Okay, while it’s not exactly Rio, São Paulo’s celebrations beginning o ......
Okay, while it’s not exactly Rio, São Paulo’s celebrations beginning on the Friday before Ash Wednesday are a riot of samba school rehearsals, street parades and blocos(individually planned street parties). The Sambódromo, however, is the crème de la crème as it comes to life with samba schools battling for supremacy.
With street credit from the stellar success of supermodels like Giselle Bü ......
With street credit from the stellar success of supermodels like Giselle Bündchen, São Paulo Fashion Week is now regarded as the fifth fashion week after New York, Paris, Milan and London. Lashings of haute couture and exotic models tread catwalks during this biannual jolly. Exciting new Brazilian designers air their frocks twice yearly with separate fashion weeks in January (fall and winter styles) and June (spring and summer styles).
Avenida Pedro Álvares Cabral, São Paulo, Brazil
São Vito Festival
Date (To be confirmed):
May 2017 - July 2017 (Weekends only.)
Running over nearly two months each year, the São Vito Festival is a dedic ......
Running over nearly two months each year, the São Vito Festival is a dedicated Italian community celebration based around St Vito, the patron saint of Polignano a Mare who hails from Puglia, Italy. Street parties, feasts of traditional food and lively processions make up this very Italian occasion, which is celebrated by São Paulo’s emphatic wave of Italian immigrants.
Rua Fernades Silva, Brás
Rua Fernades Silva, Brás, São Paulo, Brazil
20 May 2017 - 21 May 2017
A 24-hour, non-stop celebration of city culture that showcases everything f ......
A 24-hour, non-stop celebration of city culture that showcases everything from dance and film to art and theatre. Organisers lean heavily on the musical side of things as well with over 2,000 artists performing across the whole day and night. Taking its cue from the inversion of expectations, the event will have museums opening from dawn and plenty of the unexpected in the downtown area of São Paulo.
The annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) parade is the wor ......
The annual Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) parade is the world’s largest, attracting around four million people. Expect riotously colourful processions of floats and street dancing in a parade that stretches for 4.2km (2.6 miles), right through Avenida Paulista.
Stock up on popcorn because silver screen fever grips during this two-week ......
Stock up on popcorn because silver screen fever grips during this two-week celluloid fest. Premieres, retrospectives, foreign-language films, blockbusters and outdoors screenings, complete a dazzling cast at the annual Mostra Internacional de Cinema, which will show around 350 titles in 20 different venues.
Prepare for high octane thrills and spills as the Formula 1 circus wends it ......
Prepare for high octane thrills and spills as the Formula 1 circus wends its way to São Paulo for the annual grand prix. Two days of qualifying kicks off the weekend before the main event at the famed Interlagos racetrack, a course renowned for being one of the most difficult to master on the F1 circuit.
Avenida Senador Teotônio Vilela, São Paulo, Brazil
Inspired by the Venice Biennale art festival, the São Paulo Art Biennial t ......
Inspired by the Venice Biennale art festival, the São Paulo Art Biennial takes place every two years between September and December. Running since the early 1950s, the event allows Brazilian and international artists to display their works in the Oscar Niemeyer building in the Parque Ibirapuera.