Festival of Brazilian regional cultures held in Kreuzberg

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August 13th, 2019
Greta Isola, News from Berlin
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The event has been held on August 10th and 11th at Fetsaal Kreuzberg in order to celebra-te Brazilian culture here in Berlin. The event was characterised by Brazilian music and food stalls.

The event has been defined as the biggest German-Brazilian cultural festival, and it has been held throughout the past weekend in Kreuzberg, widely known for its being a multicultural spot in Berlin. The festival has presented attendees with a Brazilian food market, selling typical regional foods as for instance Pastel, Caldo Verde and Tapioca, and by traditional games, taking place from 12pm to 8pm.

The entire event aimed at gathering the Brazilian community in Berlin, while promoting Brazialian regional country in the German capital, thus operating cultural diplomacy. The entire party area was decorated with flags, lanterns and other colourful decorations, symbolising the vivacity of Brazilian culture. Brazilians (and non-Brazilians) attending the event have worn clothes celebrating the origins of Brazilian traditional music, as the event incited costume-wearing like in the famous Brazilian Carnival.

Entry price was 5 euros per person, while children younger than 6 years old could enter for free. The event went on until 4am, with DJs playing throughout the night.


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