Category Archives: Brasil

Festival Julina, Brazil

‘Festival Julina’, held at Horniman Museum, follows the huge festival in Brazil at this time of year, called there ‘Festival Junina’.  I’d say ‘Festival Julina’ is as close as you can get to Brazil without actually being in the country. Bumba-meu-Boi dance … Continue reading

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Designer Shoes from Brazil

At 43 King Street, Covent Garden, is ‘Galeria Melissa‘, the new London  flagship store for Brazilian high fashion shoe label ‘Melissa’.  Galeria Melissa is undoubtedly impressive, with its huge digital moving image cleverly catching your attention even from the street.  A second display has … Continue reading

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A Brasilian in Queensway

I’m just back from a shopping trip to impressive ‘Casa Brasil’ in Queensway.  A true ‘taste’ – literally – of that Big Country [and Argentina not forgottten]. Lots of classic brands enjoyed by all in the mother country have made their way to … Continue reading

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Viva America Latina!

Congratulations and thanks to the Anglo Latin American Foundation for bringing us 2015’s “Latin American Fair & Fiesta” at Kensington and Chelsea Town  Hall.  There was  wonderful entertainment, crafts and food for everyone.  And all to raise funds for children. … Continue reading

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