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Brasil: Not Only Known for the Beautiful Game

Posted: May 19, 2014 at 4:56 pm   /   Brasil, Culture

Of course Brazil is known for its Jogo Bonito (Beautiful Game). However, it’s also one of the most beautiful places, with rich culture. From the beautiful day and night views of Arpoador Beach and Iguaza Falls to the northern city of Olinda, which is known as the Historical and Cultural Patrimony of Humanity, and then […]

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Black in Brazil

Posted: February 15, 2014 at 10:43 pm   /   Brasil, Culture, Race

Great film, a little long but worth the education… Like UrbanStreetSoccer on Facebook. Follow UrbanStreetSoccer on Twitter @UrbanStSoccer

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Pickup Soccer in Brazil Has an Allure All Its Own

Posted: October 22, 2013 at 2:17 pm   /   Brasil

RIO DE JANEIRO — In Brazil, the ball is always moving. It moves on grass and on sand, on concrete and on cobblestone. Sometimes, during the rainy season, it even moves on water. It must be said: the ball has always had meaning, always resonated far beyond a foot and a goal and a game. […]

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R2B: São Paulo Provides Street Artists New Canvases

Posted: September 26, 2013 at 1:55 pm   /   Art, Brasil

Urban Landscapes inspire art by local Brasilian artists. Taking inspiration from and giving it back to the urban landscape in São Paulo, Brasil. In a time where most of us are too much in a rush to travel from point A to point B without looking up long enough to recede our gaze from our […]

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R2B: “Reverse Graffiti”

Posted: August 20, 2013 at 1:42 pm   /   Brasil, Culture

Street Art Intervention: Alexandre Orion’s “Ossário” in São Paulo, Brazil

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R2B: Brazil plans for cultural immersion at the 2014 FIFA World Cup

Posted: July 25, 2013 at 4:48 pm   /   Brasil, Culture, World Cup

Photo credit: flickr.com/photos/40883475@N00/ Brazil kicked off its dress rehearsal to the World Cup with the 2013 FIFA Confederations Cup. To the non-soccer fan, the relationship between Brazil and the world’s most popular sport could seem confusing, particularly given the current controversy surrounding Brazil’s preparation for hosting the World Cup. Despite this, Brazil has a long-standing […]

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FIFA sets 2014 World Cup ticket prices in Brazil

Posted: July 20, 2013 at 4:11 pm   /   Brasil, The Buzz, World Cup

The long-awaited sale of 2014 FIFA World Cup tickets will start on 20 August 2013 at 12.00 CET (07.00 BRT) via FIFA.com. For international football fans, ticket prices start at USD 90 for the group-stage matches in category 3 (apart from the opening match, which costs USD 220). For Brazilian residents, the cheapest tickets priced […]

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Road 2 Brazil 14

Posted: July 2, 2013 at 5:19 pm   /   Brasil, Culture

Now that the Confederations Cup is in the books with Brazil sitting on top, and we’re officially less than a year away from the World Cup, we thought it was a good time to start our Road to Brazil series.  We’ll take an in-depth look into the country that captivates the world in so many […]

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