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Get Ready for Rio Olympics with Brazilian Food, Culture and Dance
Destination Brazil will take place on October 22nd at 7pm at Chama Gaucha restaurant in Atlanta.
By: Go Eat Give
“Now is the time to visit Brazil,” says Ambassador of Brazil in Atlanta, Mr. Hermano Villa Lobos, as the development in cities such as Salvador, Rio de Janeiro and Porto Alegre prepare to accommodate up to two million tourists for the Rio Olympics in 2016. Ambassador Lobos will share insight on the progress of public transportation and infrastructure, and how these improvements will have a positive impact on not only the future of tourism in Brazil, but also the quality of life for Brazilians.
Attendees will be able to enjoy a churrasco, or barbecue, feast, which will include unlimited offerings of meats, salads and sides typically found in Brazil. Chama Gaucha’s owner, Nelcir Muller, a Brazilian native, prides his establishment in serving some of the best cuts of meat in town, especially the house special Picanha and filet mignon.
Andrea Moreira of Dance Brasil will perform live samba dances in typical carnival costume. Andrea is a well-known Brazilian performer and has traveled throughout Southeast USA and Brazil since founding the organization in 1993.
Not everyone will make it to Rio for the Olympics next year, but at Destination Brazil Atlantans will be able to experience its cuisine, culture, music and dance for an evening. Tickets for the event are $35 for Go Eat Give members and $45 for non-members, which include buffet dinner, speaker and live entertainment. Tickets are available through Eventbrite at www.destinationbrazil.eventbrite.com.
About Go Eat Give
Go Eat Give is a 501(c)(3) registered non-profit organization founded by award winning food and travel writer, Sucheta Rawal. Go Eat Give's mission is to create global citizens through cultural education, community service, and international travel. The organization offers international volunteer and cultural vacations, supports grassroots nonprofit organizations around the world, and organizes cultural events through its chapters in Atlanta, Washington DC and New York City in. By building strong meaningful relationships between citizens of different nationalities, races, religions and backgrounds, Go Eat Give hopes to eliminate stereotypes and bigotry. More information can be found at www.goeatgive.org