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28/06/2017 at 13:46h

Rhythm from the East

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Brazil’s Xaxado Novo group plays forró with a tinge of Arab- and gypsy-influenced rhythms. Their second album will be out in September.

28/03/2017 at 07:00h

Brazilians wrap up diggings in Egypt

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A team headed by archeologist José Roberto Pellini, from Sergipe Federal University, spent two weeks exploring the tomb of a noble man in Luxor. Research will continue next year.

15/03/2017 at 07:00h

Mercado Persa festival expecting 8,000 visitors

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Featuring music, dance, workshops, lectures and an Arab products fair, the event will run from April 21 to 23 at the WTC Events Center in São Paulo.

28/12/2016 at 19:32h

Festival celebrates the traditions of desert dwellers

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The 49th International Festival of the Sahara, in Douz, Tunisia, will run from January 13 to 16, featuring cultural manifestations from several countries in the region.

22/11/2016 at 16:02h

Movie portrays Arabs in Foz do Iguaçu

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Documentary tells the stories of immigrants and their integration into the city’s daily life. The project is from the Arab Charity Society and has other productions in other cities in the plans.

28/10/2016 at 14:15h

The Christian history of Egypt

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The Coptic Cairo Museum exhibits the art and traditions of one of the most ancient Christian denominations in the world.

19/09/2016 at 07:00h

Brazilians to excavate tombs in Egypt

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A team led by archaeologist José Roberto Pellini, of the Federal University of Sergipe, already had its project approved by Egyptian authorities and plans to start working in March 2017.

13/09/2016 at 18:58h

Arabs interact with Brazil in art biennial

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The writer Raduan Nassar and the architect Oscar Niemeyer emerge from the works of Lebanese Rayanne Tabet and Kuwaiti Alia Farid in the 32nd Bienal de São Paulo.

20/07/2016 at 16:32h

The Brazilian Scheherazade

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Clara Haddad, born in São Paulo, learned from her grandmother the oral tradition of Arab tales. She turned this knowledge into her profession and today she delights children, kids and adults with her stories.

30/06/2016 at 17:32h

Out of Facebook and onto paper

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‘The smartest guy on Facebook,’ a collection of poems by Abud Said about his life in war-torn Syria, has just hit the bookstores.

31/05/2016 at 20:00h

Egypt reopens Pyramid of Unas

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Built by the final pharaoh of the 5th Dynasty in the 24th century B.C., the tomb was the first to register texts in its internal walls, the Pyramid Texts. The site had been closed for twenty years.

14/04/2016 at 17:03h

Arab drawings by a Brazilian

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From engravings and installations to the design of a mosque, the work of the São Paulo-born architect and artist Sami Akl carries the influence of Lebanon. His work and exhibits are testament to his connection with the land and culture of his father.