV show


;. The availability of the channel via terrestrial television is very limited in the vast majority of Latin American countries. The only countries in the region that receives all teleSUR's broadcasts via terrestrial television are Venezuela and Ecuador, whose governments are sponsors of the channel. teleSUR is currently available via Digital Terrestrial Television in Argentina, as part of the Government-sponsored channel line-up which includes several other public service, educational, music, sports and news channels. Venezuela started broadcasting teleSUR via terrestrial television on February 9, 2007 "A partir de hoy Telesur en señal abierta" Ministry of Information and Communication of Venezuela, February 9, 2007

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, such as the London Spiritualist Alliance, which published a newspaper called ''The Light'', featuring articles such as “Evenings at Home in Spiritual Séance”, “Ghosts in Africa” and “Chronicles of Spirit Photography”, advertisements for "mesmerists” (mesmerism) and patent medicines, and letters from readers about personal contact with ghosts. ''The Light: A Journal Devoted to the Highest Interests of Humanity, both Here and Hereafter, Vol I, January to December 1881'', London Spiritualist Alliance, Eclectic Publishing Company: London, 1882. In Britain, by 1853, invitations to tea among the prosperous and fashionable often included table-turning, a type of séance in which spirits would communicate with people seated around a table by tilting and rotating the table. A particularly important convert was the French pedagogist Allan Kardec (1804–1869), who made the first attempt to systematise the movement's practices and ideas into a consistent philosophical system. Kardec's books, written in the last 15 years of his life, became the textual basis of Spiritism, which became widespread in Latin countries. In Brazil, Kardec's ideas are embraced by many followers today.

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name iafd '''Tim Maia''' ( ; September 28, 1942 – March 15, 1998), born '''Sebastião Rodrigues Maia''' in Rio de Janeiro, was a famous Brazilian musician known for his iconoclastic, ironic, outspoken, and polemical (but always humorous) musical style. He was also known for his habit of lightheartedly missing appointments and even important gigs.

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, Guatemala, and Costa Rica. Biography at During this time List began taking photographs. In 1930 he met photographer Andreas Feininger who introduced List to the Rolleiflex camera. He began taking portraits of friends and shooting still lifes, influenced by the Bauhaus and surrealist movements. He used male models, draped fabric, and masks along with double-exposures.He has explained that his photos were "composed visions where my arrangements try to capture the magical essence inhabiting and animating the world of appearances.” Magnum photos biography '''Mossoró''' is the second most populous city in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. It is equidistant (four hours' drive) from Natal (Natal, Brazil) (approximately 277 km or 172 miles), the state capital of Rio Grande do Norte, and from Fortaleza (approximately 260 km or 161.5 miles), the capital of the state of Ceará. It is located nearly in the center of the Nordeste region, which has about 53.6 million people (28% of Brazil's population). It is also in the heart of Brazil's salt production area. Situated in the Agreste-Potiguar mesoregion, Mossoró is the country's largest land-based petroleum producer. was born into a peasant family, of Croats Croatian descent. At the age of 12 he went to South America, where he worked for 4 years as a shepherd in Argentina and Brazil. In 1914 he was recruited as a private in the Austro-Hungarian Army. During the First World War of 1914-1918 in May, 1916 Dundic was taken prisoner by Russian troops near Lutsk. He volunteered to join the First Division of Yugoslav (Yugoslavia) Volunteer Corps in Russia. From the middle of 1917, he was a member of the Red Guard (presumably in Odessa). In March, 1918, he headed a guerrilla squad in the region of Bahmut (now Artemovsk

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-in-the-works title The Ultimate Fighter U.K. vs. Australia In The Works publisher date February 25, 2011 '''Belmiro Braga''' is a city in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil. It is situated in the border of Minas Gerais and Rio de Janeiro state. Emancipated from Juiz de Fora in 1962. Population: 3,600 inhabitants. '''Três Pontas''' ( ''Three Tips'';) is a city and municipality located in southern

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, Germany, India, Mexico, Nigeria, Palestine, Romania, Russia, Spain, Syria and Uganda. Many of these projects are supported by the British Council and more recently by the Genesis Foundation, who also support the production of international plays. The International Department has been the recipient of a number of awards including the 1999 International Theatre Institute award. later served as the Commander

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and Switzerland take possession. * Triumph of the Revolution (Public holidays in Cuba) (Cuba) *Independence Day, celebrates the independence of Nauru from Australia in 1968. * The last day of summer break for schools in Australia, most of Brazil, southern Colombia, and New Zealand usually falls on January 31, before the new school year begins on February 1. *1984 – ''Tetris'', one of the best-selling video games (List of best-selling video games) of all-time, is released. *1985 – The grave of "Wolfgang Gerhard" is exhumed in Embu, Brazil; the remains found are later proven to be those of Josef Mengele, Auschwitz (Auschwitz concentration camp)'s "Angel of Death". Mengele is thought to have drowned while swimming in February 1979.. *1993 – Mongolia holds its first direct presidential elections. * 1936 – A. Venkatesh Naik, Indian politician *1938 – Prince Luís of Orléans-Braganza, pretender to the Brazilian throne (Brazilian Imperial Family) *1939 – Louis Andriessen, Dutch composer *1919 – John Alcock and Arthur Whitten Brown (Alcock and Brown) depart St. John's, Newfoundland on the first nonstop transatlantic flight. *1926 – Brazil leaves the League of Nations *1937 – Pennsylvania becomes the first (and only) state of the United States to celebrate Flag Day (Flag Day in the United States) officially as a state holiday. *1922 – Johnny Weissmuller swims the 100 meters freestyle (freestyle swimming) in 58.6 seconds breaking the world swimming (swimming (sport)) record and the 'minute barrier'. *1932 – The state of São Paulo (São Paulo (state)) revolts against the Brazilian Federal Government, starting the Constitutionalist Revolution *1943 – World War II: Operation Husky – Allied (Allies of World War II) forces perform an amphibious invasion (Amphibious warfare) of Sicily. In Brazil, Japanese food is widespread due to the large Japanese-Brazilian population living in the country, which represents the largest Japanese community living outside Japan. Over the past years, many restaurant chains such as Koni Store

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in the Indianapolis 500 was in 1995 where he started and finished in sixth position, leading 59 laps. For a period, he held the world speed record for a closed race track, set at California Speedway in 1997 at a speed of 240.942 mph (387.759 km h). Gugelmin retired at the end of 2001 after a year that included the death of his son. '''Ricardo Rosset''' (born July 27, 1968 in São Paulo



Bounded by the Atlantic Ocean on the east, Brazil has a coastline (Coastline of Brazil) of This unique environmental heritage makes Brazil one of 17 megadiverse countries, and is the subject of significant global interest and debate regarding deforestation and environmental protection.

Brazil was inhabited by numerous tribal nations (Indigenous Brazilian) prior to the landing of explorer Pedro Álvares Cabral in 1500, who claimed the area for Portugal. Brazil remained a Portuguese colony until 1808, when the capital of the empire (Portuguese Empire) was transferred from Lisbon to Rio de Janeiro (Transfer of the Portuguese Court to Brazil) after French forces invaded Portugal. In 1815, it was elevated to the rank of kingdom upon the formation of the United Kingdom of Portugal, Brazil and the Algarves. Its independence (Brazilian Independence) was achieved in 1822 with the creation of the Empire of Brazil, a unitary state governed under a constitutional monarchy and a parliamentary system. The country became a presidential republic in 1889, when a military ''coup d'état'' proclaimed the Republic (Proclamation of the Republic (Brazil)), although the bicameral legislature, now called Congress (National Congress of Brazil), dates back to the ratification of the first constitution in 1824. An authoritarian military junta (Brazilian military dictatorship) had led the nation from 1964 (1964 Brazilian coup d'état) until 1985. Brazil's current Constitution (Constitution of Brazil), formulated in 1988, defines it as a federal republic. The Federation is composed of the union of the Federal District (Federal District (Brazil)), the 26 states (States of Brazil), and the 5,570 municipalities (Municipalities of Brazil).

The country's economy (Economy of Brazil) is the world's seventh largest by both nominal GDP (List of countries by GDP (nominal)) and purchasing power parity (List of countries by GDP (PPP)), as of 2012. "World Development Indicators database" (PDF file), World Bank, 7 October 2009. Brazil has been the world's largest producer of coffee (Coffee production in Brazil) for the last 150 years.

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