Posted 05 March 2019 - 10:44 AM
A special programme dedicated to Armenia was performed during a Carnival parade in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The initiative was supported by the Armenian Embassy to Brazil and the local Armenian community. As the foreign ministry reports the spectacle was performed by the dancers from “Golden rose” dance company in Sao Paolo. As part of the preparation to the festival, the head of the dance company Anzhelina Bazilio had visited Armenia in 2018 at the invitation of Armenian Ambassador Ashot Galoyan and held number of meetings with officials, representatives of arts and culture sector.
It is noted that the 65-minute long performance aired live to some 140 countries and had a major political, cultural, educational and promotional relevance.
The performance had been directed by Andre Mashado and reflected the milestones of the Armenian history starting from the land of Noah’s ark on Mount Ararat to modern Armenia, featuring also respective decorations, Armenian national costumes and the tricolor. The performance was accompanied by a song named “Viva Armenia” written specially for the occasion. The overall aim of the event was to celebrate the Brazilian-Armenian friendly relations.
The event was widely covered by local and international media outlets, by one of the main Brazilian outlets Globo among them. The reportages have reflected on the issue of the Armenian Genocide and the history of formation of the Armenian diaspora around the world in general and in Brazil in particular.
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Posted 05 March 2019 - 07:41 PM
The world’s most popular festival – the Brazilian Carnival – will present the flavor and spirit of Armenia for the first time. Armenian costumes, the history of Armenia from Noah’s Ark to the present will be presented during the festival in 2019, the initiators of the show, representatives of the Brazilian samba school Sociedade Rosas de Ouro in Sao Paulo André Machado and Angelina Basílio revealed, according to radio Sputnik Armenia.
The Carnival of Brazil is an annual Brazilian festival held between the Friday afternoon before Ash Wednesday and Ash Wednesday at noon, which marks the beginning of Lent, the forty-day period before Easter. Carnival is the most famous holiday in Brazil and has become an event of huge proportions
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