Brazil

O Pagador de Promessas – Zé enters the church with the cross in Salvador

A 1962 Brazilian drama film directed by Anselmo Duarte. The story is based on the famous stage play by Dias Gomes and is loaded with syncretism, politics

National Congress building of Brazil – The big landscape architecture in Brasília

The project, as with most of the city’s government buildings is signed by architect Oscar Niemeyer, who gave the building a monumental character, despite the simplicity of

Maracanã Stadium – The opening of brazil’s Legendary home in Rio de Janeiro

The construction of Maracanã was criticized for the expense and for the chosen location of the stadium. The competition for the design and construction was opened by

The Alcântara Launch Center – The satellite launching facility of the Brazilian Space Agency in Alcântara

Located on Brazil’s northern Atlantic coast, in the state of Maranhão. It is operated by the Brazilian Air Force (Comando da Aeronáutica). The CLA is the closest

Pelé – The birthplace of the football legend in Três Corações

Brazilian professional footballer was born Edson Arantes do Nascimento on 23 October 1940, in Três Corações, the son of Fluminense footballer Dondinho and Celeste Arantes. He was

Cathedral of Brasília – The seat of the Archdiocese of Brasília

The Roman Catholic cathedral was designed by Brazilian architect Oscar Niemeyer and projected by Brazilian structural engineer Joaquim Cardozo, and was completed and dedicated on May 31,

The first television network in South America starts in São Paulo

The network was owned by Diários Associados, who formed the Rede de Emissoras Associadas. Rede Tupi was founded and launched on September 18, 1950 by Assis Chateaubriand

Real Gabinete Português de Leitura – The largest collection of Portuguese literature outside Portugal in Rio de Janeiro

One of most beautiful library in the world, was founded in 1837 by a group of forty-three Portuguese immigrants, political refugees, to promote culture among the Portuguese

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