New York’s One-Million Crowd Celebrates Brazil

Brazilian Day in New YorkIn 1984, near 46th Street, known as the street of the Brazilians in New York, a group of Brazilians got together to celebrate and to feel closer to their native land on Independence Day. That’s how Brazilian Day in New York was born.

From that small start it grew fast and every year it drew more and more people, who also started coming from all over the US. Brazilian Day in New York has become today the biggest Brazilian event outside of Brazil.


At least one million people are expected to show up to celebrate with the Brazilians this year, with caravans coming from all over the US. New York Police’s last year numbers showed that around 1 million persons went to Little Brazil throughout the day.


Twenty five blocks will accommodate those expected to attend Brazilian Day in NY, to sample the food available, buy things made in Brazil, be part of the spontaneous Brazilian joy and last, but not least, to enjoy the bands that are brought from Brazil specially for the event.


This year two major Brazilian groups will be featured. Chitãozinho & Xororó, Brazil’s top country duo and Banda AraKetu, the Afro-Brazilian axé beat from Bahia.


Several Brazilian famous actors will also be present at the event, specially invited and presented by Globo International TV.


Brazilian Day will have two stages this year. The main stage will be located at 43rd with 6th Avenue and the second stage will be on 46th and 5th Avenue, with shows starting at 11 am.


At 3 pm, the event will be officially open, with Patti LaBelle singing the American National Anthem and Fafá de Belém, coming from Brazil specially for the occasion, will sing the Brazilian Anthem.


The Brasilians Newspaper and the Brazilian-American Cultural Center (BACC) promote Brazilian Day in New York. TV Globo, Brazil’s number one and the world’s fourth TV network, joined in and will be taking images of the event to 63 countries.


What: Brazilian Day in New York
When: September 4, 2005
Where: Little Brazil – 46th Street and Ave. of the Americas
More info:
www.brazilianday.com

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  • Angela

    Fiquei triste
    OI MARCELO.
    FIQUEI MUITO TRISTE, PORQUE EU E MINHA FILHA DE DOZE ANOS, NAO CONSEGUIMOS ASSISTIR O SHOW DO BRAZILIAN DAY 2007,ESTAVA MUITO LOTADO E NAO CONSEGUIMOS NINGUEM PARA COMPRARMOS AS CAMISETAS.
    POR FAVOR ENTRE EM CONTATO ATRAVEZ DO MEU E MAIL E ME PASSE UM TELEFONE,NO ANO QUE VEM QUERO COMPRAR AS CAMISETAS PARA MIM E PARA MINHA FILHA.
    DESDE JA AGRADECO E AGUARDO SEU EMAIL. 😉

  • Elizabeth

    More info
    Hi.
    Which day is going to happen the Brazilian’s Day in NYC? In which stage the Arakety is going to perform and what time?
    Oi Marcelo.
    Gostaria que voce me enviasse uma foto da camiseta e saber se vc tem diferent modelos…baby look, etc…o tamanho e se tem diferent padronagens…o valor e como eu faria para compra-las e paga-las. Moro em NYC.
    Obrigada.

  • clebio

    marcelo gostaria de saber sobre as camisas do brazilian day ,como pagar ,o preco ta bom ,mande um email avisando abracos

  • samuel oliveira

    camisetas
    estarei em new york coinscidentemente na data do brazilian day e gostaria de detalhes desta festa, local, programaÀƒ§Àƒ£o e quero adquirir as camisetas.
    por favor me informe o preÀƒ§o e como posso pegar.
    estarei no pensilvannya hotel de 1 a 5 de setembro.
    abraÀƒ§o

  • ALIAANA

    When is it?Sept 3th?
    Oi Marcelo.
    Gostaria que me mandasse todas as informacoes.
    Eu quero comprar as camistas.
    Vou aguardar.
    Obrigada

  • Marco

    Camiseta
    Ola Marcelo, pode me encaminhar as fotos da camiseta, valeu!!!

  • Anna

    When is it? Sept 8th?
    Marcelo por favor, me manda um email com a camiseta e mais detalhes se vc tiver…

    Valeu
    Anna

  • marcelo

    camisetas para brazilian day 2007
    eh a maior festa brasileira nos estados unidos e em fator desse sucesso nos estamos confeccionando camisetas para o brasilian day 2007 as camisetas terao as bandas q estarao presente no dia e a data junto com o nome do evento brasilian day new york 2007 se vc gostaria de obter mais informacoes mande um email e nos teremos o praser em lhe mandar uma foto da camiseta, e se estiver interessada no produto nos mandaremos a camiseta em sua casa pelo correio ou ligue para 508 292 9563 falar c marcelo

  • Guest

    Is there any more info?
    Hi!

    I was wondering if there was any more information about the musical acts! I know who will be there, but I can’t find what stage they will be on, nor the times they will play! Do you have any ideas? I’d love to know! Please e-mail me back at JulietaBR2003@yahoo.com if there is any more info.

    Thanks!
    Bruna

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