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International Day Features Brazil

Posted on: Sep 17, 2012

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.