As the world becomes more interconnected, businesses will require a more global workforce—employees who are able to work across and within other countries and cultures. That requires not only language skills, but the ability to adapt and find common ground.
Cities around the United States use food, through events such as food festivals, as a way to connect the diverse threads of their communities, and to introduce people to cultures they may not know much about.
What happens to culture when a language dies? Today we look at language extinction, and what that means for the loss of cultural knowledge and identity.
Six U.S. military medical professionals completed a 26-day Brazil Riverine humanitarian medical mission.
Listening to music from other countries is a fun and effective way to learn a language, improve your language skills, and gain a better understanding of a culture.
Did you know that Brazil has 4,660 miles of coastline? Learn about that and nine more interesting facts about Brazil.
With more than 213 million people, Brazil isn’t just the sixth most populous country in the world. It’s also one of the most diverse. And nowhere are the country’s many multi-ethnic traditions, music, and beliefs more vivid than in each of its five regions.
Developed by African slaves in Brazil in the 16th century, capoeira is a martial art that brings together elements of dance, music, and acrobatics. Slaves were prohibited from practicing martial arts and celebrating their culture on the plantations. Disguising it as a dance, they practiced capoeira as a way to escape the bonds of slavery.
In Brazil’s northeastern state of Bahia, dendê oil is considered sacred. Not only is it an integral part of the region’s Afro-Brazilian cuisine, but it’s also used for religious purposes.
Learn more about the Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra.