Posts Tagged 'Recife'

João Pessoa: An Escape for Life

I had read a lot about João Pessoa and it seemed to be a good place for our young family for all the right reasons. I was particularly interested in the cultural side of things: plenty of theatres, parks, places


Schedule for 3rd Brazilian Film Festival

The Brazilian Film Festival of London returns to the capital, starting on Tuesday 6th Sept with a BAFTA screening before moving to Odeon Covent Garden for four more days of Brazilian film, ending on 10th Sept.


World of Brass with Orquestra Contemporânea de Olinda

Orquestra Contemporanea Da Olinda, one of the finest live bands in the world (in our humble opinion) will be joined by the Hackney Colliery Band for a Friday evening full of brass instruments and Brazilian grooves. Best of all, it’s


Sleepover for Brazilian street children

Happy Child, a UK charity is organising a mass-sleepover in Surrey to raise money to help street and ‘at risk’ children in Brazil – and is calling on kids to take part.

Interview with Rivotrill

Rivotrill are an instrumental trio from Recife with a huge range of influences and an electrifying live show that they are bringing to London this summer as part of Sounds of Pernambuco, with Fim de Feira & Eta Carinae.

Play It Again, Solomon

Sarah de Carvalho is a brave woman and the author of a new novel called Solomon’s Song. The book is about searching for the key to the song of your life; something or someone you are meant to do or

Luta: Change Through Fashion

Last week JungleDrums went along to the launch of Luta, a lifestyle and sportswear brand set up by Luke Dowdney, the founder of Fight For Peace.


Blaze Festival’s 2011 Line-Up

Blaze Festival have announced another stellar line-up of artists this year with artists including Bomba Estéreo, Calle 13, Quantic, and a selection of bands from Pernambuco playing across a number of London venues in June and July.


Sounds of Pernambuco @ XOYO

Three bands from Pernambuco in the North-East of Brazil will be coming to London, as part of the Blaze festival, in this special presentation from Como No and JungleDrums.