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Brazil Preparing for Upcoming Mega Events

Mar 4, 2013   //   by Dr.Green   //   Culture, Recent News  //  No Comments

Rio Smart Cities Project from Brazil Green Map on Vimeo.

News of Rio+20, the World Cup 2014 and the Olympics 2016 have given the Brazilian economy an additional boost. Steps are being taken to improve the infrastructure, safety and transportation. Inevitably, locations near these major events such as Paraty and Ilha Grande will most likely have increased tourism traffic.

This video is of the Rio Smart Cities Project which is a collaboration between IBM, Google, Cisco and Rio de Janeiro City Government/Mayor’s Office. It is an amazing project that is becoming a prototype for increasing safety and security for cities around the world. This is a clip from the presentation on this amazing, state of the art project!

Local Food and Beverages!

Apr 8, 2012   //   by Dr.Green   //   Culture  //  7 Comments

Local Food and Beverage in Paraty from Brazil Green Map on Vimeo.

Paraty has become a city with many festivals and events every month. Among the most popular of those that feature local foods and beverages such as cachaca made in local distilleries.

International Art Festival

Apr 7, 2012   //   by Dr.Green   //   Culture  //  1 Comment

International Art Festival in Paraty from Brazil Green Map on Vimeo.

Paraty is has become known as a place for festivals… art,food,beverage, music… who could ask for more!

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Atelier do Dalcir
Ramiro Dalcir and his family are native to Paraty. Ramiro has been creating his ceramic sculptures for over 30 years.

Dalcir’s work incorporates traditional processes of ceramic-making adopted from the local Indians; he is thereby helping to preserve the culture of Paraty. He supports Paraty’s community incentives and art events and has released two books about his art- one in Italy and one in Brazil.

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