International Day Features Brazil


By Concordia on September 17, 2012 in Concordia News

In celebration of Concordia's new partnerships with Brazilian universities, Concordia’s first International Day is scheduled for Wednesday, September 19. The full-day event includes performances and presentations highlighting the culture, geography, science and food of Brazil.

See you there!

Schedule of Events

9 a.m. – Information Booths

Get information about international opportunities including study abroad programs and indulge in some Brazilian goodies: salgadinhos and brigadeiros.

10:45 a.m. – Program

Learn about the internationalization initiative at Concordia and government directives regarding international education.

Mr. Nikolas Cavalheiro Zetouni – a member of the Brazil Alberta Cultural Association in Edmonton (BRACA) – will give a 30-minute presentation on Brazil’s political climate, technological advances, and culture.

1 p.m. – Performances:

  • Bossa nova music
  • Samba and pagode Band
  • Samba dancer
  • Capoeira dance group

4 p.m. – Feature Film

Central do Brasil (Central Station), 1998 – a two-time Academy Award nominated film and Golden Globe winner of best foreign language film.
 

 

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