Posted by: Joelle El Bittar | February 10, 2016

Portuguese Classes, Samba Night and Kids activities between Brazil-Lebanon Cultural Center and MJC, Zouk Mikael

Zouk Mikael, January, 2016 – Since January, 13 the collaboration between the Embassy of Brazil and the Municipality of Zouk Mikael, both through their Cultural Centers became concrete. Portuguese classes for beginners are now given at Youth and Culture Cultural Center, in Zouk Mikael, every Wednesdays, from 5pm till 8pm.  To inaugurate this collaboration, a very nice Samba night was held at the Center’s premises and broadcast my Future TV. The local community was introduced to the new activities offered by the Center and had a chance to get in touch with the warmth Brazilian culture, throughout its dance performance, food and drinks.

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During two Mondays of January, 2 blockbusters Brazilian movies were screened at the Center’s Cineclub. They were: “The 2 sons of Francisco” and “Central Station”. The projection was followed by a debate and comments among the stories.

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As a closure of the month of Brazil, a story telling was held at the Center to kids between 3 and 6 years old. Teacher Natalie Nassif told the story in French, “Lucia- I am- Going”, by the Brazilian writer Maria Heloisa Penteado.

Portuguese classes will continue during the year.

For more info: 09-213217


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