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With about 90,000 students, the University of São Paulo is one of the largest learning institutions, not only in Brazil, but all of Latin America. Four of the campuses are located in São Paulo, and Campus Armando de Salles Oliveira is the main one. Many important public figures in Brazilian have attended this university.
A private university with its headquarters in São Paulo, Universidade Paulista (UNIP) has in excess of 190,000 students in attendance at its 27 campuses, among which the Marquês campus is one. Established in 1988, the university offers numerous courses which fall under five institutes - Institute of Social Sciences and Communications, Institute of Exact Sciences and Technology, Institute of Human Sciences, Institute of Health Sciences and the Institute of Legal Sciences.
SESC Pinheiros is a huge sport and cultural center that is the perfect venue for a wide variety of events.It comprises a theater, auditorium, exhibition space and several other smaller halls for workshops and other events. Besides this, SESC Pinheiros also has a recreational facilities for one and all. Check website for further details.
This Câmara Americana de Comércio is the Brazilian unit of the American Chamber of Commerce located in the city of São Paulo. The mission of this organization is to work closely with the economic, social and political situation of the country in relation to its effect on human development. Their aim is to help ensure human progress based on several factors such as freedom of the individual, initiative, responsibility and incentive. The chamber is also venue for various events and trade fairs. Check website for further details.
One of the largest convention centers in Latin America, Anhembi Parque offers an indoor area of 400,000 square meters (4305564.17 square feet) as well as an outdoor area of 93,000 meters (305118.11 feet). Numerous annual fairs are held at the park's smaller venues like Pavilhão de Exposições and Sambódromo do Anhembi. Apart from business events, Anhembi Parque also plays hosts to concerts and other cultural events.
SP Escola de Teatro is a drama school that instructs in the fields of acting, sound design, lighting, set and costume design, comedy, stage techniques and direction. It plays an important role in developing the theatrical and cultural scene of São Paulo as well as Brazil by training its students to become the future pillars of drama. Its modular teaching approach coupled with its expert faculty ensures that the apprentices master their art thoroughly with a broad-based understanding of the entire spectrum of theater arts. In fact, their novel teaching methods ensure that students learn as much from their peers as from their teachers.
Republica is a thriving neighbourhood at the heart of the city. With its historic buildings and bustling public square, the neighborhood makes a rather picturesque sight. Although the area is replete with a number of bars, theatres, restaurants and shops, it is best known for the crafts market held at the Republic Square every Saturday and Sunday. The market is made up of a variety of stalls selling souvenirs, art and craft items, furniture and other knick-knacks produced by local artists. With its thriving cultural scene and as a transport hub, the square attracts an eclectic group of locals and visitors alike. As the neighborhood is still in the midst of revitalization, it is best explored during the daytime.
The Transamérica Expo Center is an exhibition and trade fair venue located in Santo Amaro, São Paulo. The center is equipped with a host of facilities that help potential exhibitors display their products and services effectively. The center also has other services such as Internet, telephone, cafeteria and parking facilities for the benefit of visitors. Check website for further details.
Located on Avenida São Luiz, Circolo Italian is a heritage and cultural center for Italian language studies. With a history that dates back to 1925, this prestigious institute offers people of Republica various courses to learn Italian and its underlying culture resonating with Italian living. Associated with this institute is the Teatro Itália which showcases highly acclaimed Italian films and media presentations. The Restaurante do Circolo Italiano housed within this establishment is known for the aromatic, authentic Italian cuisine it serves.
An iconic business and trade fair venue, Pavilhão de Exposições, at Anhembi Parque has been home to some of the biggest events in the city. Divided into many sections, this venue has state-of-the-art facilities and is capable of hosting multiple events at one go. An impressive section of this venue is the Portal Monumental, which offers panoramic views of the park, and also has numerous event spaces.
Brazil's largest city, São Paulo is also the financial and economic hub of the country. The city is often referred to as "Brazil's locomotive" because of its highly specialized global workforce, which makes it Brazil's richest city as well. The main tourist attractions are Ibirapuera Park, São Paulo Zoo and the São Paulo Museum of Art. Truly cosmopolitan, one can enjoy events all year around like the São Paulo Fashion Week, São Paulo Gay Parade and the March for Jesus. The Formula One Brazilian Grand Prix, held annually in the city, is an added attraction. This vibrant city offers its visitors a variety of entertainment and recreational options. Those who are not inclined towards art and culture can indulge in the eco-tourism that São Paolo offers you with its lush forests, beaches, flora and fauna, caves, islands, natural reserves and ecological parks. The multicultural cuisine here caters to every palate, be it Vietnamese, Scandinavian, Moroccan, Arabian, Jewish or even good old McDonald's!
Red Bull Station is an eclectic cultural venue at the heart of downtown São Paulo. After several attempts at restoration, it breathes new life into a former 1920s electrical substation. This space is designed for the production of art in various media including music, theater and performing arts. They organize an array of workshops, programmes, exhibitions and live performances that are free of charge and open to all, solely financed by the namesake brand. This venue also features a small snack bar.