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We connect Brazil and Canada by showcasing both international and local artists through music, dance, film, visual arts, theatre, family activities, workshops and culinary arts.

Discipline:

Venue:

Brazil: Many Eyes, Different Visions

6:00pm –11:00pm

Visual Arts

A variety of local and international artists display work with ties to Brazil.

Aline Morales & Baque de Bamba

8:00pm – 9:00pm

Music

Vocalist and percussionist Aline Morales heads up Baque De Bamba, a Toronto based, ultra-urban Afro-Brazilian drumming troupe!

Brazilian Film Festival of Toronto Family Film Series presents If I Were You (Se Eu Fosse Você)

8:30pm –10:00pm

Family

Film

A lighthearted comedy for the whole family.

Batucada Carioca Samba Group

9:30pm

Music

Witness the authentic sound of what some consider "the greatest show on earth."

Brazil: Many Eyes, Different Visions

12:00pm –11:00pm

Visual Arts

A variety of local and international artists display work with ties to Brazil.

Redpath Kids Crafts

12:00pm – 8:00pm

Craft

Family

Kids join the celebration by making their own Carnaval headdress!

Brazilian Drumming Workshop

1:30pm – 2:30pm

Family

Learning

An all-ages drumming workshop where the kids are encouraged to make a racket!

Pinhole Photography Workshop

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Craft

Family

Learning

ImageMagica leads a workshop for kids on creating their very own pinhole camera!

Mario Cassini

2:30pm – 3:30pm

Food

Cajú Restaurant owner and executive chef Mario Cassini puts on a food demo with dishes that reflect the diverse cultural history of Brazil.

Mulambo Groove

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Music

Mulambo Groove brings the magic of Brazilian folklore to the stage!

Brazilian Film Festival of Toronto Family Film Series presents: Romeu and Julieta Get Married (O Casamento de Romeu e Julieta)

4:30pm – 6:00pm

Family

Film

Soccer is at the heart of the matter in this comedic love triangle!

Roda de Samba

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Music

Incredible musicians play popular roots samba songs accompanied by unmistakable Brazilian drumming and its awesome vibe.

Pinhole Photography Workshop

6:00pm – 7:00pm

Craft

Family

Learning

ImageMagica leads a workshop for kids on creating their very own pinhole camera!

Laura Finocchiaro

7:00pm – 8:00pm

Music

Dance

With pink guitar in hand, Laura Finocchiaro fluidly combines bossa-nova, samba-jazz-funk, rock and pop into an incredible show!

Brazilian Film Festival of Toronto Family Film Series presents Wandering Heart (Coração Vagabundo)

7:30pm – 9:00pm

Family

Film

A documentary about the greatest figure of the Tropicália musical revolution.

Sambacana

8:00pm – 9:00pm

Music

An exciting Brazilian music ensemble reflecting the richness and diversity of a new generation of Canadian artists.

Mallu Magalhães

9:30pm –11:00pm

Music

At just 17 years old, this young Brazilian performer is en route to global domination!

DJ Raul Vax with DJ Branko

11:00pm – 2:00am

Dance

Music

DJ Raul Vax and DJ Branko turn our Brigantine Room into the hottest nightclub in the city!

Brazil: Many Eyes, Different Visions

12:00pm – 6:00pm

Visual Arts

A variety of local and international artists display work with ties to Brazil.

Redpath Kids Crafts

12:00pm – 6:00pm

Craft

Family

Kids join the celebration by making their own Carnaval headdress!

Brazilian Soccer Academy

1:00pm – 2:00pm

Family

Learning

The World Cup is over kids! Time to strut your stuff at our Brazilian soccer workshop.

Brazilian Film Festival of Toronto Family Film Series presents Animated Shorts Series

2:00pm – 3:00pm

Family

Film

A variety of short films for the whole family!

Capoeira Camará

2:00pm

Dance

Music

Theatre

Capoeira is more than a martial art. It is an art form that exercises the mind as well as the body!

Mario Cassini

2:30pm – 3:30pm

Food

Cajú Restaurant owner and executive chef Mario Cassini puts on a food demo with dishes that reflect the diverse cultural history of Brazil.

Pinhole Photography Workshop

3:00pm – 4:00pm

Craft

Family

Learning

ImageMagica leads a workshop for kids on creating their very own pinhole camera!

Escola de Samba

3:30pm – 4:30pm

Music

Dance

Percussive revelry at its finest – the spirit of Brazilian Carnaval live!

Brazilian Film Festival of Toronto Family Film Series presents Bossa Nova in Japan

4:00pm – 5:30pm

Family

Film

A documentary that looks at Japan’s voracious appetite for Brazilian music.

Brazilian Drumming Workshop

4:00pm – 5:00pm

Family

Learning

An all-ages drumming workshop where the kids are encouraged to make a racket!

Sinal Aberto

4:30pm – 6:00pm

Music

An exciting new jazz quintet featuring outstanding musicians from Brazil and Canada.

Pinhole Photography Workshop

5:00pm – 6:00pm

Craft

Family

Learning

ImageMagica leads a workshop for kids on creating their very own pinhole camera!