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Arts

20/11/2016 at 07:00h

Museum in Curitiba seeking Islamic art donations

A mosque in the Paraná state capital opened a venue for permanent Muslim art and culture exhibits. The items on show are Iranian, but the plan is to incorporate pieces from Arab countries.

15/11/2016 at 07:00h

Tunisian rap

Bilel Kefi has lived in São Paulo for two years now and raps online in Portuguese, Arabic and English. Prior to moving to Brazil, he was a resident of Gagsa, Tunisia.

13/11/2016 at 07:00h

Exhibit takes the semi-arid Brazilian Northeast to Beirut

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Paintings portray the region’s landscape as seen by Lebanese artist Elio Haddad, who lived in Brazil for 27 years. The opening is on November 17 at Brazil-Lebanon Cultural Center.

31/10/2016 at 07:00h

Photos of Syrian and Iraqi conflicts turned into a book

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Alex Mehedff, grandson of a Syrian grandfather and a Lebanese grandmother, worked as TV producer in Syria and Iraq regions where the Kurds are now fighting. The book portrays images of the war.

26/10/2016 at 07:00h

Arab handicraft at São Paulo fair

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Expo Mundi Brasil features Moroccan and Emirati stands. Until November 7, visitors can buy pictures, clothes, purses, costume jewelry, sandals, mirrors and other typical items.

24/10/2016 at 07:00h

Sharjah named guest of honor of the São Paulo International Book Fair

The emirate will be honored at the 2018 edition of the fair, according to an announcement made in Frankfurt. Sharjah is considered a culture hub in the United Arab Emirates.

22/10/2016 at 07:00h

Brazilian festival to feature Lebanese animated film

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The short film Samt (Silence) is part of the program of the 24th Anima Mundi – International Animation Festival in Brazil. The event will happen from October 25 to 30 in Rio and from November 2 to 6 in São Paulo.

18/10/2016 at 07:00h

Brazilian holds paintings exhibit in Jordan

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The visual artist Ivana Panizzi will hold an exhibition of her new paintings in Amman from October 19 to November 20. The abstract pictures were inspired by the local nature.

22/09/2016 at 07:00h

Arab rhythms in a folk dance festival

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Mabrouk, from São Paulo, will represent Syria at the 45th International Folk Dance Festival, to be held on September 24 and 25 in São Paulo. Syrian sweets, clothing and accessories will be on sale.

16/09/2016 at 07:00h

A Tunisian on the restoration team

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Restorer Hela Djobbi is part of the team of experts working on the restoration of the Monument to the Independence in São Paulo.

14/09/2016 at 17:04h

Brazilian-style drumming performance in Lebanon

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With Brazilian Roberta Meireles as its frontwoman, women-only percussion group Bloco Rubra Rosa has been touring the Arab country. It mixes samba, afoxé and samba-reggae styles in its sound.

11/09/2016 at 07:00h

Casa das Rosas holds poetry reading on Palestinian Darwish

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Considered Palestine’s national poet, Mahmoud Darwish essentially wrote about his homeland. His verses will be read, along with Arab music, in a poetry reading in the São Paulo state capital on October 15.