This year's Brazilian Day San Diego will once again take place in Pacific Beach (between Bayard Street and Everts Street) and is schedule for September 18th from 11a.m. to 7p.m.
PARADE & PERFORMANCE
The parade is a cultural extravaganza filled with contagious rhythms and exotic costumes. Various Brazilian and multicultural dance groups are accompanied by lively percussion bands and colorful floats. Music ensembles from Brazil will perform Bossa Nova, Samba, Forro, Axe, and Batucada. Performances of Brazilian and culturally diverse dance and art forms are sure to keep the audience moving to the beat.
A Brazilian Cultural Extravaganza
Free admission, Family Oriented, Non-alcoholic. Two stages with over 40 performances. Carnival parade featuring over 20 parade groups and floats, including Brazilian percussion groups, samba dancers groups, capoeira, community groups, and corporate groups. Produced by Capoeira Institute, Inc., a Non-Profit organization.
FLAVORS OF BRAZIL
Enjoy an array of traditional cuisine including Brazilian barbecue, feijoada and pastel. Also, taste the culinary favorites of Latin America, Asia, Europe and more. Vendors display authentic Brazilian and multicultural arts, crafts, jewelry, Souvenirs and clothing.
To ensure that the event will be a blast for the entire family, we will have a fun children's area with carnival rides, inflatable jumps, ballon artists, face painters and other entertainers.
Sponsor: CAPOEIRA INSTITUTE, INC.
Brazilian Day San Diego, is the largest fundraiser for Capoeira Institute, Inc., a non-profit organization that provides outreach programs for underprivileged children and teens. Its focus is to educate the community in Brazilian culture and Fine Arts, such as capoeira, samba, Afro-Brazilian dance and percussion.
The Amazonia Harvest Foundation is a Philanthropic Nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve the quality of life of underprivileged populations of the Brazilian Amazon through focused sustainable harvest and micro-business initiatives that help create jobs and protect the Amazon Rainforest.
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